Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Assistant Director of Learning Design assists the Director of Learning Design with the leadership of the staff responsible for learning design and course development within the Center for Digital Innovation in Learning (CDIL). The Assistant Director of Learning Design oversees special course and program design projects and all contractors serving as learning designers. This includes interviewing, on-boarding, and training of contract learning designers, and oversight of their work including the phases of the online and hybrid course design and development process using best practices from learning sciences, learning experience design, learning technologies, and project management to deliver exceptional quality courses on time and on budget. Responsibilities include management of a team of part-time and full-time contract staff and collaborating with the Director of Learning Design to manage their deployment over specified learning design and course design projects.
The Assistant Director is responsible for implementing effective practices in course design and development and collaborates with CDIL colleagues to develop and refine course blueprinting, learning resource asset management, and process documentation to be adopted by all learning design staff to support projects. In addition, the Assistant Director serves as a senior-level learning experience designer providing direct learning design support on projects requiring specialized knowledge of learning experience design strategies, instructional technologies, and design ideation and evaluation methodologies. S/he collaborates closely with other CDIL learning designers on cross-functional projects and participates in Center-wide decision-making on strategic priorities.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $76,240 to $95,300; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Required Experience * At least three years working within an academic organization * Demonstrated experience leading learning design teams * Demonstrated excellence in project leadership, process documentation, process design * Experience with a wide range of learning technologies * Experience designing and developing online courses
Preferred Experience * Management of assessment and/or evaluation projects * Experience liaising with information technology professionals * Higher education teaching experience
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans
?Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.