Associate Director, Educational Media
Associate Director, Educational Media
Teaching and Learning/Sheridan Center
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
These are exciting positions for those whose interests bridge media/educational technology and educational development.
Brown University’s Digital Learning & Design (DLD) team is hiring! The candidate successfully filling the role of Associate Director of Educational Media will be critical to the team’s success in meeting the growing demand for innovative teaching in our undergraduate, graduate, and expanded offerings including pre-college and executive programs. As a hub of the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, the DLD team of learning designers, technologists, and digital media producers is positioned to help instructors integrate research-informed pedagogical practices and learning experiences into the curriculum of face-to-face, blended and online courses across Brown University. This position oversees the design and development of educational media assets, supervises a team of high performing media professionals and collaborates with diverse campus groups and leaders to foster a vibrant and inclusive media production community at Brown. This is an exciting position for one whose interests bridge media and educational development.
The Associate Director, Educational Media manages the educational media service area as a member of the Digital Learning & Design (DLD) hub of the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. DLD is a team of instructional designers, technologists, digital media experts and support specialists who partner with Brown faculty to integrate instructional technologies, educational media, and research-informed pedagogical practices into the curriculum of face-to-face, blended and online courses in support of teaching and learning goals. The focus of this position is to oversee the design and development of educational media assets and determine priority and scope of media production projects for courses. Other responsibilities include developing and delivering media programming, training materials, and support for instructors to self-produce media and promote media fluency; leading complex and high-impact media projects in support of courses; providing media production (editing, videography, visual design and media design) to meet demand of media to meet pedagogical goals by Brown instructors; supervising, coaching and mentoring staff; and collaborating with diverse campus groups to support teaching and learning. This position is central to collaborations with campus leaders on strategic planning for the use of digital tools in all Brown courses.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and 5-7 years related experience.
- 3-5 years of educational development experience.
- 5-7 years of experience mentoring or supervising and coordinating video production and delivery.
- Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.
- Work effectively both independently and as a member of a team that is positioned within a cross-functional unit in a fast-paced environment where services are in high demand and new initiatives introduced routinely.
- Project management skills, such as detail orientation and attentiveness to timelines.
- Technical skills, including: using DSLR, video cameras, sound, and lighting equipment; visual design (graphic design, motion design); video editing software; graphic design software; media conversion tools; motion graphics software; audio editing software; authoring and media software; and learning management systems, collaboration and communication tools.
- Ability to ‘storyboard’ a project and to help others to visualize the end result; Strong commitment to collaboration and collegial interactions.
- Highly effective listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
- Reflective practice such as openness to feedback and input and being attentive to professional development needs.
- Cultivation of effective collaborative relationships both internally at Brown and beyond.
- Conversant in the literature on inclusive, evidence-based teaching and learning.
- Budget management, as needed.
To apply, please use this link to directly view the position on Brown’s Career Site: https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/staff-careers-brown/job/Sciences-Library/Associate-Director--Educational-Media_REQ 171022
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Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.
With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction. Brown’s vibrant, diverse campus community consists of about 4,500 staff and faculty, 6,200 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, 490 medical school students, more than 5,000 summer, visiting, and online students, and over 700 faculty members. Brown students come from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting.
Brown offers competitive benefits such as a generous retirement plan and education
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