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Associate Director - req# 7570

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 3/13/2019
Job Reference #: 7570
Keywords: supervisor

Job Description

Senior Operations Manager

Requisition IDreq7570
Working TitleAssociate Director
Position Grade14
Position Summary


Reporting directly to the Executive Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, the Associate Director of Faculty Support for Online Course Development (FSOCD) manages the programs, services and staff that support the development of quality online courses. UNM offers online courses throughout each of its colleges, with as many as 400-500 online courses each semester. Faculty Support for Online Course Development programs include certification of Managed Online Program (MOPS) courses, the "Golden Paw" online course award, support of faculty online teaching, workshops on best practices, and other initiatives related to online course instruction.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under supervision, the Associate Director will:

  • Supervise and train 10-15 Faculty Support for Online Course Development staff (instructional designers, media specialists, and project manager)
  • Promote productive communication and collaboration between FSOCD and the Center for Teaching and Learning in an effort to meet organizational objectives.
  • Provide leadership to the UNM community and faculty by connecting them with resources and best practices primarily for online course development, but also by working collaboratively with other faculty development providers to help support hybrid and augmented course development.
  • Manage FSOCD assessment process
  • Participate in overarching FSOCD fiscal management, program innovations, and strategic planning
  • Facilitate the Faculty Online Course Advisory Council
  • Foster collaborations with UNM, within New Mexico and within national communities that revolve around quality online course development
  • Participate in local and national conversations on effective online teaching and learning
  • Serve on appropriate university committees
  • Act as primary line of communication with campus partners
  • Seek out and implement tools and practices to align FSOCD with current best practices in online course development

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Identified positions in this classification may require specialized certification in an area of competency, depending on the specific needs of the designated role.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced degree (MA or PhD)
  • Knowledge of current research in online teaching and learning
  • Experience teaching online at the college level
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience working in an academic environment
  • Excellent communication skills

Additional RequirementsChosen applicant will have a start date of 6/1/19
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCAPS (521A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3956.33 - $5924.53 Monthly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date2/15/2019
Application Instructions** Please attach a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 supervisor references.** On resume/application, please indicate the number of hours per week you worked for each position.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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