WICHE and its national nonprofit the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) seek exceptional candidates for a new Assistant Director position. The Assistant Director will play a significant role in launching a network of national organizations whose goal is to identify digital courseware adoption strategies to help colleges that serve large enrollments of first generation, low-income, college students of color. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, WCET was selected to be the “backbone” organization to lead, facilitate, coordinate, and drive the work of the Digital Learning Solution Network.
About WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET)
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education – WICHE – is a non-profit and quasi-governmental organization established in the 1950s through an interstate compact. WICHE was created to promote and facilitate resource sharing, collaboration, and cooperative planning among Western states, their colleges and universities, and their systems of higher education. Member states are: Alask...a, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the U.S. Pacific Territories and Freely Associated States.
WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET)
WCET – the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies – is a national, membership-based, non-profit organization whose mission is to accelerate the adoption of effective practices and policies, advancing excellence in technology-enhanced teaching and learning in higher education. WCET is nationally recognized as one of the most informative, reliable, forward-thinking organizations regarding the role of technology and innovation in higher education.
WCET was established in 1989 to promote collaboration and information sharing about educational technologies in higher education. Today, WCET supports over 370 colleges, universities, state higher education agencies, non-profits and for-profit companies across the U.S. and Canada, with over 3,700 active WCET users. WCET focuses on practice, policy, and advocacy, and fulfills these core functions by leveraging the expertise within the WCET community, supporting action agendas based on member priorities, facilitating information dissemination and professional networking, and delivering responsive excellence to its higher education members. WCET’s parent organization is the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) which has strong connections to state and national decision makers, policy makers, and foundations.
WICHE is committed to an inclusive environment that brings together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives and encourages applications from diverse candidates.