Director of e-Learning

Position Title: Director of e-Learning
Department: Academic Affairs - 30000
Vacancy Number: E161
Position Number: 1195
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus

Summary of Position:
The Director of e-Learning serves as a member of the e-Learning team with a primary focus on pedagogical soundness in the development and assessment of online courses. In addition, the position will serve as liaison with the departments and divisions regarding online program and course development procedures. The Director of e-Learning has experience in the development of faculty development, distance learning curricula, the assessment of student outcomes as they relate to instructional technology, the creation and implementation of instructional technology plans, and Learning Management System. The director has an extensive background and experience with various learning management systems and platforms, building blocks and learning tools. The Director of e-Learning is the manager of the Office of e-Learning leading a team of instructional designers, technologists, and student workers. The Director of e-Learning will have an entrepreneurial spirit and work with faculty and campus leaders in building consensus and advocating for online learning.

Minimum Requirements:
Masters in educational technology and/or instructional design or related area; possess a solid background in e-Learning; present evidence of professional development; demonstrate ability to teach instructional technology courses; possess the ability to successfully contribute to a collaborative work environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience managing an instructional design team, preferably in a higher education setting. Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
Academic Affairs is the central division for implementing the mission of the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Through effective academic policies, practices and programs, it provides leadership for excellence in teaching, scholarship and creative work as well as service to local, regional and global communities. The division allocates resources to recruit and retain faculty scholars and to create a learning environment that encourages students.

University Information:
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 15,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Months Per Year: 12 Months
Position Type: Permanent
Job Posting Date: 04/17/2017
Priority Consideration Date: 05/25/2017

Priority Consideration Information:
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.