Department: IT Solutions Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Additional job-related experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Experience: Ten years of relevant experience working in instructional technology support, learning space design, research computing, faculty development, and/or leadership roles. Additional job-related education may substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis. Duties: The Director of Educational & Research Technologies provides vision, leadership, and management of IT Solutions’ academic and research-focused technology initiatives and operations. They will partner with faculty, students, academic departments, and other academic support services teams to align educational and research technology systems, approaches, and resources with faculty and student needs, university strategies, and technology priorities. The Director will serve as a champion, advisor, and liaison to the university community for the effective and innovative use of technology to support teaching, learning, and research; as well as the primary contact for related hardware and software vendors and service providers. They will lead the Educational & Research Technologies team in the strategic and tactical planning, budgeting, technology evaluation and selection, implementation, delivery, and assessment of the university’s learning environments and instructional and research systems and services. As a member of the IT Solutions (ITS) leadership team, the Director of Educational & Research Technologies will help lead the division in realizing its mission to “empower an agile, digital university and elevate technology as a strategic institutional asset”. They are expected to work with the CIO and other divisional leaders to drive cultural and technological transformation within IT Solutions and promote a collaborative, human-centered, innovative, accountable, transparent, and inclusive culture within ITS. Work is performed under minimal supervision and performance is based on the effective operation of the administrative function. The performance evaluation is conducted through the performance evaluation system and in accordance with the University Policies & Procedures. Texas Woman’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Disabled, Veterans and Other Protected Groups. Date Closed: Open until filled.
Internal Number: IRC30708
About Texas Woman's University
Brief Overview of Texas Woman’s University (TWU)
With enrollment of approximately 15,000 students, Texas Woman’s University (TWU) is the nation’s largest university primarily for women. Texas Woman’s offers degree programs in the liberal arts, nursing, health sciences, the sciences, business and education. Its campuses in Denton, Dallas and Houston are joined by an e-learning campus offering innovative online degree programs in business, education and general studies. TWU serves the citizens of Texas in many ways, including:
-Graduating more new health care professionals than any other university in Texas
-Easing the teacher shortage by placing highly qualified professionals in the classroom
-Offering a liberal arts-based curriculum that prepares students for success in a global society
-Conducting research that impacts the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity, osteoporosis, stroke, and diabetes.
TWU is a member of the Women’s College Coalition.