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IT Program Director

Company: WSU Tech
Location: Wichita
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

At WSU Tech, we are dedicated to promoting quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy. Our experienced faculty and staff are committed to helping students achieve their goals by providing hands-on experience, state-of-the-art facilities, and individualized support and guidance. We operate in a values-based culture and strive towards our behaviors in everything we do.



Whether you are starting your education journey or are looking to advance your career experiences, WSU Tech has the resources and expertise to help you succeed. Join us and discover the possibilities for your future!



Compensation: TBD

Worksite Location: South Campus and/or City Center



Overview / Job Summary:

This position is a Full-time Exempt level position, as defined by policy to mean working a minimum of 40 hours per week. The Program Director supports the Dean in the day-to-day functions of the Information Technologies; instructs and designs classes as needed/assigned (at least 50% of duties); coordinates, plans, prepares, and evaluates classroom instruction. A Program Director performs all duties as directed by the Associate Dean, Dean, Academic Vice President, or the President.



Your day-to-day responsibilities will vary, but are not limited to:



Creates and/or uploads an appropriate course syllabus for each course to the Learning Management System (LMS).
Keeps students informed and updated concerning course content, requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements.
Maintains accurate and complete scholastic records, including but not limited to course messaging in the LMS, grades, census rosters and attendance records.
Develops, revises, and/or recommends curriculum changes which meet the objectives of the course/program and improve student learning.
Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student textbooks and learning materials.

Additional, as the Program Director, you will be responsible for all Licensure/Certification/Credential information for program or courses. The role entails managing accreditation processes, including document submissions and site visits, while also ensuring the safety and functionality of laboratory equipment. Additionally, it involves coordinating course scheduling, overseeing the selection and purchasing of educational materials, and supervising faculty members. Furthermore, responsibilities extend to maintaining course documentation, promoting innovative instructional technologies, and collaborating with the Dean on curriculum development and program reviews. Overall, the position plays a crucial role in maintaining the quality and effectiveness of the academic program.



Education:


Bachelor's Degree preferably in education background or computer science background.
CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+ Certifications or other industry recognized certifications, preferred.

Preferred Requirements:


A minimum of two years teaching experience in adult education is preferred.
Must be available for required course assignments.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - must be able to work with students, technical and administrative personnel in a pleasant, professional, and efficient manner.
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
Ability to use personal computer and software applications.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Ability to process, enter and audit data accurately and quickly.



WSU Tech is committed to inclusive and equitable practices to create an environment and culture where students and employees thrive. We acknowledge that through valuing diverse identities, experiences, talents, and gifts, we excel by fulfilling our mission to create a talent pipeline, establish workforce equity, and improve economic prosperity for our community. WSU Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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