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Have a job opportunity to post on the USDLA Job Board? USDLA will post distance learning related opportunities (100 words or less) for 60 days. The fee to post is $150 for USDLA Members and $200 for USDLA Non -Members. Job opportunities will also be mentioned in our electronic newsletter.
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Provost and Vice President, Academic
Athabasca University is currently seeking resumes for its Provost and Vice President, Academic position. The Provost and Vice President, Academic has a broad and deep mandate to lead, champion and advance AU’s academic mission. As the University’s chief academic officer, the Provost and Vice President, Academic is responsible for the creation and elevation of academic excellence and quality, including academic programs, research, academic policy, accreditation, and learner services. The office combines and balances academic leadership with leadership on institutional planning, budgeting and resource allocation. Reporting to the President, the Provost serves an integral role in the development and implementation of AU’s strategic direction and academic priorities.
With a passion for open, online and distributed education, the successful candidate will have outstanding academic credentials, a distinguished record of scholarship and university administration, and a commitment to excellence in open education and research. A proven and influential leader who appreciates and encourages innovation in all forms, he or she will have the ability to bring together a geographically dispersed workforce to positively focus and advance AU’s academic mission. A champion of access to higher education for students, the Provost and Vice President, Academic will combine pragmatism and vision, be a creative problem solver who has the ability to take calculated risks and has an appreciation and respect for teaching, research and the role open access, online and distributed education plays in today’s society.
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to serve in a leadership role at Canada’s leading on-line university. To learn more, please contact Cameron Geldart or Danielle Conn at 604.926.0005 or forward your CV, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information of three referees, in confidence, to email@example.com. For complete job description, please click here.
Learning and Development Specialist
The National Office of the American Immigration Lawyers Association
The National Office of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is seeking a dynamic professional to serve as a strategic business partner and contribute to the development of new professional education programs and initiatives.
Our Education Department develops and administers the content of the association’s educational programs, including continuing legal education (CLE) conferences, audio and web seminars, new online CLE initiatives, and conference handbooks and materials. AILA’s conferences and CLE programs are designed to keep our members abreast of emerging trends while providing valuable information and giving successful strategies to use in their cases.
Your Role …
As Learning and Development Specialist, you will actively participate in the development of new educational programming for our association members. Your function includes assuming full responsibility for expanding, developing, standardizing, and implementing programs; growing revenue streams; and supporting various department initiatives. Your role also requires an entrepreneurial spirit in order to work collaboratively with internal and external partners and forge necessary alliances.
Your Colleagues …
⬧ Best described as dedicated, dynamic, collaborative and compassionate.
⬧ Committed to providing top-notch service and expertise to its association members.
⬧ A community of individuals passionate about their work and to the association created to facilitate their work.
Your Background …
To perform successfully in this role, our ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Psychology, Organization Development, Education, or a related field. Advanced degree is preferred.
Candidates should have 3-5 years of experience conducting, designing and implementing professional education programs; and strong writing and editing skills. Experience with Learning Management Systems preferred. Immigration law practice experience is a plus.
Our Workplace …
GREAT opportunity! We offer an extremely generous and competitive total compensation package (salary and benefits). Ours is a dynamic, challenging, rewarding, and collaborative work environment. AILA was named one of the 50 Best Places to Work by the Washingtonian Magazine, and received recognition as being one of the Principal 10 Best for Employee Financial Security.
How to Apply …
We encourage qualified applicants to submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement to: AILA-Learning, firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please address the following: 1) describe a major program or initiative for which you were involved, and your role throughout the process, and 2) describe your entrepreneurial spirit. Cover letters function as writing samples. Cover letters without salary requirement may not be considered. Word or PDF files only, please.
AILA is an equal opportunity employer and proud of its diverse workforce. EEO/M/F/D/V. No calls!
Executive Director, Online Learning
The University of Southern Indiana
The University of Southern Indiana invites applications for Executive Director of Online Learning. This position will advance the goals and objectives of online learning at the University, and provide leadership in developing and implementing the online learning strategy including the strengthening of existing programs and the development of new programs that enhance student success, grow tuition revenue and increase enrollment, recruitment, retention and graduation rates.
Master’s degree with demonstrated excellence in higher education leadership and management experience is required. Completed terminal degree is strongly preferred. Demonstrated quality online teaching experience is required.
To learn more, please visit www.usi.edu/hr/employment.
Thompson Rivers University
Associate Vice-President Open Learning
For over 45 years Thompson Rivers University has taken pride in providing an excellent education to students with a variety of backgrounds and perspectives who are at various stages of their learning journey. TRU is a comprehensive, learner-centred, environmentally responsible institution that serves its regional, national, and international learners and their communities through high quality and flexible education, training, research and scholarship. From traditional academics to trades, from certificates to graduate degrees, TRU offers over 140 on-campus programs and 60 Open Learning programs to choose from. Nearly 26,000 students study on campuses in Kamloops and Williams Lake, or in distance or online courses and programs through Open Learning. Research, creation and innovation thrive in TRU’s open, flexible learning environment.
The Open Learning Division offers over 55 programs and more than 600 courses in a variety of accommodating formats, including print-based, web-based, online and in-person. Approximately 13,000 students take advantage of these flexible learning options to study courses and programs that are fully accredited and recognized by other post-secondary institutions. Students completing certificate, diploma or degree programs by distance through Open Learning are awarded Thompson Rivers University credentials.
As a key leader, innovator and influencer, the Associate Vice-President Open Learning (AVP OL) reports to the Provost and Vice-President Academic and is a member of TRU’s senior leadership team. The AVP OL will champion excellence and innovation in leading TRU’s Open Learning Division. The AVP OL will work in close collaboration with academic Deans, service departments and TRU World to integrate campus and Open Learning operations and harmonize campus and distance courses and programs. The successful candidate will be an inspirational and visionary leader with outstanding administrative experience earned in the field of open, distance and online education. The AVP OL will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, an open, principled approach and respect for diversity. She/he must respect and thrive in a collegial culture and work towards inclusivity, consultation and transparency. A terminal degree in a relevant discipline is required. A demonstrable commitment to improving the learning environment for a diverse range of students is essential in this role.
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to serve in a leadership role at one of Canada’s most innovative universities. To apply or learn more, please contact either Danielle Conn or Cameron Geldart at 604.926.0005 or forward your application package (current CV, a letter of introduction and a list of three references) in confidence to email@example.com.