ASU, a leading innovator in higher education, is looking for a dynamic individual to join our team, providing support for the Universityís Learning Experience (LX) Organization. The LX group is a crucial enterprise-focused organization that designs and supports ASU efforts to deliver innovative learning projects, at scale, across all modalities, and is focused on ensuring greater inclusion and student success.
The Manager, Collaborative Learning will manage and lead a team supporting innovative uses of new and emerging technologies to engage learners. Duties include close collaboration with ASU faculty, research and recommendation of future-thinking learning space design and technologies, development of training materials and events to promote active learning and the implementation of digital learning technologies that blend physical and virtual spaces. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal and presentation skills, advanced project coordination capabilities, successful experience in a team environment, appreciation for working with diverse audiences, experience working in or with media (graphics, video, or games) development process, and an understanding of instructional challenges surrounding the use of technology to support learning.
ASUís University Technology Office has over 500 employees, offering a variety of career paths in a high-energy working environment. The technology initiatives weíre engaged in are transformative and unprecedented in Higher Education. Consider taking the step and joining the Sun Devil family! As with everyone in the UTO family, culture and communications are core responsibilities in this role. With an increased focus on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, this position strives to embody and advance our Positive Core.
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$56,550 - $87,000 per year; DOE
Research and evaluate emerging physical and digital platform technologies, pedagogies, and practices and provide ongoing ideas, guidance, and recommendations to the University community.
Participate in strategic planning and formulation of the department's learning experience development plans and policies.
Lead cross-functional matrixed teams in order to coordinate major initiatives.
Develop professional learning materials and events to promote collaborative and active learning including the use of digital learning tools in physical spaces.
Using instructional design theory and strategies, recommend effective and creative uses of ASUís learning experience platforms, including the ASU digital backpack, to improve student outcomes in traditional, hybrid and digital learning environments.
Develop and deliver face-to-face and online faculty training and workshop offerings, including self-help documents, online tutorials, and other multimedia materials, to assist faculty with the use of learning experience platforms modeling collaborative and active learning best practices.
Utilize web page authoring, desktop publishing and presentation software to develop custom content.
Facilitate conversational sessions with faculty around platform tools, pedagogy approaches, and roadmap strategies.
Design, develop and implement evaluation procedures to assess the effectiveness of using technologies in teaching/learning experiences to bridge physical and digital learning spaces.
Create project implementation or revision plans that take resource availability, timelines, and competing priorities into account.
Direct staff recruitment, and leads development and evaluation; supervises, trains and evaluates assigned staff.
Take responsibility for fostering culture, advancing our values, and championing engagement in all its forms -- collaborating across our teams as well as participating in UTO/ASU events and programs.
Demonstrate commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment. Advance our UTO Affirmative Pledge.
Perform other duties as assigned or directed.
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or related field AND five years of related experience two (2) of which include higher education online course development and design associated with learning programs and also includes three years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Ability to work in-person, on-campus
Experience teaching in the classroom
Advanced project management and coordination capabilities
Advanced people and time management skills
Knowledge of collaborative learning technologies such as iClicker, Google Workspaces, Zoom, etc.
Knowledge of current and future trends in learning technologies
Comprehensive understanding of instructional design principles, methods, and techniques for adult learning
Ability to explain technical concepts in non-technical terms to diverse stakeholder groups: faculty, students, staff, and administrators
Ability to accomplish tasks and projects with multiple and overlapping deadlines
Demonstrated experience in the following areas:
Managing strategic design processes in education or business environments
Facilitating presentations to audiences of differing sizes
Principles, methods, and techniques of project management
Creative design, usability and user interface design
Online course evaluation and Quality Matters best practices and processes
Learning management systems
Problem-solving with the ability to apply strong critical and logical analysis to scenarios in the context of educational technology use
Supervisory principles and practices
Analyzing data and preparing clear and concise reports
Planning, analyzing and coordinating activities and establishing priorities
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
Evidence of effective communication skills
Ability to model empathy, compassion and emotional intelligence
Experience working/hiring in a values-led organization, emphasizing diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
Ability to help foster a safe psychological space for all teammates where everyone can thrive
Ability to stimulate changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable environment
Ability to lead by example in communicating, participating and encouraging support of the institutionís sustainability programs
Activities are primarily performed in a regular, climate-controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting or standing. Visual acuity and manual dexterity associated with daily use of desktop or laptop computer is required. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential duties. Regular review of completed tasks.
The University Technology Office (UTO) embraces its role as both an enabler and catalyst for advancing the vision and work of the New American University. We are a values-driven organization. Our commitments are reflected in all of the work we do in pursuit of operational excellence, the experience and delight of our community, and our strategic and innovation initiatives. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.
Join the team that sparks human-centered innovation
UTO is a rapidly reconfigurable and entrepreneurial organization at ASU that prioritizes and executes to meet the needs of our community of learners, faculty, researchers and staff. Our work emphasizes autonomy, flexibility and distributed decision-making to leverage the strengths of individuals. Together, we embrace a culture that nurtures, engages and embraces diverse voices with a shared lens of positive community impact and expanded opportunities for collaboration.
Why join us?
Mission oriented. Everything we do is to advance ASUís charter -- measuring who we include and how they succeed. We are staunch champions of learner success and put people first.
Flexibility. Our hybrid work environment prioritizes personal autonomy and trust around how work gets done. Staff touch base in person a few times per week with freedom to decide how, when and where.
Culture forward. We embrace a Positive Core culture: Belonging, Relational, Authentic, Visionary and Empowered. The UTO fabric weaves together diversity, equity and inclusion applied in our daily work and interactions.
Scale of impact. Our work changes the world. With 180k+ learners, faculty, researchers and staff, working with UTO means you have the capacity to improve many lives and entire communities.
World-class, low cost education. Our professional development is built in! UTO encourages staff to seek additional certificates and degrees via ASUís top ranked programs with major tuition breaks.
Exposure to industry giants. UTO partners with Amazon, Apple, Cox, Verizon, Salesforce, Alteryx and a diversity of technology companies to enhance our innovations and deepen their impact.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.
Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
Fingerprint Check Statement
This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.
Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume and cover letter should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
Applicant must be eligible to work in the United States.
If you are an ASU internal applicant, please click on the ASU Employees link located on the Careers at ASU webpage to apply.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ see Req Id# 79599BR
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.