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The Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance is a nationally top ranked public policy school, serving nearly 500 students across multiple degree programs: Master of Public Administration (MPA), Global MPA, Executive MPA, and Ph.D. in Public Policy & Management. The Evans School is dedicated to enhancing the capacity of leaders and managers in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. Guided by our mission statement and driven by values in the spirit of public service, the Evans School’s approach to policy and management education is rigorous, hands-on, and professionally relevant. The Evans School believes that our community should reflect the diverse backgrounds, opinions, experiences, and perspectives evident in the world in which we live. We strive for substantive inclusion and equity and continually work to increase our awareness and understanding of ourselves and the communities we serve.
The Evans School has an outstanding opportunity for a Director of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL).
The Director of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) will play an exciting new role in the Evans School to enhance teaching and learning through the effective and innovative use of technology and instructional design. This position will report to the Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning, and interface with Evans School Digital Initiatives, Student Services, and Faculty. They will form relationships with other UW Units that provide centralized support and develop strategies for enhancing instruction and the overall learning experience of professionals attending Evans School programs.
Develop and Execute Evans School Technology Enhanced Learning Strategy
Collaborate with Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning to support reform of the curriculum that supports instructional delivery based on best practices and evidence-based research in instructional design.
Develop and maintain a series of course design templates for learning management platforms. Develop and maintain an ongoing tool-kit of technology products for instructional use at the Evans School, and provide training in these tools to Evans School instructors.
Establish project plans to implement strategic priorities in collaboration with Director of Digital Strategies.
Collaborate with Director of Digital Strategies on establishing systematic processes and workflows to support the School’s instructional goals for both for-credit and non-credit cohort educational programs.
Plan, develop, and maintain a library of instructional content to be used for developing courses and professional development programs at the Evans School.
Lead internal Evans School ‘Community of Practice’ among instructors around use of effective teaching technologies to engage with students and professionals with diverse learning styles.
Ensure that updates to academic technology services and tools are communicated to Evans School instructors.
Develop a monitoring and evaluation strategy for instructional content and strategic initiatives.
Provide Instructional Design Support to Evans School Instructors
Support Evans School teachers with instructional design.
Support their application of innovations and established principles of technology enhanced learning. Engage with Evans school students and learners to inform a student-centric approach to instructional design.
Redesign existing courses with instructors to support compliance with Evans School instructional standards and curriculum mapping.
Direct and oversee digital course content development for all Evans School online/hybrid courses.
Conduct academic project analysis to determine feasibility in terms of instructional goals and objectives, scope, constraints, resources, timelines, audience, technology deliverables.
Monitor progress and track completion of tasks related to course design and creation.
Troubleshoot project issues on an ongoing basis with the team as needed.
Regular meetings with Director of Digital Strategies and Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning.
Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field, plus four years of progressively increasing responsible work experience in academic technology, including experience in instructional design, project development/management, and/or classroom teaching or training experience
Experience and demonstrated expertise leading projects that use technology to solve educational problems and innovating to realize opportunities to improve the educational experience
Demonstrated understanding of learning theory
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience involving course development, development of curriculum materials using instructional technology, and the delivery of these materials to other professionals
Experience working with faculty about teaching methods that foster student-centered learning
Knowledge of evaluation and other assessment of learning outcomes
Video production or editing
Three years or more of successful managerial experience
Understanding of FERPA and standards of compliance with working with student data
Masters degree in education or a related field
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