Daystar University Director – Open - Distance and Electronic Learning Jobs in Kenya

Daystar University Director – Open - Distance and Electronic Learning Jobs in Kenya

Purpose of the Job:

The Director ODeL will be responsible for spearheading the utilization of alternative and flexible approaches to learning including the integration of ICT in the provision of Education through distance education, open, electronic and virtual learning

Requirements

  • A relevant PhD degree or its academic equivalent;
  • At least 5 years of management experience in higher education instructional technology
    development;
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in building online programmes, managing students on ODeL
    and in building team processes;
  • Virtual Learning Management System (VLMS) administration experience, including user support;
  • Registration with the relevant professional body will be an advantage;
  • Christian commitment and practice.

    Responsibilities
  • Formulating and implementing policies governing the ODeL platform and content development;
  • Formulating and implementing guidelines on learning material writing, tutorials etc;
  • Overseeing the development, design and management of Open Learning programmes;
  • Promoting multimedia technology, audio technology and print technology-based learning;
  • Coordinating student admission, registration and orientation in conjunction with the University
    Registrar;
  • Providing back office technical support for students;
  • Supervising lecturers assigned to e-learning, planning and managing departmental budgets,
    developing and implementing strategies in support of E-learning
  • Monitoring Open, Distance and Electronic learning programmes;
  • Liaising with various schools to schedule online courses and video conferences courses;
  • Evaluating new tools (internal and external) as they relate to
    best pedagogical practices and
    implications for faculty development.
  • Coordinating matters related to University examination in liaison to relevant schools or directorates;
  • Managing and implementing change initiatives to achieve desired university plans and culture;
  • Ensuring appropriate Christian behavior both internal and external in line with the institutions vision.

    How to Apply
  • Those interested in this challenging and rewarding positions should submit their applications and detailed curriculum vitae with names and contacts of 3 referees to the address below on or before: 11th October 2019.
  • All applications should be sent by E-mail to: recruitment@daystar.ac.ke copied to
    vacancies@daystar.ac.keand jobs@daystar.ac.ke clearly indicating the position you have applied
    for in the email’s subject line.
  • Hard copies will not be considered.
  • Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Daystar University Director – Open - Distance and Electronic Learning Jobs in Kenya

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