The Vice President, Curriculum Design and Instructional Technology leads the creation of outstanding student learning experiences by introducing the most relevant and innovative technologies in our curriculum design that meet the unique needs of our adult learning population. Operates highly collaboratively with academic and non-academic leaders across the University to offer teaching and learning solutions that help drive faculty excellence and student progression. Leads the centralized curriculum design team, academic and instructional content services, tutoring, research and library services, and program learning services.
• Doctoral degree from an accredited higher education institution.
• Solid understanding of emerging technologies, instructional design theories, and emerging instructional media.
• Experience successfully leading teams to develop new and engaging curriculum
• Proven experience in teaching and/or administration at a regionally accredited college or university.
• Record of successfully developing and managing resources and a track record of driving and delivering results.
• Knowledge in the areas of academic program development and evaluation, adult principles and practices, and curriculum development.
• In-depth understanding of the higher education industry and adult learning theory.
• Familiarity with application of summative and formative assessments in curricular design.
• Skilled in successfully leading in a matrixed environment.
• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to communicate and enforce academic program policies, procedures, and standards to campus and corporate personnel.
• Evidence of initiative, logical decision making, and strong management skills.
• Demonstrated critical thinking, political savvy, problem-solving, relationship building, negotiation and anticipatory abilities.
• High degree of professionalism, diplomacy and tact.
• High level of conceptual and strategic abilities to develop long-range goals and objectives.
• Ability to review analyses of activities, costs, and operations to determine and forecast University/organization progress toward stated goals and objectives.
• Ability to collaborate effectively and to lead and engage key partners in business, education and industry.
• Ability to convey a professional image and effectively represent the organization within the education, business, government and political communities.
• Learning agility, initiative and the ability to quickly understand and begin contributing to the success of the University of Phoenix academic model.
• Excellent communication, networking, interpersonal, and stakeholder management skills, as well as a collaborative leadership style.
• Capacity to build a strong and collegial community within the College and University.
• Technological savvy, including familiarity with online education and working knowledge of technology needed to perform the functions listed above.