Program Manager of Digital Education - 17831

University of Colorado

Aurora, CO

ID: 7062476
Posted: November 25, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Nature of Work
The Digital Education and Academic Technology Program Manager serves as the School’s digital academic technology officer/lead. The Program Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of digital education, digital media, and faculty, staff and student training on new academic technologies introduced to the curriculum. In order to support an integral component of Innovation at SDM, the Program Manager will be responsible for creating innovative teaching and learning within the three educational environments at SDM: the classroom, the lab, and the clinic. The Program Manager will provide strategic leadership in planning for and implementing new digital learning technologies, providing expertise in instructional design, digital media, and project management, as well as the assessment, deployment, and management of emerging educational innovations. The Program Manager is responsible for developing and directing the School’s digital education and academic technology planning throughout the academic year. This position works closely with the school’s associate and assistant deans, department chairs, faculty, and directors in support of the teaching, research, clinical and service missions of the SDM and the university.

This position reports directly to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Job Responsibilities
Instructional Design/Content Developer – 40% (Essential Function)

Work with subject matter experts to create engaging learning activities and compelling digital course content that enhances the learning environment.
Alongside instructional faculty members, identify instructional end goals and create content that matches them.
Simplify dense, complex, and technological information into easy to understand materials.
Visualize instructional graphics and the finished product.
Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods.
Provide training and activities that enhance the learning process for students, faculty, and staff.
Develop assessment instruments.
Ensure quality and consistency of course content.
Establish working project plans and calendars for designing technical, customer service, and pedagogical training and other projects as needed.
Regularly audit online coursework to ensure Digital Education inclusion.
Document all learning systems and establish training regimen for Faculty and Staff to utilize them.


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