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Assistant or Associate Professor of the Practice, Texas A&M University Position Summary:
The Public Service and Administration Department in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University seeks an assistant or associate professor of the practice for a full-time, non-tenure track appointment. Successful applicants must have a doctoral degree by the beginning of employment and demonstrate evidence of a commitment to high quality teaching in a professional school of government and public service. The assistant or associate professor of the practice will teach graduate courses in our online Executive Master of Public Service and Administration (EMPSA) program, so candidates with previous experience teaching in an online format are strongly preferred. The candidate should be able to develop and deliver online courses from the core curriculum, such as Foundations in Public Service, Public Policy Formation, Quantitative Methods I, Program Evaluation, or Economic Analysis. The candidate will be expected to teach six online courses per academic year and to participate in person in the regular service activities of a full-time faculty member.
The EMPSA program is a 39 graduate credit hour, non-thesis degree program offered online and geared toward mid-career professionals with at least five years of experience. Admitted students may select between the three tracks of Homeland Security, Nonprofit Management, or Public Management. Additional information may be found at http://bush.tamu.edu/empsa/.
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a letter of interest specifying their areas of expertise, teaching experience and related skills, among other information relevant to this position, to Ms. Stephanie Bustos at bushschoolpsaa-facultysearch@
Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.
As a major land-grant university, Texas A&M has both an extraordinary opportunity and a special responsibility to create and maintain a campus climate that affirms diversity of thought, background, ethnicity, and perspective. The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Successful applicants must have a doctoral degree by the beginning of employment and demonstrate evidence of a commitment to high quality teaching in a professional school of government and public service.
Application Deadline (if applicable): Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.
Link to web page with more information: The EMPSA program is a 39 graduate credit hour, non-thesis degree program offered online and geared toward mid-career professionals with at least five years of experience. Admitted students may select between the three tracks of Homeland Security, Nonprofit Management, or Public Management. Additional information may be found at http://bush.tamu.edu/empsa/.
SENIOR DIRECTOR FOR CONTENT PRODUCTION
Harvard Business School
SENIOR DIRECTOR FOR CONTENT PRODUCTION
Harvard Business School seeks a visionary and strategic leader who demonstrates a serious commitment to quality and pedagogy to serve as Senior Director for Content Production of its innovative Harvard Business School Online.
HBS Online has retained the executive search firm Isaacson, Miller to assist in this recruitment. Please direct all inquiries, nominations, and applications in strict confidence to:
Kate Barry, Partner
Phillip Petree, Managing Associate
Ashton Lange, Associate
Isaacson, Miller, Inc.
CHIEF E-LEARNING OFFICER
University of Missouri System
UM System Human Resources
The UM System is seeking a leader who will be responsible for developing, designing, building and operating a nationally recognized online and digital-learning program serving adults and traditional students with fully-online degree programs and certificates. This leader will manage system wide online learning initiatives and provide strategic planning, vision, mission and direction for the UM System in the area of quality online learning.
Please complete the brief online application and submit a resume or C.V. and a cover letter for consideration via:
Recruitment efforts are being coordinated by the Executive Recruitment Team in UM System Human Resources. Please contact Tim McIntosh, Director of Recruitment (firstname.lastname@example.org, 573-884-8107) or Anna Wiedermann, HR Consultant (email@example.com, 573-882-8677) with any questions about the position.
DESIGN STUDIO MANAGER
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Division of Professional Studies
The Division of Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is seeking a Design Studio Manager to join its team. This position oversees/supervises/manages the Design Studio. The Design Studio supports faculty and subject matter experts to facilitate the development of educational materials for delivery in a Web-based environment. This position is also responsible for coordinating and operationalizing all aspects of the online Faculty Academy.
For complete job description and application, go online to http://careers.uwplatt.edu/cw/
Located in the vibrant, coastal city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the traditional, unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people, Dalhousie University is a truly national and international institution. The College includes nearly 50 program areas and extended network of 250 leading practitioners, professionals and academics, who inspire students to realize their ambitions.
Dalhousie is seeking a new Dean, College of Continuing Education to provide inspiration and leadership to students, faculty, and staff, while promoting the College as a hub of lifelong learning.
To learn more or to apply, please visit: https://www.odgersberndtson.
Southern Arkansas University
Duties: Collaborate with faculty on course design, development, and instructional design; guide the selection and development of instructional strategies for online and hybrid environments and recommend appropriate learning tools to achieve course objectives; develop, coordinate, and facilitate faculty training sessions/workshops based on individual or group needs that enhance the teaching and learning experience in online or hybrid courses; serve as the institutions representative and trainer for Quality Matters; conduct course reviews and provide faculty ongoing feedback and assistance to meet Quality Matters standards for online/hybrid courses at an acceptable level; advise faculty in effectively developing and implementing instructional technology using research based on practices in online and hybrid courses; educate and assist faculty to ensure digital course materials, multimedia projects, and instructional technology are compliant with current standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act; assist university in remaining in compliance with Distance Education regulations and policies; maintain knowledge of new and emerging technologies, research methodologies, and curricular practices in the field of online learning and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Curriculum Design or related field preferred; at least two years’ experience in instructional design and training; minimum of one year experience in higher education in an instructional technology/instructional design role; previous experience in the development of educational applications and projects and assisting educators in using technology to enhance teaching; excellent writing and presentation skills; knowledge of computer hardware, software, and web resources, course development and use of a learning management system; ability to work independently. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, resume and contact information of three (3) references to HR@saumag.edu or to the Office of Human Resources, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Non-listed references may be contacted. AA/EOE.
