The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Design Project Manager.
Applications will be accepted until 5/20/2019.
Notre Dame's Office of Digital Learning (ODL) is seeking an experienced Design Project Manager to fill a key role on a diverse team of enthusiastic and skilled professionals. The ODL is comprised of instructional designers and media professionals relentlessly focused on developing innovative and engaging student-centered learning experiences. The work environment within the ODL is one of energy, creativity, and fast-paced productivity. With each project cycle, we partner with different academic departments and other units around campus, so no project is like the one before it. The Design Project Manager works with faculty, learning designers, and media specialists to coordinate the development of online and hybrid courses, digital courseware and learning infrastructure, and other learning projects in all modalities at Notre Dame. A successful candidate will anticipate challenges as they arise, show initiative when faced with tough problems, and be passionate about their work. Essential Responsibilities:
Manage complex digital learning projects from end to end, ensuring timely and effective movement from ideation through production and operation. Implement effective planning methodologies to ensure timely delivery, quality assurance, and effective execution of project goals. Work collaboratively with faculty, informed by a deep understanding of academic schedules, workflows, and customary practices.
Ensure projects are anchored in evidence-based practices that prioritize effective learning.
Facilitate the successful design, production, and implementation of learning initiatives that involve multiple stakeholders and domain experts, including faculty, research, learning design and media production, platforms and technologies.
Ensure thoughtful and consistent alignment of projects with current practices in design thinking, copyright, accessibility, and data access policy.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited not-for-profit institution.Demonstrated success in leading complex projects to delivery, implementing methodologies that may include Scrum, Agile, RAD, NPI, Prince2, Kanban or Six SigmaProficiency in: Google Applications? Microsoft Office? Project Management and Productivity Software; web applications such as WordPress.Excellent verbal & written communication and interpersonal skillsProven ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment
Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree or Ph.D.Project Management, PMP or Prince II certificationExperience in or knowledge of the following areas: Learning sciences and pedagogy; Online and hybrid learning strategy, including instructional design theory and methodology; Principles, practices, techniques, technology and standards of digital media production.Experience working in an educational organization, ideally in higher education.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual 'Great Colleges to Work For' survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S19333. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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