NMC seeks new Executive Director
The New Media Consortium (NMC) is looking for an outstanding individual with strong leadership and management skills to become its Executive Director. A nonprofit organization devoted to research, development, and propagation of emerging technologies and new media in learning and creativity, the NMC has stakeholders from around the world and across the educational landscape, including K-12, colleges and universities, libraries, museums, and corporate partners.
With a budget of nearly $2M, a staff of 10, and a global reach for its programs and publications, especially the influential Horizon Report, the NMC, founded in 1993, is poised to reach new levels of achievement. The Executive Director will be expected to aggressively pursue currently successful strategies as well as new opportunities to broaden NMC’s funding base, increase membership, create long-range goals and plans, increase public understanding and visibility of the NMC’s mission and programs, and strengthen its infrastructure. In doing so, the Executive Director will collaborate with, and report to, a Board of Directors that includes visionary and accomplished leaders who bring diverse experience to their crucial governance role.
Applications and nominations (including self-nominations) will be accepted beginning immediately, and until the position is filled. For best consideration, application materials must be received by September 30, 2016.
Executive Director for Open Educational Resources (OER) at Geneseo.
The State University of New York (SUNY) College at Geneseo is a highly regarded public liberal arts college. Milne Library is a vibrant social and intellectual center of the College that has a history of developing digital publishing projects to support teaching and learning.
In response to Student Assembly and University Faculty Senate Resolutions, and the growing impact of Open Educational Resources (OER) adoption across SUNY, the Open SUNY Textbook (OST) project at Milne Library is seeking an Executive Director to coordinate services for faculty adoption of OER that can be effectively sustained, improved, and shared.
The Executive Director for Open Educational Resources (OER) will administer and coordinate operations and the strategic direction for Open SUNY Textbooks (OST) and OER Services, based at SUNY Geneseo. The position will provide program oversight, strategic planning, advocacy, outreach, membership administration, and project management for OST and OER Services. The Executive Director will collaborate with colleagues across SUNY to develop campus OER scale-up initiatives; develop and deliver programs; design processes and services supporting the integration of open content into a college’s curriculum; work to identify funding opportunities for OER initiatives and present opportunities to SUNY campuses; seek OER collaborations between SUNY faculty to develop OER; work closely with the Open Education Lab at the University at Buffalo to design research opportunities for OER adopters; and work with SUNY Geneseo and SUNY System Administration to develop a long-term business and sustainability model for OST and OER Services.
This if full-time on campus at Geneseo, with frequent travel to facilitate working with many other campuses.
Application Deadline: October 10th, 2016
To apply: https://jobs.geneseo.edu/postings/1259
Farmingdale State College has an opening for Director of Distance Learning:
Director of Distance Learning
About Farmingdale State College:
Farmingdale State College, a campus of the State University of New York, is a college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of more than 9,000 students. As the largest of SUNY's colleges of technology, Farmingdale equips students with the resources and critical thinking skills sought by today's emerging industries through its Schools of Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Liberal Arts & Sciences. Farmingdale offers 38 undergraduate degree programs and will offer its first Master's program in the Fall 2017. The college is a pioneer in environmental sustainability and alternative energy, and boasts a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program.
According to the 2016 U.S. News & World Report, Farmingdale State College is ranked #9 among public colleges in the north and #28 among all colleges in the region. Farmingdale has been ranked as one of the top colleges in return on investment and as one of the safest colleges in the nation according to multiple rankings. The campus is located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes by rail or automobile from New York City.
Farmingdale State College seeks a Director of Distance Learning to provide vision, leadership and operational management for the support of its online, hybrid and web-enhanced courses, as well as its developing online degree programs. Reporting to the Office of the Provost, and in close collaboration with the Distance Learning Advisory Board, the Director will help to develop and implement a strategic plan for the future of distance learning at the College and will serve the mission of the College by working productively with faculty, staff, and administration to create a climate that promotes student-centered distance learning.
This is a full-time position.
