Kansas State University Global Campus seeks applicants for the position of executive director for program development. The executive director is responsible for leading the coordinated organization, direction and implementation of a dossier of curriculum projects and transformation activities to achieve a university-wide strategic portfolio of market-driven digital learning opportunities poised for enrollment growth. The executive director works collaboratively with cross-institutional and external stakeholders driving critical business development strategies, designing program lifecycle stage plans, engaging market intelligence research, developing pro forma projections and financials, guiding quality course design and curriculum design processes, as well as supporting successful launch implementation planning. Utilizing an intrapreneurial mind-set, design thinking, Lean and project management approaches, the executive director will have a multitude of projects in various stages of development and revision at one time.
A bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of seven years of relevant experience is required. A doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction, instructional design, education technology or related academic discipline is preferred.
Position description and application procedures are posted at http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/508093/. Call 785-532-1457 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Screening begins immediately and continues until October 7, 2019. Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment. Background check required.
Seven years of relevant experience
Doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction, instructional design, educational technology or related academic discipline
Five or more years of experience working with faculty members in a research-intensive setting
University teaching experience
Hold a PMP certification (e.g., PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP)
Experience utilizing design thinking, Lean principles and market intelligence in higher education settings
Experience applying project management best practices and design-thinking approaches
Experience using key performance indicators, metrics and data/predictive analytics to support planning, decision-making and continuous improvement efforts
Experience leading best practices in online design and adaptive learning in order to develop and implement programs and processes that help engage students
Experience supervising, training, motivating and mentoring staff in a high performing operation
Internal Number: 12040
About K-State Global Campus
Throughout its history, Kansas State University Global Campus has provided educational opportunities for adult learners. An accredited institution of higher education, K-State has offered thousands of conferences, seminars, courses and degree programs to distance education students and work professionals in all 50 states and 41 countries. We continually utilize the latest technology for distance delivery, standing behind 50 years of success and progress in distance education.
Since our inception in 1966, we have helped make a K-State education more accessible to adult learners all over the world—with technology milestones (PDF) along the way that have shaped how knowledge is delivered via distance.
Our services are wide and far reaching. In addition to distance education, we provide coordination of professional meetings, conferences and professional development through our Conferences and Noncredit Programs office. We also believe in fostering strong ties to our community and the importance of lifelong learning and personal development for all through the UFM Community Learning Center.