Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the Director provides leadership, support, and oversight for the planning, development, and management of online, hybrid and technology-enhanced courses. This position guides the appropriate integration of a wide variety of technologies into all academic programs consistent with the College's academic strategy and priorities. The Director will oversee and administer the College's Learning Management System (Canvas), ePortfolio system, academic systems, and classroom and instructional technologies. The position manages a team of four.
The Director collaborates extensively with academic leadership in support of scholarship, learning, teaching, and student engagement. Additionally, the Director guides the strategy and focus of infrastructure and support processes to ensure technical and functional services meet the needs of a growing and changing academic landscape.
Siena College offers competitive compensation and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, a retirement plan and tuition benefits.
Siena College is a Franciscan and Catholic institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission.
Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Master's degree (or PhD) in Instructional or Educational Technology, Curriculum Design, Education or similar. MBA may be considered depending on experience.
Six (6) or more years of experience in an instructional and/or academic technology role with increasing responsibilities including supervisory
Knowledge and experience with implementation of curriculum design theory, principles, and practices.
Expertise with educational technologies used in higher education
Knowledge and experience with learning management systems and other methods of course delivery in an online or hybrid environment
Supervisory skills and strong decision making ability
Planning and organizational skills; background in project management extremely beneficial
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
A background screening will be required.
About Siena College
Located in Loudonville, New York-just 10 minutes from the state capital of Albany-the Siena experience is built for a new generation of leaders eager to create a more just, peaceful and humane world. Each year, more than 3,000 Saints are empowered through a transformative journey of intellectual, spiritual and personal discovery. The Education for a Lifetime is made possible through a workforce of highly qualified and competent faculty, administrators and staff committed to fulfilling the Siena mission.