The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. UW Continuum College (UWC²) expands the reach of the University of Washington with programs like UW Professional & Continuing Education, International & English Language Programs, Summer Youth and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the UW that meet the needs of various learners at all phases of their lives. We're focused on removing obstacles to relevant educational opportunities by addressing geographic, financial, length of commitment and time constraints, increasing access to knowledge for more people. As a diverse community that values inclusivity and collaboration, we foster a respectful, supportive workplace where innovation comes to life. By looking ahead and experimenting with new approaches, we're creating new educational opportunities to help people thrive in a world of change.UWC² has an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Director for our Advanced Online Learning Solutions team. UWC² is seeking the right leader for the new Advanced Online Learning Solutions Team. The team will be formed from some existing staff and new resources with a goal of providing top-quality instructional, interaction, and media design for e-learning programs. UWC² has very strong instructional design and video production capabilities today and the new senior director will maximize those resources by working with that team's leadership and hire staff that can develop increasingly interactive media (e.g., interactive video, games, micro-simulations, motion graphics, and branded graphical course elements, etc.) and scaled programs. WORKING WITH FACULTYThe Senior Director for Advanced Learning Solutions will have experience delighting faculty with what is developed AND how it is developed. This means that the director will have demonstrated skills working directly with busy, highly-productive faculty and, more importantly, coaching other creatives and technical talent to work effectively in a research university environment.LEADERSHIPThe Advanced Learning Solutions director will have 7-10 direct reports and an eventual total team size of between 10-15, depending on the number of programs in production. All UWC² leaders are expected to maintain and instill our values: diversity and respect for all, a never-ending pursuit of excellence, integrity, and trust & openness. The senior director will have an ability to attract top creative, learning technology, and design talent to the UW who are also driven by mission and share the belief that,
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.