The Associate Director of Educational Technology, Media and Design (ETMD) oversees a growing portfolio of online learning programs for the Office for External Education (OEE) at Harvard Medical School, including Continuing Education, Certificate, Executive Education and Master's programs. This position will lead the academic technology service line for OEE, providing strategic direction for the selection and implementation of new and innovative technologies supporting OEE's educational activities, including synchronous live virtual courses, pre-recorded asynchronous content, webinars, content marketing and other evolving educational activities. The position will manage an integrated service team and report to the Executive Director of the Office for External Education to ensure a cohesive, consistent and collaborative approach to technology efforts across OEE.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events, and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's Degree required
Knowledge of effective use of learning technologies and digital media to enhance the teaching and learning environment
Experience working with online course delivery platforms is required
Advanced degree preferred in the field of Technology, Innovation and Education.
Experience with design-first thinking, creative problem solving, and user story development
Excellent supervisory, organizational, and communication skills, both oral and written.
Highly organized with business maturity, discretion, enthusiasm and a positive attitude
Demonstrate good problem-solving skills, ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Medical and/or science background helpful but not required
Excellent customer service skills and ability to motivate and manage staff
Essential competencies are: composure, time management, delegation, planning, drive for results, written communications, managing diversity, presentation skills, building effective teams, organizational agility, directing others, motivating others, dealing with ambiguity and a fast-paced deadline driven environment
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 52687BR
About Harvard University Medical School
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.