The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans
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Instructional Designer at the University at Buffalo
Instructional Design Associate
Instructional Support Technician
0232-Graduate School of Education
03 - Professional
If you are looking to join the University at Buffalo's (UB) top ranked school in online education, this position is for you. The Graduate School of Education (GSE) is seeking an outstanding Instructional Design Associate (IDA) to directly support the overall goals of the Office of Online Education and the Graduate School of Education faculty. Under the direction of the Assistant Dean for Online Education, the IDA responsibilities will include:
- project management, coordination of instructional design initiatives
- design, development, and support of faculty in innovative web-based program, course, and learning environment design
- managing and producing educational content and tools to enhance and promote course delivery (e.g., for-credit, MOOC, training courses)
- designing and delivering customized professional development opportunities (e.g., workshops, facilitated cooperative engagement, group and individual training) both online and in-person
- collecting and utilizing data to inform design process
- building collaborative relationships throughout the University to maximize opportunities for GSE, utilizing existing contacts to enhance existing GSE Online operations
This position resides in the Graduate School of Education, GSE Online Education office and will report to the Assistant Dean for Online Education. This is a 12-month administrative position located physically on the University at Buffalo North campus.
A master's degree in education area or instructional design.
Three to five or more years of experience working in an education setting or position; developing online learning and instruction environments; using a learning management system; designing original curriculum, coursework; developing high-end skills in web 2.0 tools and social media with a deeper expertise in at least one of the following: developing original coursework, training programs, or learning management systems; provide evidence of project management skill set; provide evidence of satisfactory positive feedback from constituents served
Prior use of evaluation and/or research to inform the design process.
$45,000 - $50,000
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; some evenings and weekends to meet professional obligation.
Special Instructions to Applicants
All applications must be submitted online via the UB Jobs system prior to the posting end date. Do not send application materials via e-mail or US mail to posting contact. In order to be considered for this position, you must meet all Minimum Qualifications as indicated on the posting - please review before applying.
Director Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) State University of New York
Office of Global Affairs, SUNY System Administration Albany, New York
The SUNY COIL Center seeks a Director who will lead an internationally recognized unit of the SUNY Office of Global Affairs into its second decade, implementing Collaborative Online International Learning across SUNY and in collaboration with its university partners abroad. The Director will be responsible for refining the vision and practices of the COIL Center as this modality becomes more deeply embedded at the university and will also be responsible for the management and supervision of all major COIL Center projects. We seek an individual who will provide leadership across the virtual exchange field; will network effectively with peers at SUNY and abroad; will supervise COIL Center staff; and will provide fiscal and personnel oversight for COIL Center operations. The COIL Center is a leader in the emerging field of collaborative online international learning, a teaching and learning methodology that fosters exchange between faculty and students with peers abroad through Internet-based communication tools. The COIL Center has created a model for supporting professors who develop co-taught multi-cultural online learning environments which emphasizes experiential collaborative learning between students in two or more countries. The classes may be fully online or taught in blended formats with face-to-face sessions at both schools, while collaborative student work takes place online. We presently work with over 60 partner campuses at SUNY and internationally.
