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ABOUT THE STEPHEN M. ROSS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a diverse learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy. The Ross School of Business mission is to develop leaders who make a positive difference in the world. Through thought and action, members of the Ross community drive change and innovation that improves business and society.
Ross is consistently ranked among the world's leading business schools. Academic degree programs include the BBA, MBA, Part-time MBA (Evening and Weekend formats), Executive MBA, Global MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Supply Chain Management, Master of Management, and PhD. In addition, the school delivers open-enrollment and custom executive education programs targeting general management, leadership development, and strategic human resource management.
ABOUT THE OFFICE OF DIGITAL EDUCATION Digital Education is a strategic priority for Michigan Ross. While Ross faculty have co-created some of the most popular and broad-reaching offerings in the MOOC space, 2020 brings with it a new level of commitment to creating and implementing a digital education strategy that will allow Ross to continue as a leader in the digital learning space. Ross’ vision for Digital Education challenges faculty across the school to creatively deploy and purposefully experiment with technology to enable personalized education for future and current Ross students, as well as lifelong learning for the entire Ross alumni community. The Office of Digital Education is responsible for bringing this vision to life through three critical school functions: digital asset creation; digital program development and delivery; and assurance of learning across the school. All members of the Office of Digital Education collaborate to support this vision and these functions.
Purpose The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is seeking a Learning Designer who can work in a multi-disciplinary team to bring to life course and program strategies, stories and ideas. The ideal candidate has a strong foundation in the science of learning and learning design. This position will report to and work closely with the Managing Director, Office of Digital Education to create and incubate a collection of new, exciting, and ground-breaking digital offerings.
Faculty Collaboration and Support
Collaborate with Ross faculty to create new digital courses and programs
Collaborate with Ross faculty to transform pre-existing courses into new digital courses
Collaborate with Ross faculty to author lesson plans that apply science of learning and adhere to Ross digital Assurance of Learning initiative
Collaborate with Ross faculty to transform their research into new digital assets
Collaborate with the Managing Director to execute a digital education strategy that aligns with the strategic priorities of the school
Collaborates with researchers in the Office of Digital Education to create research-based curricular and co-curricular digital courses and tools
Develop singular educational templates and digital educational content for learners around the globe
Bachelor's degree plus three years of experience in a relevant industry
Demonstrated experience in concept ideation, design, and delivery
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of higher education environment
Demonstrated progressive experience in project management including successful launch and implementation of new initiatives
Demonstrated initiative, independent judgment, diplomacy, and service-oriented attitude
Strong commitment to teamwork and problem solving, as well as the ability to act independently
Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Ability to manage workload under time constraints and conflicting demands
Ability to work well in a multicultural and collaborative environment
Master's degree in education or a related field
Two years working experience in a discipline taught at Ross
Demonstrated experience collaborating with faculty
Evangelist for the value, benefits, and future of digital education
Physical Demands/Work Environment
Requires the ability to travel to various locations to conduct work and deliver materials
The person in this position routinely presents information at events
The person in this position occasionally moves through the facility to attend meetings/events and access files or information
May require work during early mornings, nights, and/or weekends
Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent staff who thrive and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment.
The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven days. The job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 190566
About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.