Director, Distance and Extended Learning - Office of Distance and Extended Learning

Texas State University in Texas

Date Posted August 8, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time



San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Director, Distance and Extended Learning - Office of Distance and Extended Learning

Job Number: 2014467


Job Description: Responsible for providing leadership and support for university efforts in developing and implementing quality distance courses and programs, as well as overseeing the operations in the Distance and Extended Learning office.

Required Qualifications: Knowledge of distance education principles and practices, state and federal laws and regulations, accreditation standards and quality guidelines for distance education
Demonstrated leadership with successfully supervising and evaluating staff
Master's degree
Experience in educational program development, management and evaluation
Direct experience working with various stakeholders, such as learners, subject matter experts, faculty and administrators
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience with oversight of budgets and financial plans

Preferred Qualifications: Membership or experience working in a respected distance learning organization, such as the Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C), TxDLA, USDLA, Educause or WCET
Online teaching experience
Ph.D. or Ed.D.from an accredited institution
Experience administering correspondence and extension courses and programs
At least two years of experience in educational program development, management and evaluation

Additional Information for Applicants: Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2014.

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.

Texas State University will not discriminate against any person (or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs) on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex or disability, veterans status or on the basis of sexual orientation.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Job Posting Number: 2014467

For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit jobs.hr.txstate.edu or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 36,000 students and 4,000 faculty and staff.

Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

Related links:
Apply Online at Texas State University
Texas State University main webpage
Summary of Benefits
Texas State University Human Resources
San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce







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