Founded in 1969, Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, is also one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions and among the top ten public Master’s institutions in the Northeast. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological, and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. Stockton is noted for combining an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education with all the qualities of an outstanding employer. We offer a unique vibrant working environment, a wealth of work related opportunities and outstanding employee benefits.  Stockton is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a qualified workforce to support the mission of the University.    The University is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and 20 minutes from Atlantic City.  The University’s location, active, stimulating campus life and diverse community make Stockton University a great place to work!

 

Job Details
Director, Center for Learning Design
S1900132
.Main Campus
Administrative
Commensurate with experience
01/10/2019

The Stockton University Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the call for applications for the Director of the Center for Learning Design. In this position, the Director leads the Center for Learning Design to facilitate pedagogically sound design for online and hybrid courses as well as face-to-face courses utilizing digital tools. In addition, the Director shares their expertise with the campus in face-to-face or online training sessions. The Director has other duties that include assessment, strategic planning, collaborating with University offices, communicating regularly with the faculty and staff about trends and best practices in digital learning, and participating in professional development.

The candidate should possess a master’s degree in an academic discipline, have certification as a learning designer or the equivalent teaching experience with technology, a record of scholarly or professional activity in the field of learning design, pedagogy, or student learning outcomes and evidence of excellent communication skills, teamwork, creative thinking, and self-motivation.

The Director reports to the Associate Provost.

  • Serve as the lead contact person with the CLD for Stockton faculty, staff, and students.
  • Collaborate with the Center for Learning Design staff on goal setting, planning, and outreach.
  • Guide Center for Learning Design staff to continuing developing expertise in learning design.
  • Support staff by facilitating balanced workloads while also encouraging creativity and innovation.
  • Oversee regular updates to the Center for Learning Design website, and outreach communications.
  • Chair the Center for Learning Design faculty/staff advisory group.
  • In collaboration with the Center for Learning Design team and the Office of the Provost, create a strategic plan for the Center that includes the articulation of meaningful goals for the optimization of Stockton University’s online and hybrid course and program delivery, as well as, assessment of the office and online learning courses and programming.
  • Report regularly on the activities of the CLD to the Office of the Provost.
  • In collaboration with the Center for Learning Design team, create and maintain an assessment plan for the Center for Learning Design.
  • Complete and maintain certification from a national respected organization in online learning.
  • Facilitate online, video, and face-to-face training for faculty and students.
  • Oversee the development of a calendar for preparatory courses, professional development/training, and periodic review of online and hybrid courses.
  • Establish a schedule of trainings for Stockton faculty/staff who work at instructional sites and at the Atlantic City location.
  • Provide vision for implementing alternative technologically-enhanced teaching and learning modalities.
  • Share current trends and research in learning design with the Center for Learning Design staff and use evidence-based research to direct Center for Learning Design goals and practices.
  • Initiate collaborations with other units involved in teaching and learning to establish productive relationships that support faculty and students.
  • Represent Stockton University at national and regional conferences and professional meetings.
  • Teach in-load in an area of specialty.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Provost and Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
  • Demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s level training in an academic discipline.
  • Certification as a learning designer or 3 years of teaching with technology at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Terminal professional degree or a PhD in an academic discipline.
  • 5 years of teaching with technology at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Publications/conference presentations in the area of learning design, pedagogy, or student learning outcomes.

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Only electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using; Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A current resume or curriculum vitae
  3. Documents showing evidence of teaching effectiveness (optional)
  4. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
Master's Degree
3 years of teaching
Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Interest, Resume

Please note:

  • All offers are contingent upon successful completion of background check.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/documents/crime-stats/2018AnnualReport.pdf . The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.