1) The Director of UChicago Online, in collaboration with the Associate Provost at UChicago and Associate Dean at Chicago Booth Executive Education, is responsible for furthering innovation in digital learning across the University of Chicago.
2) Provide vision and strategic leadership to ensure thoughtful and creative development of the online learning and digital technologies portfolio at UChicago aligned to the vision, priorities, and strategies of the Schools, Divisions, and academic departments involved.
3) Identify and vet online learning partners, managers, and specialists who can support the execution of technology and programs to support Schools, Divisions, and academic departments.
4) Lead and develop teams of instructional designers and media specialists committed to excellence in service and quality
5) Build partnerships across the University with faculty and staff interested in extending impact via digital technologies and online learning
6) Collaborate with faculty, staff, students, and partners on the delivery of instructional design and media services
7) Ensure the quality of online learning experiences through attention to robust metrics and commitment to frequent assessment and evaluation.
Unit Preferred Competencies
1) Responsiveness to feedback and direction from senior leaders.
2) Timeliness, accuracy, relevance and progress of project deliverables.
3) Proactive project management and transparent communication.
4) Work effectively with team members, staff and faculty of UChicago, Chicago Booth Executive Education and internal/external University of Chicago partners.
1) Advanced degree in field
1) 10 years of experience in a higher education context, with increasing responsibilities related to teaching and/or technology.
2) Detail-oriented and highly organized with experience leading cross-functional teams and large-scale enterprise-wide projects.
3) Experience with educational technologies.
2) Cover Letter
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