The College of Health Professions at the Medical University of South Carolina seeks an innovative faculty leader to provide leadership to the college technology team. The Director of Education and Information Technology will be responsible for the implementation and oversight of the college’s technology needs and will provide oversight for the following functional areas:
Faculty/Staff Educational Technology Development
Workstation and Networking Support
Integrated Master Control and Classroom Support
Database and Web Services
The college is committed to providing the support necessary for faculty to integrate technology into coursework. The Director of Technology will have primary responsibility for developing faculty and improving/expanding the use of appropriate technology throughout the 12 academic programs of the college. The Director must have a doctoral degree (or be within a year of completing a doctoral degree) in a field consistent with educational technology and a thorough grasp of the challenges of integrating technology within professional degree programs including leading change, working successfully within teams, and project management. The successful candidate will have strong technical skills and grounding in the pedagogical theories of adult learning and instructional design, as well as an understanding of the effective use of a variety of teaching models for both on campus and distance learning. The Director of Education and Information Technology has supervisory responsibility for the technology support staff.
The Medical University of South Carolina is a major academic health center comprised of six academic colleges: Dental Medicine, Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy, a 600-bed referral and teaching hospital, outpatient clinics and research institutes.
Charleston, South Carolina, with a rich 300-year heritage, is one of America’s most beautiful and historic cities. A rapidly growing port city with an area population of nearly 500,000, Charleston has retained its historic charm through an active program of architectural preservation.