DEAN OF CLARK LIBRARIES AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS SERVICES
Clark College, Vancouver, Washington
Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time Dean of Clark Libraries and Academic Success Services. This position reports to the Vice President of Instruction. The Dean is responsible for providing leadership and administrative oversight for Clark College Libraries, eLearning, Tutoring Services, and the Teaching & Learning Center. Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., September 24, 2018.
Please apply online at: www.clark.edu/jobs
HR Director, (360) 992-2105
Clark College Human Resources
SENIOR DIRECTOR FOR CONTENT PRODUCTION
Harvard Business School seeks a visionary and strategic leader who demonstrates a serious commitment to quality and pedagogy to serve as Senior Director for Content Production of HBX, Harvard Business School’s innovative online learning program. This is an exceptional opportunity to build on the successes of a dynamic organization that acts as a startup, but is housed within one of the top business schools in the world. HBX has been on a rapid growth trajectory and is looking to build upon its reputation as a leading online business educator.
HBX was established in 2012 and has provided courses to over 30,000 learners across the globe. Using Harvard Business School’s case study method of solving real-world problems, HBX enables participants to be active learners and interact with their peers in a unique online learning experience. All courses are taught by HBS faculty members and are designed around two learning platforms: HBX Live, where up to 60 participants engage via video, and the asynchronous course platform, where participants are able to log into an online classroom whenever convenient for them. HBX offers a variety of course lengths, ranging from three to 17 weeks and awards a certificate from HBX and Harvard Business School to those who complete and pass each course. It has developed approximately 11 exclusive courses since its inception, with a plan to significantly increase its rate of production and therefore broaden its impact.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Senior Director for Content Production oversees course production, content development, the creative team, and pedagogy & institutional research. While the Senior Director provides leadership and direction for four direct reports and an overall team of approximately 20 FTEs, s/he works with a variety of stakeholders to oversee the development of innovative, customer-centric products that provide world-class learning experiences while creating production efficiencies and ensuring processes are scalable and replicable.
HBX has retained the executive search firm Isaacson, Miller to assist in this recruitment. Review of applications, nominations, and expressions of interest will begin immediately and continue on a confidential basis until an appointment is made. Nominations, applications, and inquiries should be sent in confidence to:
Kate Barry, Partner
Phillip Petree, Managing Associate
Ashton Lange, Associate
Isaacson, Miller, Inc.
Electronic submission is strongly encouraged
Harvard Business School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, religion, creed, or disability.
Provost, Berkeley College
Berkeley College with locations in New Jersey and New York is seeking an experienced academic professional to serve as Provost. Reporting to the President, the Provost serves as the Chief Academic Officer for the College. Working in collaboration with the Associate Provost, the Deans, and the Vice President of Library Services, the Provost promotes academic excellence, integrity, and foresight in the development, delivery, and assessment of academic programs and services, and fosters a supportive, student-centered learning environment.
- Oversees the planning for, development, delivery and assessment of quality-centered, career-oriented academic programs.
- Implements and maintains academic standards and policies that promote academic excellence, student success, and institutional integrity.
- Ensures that existing and planned curricula are current and consistent with industry standards and meet employer needs.
- Maintains full compliance with the standards of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the New York State Department of Education, and the New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education.
- Coordinates maintenance of all program accreditation standards.
- Establishes a strong collaborative partnership with the President.
- Chairs the Academic Affairs Council and plays an active role as a member of the President’s team, the Strategic Planning Committee, the Distance Learning Committee, the Teaching and Learning Technology Committee, and the New Jersey Presidents’ Council Academic Issues Committee.
- Provides direction and support for the Board of Trustees Committee on Academic Affairs and the Long-Range Planning Committee.
- Supports the Deans, Vice President, Library Services, and Department Chairs in efforts to recruit, develop, evaluate, and retain faculty and staff with appropriate academic credentials, relevant professional experience, research interests, and commitment to the College and its mission.
- Works collaboratively with the Deans, Associate Provost, and Vice President of Library Services to energize and provide growth for each of their areas and to develop the operational and capital budgets.
- Provides oversight of all academic budgets.
- Supports and works to build diversity both in the student body and within the faculty and staff.
- Establishes and maintains beneficial relationships with academic leaders in other institutions of higher education, professional associations, government offices, businesses, and community agencies.
- Meets on a regular basis with the Deans, Associate Provost, Vice President of Library Services, and Faculty Senate President as well as with faculty and student leaders to promote communication among constituents and to ensure broad participation in governance.
