Internal Job Number: P01047UF
Extended Campus is seeking a Assistant Director. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.
The Assistant Director is a professional faculty member in Oregon State University's Division of Extended Campus and reports to the Director of Course Development and Training.
OSU Extended Campus is a fast-growing, entrepreneurial organization with a
commitment to providing access to Oregon State University's programs of excellence. The Division of Extended Campus administers Ecampus (online degrees), the Ecampus Research Unit (ECRU), Professional and Continuing Education (PACE), Open Oregon State (online educational resources), and Summer Session. The Ecampus Course Development and Training (CDT) unit is the unit within Extended Campus that works with faculty to develop high quality online and hybrid courses by providing training, media development, and instructional design services. Faculty bring subject matter expertise, and CDT brings expertise in online pedagogy, best practices in online course design, learning management system and educational technology training, and multimedia development.
This Assistant Director is an instructional designer who works with faculty to provide instructional design services for online and hybrid courses, and who supervises the instructional design team in providing a high level of service and support for faculty. The person in this position also manages the quarterly course development production schedule in coordination with Assistant Directors in charge of training and media development; develops and maintains operational and programmatic goals and practices for instructional design; and assists the director with reviewing course developments to ensure they progress on schedule, meet design standards, and adhere to applicable laws and university policies.
This Assistant Director is responsible for the design of effective and engaging online and hybrid education and other instructional materials. This Assistant Director develops and leads the instructional design team in interface design, sequencing of instruction, use of assessments, and design of support course materials and activities. This position requires coordination of projects, tracking and reporting on project status, teamwork, leadership, innovation and the delivery of consistent, quality courses and instructional materials within established timelines.
The Assistant Director facilitates regular evaluations and assessment of the instructional design team and customer service, using formal surveys and empirical and anecdotal evidence. The Assistant Director assures that instructional design operational systems and policies are in place for maximum efficiency in planning and developing courses. The Assistant Director will contribute to the development and implementation of best practices and standards that facilitate communication between instructional design team employees and faculty.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff) / Guidelines (Faculty):
Typically requires Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Education Technology, Education or related field. 3 years experience in instructional design in an education environment.
Master's degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Education, or related field.
Three years' experience in instructional design in a higher education environment.
Demonstrated success in a supervisory or managerial role, or significant lead work in an instructional design setting.
Demonstrated ability to lead complex, time-sensitive projects to successful completion.
Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, diverse, fast-paced environment.
High level of understanding of instructional design, pedagogy, and learning principles, practices, and theory.
Three years' experience using authoring tools in a learning management system (such as Canvas, Blackboard, or Moodle).
Demonstrated knowledge of developing materials using a universal design approach.
Experience interacting with diverse groups of people, especially in a professional context.
Outstanding interpersonal, oral, electronic, and written presentation skills.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Typical office environment.
Salary (Minimum): $56,448
Salary (Maximum): $98,712
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary will be commensurate with education, skills, and experience.