Columbia's newly established Center for Teaching and Learning seeks an experienced Associate Director for Software Development & Project Management responsible for the development and management of instructional technology projects, including overseeing project life cycles and all facets of software development. The Associate Director will also design and engineer software projects collaboratively using common architectural principles and will practice and support robust project management techniques, ensuring such methods are emulated by staff of educational technologists, project managers, software developers, and technical specialists.
The Associate Director: - Manages CTL's project development that focuses on educational software and content. Manages the staff responsible for the creation and development of software and content. Responsibilities include requirements definition, system and software design, and operation/maintenance. - Develops and oversees the detailed specifications and technical documentation necessary to initiate software development and systems supporting them. - Maintains a superior knowledge of analysis and programming techniques including architecture, programming languages, database methodologies, standards, methods, tools, and best practices. - Works closely with colleagues, clients, and constituencies to assess needs, communicate project status, and determine effectiveness and productivity of solutions implemented. - Develops relationships and acts as a liaison to various University information technology groups towards the integration and adoption of information technology solutions. Performs other duties as assigned.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.