Work with academic units to launch new online programs from market analysis through launch to fully scaled programs. Work with Deans, Department Chairs, and faculty to identify and develop high quality online programs, which are both marketable to students and have strong employment possibilities for our graduates. Work with leadership in Enrollment Management, Budgeting, Instructional Technology, Admissions, Marketing and Student Affairs to provide the infrastructure needed to support URI Online.Ensure URI Online is in compliance with all state and federal regulations including maintaining URI’s membership in SARA. Work collaboratively with the Assistant Directors for Instructional Design and Online Pedagogy to align their work with the development and launch of new programs. Collaborate with the Director and other staff in the Office for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (ATL) in strategic planning efforts and in the design of appropriate assessment methods for those efforts.
Minimum of four years of experience with online program management, marketing, development, regulatory compliance, and/or instruction. Demonstrated experience with online innovation and best practices for supporting online programs. Demonstrated experience to working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders. Demonstrated success managing teams and complex projects.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.
Ph.D., Ed.D. or terminal degree with a minimum of two years of leadership experience in higher education, OR Master’s Degree with four years of leadership experience in higher education.
The University of Rhode Island is a public research university with over 18,000 students from 48 states and 76 countries. URI has 90+ bachelor's degree programs and 73 graduate degree programs. This position is designed to help URI grow its online programs.