Manager of Micro-credentials and Non-credit programming, Centre for Continuing Learning
Reporting to the Director of the Centre for Continuing Learning, the Manager of Micro-credentials and Non-credit programming will oversee all aspects of the development and delivery of micro-credentials and non-credit programming. This position will coordinate with other leaders across campus and in the broader community of the City of Greater Sudbury to enhance micro-credential and non-credit online programming at Laurentian and will hire, train and supervise instructional designers, online course technicians, and other specialists as needed by the specific projects.
The successful candidate will:
- Work with faculty and community members to design and create micro-credentials and non-credit programming that is market-driven and profitable;
- Hire, train and supervise instructional designers, and online course technicians for faculty support and online course development/revision;
- Manage the Micro-credential and Non-credit programming operational budget;
- Evaluates, monitors and ensures the quality of delivery of course and program activities, outcomes and services;
- Oversees the on-boarding of instructors and course authors;
- Oversees the recruitment and hiring of course instructors and authors;
- Keeps apprised of emerging programming needs and trends in micro-credential and non-credit programming provincially and nationally;
- Develops marketing plans for potential new micro-credential and non-credit programs and courses;
- Evaluate and advise on technological changes and technologies related to the Internet, the Multimedia domain and other software packages or programs that might be useful for faculty members teaching both on campus and online;
- Oversees all student support inquiry responses specific to delivery of micro-credential and non-credit courses and programs;
- Other duties as assigned.
- Master of Business Administration/Online Education/Instructional Design;
- One to three years minimum management experience in a post-secondary educational setting;
- Sound knowledge of Program planning and evaluation;
- In-depth knowledge on matters related to best practices in online/distance education, and executive and professional development learning formats/methods;
- Extensive knowledge of the post-secondary continuing education sector and operations;
- Strong connections in the community of Greater Sudbury would be considered an asset;
- Strong project management background;
- Strong interpersonal and external relations skills;
- Ability to exercise good judgment and make sound decisions;
- Creative problem solver;
- Ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment;
- Ability to effectively manage and motivate employees;
- Extensive knowledge of information and instructional technology;
- Strong financial management and market research skills;
- Bilingual - ability to understand, speak and write effectively in English and French.
Applications will only be accepted through our online form.