Welcome to the USDLA Job Board!
Have a job opportunity to post on the USDLA Job Board? USDLA will post distance learning related opportunities (100 words or less) for 90 days. The fee to post is $150 for USDLA Members and $200 for USDLA Non -Members. Job opportunities will also be mentioned in our electronic newsletter. To post a job opportunity please click on the “Post an Opportunity” link below and complete the on-line form with payment. For questions, please contact Jackie Ravella at email@example.com.
Talent Acquisition Assistant
Institution: Louisiana State University
Position Title: Talent Acquisition Assistant
The School of Leadership and Human Resource Development at Louisiana State University announces an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The person hired for this position will contribute to the teaching and ongoing development of a BS program in Learning Experience Design and Innovation. This program prepares students to be leaders in the design, development, and implementation of web-based and e-learning technologies in today’s workplace that are user-friendly, contemporary and engaging.
This is a 9-month academic appointment with an anticipated start date of January or August 2020. Options for summer employment are available. Successful candidates must hold doctorate or be a doctoral student in the candidacy phase with graduation by January or August 2020. The School of Leadership and Human Resource Development houses a vibrant, interdisciplinary group of scholars whose teaching, scholarship, research, and outreach centers on the creation of positive change in people, organizations, and communities globally. Successful candidates will be collaborative team players who conduct high quality research and can contribute to the development and teaching of superior graduate and undergraduate courses. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Instructional Systems Technology, Instructional Systems Design, Human Resource Development, Leadership, I/O Psychology, or closely related field.
In-depth understanding of pedagogical issues related to the effective use of technology and online learning and programming, particularly in the workplace.
Experience designing and developing online learning experiences, including courses and programs, in alignment with best practices in online pedagogy and user interface design; knowledge of Quality Matters and American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.
Experience designing and developing e-learning infrastructure (e.g., online proctoring, assessment, e-texts, curriculum design, course design tools, quality assurance processes)
Experience building accessibility into online learning experiences and applying Universal Design for Learning wherever possible.
Working knowledge of instructional technology, databases, spreadsheets, web maintenance tools, e-learning and new media tools (e.g. chat, web conferencing, discussion boards, white boards, video and audio plug-ins, Facebook, social bookmaking), and learning management systems (Moodle, others).
Ability to represent the School at recruitment and outreach events.
Ability to develop and maintain expertise in instructional design and development, methodology, techniques, and industry trends. Participate in professional development activities within and outside of LSU. Perform other duties as assigned.
Interested and qualified candidates must submit a letter of application describing interest in this position and qualifications; a current vita; official transcripts; evidence of research including sample articles/publications; evidence of teaching effectiveness including sample instructor evaluations; and the contact information of at least three references – including phone numbers, email addresses, and mailing addresses. Submit applications electronically through the link provided..
For further information, contact Dr. Reid Bates, Search Committee Chair, Director of the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-5477. Phone: 225-578-2457. Fax: 225-578-5755. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Position Information:
Background Check – An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits – LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu
Senior Instructional Designer
Institution: The University of Texas at San Antonio
Position Title: Senior Instructional Designer
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Posted: 5/9/2019; BES20190266P; https://jobs.utsa.edu/postings/12536
Application Due: 6/10/2019 (midnight CT)
Type: Salaried/Full Time
Starting Salary Range: $47,016 – $77,568 /Annualized (beginning salary negotiable/ commensurate with experience)
The University of Texas at San Antonio serves the San Antonio metropolitan area and the broader region of South Texas through its three campuses: 1604 Campus, Downtown Campus and the Institute of Texan Cultures. With nearly 30,000 students enrolled in 147 degree programs, UTSA is the second-largest component of The University of Texas System and one of the state’s fastest-growing public universities.
The mission of the Office of Online Learning at The University of Texas at San Antonio is to promote quality online education and resources available for faculty and student success. The Office of Online Learning is seeking to fill a vacant Senior Instructional Designer position to lead the instructional design and development team in the design of online courses for programs and certificates. The Senior Instructional Designer is a professional with extensive experience in online learning, preferably in higher education contexts, with a strong understanding of instructional design models, learning theories, and the ability to coordinate multiple projects.
The successful candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design or a Technology related field from an accredited institution; 4 years of experience working with instructional/educational technology and on-line course design.
A Master’s Degree or higher in Instructional Design, Instructional Systems Technology, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Technology or related field; 4 years of experience working with instructional/educational technology and on-line course design.
Excellent project management and organizational skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; attention to detail and the ability to communicate complex topics concisely; conceptually and intuitively understand how people learn; able to design accessible and inclusive learning environments; knowledgeable of ADA and FERPA compliance; understand related fields—usability and experience design, information design, communications and new technologies; exceptional customer service skills with ability to effectively interact with multiple stakeholders; teaching experience.