Specific Responsibilities: Provide leadership in the development of new COIL projects and skillful management of ongoing COIL projects across SUNY and internationally Contribute knowledge and expertise regarding the intersection of online and international education to SUNY campuses and their partners Develop an active outreach program across SUNY to engage more campuses and to help those which are already involved in strengthening and expanding their COIL activities Develop a plan for the expansion of the COIL Center that strengthens support for its main constituents (SUNY institutions and their partners) while creating a business model that offers sustainability through a mix of funding sources, likely to include grants, contracts, and membership or other types of fees Expand the Center’s research agenda, its intercultural assessment program, and develop wider dissemination of its project outcomes Explore the development of partnerships, consortiums and joint programs with leading higher education organizations Represent the COIL Center through SUNY campus visits, at national and international conferences and via video conference and other online means Guide the refinement of the Center’s professional development program including developing, expanding and refining in-person and online training materials and workshops Serve as liaison with other internal SUNY departments and a variety of stakeholders at SUNY and international institutions Recruit, hire and supervise full and part-time COIL Center employees, as well as grant-funded team members Provide vision and structure for the programming and administration of the annual COIL Conference including developing conference themes, priorities, key note speakers and panels Redefine the COIL Center’s website as a hub for individuals and institutions at SUNY working with their international partners to share experiences, information, and good COIL practices
Required Education/Skills/Qualifications: Master’s degree with 8-10 years’ experience working in higher education, with direct knowledge of both international education and educational technology fields Strong administrative skills and university organizational experience, including the ability to balance multiple priorities and make strategic decisions Knowledge of instructional design concepts, Web 2.0 applications and learning management systems (e.g. Blackboard, Angel, Moodle, etc.) Experience teaching, supporting, administering and/or evaluating COIL courses or other forms of virtual exchange projects in an educational context Demonstrated experience creating and managing departmental and/or project budgets Proven competency with grant writing and management Ability to work independently as well as collaborate effectively with a variety of stakeholders Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both in person and online Willingness to travel both within New York and abroad as needed.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to conduct a variety of evaluations, assessments and research projects Experience living, studying, and/or working abroad Speaking and reading fluency in non-English languages and experience in the teaching of languages.
Interested candidates must apply online at https://www2.sysadm.suny.edu/Vacancy_2/submit/vacancy_description.c....
Applications must include a resume and cover letter describing why you believe you would be a strong candidate for consideration.
Dana Thimons from UNLV passed along this job posting:
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Multimedia and Emerging Technologies Coordinator.
Located in one of the most exciting cities in the nation, UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 29,000 students and 3,000 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. Founded in 1957, UNLV is a growing urban research institution. Major areas of strategic focus for the campus are: attaining a Carnegie Foundation designation as Tier One "Research University/Very High" (RU/VH) and entering the top 100 American research universities; and developing a public medical school in Southern Nevada that will boost the regional economy and provide the community with more access to quality health care.
UNLV SOM earned preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and is preparing to accept its charter class of 60 students which is expected to eventually grow to 180 students. The university currently has a wide array of health sciences programs, including a School of Allied Health Sciences, School of Community Health Sciences, School of Nursing, and School of Dental Medicine. The university also has leading programs in fine arts, sciences, and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and will be building out a second, health science campus in Las Vegas. For more information about UNLV, visit http://www.unlv.edu and for further information about the UNLV SOM, visit http://www.unlv.edu/medicine.
UNLV faculty and staff are diverse, talented, and passionate people that contribute to UNLV’s mission of teaching, research, and service. On a vibrant campus you will find a supportive workplace, and tools to help you achieve professional and personal growth. For more information, visit us online at: http://www.unlv.edu.
UNLV SOM is creating a world-class center of excellence and innovation for medical education, patient care, and research that prepares Nevada's physicians with the most advanced knowledge, treatments, and technologies while serving the healthcare needs of our diverse urban community. UNLV SOM is building clinical, education, and research programs in cancer, cardiology, mental health and addiction, neuroscience, and orthopedics. The SOM's innovative, problem-based curriculum centers on the importance of relationships in health care and will foster long-term connections between students and faculty, health care professionals, patients, families and the community. Students will learn how to provide compassionate care in teams of health professionals including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, dentists, physical therapists, social workers, occupational therapists and others in the pursuit of the best patient outcomes and satisfaction at the lowest cost.
Health sciences faculty, staff and students are currently located on the main campus and are supported by the main Lied Library. University Libraries' new Health Sciences Library will be part of UNLV SOM's first academic building, and designed to support the School of Medicine and all other health sciences faculty, staff and students located on the evolving health sciences campus. Incorporating cutting edge technology while remaining high-touch as a partner in student learning and in support of research, the Health Sciences Library is being designed to support team-based learning and to serve as a resource for practitioners within the Southern Nevada health sciences community. Library faculty are partners in student learning, embedded to support evidence-based, interdisciplinary discovery of the latest research information. Physical learning spaces will incorporate multimedia, data capability for research and the creation of new knowledge. Authoritative collections will be built and delivered whenever possible, in electronic formats, enabling access on multiple mobile device platforms. The Libraries' institutional repository will capture and disseminate scholarly papers, research and conference proceedings to showcase the intellectual output of its health sciences faculty and scholars for the world to discover and use.
