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Design Studio Manager

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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month
Location: Platteville
Categories: Administration

 

Position Summary:

The Division of Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is seeking a Design Studio Manager to join its team.  This position oversees/supervises/manages the Design Studio.  The Design Studio supports faculty and subject matter experts to facilitate the development of educational materials for delivery in a Web-based environment.  This position is also responsible for coordinating and operationalizing all aspects of the online Faculty Academy.  Physically located on the UW-Platteville campus in Platteville, Wisconsin, this position is an annual appointment with a period of employment beginning as soon as possible.  The annual salary is $62,500, depending on qualifications and/or experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise all staff assigned to the Design Studio.
  • Serve as the project manager for the online course development/revision process.
  • Facilitate course design meetings on a regular basis to discuss status, andragogy, and potential technology changes.
  • Communicate course development/revision statuses to all affected stakeholders.
  • Facilitate the resolving of conflict or areas of concerns between Design Studio staff and other stakeholders involved in a project.
  • Participate in the search processes for staff that this position will supervise.
  • Coordinate training for staff that this position will supervise.
  • Responsible for the coordination and operationalization of the online Faculty Academy, including reviewing and updating faculty training resources on an annual or as needed basis.
  • Coordinate training of online faculty on an ongoing basis via the online Faculty Academy.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures, which support sound instructional design practices.
  • Facilitate all assessments related to course development/revision quality improvement.
  • Responsible for reviewing and updating course development standards on an annual basis.
  • Serve as the instructional course design liaison to the Program Coordinators, and attend meetings as needed.
  • Serve as the online course design liaison to the Corporate Training Center.
  • Serve on departmental or divisional committees, as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in instructional design, educational technology, project management, or related andragogical field required.
  • 5-7 years of professional course development, instructional design experience, or experience serving as a project manager.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment developing instructional learning material.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to resolve conflict among numerous stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience working with various learning management systems (LMS).
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of instructional design methods and practices.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of software applications as they apply to instructional design and production.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • 3-4 years of demonstrated experience supervising staff.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with educational media development.
  • Experience with Canvas.
  • Experience in effective pedagogical and andragogical application of technology to teaching and learning, with a strong educational technology background.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of creativity and quality.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information:

Information on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Division of Professional Studies can be found at https://www.uwplatt.edu/professional-studies.

 

Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

 Application Deadline:

To receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 28, 2018. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing each required qualification,
  • A current resume, and
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for three professional references.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Pam Mootz at mootzp @uwplatt.edu

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

 

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

 

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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