MCPHS

  • Chief Academic Technology Officer

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    ID
    2018-3265
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Staff
  • Overview

    Working with the Associate Provost for Academic Innovation, the Chief Academic Technology Officer analyzes and implements strategies to enhance academic programs through the innovative use of technology, works with faculty to understand the teaching/learning environment, reviews technological options related to teaching needs with faculty, and prepares faculty to use new academic technology and software applications.

    Responsibilities

    • Work with the Associate Provost for Academic Innovation to promote the integration of technology in teaching and learning.
    • Work with program heads to analyze academic technology needs with respect to teaching and learning within their units and to plan next steps.
    • Develop process for the selection of academic technology and software, working with the Associate Provost for Academic Innovation and the Chief Information Officer.
    • Construct an annual academic technology plan in concert with the University Strategic Plan, the Academic Master Plan, and the University Technology Plan.
    • Develop and provide workshops and demonstrations designed to engage faculty and staff in the use of technology into their courses and programs.
    • Develop pilots for relevant hardware and software applications.
    • Develop media recording production capacity for faculty, along with provision of necessary training.
    • Collaborate with the Executive Director of Instructional Support, Director of Faculty Development, and Online and Educational Technology Librarian to support the virtual Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL).
    • Develop and support an Academic Technology Advisory Group.
    • Track software/technology acquisition in each of school and major program.
    • Develop communication strategies for informing academic community about academic technology solutions.
    • Follow-up on implementation of new software in terms of ongoing use and effectiveness.

    Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications

    Required:

     

    • Master’s degree in Education, Instructional Technology or related field
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience with design & development of technology-based courseware including the following:
      • Minimum of 3 years related experience in higher education working with faculty and staff
      • Experience planning and implementing large-scale IT projects and meaningful experience with higher education academic, research, and administrative activities
      • Strong supervisory and project management experience with the ability to manage a complex multi-layered organization required
      • Experience working in a production environment including Web and video based instructional material
      • Demonstrated progressive experience in applying formal methods of application development including project management and project planning
    • Demonstrated progressive experience in presentations to diverse audiences
    • Excellent verbal and written communication competence
    • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with people of all levels of expertise and comfort in varied organizational relationships
    • Ability to travel between campuses in Boston, Worcester, and Manchester, NH

     

    MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.

     

    Apply

    Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.

     


     

    About Us

    MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public.  In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.

     

    Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.

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