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Fordham University

Director of Online Learning

🇺🇸 New York, NY

🕑 Full-Time

💰 $91,000 - $113,500

💻 Instructional Design

🗓️ January 6th, 2023

Higher Ed 2U
Position Information

About Fordham
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.

The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program (EAP); tuition remission; and generous time off.

Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Title of Position | Director of Online Learning
Position Number  | A07960
FLSA  | Exempt
Number of hours worked per week  | 35
Department  | GSE 2U On-Line Education
Campus/Location  | Lincoln Center (LC) - NYC

Position Summary
The Director of Online Learning is responsible for directing, overseeing, managing and implementing the full range of activities and duties necessary for the operation and ongoing development of online learning initiatives and programs associated with the Graduate School of Education.

The Director works closely with the Dean and administrative staff of GSE, the Office of Admissions, GSE faculty, the Fordham Department of Instructional Technology, and a variety of University administrators and departments as required for the purposes of development and operations.

The position will be split-located on Fordham University’s Lincoln Center, New York and Westchester campuses.

Essential Functions
  • ·Develops and implements strategic plans for online program development and expansion, new programs, and innovative digital learning initiatives – regionally, nationally and internationally. This includes the development of current market analysis and detailed business plans
  • ·Provides GSE with expertise regarding various State application and implementation procedures for delivery of online programs
  • Develops and files State applications for delivery of online programs – in coordination with GSE Associate Dean
  • Provides GSE with guidance and best practice data related to evolving online pedagogy, instructional methods and emerging technologies
  • Meets or exceeds enrollment targets for education program online courses/programs – in coordination with the GSE Office of Admissions and Fordham Office of Development (Marketing). This includes the development and implementation of strategic plans associated with student recruitment plans and coordination of recruitment efforts
  • Develops and implements objectives, policies and procedures associated with the operation of GSE on-line learning – in coordination with the Dean, administration, and faculty
  • Oversees all operations and management of tasks associated with online learning including management of student records, student services, course scheduling, and adjunct hiring and contracts – in coordination with GSE Associate Dean
  • Manages workload, assignments and assessment of personnel and all vendors affiliated with on-line programs
  • Oversees budget development and implementation – in coordination with GSE Deans and GSE Planning and Budget Administrator.
  • Compiles, manages and keeps current all program and evaluation data associated with online learning programs and initiatives.
  • Oversees and coordinates tasks associated with the production and revision of GSE online and hybrid courses and digital initiatives
  • Designs and coordinates professional development for faculty on best practices for online and hybrid course/program design and instruction.
  • Develops and implements faculty and student materials, technical support and training
  • Works closely with the Coordinator of Field -Based Education and Accountability to coordinate and implement all field education requirements for online students – in coordination with GSE Associate Dean
  • Serves as a member of appropriate school and university committees including the Dean’s Leadership Committee
  • Serves as a member of Fordham University Online Learning Group.

Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree required in instructional design, instructional technology, or related field
  • Advanced knowledge of current digital instructional technologies
  • Minimum 5 years of administrative experience including personnel management and budgeting

Preferred Qualifications
  • Earned doctorate in instructional design, instructional technology, or related field
  • Online teaching experience at the university level
  • At least 5 years of experience in the development/management of higher education online learning initiatives

Minimum Starting Salary  | $91,000
Maximum Starting Salary  | $113,500
Note  | Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.
Is this a Union position?  | No

Posting Number  | A163P
Number of Vacancies  | 1
Start Date  | ASAP
Posting Date  |
Special Instructions  |
EEO Statement  | Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories
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