For complete position announcement along with the online application process, access the UTSA Human Resources website athttps://www.utsa.jobs.edu. You will be required to complete an online application and attach a resume and cover letter expressing interest and qualifications for the position. This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.********************************************************************************************
Deputy Provost, Academic Operations
Athabasca University (AU), Canada’s Open University, is dedicated to the removal of barriers that restrict access to and success in university-level study and to increasing equality of educational opportunity for adult learners worldwide. As Canada’s only digital learning university, created by Alberta innovators, Athabasca University’s classrooms, collaboration spaces and student hubs are not bricks and mortar but Cloud and Code. Athabasca University provides learning for life. Through the achievements of its students, faculty and staff, AU stands out as a provider of high quality post-secondary education. AU serves over 40,000 students and offers more than 850 courses in more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs in a range of arts, science and professional disciplines. To learn more about AU, please visit www.athabascau.ca.
AU invites applications, expressions of interest and nominations for the position of Deputy Provost, Academic Operations.
It is truly an exciting time at Athabasca University. An ambitious five-year strategic plan, Imagine: Transforming Lives, Transforming Communities is in its second year, the Imagine Learning Framework has been established and the institution continues to undergo significant transformational change. The Deputy Provost has responsibility for the Office of the Registrar, Learner Support Services, the Centre for Learning Accreditation and Student Awards which is inclusive of a passionate and dedicated professional staff of more than 70. Reporting to the Provost and Vice President Academic, the Deputy Provost, Academic Operations will join the academic leadership team to lead the development of innovative recruitment and enrollment management strategies aimed at the delivery of an outstanding learner experience.
This is a critical appointment for AU that calls for a visionary, strategic, passionate and imaginative individual to lead the bold transformation of operations that support AU’s academic mission and the new Learning Framework. An effective and experienced operations leader, the successful candidate will ideally hold a graduate degree and bring a background of supporting a vibrant and future-oriented learner experience. Superior communication skills, a commitment to diversity and inclusion in all its forms, a genuine passion for learner success and the capacity to work collaboratively a diverse array of colleagues are essential.
Athabasca University develops and maintains an environment that supports equitable working conditions for individuals traditionally unrepresented in universities. AU is committed to employment equity, encouraging applications from women, indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
This is an exciting opportunity to serve in a transformational capacity at Canada’s leading online university. Should you want to learn more please call Cameron Geldart or Maureen Geldart of The Geldart Group at 604.926.0005 or forward your CV, a letter of introduction and the names of three referees, in confidence, to email@example.com.
Associate Dean for Online Programs
The Krannert School of Management at Purdue University seeks nominations and applications for the position of Associate Dean for Online Programs. As a top-ranked business school operating within a university at the forefront of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, Krannert provides its students with a unique competitive edge that few institutions can match.
The Associate Dean will lead the development and launch of Krannert’s Online Programs, with an initial focus on the Online MBA Program. The Associate Dean will then lead the effort to accelerate degree and non-degree programs.
The Associate Dean works collaboratively with the School’s academic areas, leverages university resources to increase instructor knowledge and awareness of technology, instructional design, and online pedagogy, and ensures online learning compliance with all for-credit accreditation and assurance of learning requirements. While the position is envisioned to be full-time within the university administration, an affiliated faculty appointment is possible depending on candidate qualifications.
The Associate Dean will also serve as the chief administrative liaison with the Purdue Online initiative, managing the relationship to ensure effective development and delivery of online and hybrid content. They will oversee the architecture and development of fully online, hybrid, and web-enhanced distance education offerings for open enrollment and contracted corporate delivery. They will engage in active client acquisition and ongoing relations to develop a “book of business” for the school.
Purdue’s Krannert School of Management boasts one of the most globally diverse student population of any U.S. management school and features multiple nationally and globally ranked academic programs. According to the Wall Street Journal, Krannert Holds the 7th ranked Master’s in Finance program and the 9th ranked Two-year MBA program in the world. U.S. News ranks Krannert’s Undergraduate Business program as 21st in the U.S. Specialty programs in Production/Operations (#3), Supply Chain Management/Logistics (#8), and Management Information Systems (#21) are also highly ranked.
Established in 1869, Purdue is Indiana’s land-grant university, a comprehensive educational and research institution that is a member of the American Association of Universities (AAU). Purdue ranks fifth among public institutions in the United States. The West Lafayette Campus, located one hour north of Indianapolis and two hours south of downtown Chicago, has ten academic colleges with an enrollment of 40,000 students. Purdue’s strengths in Engineering, Agriculture, Science, Management, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Liberal Arts, and the Health and Human Sciences contribute to a robust research and educational environment. The University has seen a 30% increase in applicants since 2014, giving itself the ability to admit the most academically prepared, most diverse, and 2nd largest freshman class on record in the Fall of 2017.
The ideal candidate for this position will possess the ability to collaborate across disciplines and engage multiple communities both on and off campus. The ability and commitment to provide leadership in cultivating and expanding a successful program is essential.
• Education: Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in Management, Economics or a related field. Doctorate Degree strongly preferred
• Experience: (a) At least five (5) years of demonstrated experience working in a leadership capacity at a higher education institution or within the training and development arm of a for profit enterprise required. (b) Previous experience developing curriculum and learning modules in business, management and/or economics; (c) college teaching experience strongly preferred; teaching at the graduate level preferred.
• Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: (a) excellent communication skills, written and verbal; (b) ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; (c) technical proficiency in online learning technology and online pedagogy essential; (d) ability to work effectively with students, faculty and staff; (e) clear understanding of the fiscal, technical, student service, and human resource requirements of online learning programs; (g) current knowledge of the business content needs of working professionals.
Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for fullest consideration, applications should be received by May 3rd, 2019. Applications and expressions of interest should be accompanied by a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume. Cover letters should address how the candidate’s experience and qualifications have prepared them for the role.
Additionally, Purdue University’s School of Management is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including: scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in your cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interest or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Assistant Director of Instructional Design
Oregon State University Ecampus is seeking two Assistant Directors of Instructional Design. These are full-time, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty positions. OSU Ecampus is a fast-growing, entrepreneurial organization with a commitment to providing access to OSU’s programs of excellence.
The Assistant Director is an instructional designer who works with faculty to provide instructional design services for online and hybrid courses, and who supervises one half of the instructional design team.
Job details and application link: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/73378
Posting closes 4/14/2019
OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled
Associate Dean for Online Programs
The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine invites applications for the position of Associate Dean of Online Programs. The successful candidate will assume a leadership role working in a highly collaborative and positive manner to further develop distance learning opportunities for the school. The Associate Dean will be responsible for providing leadership and direction for a new Office of Distance Learning. This will include overseeing the distance learning department staff and working collectively with the Director of Online Programs and other staff, as well as coordinating with program faculty, Student Affairs and Admissions, Administration & Finance, IT support, and distance learning vendors. The Associate Dean works closely with the Dean to establish new online programs and to ensure their success. In addition, the Associate Dean will hold a non-tenure track faculty appointment in one of the School’s departments and teach public health students.
Required Education and Experience:
1. Doctoral degree in public health or related discipline.
2. Demonstrated leadership in the areas of distance education, e-course development, and instructional technology.
3. Experience in online instruction as a faculty member within a higher education setting.
4. Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of graduate students and employees.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/competencies Typically Needed to Perform this Position Successfully:
1. Demonstrate excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
2. Ability to provide comprehensive understanding of distance education methodologies.
3. Ability to consult, collaborate, and communicate clearly with internal stakeholders as well as with external stakeholders in development of curriculum and instruction.
4. Knowledge of modern distance education technologies.
5. Demonstrate understanding of outcome assessment and continuous quality improvement.
1. Experience developing and evaluating course design and delivery for distance programs, using formal course quality design tools.
2. Experience in operational course planning, policy development, and outcome/needs assessment for online programs.
3. Knowledge of current issues, trends, and best practices in distance education.
4. Familiarity of modes of distance delivery, including online, interactive television (iTV), hybrid, and video conferencing.
Candidates must apply in Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/59953 and provide the following materials for submission: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and personal statement. At least three letters of recommendation will be requested from members of the final applicant pool (but are not required at time of initial application).
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.
Associate Vice President of Open Learning, Thompson Rivers University
The Open Learning Division (TRU OL) offers over approximately 600 courses in a variety of accommodating formats, including print-based, web-based, online and in-person. Approximately 15,000 students take advantage of these flexible learning options to study courses and programs that are fully accredited and recognized by other post-secondary institutions. Students completing certificate, diploma or degree programs by distance through Open Learning are awarded TRU credentials.
The Associate Vice-President Open Learning (AVP OL) is the chief administrative officer for the division of Open Learning and is responsible for providing excellence in service and high-quality education to meet the open and distance education needs of learners provincially, nationally and worldwide, by making post-secondary education accessible and responsive to learner needs. Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President Academic, the AVP OL will provide inspirational and visionary leadership and work collegially and collaboratively within the institution to develop a clear, unifying vision and direction for TRU OL. With an exemplary academic background, the AVP OL will possess outstanding administrative experience earned in the field of open, distance and online education. S/he will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, an open, principled approach and respect for diversity. S/he must thrive in a collegial culture and work towards inclusivity, consultation and transparency. A terminal degree in a relevant discipline is preferred and a demonstrable commitment to improving the learning environment for a diverse range of students is essential in this role.
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to serve in a leadership role at one of Canada’s most innovative universities. To apply or learn more, please contact Cameron Geldart at 604.926.0005 or forward your application package (current CV, a letter of introduction and a list of three references) in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|The College of Pharmacy at Idaho State University is seeking an Interactive Video Conferencing Classroom (IVCC) Specialist to manage production facilities for broadcasting interactive instructional television for students and video recording; consult with faculty to develop and produce video instruction; and perform related work.
To be considered you must submit an online application by February 24, 2019.
To view the full description and to apply, visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2349742/interactive-video-conferencing-classroom-ivcc-specialist-college-of-pharmacy?keywords=interactive&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobsc
ISU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
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 email@example.com.
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.