Executive Management Director
Michigan State University
United States

Executive Mgtmt Director-Exec Mgt

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Work type: Executive Management
Major Administrative Unit / College: Information Technology Services
Department: It Services Academic Technology 40000422
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Executive Management, Education/Training, Information Technology, Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Executive Director for Educational Technology

Position Summary

Reporting to the Executive Vice President for Administration and Chief Information Officer (EVPA & CIO), the Executive Director provides strategic leadership and support for the University's efforts in online, hybrid, and technology-enhanced learning and teaching. The Executive Director directs and manages the educational technology team, which provides enterprise-wide educational technology support, instructional design support for online, hybrid, and technology-enhanced courses, classroom technology support, and course assessment services. The incumbent collaborates with academic leadership and college/unit-level instructional support professionals in developing the vision and strategic direction in the support of learning, teaching, and scholarship. The individual in this position leverages professional experience and current best practices to develop and retain an engaged, accountable, diverse, and high-performing workforce. The Executive Director acts as a champion for the effective and efficient use of MSU resources. 

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Serves as a principal advisor to the EVPA & CIO and other campus academic leadership in the design and delivery of enterprise-scale educational technology support initiatives, tools, and services that are inclusive and accessible.
  • Leads and engages in the university’s efforts in online, hybrid, and technology-enhanced learning and teaching; works with students, faculty, academic leadership, instructional support professionals, staff, and vendors on requirements management, education technology strategy and direction, course design, and course assessments.
  • Leads and manages the IT Services educational technology campus support team.
  • Oversees support for online, hybrid, and technology-enhanced learning and teaching, including instructional design, educational technology, classroom technology, and course assessment.
  • In collaboration with university stakeholders, identifies and implements new and innovative ways to deliver curriculum using the appropriate educational technologies and support to advance their use at the university.
  • Responsible for the department funding associated with educational technology services, ensuring on time and within budget delivery, and that projects under their leadership deliver intended value to the campus educational community.

MSU Information Technology provides the primary leadership for strategic, financial, and policy initiatives affecting information technology (IT) across MSU. MSU IT offers technology resources that support MSU’s mission of providing education, conducting research, and advancing engagement. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) are essential elements, vital to the culture MSU Information Technology endeavors to cultivate.  This includes providing opportunities and access for all people which incorporate differences of race, age, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, migratory status, disability/abilities, political affiliation, veteran status and socioeconomic background. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters

Minimum Requirements

In addition to an advanced degree in a relevant field of study, more than eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in a leadership role in the use of technology in learning and teaching; experience leading multiple, cross-functional teams; experience in managing and directing diverse and inclusive teams; expert knowledge of online, hybrid, and technology-enhanced learning and teaching; or an equivalent combination of education and experience are required

Desired Qualifications

Excellent communication skills; verbal, written and interpersonal; multiple years of experience in leading and managing multiple cross-functional teams, and recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce; experience in the higher education industry, particularly in the effective use of technology in pedagogy, course design, application of quality rubrics to online/hybrid/technology-enhanced courses, and course assessment

Required Application Materials

CV and three professional letters of reference knowledgeable of your work

Special Instructions

Address application materials to Melissa Woo, Executive Vice President for Administration and Chief Information Officer

Review of Applications Begins On

01/29/2021

Website

www.tech.msu.edu

Department Statement

MSU Information Technology provides the primary leadership for strategic, financial, and policy initiatives affecting information technology (IT) across MSU. MSU IT offers technology resources that support MSUs mission of providing education, conducting research, and advancing engagement.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Jan 15, 2021 Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: Jan 14, 2023 Eastern Standard Time


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