The Associate Director, Educational Media manages the educational media service area as a member of the Digital Learning & Design (DLD) hub of the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. DLD is a team of instructional designers, technologists, digital media experts and support specialists who partner with Brown faculty to integrate instructional technologies, educational media, and research-informed pedagogical practices into the curriculum of face-to-face, blended and online courses in support of teaching and learning goals. The focus of this position is to oversee the design and development of educational media assets and determine priority and scope of media production projects for courses. Other responsibilities include developing and delivering media programming, training materials, and support for instructors to self-produce media and promote media fluency; leading complex and high-impact media projects in support of courses; providing media production (editing, videography, visual design and media design) to meet demand of media to meet pedagogical goals by Brown instructors; supervising, coaching and mentoring staff; and collaborating with diverse campus groups to support teaching and learning. This position is central to collaborations with campus leaders on strategic planning for the use of digital tools in all Brown courses.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and 5-7 years related experience.
3-5 years of educational development experience.
3-5 years experience mentoring or supervising.
5-7 years experience in videography, video/audio editing and delivery, digital media content production, technology related project management, directing, coordinating video production and delivery, concept creation, shoot/production, post-production, and client relations.
Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.
Work effectively both independently and as a member of a team that is positioned within a cross-functional unit in a fast-paced environment where services are in high demand and new initiatives introduced routinely.
Project management skills, such as detail orientation and attentiveness to timelines.
Technical skills, including: using DSLR, video cameras, sound, and lighting equipment; visual design (graphic design, motion design); video editing software; graphic design software; media conversion tools; motion graphics software; audio editing software; authoring and media software; and learning management systems, collaboration and communication tools.
Ability to â˜storyboardâ™ a project and to help others to visualize the end result; Strong commitment to collaboration and collegial interactions.
Highly effective listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
Reflective practice such as openness to feedback and input and being attentive to professional development needs.
Cultivation of effective collaborative relationships both internally at Brown and beyond.
Conversant in the literature on inclusive, evidence-based teaching and learning.
Budget management, as needed.
Success in this position requires excellent communication, planning, design, development, writing, and assessment skills. Digital education is a growing field at Brown and beyond. As a result, the demand for the services we offer is growing, and there is an increasing expectation that we will be well versed in the latest trends and technologies in academic technology and the implications for teaching and learning. We provide services, support and partnerships with every academic department on campus, and we collaborate with multiple campus units on digital teaching and learning initiatives. It is essential that every member of this team is able to effectively engage a diverse group of students, faculty, colleagues.
Background check: criminal and education verification.
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Associate Director, Educational Media
Teaching and Learning/Sheridan Center
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Internal Number: REQ171022
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