The Instructional Art (IA) Manager works to develop a campus culture that embraces digital teaching and learning by supporting instructional artists as they engage faculty in online and hybrid course development and revision. The IA Manager uses a growth mindset (Dweck, 2007) to help the instructional art team function as members of a supportive OE team. The IA Manager has strong pedagogical knowledge, art expertise, online education experience and collaborative supervisory skills that promote best practices in instructional art. The Manager supports instructional artists and faculty through the course design and development stages; evaluates OE courses for consistency with art standards and best practices; identifies and organizes resources for skill and knowledge development for OE instructional artists; and brings research-based perspectives to the art and science of instructional art. The IA Manager collaborates with the instructional design and instructional applications programming staff. The IA Manager also supports OE by working on issues, programs or projects at the request of the Director.
Masters degree in Instructional Media Design, Digital Arts, Educational Technology, or related field
2 years supervisory experience
3-5+ years direct experience in the following areas:
Conceptualizing and transforming textual materials to visual elements o Using appropriate educational technology to enhance teaching and learning in online courses
Building courses in a learning management system in a higher education setting
Supporting and developing a cooperative team of professionals.
Teaching or training in a higher education setting
Formal knowledge in instructional media design and learning theories, approaches, and practices, including the ability to remain current within the discipline.
Ability to assess and support or shift (as needed) organizational culture
Growth mindset with demonstrated ability to be resilient and agile (Broza, 2015).
Instructional art skills that effectively use various technologies and practices in the online experience.
Ability to analyze feedback from summative evaluation of OE classes and develop strategies for instructional artists to use as they encourage faculty to improve student outcomes.
Ability to support communities of practice in digital teaching and learning.
Adept at providing support for multiple courses in a variety of disciplines.