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Job description for Senior Assistant Head (IN-Learning) [NIE] at National Institute Of Education
- Assists Head, IN-Learning in goal settings, strategising and managing budget allocation to maintain ICT resources under the purview of IN-Learning.
- Lead a team of Managers to meet NIE's expectations for productivity, quality, continuous improvement, and goal accomplishment.
- Partner with Academic Groups, the IT department, and other cross-functional teams to devise, develop and implement NIE-wide learning strategies and tech-enabled solutions for teaching, learning and assessment.
- Partner with stakeholders to develop and implement transition strategies for university-wide initiatives as part of change management.
- Collaborate with faculty in providing strategic advice to facilitate the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of appropriate technology for teaching, learning and assessment.
- Exemplify a high level of motivation through meeting and working within established project budgets and timelines.
- Ensure successful internal and external collaboration in a variety of modes, including face-to-face meetings, phone calls, virtual meetings, and written communication.
- Review and report financial, staff training & performance data, IN-Learning activity reports and spreadsheets to monitor and measure departmental productivity, goal achievement, and overall effectiveness.
- Lead and participate in and special projects on teaching and learning as required.
- Inspire, implement, and guide the use of e-Pedagogies to meet the needs of Future-ready teacher educators and learners.
- A Master's Degree in Instructional Design or Education (Learning Sciences & Technology). A Doctoral Degree in Instructional Design/Learning Sciences or equivalent will be an advantage.
- A minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience with technology in an educational setting.
- Experience in leading a learning design and technology team, coaching and mentoring team members.
- Expertise in leveraging technology for teaching and learning.
- Good working knowledge in learning management systems, usability and functionality testing methods, as well as course and learner evaluation methodology.
- Demonstrate an excellent track record in adapting emerging technologies for teaching and learning.
- Strong project management skills with experience in all phases of the instructional design process
- Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, cognitive empathy, resiliency, and presentation skills.
- Self-motivated, well organised and able to work individually and as part of a dynamic team.
- Attentive to details and able to follow formal business practices.
- Analytical and possess good creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Pro-active leader and team player who can work with minimal supervision.