Division/College: D'Amore-McKim School of Business
FT/PT: Full Time
The Director of Digital Innovation and New Initiatives for Corporate Learning manages and coordinates strategic plans for courses and program development that unlock engaged, personalized and life-long learning and that enables the application of learning in real-world workplace settings. This work supports the goals of the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern as the School engages global learners of tomorrow who are working in agile, dynamic and ever-changing technology-driven environments.
This position reports to the Executive Director of the Corporate and Professional Learning Practice, a Practice that collaborates with global companies and platforms to bring innovative non-degree, non-credit program and experiential education to audiences of global working business professionals and the enterprises where they work.
In addition to coordinating strategic plans for courses and program development, the Director collaborates with the Executive Director on expansion of current offerings, new platform partnerships to bring program to scale, new programs and new market applications of learning, and custom corporate initiatives that require innovative digitally-facilitated learning capabilities. This position encompasses key areas of administrative responsibility: course and program strategy; partnership and new initiatives management; collaboration with internal learning design and production team; and faculty and staff engagement.
The Director collaborates effectively with academic and program leadership, corporate learning staff and faculty, corporate clients and prospective clients, Northeastern faculty and external subject matter experts, budget personnel, instructional designers, information technology staff, and other stakeholders to develop and deliver innovative online learning and help to shape strategic direction.
This position is an exciting role working within a start-up environment to develop, support and launch new digital learning initiatives in a globally-networked U.S. university best known for its experiential education methodologies. Ideal candidates possess a business-building mindset; love taking a grain of an idea and teasing out its potential to create value or address an opportunity; embraces challenges; thrives on solving tough problems; demonstrates a passion about digital learning and scalable education and how it impacts the future of corporate learning and higher education; and enjoys working within a dynamic, fast-paced team environment.
Bachelor's Degree and 7-10 or more years of related experience (instructional design, instructional technology, educational technology, new program development, corporate learning), or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's Degree preferred.
Demonstrated leadership in designing learning solutions for corporate clients or other buyers/consumers of learning.
Demonstrated knowledge of the marketplace and learning innovations in corporate learning, scalable digital learning, MOOCs, licensed learning content, and learning tools/platforms.
Demonstrated leadership in innovative pedagogical design.
Demonstrated supervisory professional experience.
Demonstrated initiative, independent judgment and service-oriented attitude.
Strong commitment to team-work, problem-solving, and collaborative design.
Demonstrated creativity and ingenuity.
Ability to engage and present to senior leadership in an enterprise, association or organization, whether it be a current or prospective Northeastern University corporate partner or client.
Demonstrated interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
Demonstrated presentation skills and can convey ideas visually.
Ability to manage workload under time constraints and conflicting demands.
Ability to travel by car regionally and has the ability to do domestic and international travel.
Requisition Number: STFR005304
Internal Number: 60068
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.