- Assesses performance for all direct reports, which includes: Associate Provost; Dean, Online; all School Deans; Dean, Strategic Initiatives; Dean, Center for Academic Success; and Vice President, Library Services.
- Represents the President in his absence.
Berkeley College seeks an enthusiastic, student-focused, and experienced college administrator who:
- Is committed to the mission, values, and goals of Berkeley College;
- Holds an earned doctorate and has served in positions such as: Department Chair, Dean, Provost, or Vice President for Academic Affairs, of a regionally accredited institution;
- Is a proven leader and has exceptional leadership skills;
- Has integrity and sound judgement;
- Has excellent organizational and implementation skills;
- Has achieved success in creating and in the implementation of a coherent academic vision;
- Is an excellent communicator and has a collegial style that encourages appropriate participation among administrators, faculty, and students in institutional governance;
- Is a problem solver who can anticipate future academic opportunities and needs;
- Possesses the ability to create and manage effective teams;
- Possesses the ability to translate organizational imperatives by creating consensus;
- Possesses significant experience in higher education administration, including experience with academic program development, online academic programs, graduate programs, strategic planning, technology, and personnel administration;
- Has experience working with diverse populations;
- Has experience creating and managing academic budgets;
- Has strategic and tactical planning abilities; and
- Has an understanding of broader higher education policy issues and experience with regional and programmatic accreditation.
Familiarity with New York and New Jersey program approval policies and procedures is a plus.
For best consideration, submit your application by September 28, 2018. Your complete application should include the following items in PDF format: 1) a cover letter that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications listed above; 2) a current resume or curriculum vitae; and 3) the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.
Apply Online Today: https://re21.ultipro.com/BER1008/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*B525A6E2D1F908F0
For questions, contact:
Marianne Vakalis, Ed.D.
Chair, Provost Search
Distance Education Instructional Designer
Unity College, Location: Unity, ME
About Unity College:
For over fifty years, Unity College has been preparing the next generation of environmental professionals and leaders to successfully face real-world challenges. We believe that we should serve a broad range of students from all backgrounds across the U.S. and the world. To be responsive to the rapidly changing needs of students and society, Unity College has adopted an enterprise model as its institutional organization, expanding the college into two distinct units that offer both undergraduate and graduate environmental degrees: flagship campus and distance education.
Our distance education unit, started in 2016, extends the effects of a Unity College education to adult learners, and beyond the physical confines of the flagship campus. Unity College Online offers affordable, accredited master’s degrees and non-degree credits, ideal for working professionals seeking to advance their careers, helping students become the change maker the world needs while still honoring their commitments, wherever they are.
The Distance Education Instructional Designer will collaborate with and support content experts in diverse environmental disciplines to design cutting-edge online courses for Unity College’s Distance Education department. This new position will use best practices in educational pedagogy to design, implement and continually monitor online course outcomes.
Requirements: The successful candidate will have at least one year of experience that demonstrates success collaborating with faculty to design online courses for adult learners. Energetic and creative candidates with expertise in educational theory and experience designing courses for adult, remote learners are especially encouraged to apply.
This position offers a competitive salary with generous benefits.
Unity College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.
Candidates may apply at http://bit.ly/KEESJOBS
To assure confidential tracking of all applicants, no applications will be accepted via email. ALL INQUIRIES WILL BE HELD IN STRICT CONFIDENCE.
This search is being managed by Aliso Lewin, Project Manager of KEES. Questions may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org
KEES is a retained search and consulting firm dedicated to building transformative teams and leaders in the nonprofit and public sectors.
Assistant Vice President of Online Program Enrollment
Champlain College Online
Champlain College Online, a recognized leader in online higher education, invites applications, nominations, and expressions of interest for the position of Assistant Vice President of Online Program Enrollment. This critical leadership role brings strategic vision, innovation, drive, and a deep understanding of—and track record for—building performance-driven teams, infrastructure, and overall capacity for growing sustainable online enrollments in the individual adult marketplace, with active duty military service members and their families, and with corporate/public sector partners. Applications received by July 2, 2018 will be assured full consideration. The full announcement is available on the Spelman Johnson website at https://bit.ly/2sCOH5e.
Senior Program Manager
University of North Carolina Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
The office of Distance Education seeks a professional-level staff person who will serve as the point of contact for online programs. The Senior Program Manager is responsible for effectively managing all aspects of online, hybrid, and off campus distance education programs, and acts as the liaison for the academic unit offering a distance education program, and the contact for prospective and enrolled students.
Applicants must be submitted electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (reference: position #005054).
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Columbia Southern University
Columbia Southern University, in Orange Beach, Alabama, invites applications and nominations for the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. A pioneer institution of online learning in higher education, CSU serves 28,000 students and is recognized as one of the top universities for active-duty military members and veterans.
For details, visit http://www.myersmcrae.com/skins/userfiles/files/ColumbiaSoVPAA.pdf
Qualifications-Candidate should possess an earned Doctorate and at least five years of experience in academic higher education leadership at the dean level or above. Online education experience is preferred.
Apply by May 14th for best consideration.
Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting is assisting with this search. www.myersmcrae.com