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Assistant Director, Academic Systems and Instructional Support - Employment Opportunity

The Assistant Director of Academic Systems and Instructional Support provides general supervision and operational oversight of instructional support services at the College.

Position Summary

The Assistant Director of Academic Systems and Instructional Support provides general supervision and operational oversight of instructional support services at the College. Reporting to the CIO, the Assistant Director leads a staff of professionals to create and maintain appropriate technology to support the services and service areas. Responsibilities include administration of instructional technology comprised of our Learning Management System (Blackboard), and other applications used for instructional delivery. In collaboration with Library, Information & Technology Services (LITS) and SUNY support staff, the Assistant Director ensures coordinated support for academic systems, as well as other efforts and initiatives of the LITS unit. The Assistant Director also works in close association with other members of the campus. 

Position Description

Deliver technology platforms, tools and services that help faculty with their teaching and research, such as collaborative learning tools (e.g. VoiceThread), and learning management platforms 

Provide leadership and coordination over the daily tasks associated with campus-wide support for the learning management system (Blackboard) 

Provide flexible, responsive and high quality service to all, be they students, faculty, or staff 

Oversee College-wide communications for the Academic Systems and Instructional Support team, including website, newsletter postings

Determine, plan, and implement new training and professional development opportunities for faculty in collaboration with academic administration; manage a calendar of regularly offered faculty development opportunities 

Work collaboratively with the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) to research emerging technologies and instructional practices, recommend new solutions for implementation on campus, and coordinate faculty support and training in these areas 

 Provide day to day operational leadership for team members 

 Regularly meet with staff to mentor and coach as needed 

 Promote open communication and transparency in a manner that builds relationships and trust

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization

Experience administering and/or maintaining Learning Management System(s)

Experience in higher education in a technology leadership position

Proven ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate professional staff

Knowledge of and ability to facilitate change management

Demonstrated judgment in problem-solving, as well as proactively identifying issues and proposing solutions

Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in CIS, MIS, Instructional Technology, Business Administration or a related field from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization

Experience working as an Instructional Designer

Experience with research, instructional, or academic technologies such as LMS, faculty publishing platforms, statistical software, lecture capture, and delivery of online instruction

Demonstrated ability to develop and implement effective plans for service delivery

Ability to interpret, communicate and apply policies and procedures

Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds

Application Instructions 

Please visit www.brockportrecruit.org to complete an application including your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be accepted until 9/18/17 with preference given to internal application material received by 8/30/17 and external application material received by 9/5/17. Employment at The College at Brockport is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and final budgetary approval.

 

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

 

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

 

contact: Office of Human Resources, 395-2126
submitted: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 by jleenhouts
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