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Assistant Director, Online Education

Position Deleted on 5/03/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Las Vegas, NV
Admin - Distance Education Programs
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for the Assistant Director, Online Education.

UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada.
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The Office of Online Education extends educational outreach and access of University courses, degree programs, and research opportunities to the local and global communities in an effort to serve a diverse population of students who prefer or need alternative methods of delivery.

The Assistant Director of Online Education is responsible for the daily operations and project management of work produced by a dedicated team of professionals engaged in producing hybrid and fully online courses. The position involves collaborating with the team in four primary areas: instructional art, instructional design, instructional application programming, and administrative services. The position will also work with faculty and academic administrators to plan, develop, and coordinate courses and programs. The Assistant Director is responsible for successful implementation of strategic initiatives into the unit's daily workflow process. Supervision of a creative and collaborative team of professionals in a positive manner is required.

  • A graduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Three years of progressively responsible experience managing a group of professional staff
  • 5 years of experience working in higher education, preferably in an e-Learning environment.
  • Previous experience in project management, preferably in a learning organization.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum design, teaching and instruction.
  • Knowledge of management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references that may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The review of materials will begin February 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials must be submitted online at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or
UNLV is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity.
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