The Multimedia and Emerging Technologies Coordinator helps to plan, maintain, and provide efficient access to the Health Sciences Library’s multimedia collections, advanced technologies and related services. Reporting to the Founding Director, Health Sciences Library, this position provides expert technical assistance to library faculty, staff and patrons on the use of emerging technologies (equipment, software, and services); multimedia formats; robotics; virtual reality; and 3D / other specialty printing. This position will also work with library faculty and staff to identify, provide training on, and promote new multimedia and emerging technologies. Other duties include coordinating with the School of Medicine’s Academic and Learning Technology staff to provide general support for the technology infrastructure (e.g. workstations, printers, scanners); help desk support for library patrons; training library staff and students on emerging technology-related services; creating and revising library guides, tutorials, and web pages; and consulting with vendors, technicians and colleagues to inform efficient operation of the multimedia and emerging technologies infrastructure.
For more information, please visit: https://www.higheredjobs.com/institution/details.cfm?JobCode=176423...
The Yale Center for Teaching & Learning is leading the university’s transition to the Canvas learning management system - and we are searching for a high-quality teammate to join our core support team in the Center for Teaching and Learning. This job is more than supporting a Learning Management System, it is about working with our world-class faculty members to imagine the role technology could play in not only reaching, but surpassing, their teaching goals. This is about partnering with our award-winning instructors to imagine new methods for sharing educational materials.
Here’s what you should know if you’re interested…
Instructional Designer - Connected Learning at Colgate University
The Instructional Designer for Connected Learning is responsible for providing leadership, assistance and mentoring in the implementation and integration of current and emerging technologies in support of teaching, learning and research. The successful candidate will support faculty in their use of new/social media to engage in connected learning for pedagogy and scholarship, including academic publishing technologies (e.g., WordPress), networked communication tools, and exploration of new forms of digital scholarship, including but not limited to the digital humanities.
Specific Accountabilities include:
- Support, guide, and model the incorporation of research-based best practices in the application of connected learning principles and technologies when planning learning experiences.
- Consult with faculty members to develop a grounded understanding of instructional approaches, course design challenges and scholarly interests.
- Collaboratively design and develop learning opportunities and programs for faculty focused on instructional methods, teaching strategies, and the effective use of currently available tools and technologies to enhance learning.
- Develop instructional materials and support resources for the meaningful use of digital and instructional technologies in a variety of learning contexts.
- Manage and participate in team-based project work that involves faculty, staff, ITS colleagues, librarians and student media consultants.
- Build strong collaborative relationships with colleagues on the Learning and Applied Innovation team, the library and the Colgate Center for Learning, Teaching and Research (CLTR).
Applications are currently being reviewed for the position of Community Manager at the SUNY Center for Professional Development.
The Community Manager is responsible for leading SUNY's communities of practice efforts to build capacity among campus and system organizations and individuals to advance The Power of SUNY. In particular, this position will support and actively engage SUNY communities, groups and organizations in collaborative activities within the SUNY Learning Commons <commons.suny.edu>, a faculty and staff communication and collaboration platform, linking people and resources throughout the system. The Community Manager will provide leadership for the utilization of the Learning Commons, including support to community leaders in establishing and facilitating groups and advancing best practices in community collaboration, and will lead both face-to-face and virtual community building efforts.
Further details can be found at the link below: Job Number is: 046385
Upstate Medical University is the host campus for SUNY CPD and supports HR functions for the organization. This position is not working directly for Upstate Medical University. A link to the Upstate job site http://www.upstate.edu/hr/jobs/.