Full-time, BJU, Inc., Benefitted

SCOPE Associate Dean for Content and Learning Solutions

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POSITION SUMMARY: Develop and improve SCOPE for long-term sustainability as a provider of e-learning solutions and non-traditional education. This position builds and nurtures relationships with team members and colleagues to creatively and effectively engage the needs of non-traditional students. They seek out and create relationships to strategically reach target markets for Degree Completion Programs, Professional Master’s Degrees, Certificate Programs, and BJUOnline. This position will report to the Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives.


  • Lead, support, and provide clear direction to the Content Development and Instructional Design teams.
  • Champion the intentional framing of all courses and learning materials with a Biblical Worldview.
  • Lead, support, and provide clear direction for the ongoing development, assessment, and mentorship of facilitators.
  • Align team member and colleague expectations and goals with SCOPE strategic initiatives.
  • Build positive and productive working relationships with Subject Matter Experts, Instructional Design Team, Facilitators, Information Technology, and Marketing.
  • Foster a culture of trust, transparency, collaboration, and innovation between and among team members and colleagues that fuels individual and team performance.
  • Research and remain current on student, competitor, and market demands, trends, and issues of non-traditional students (and e-learning practices specifically) in the net-revenue space.
  • Innovatively improve all aspects of the content development and delivery process, including facilitation, using proven change management systems.
  • Develop and deploy Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to quantify and communicate progress and results.
  • Develop assessment processes to quantify and communicate to academic constituents the level of customer satisfaction achieved.
  • Efficiently and effectively contribute to budgetary planning for Content Development.
  • Compare and contrast SCOPE offerings against local and national competitors.
  • Proactively create, publish, and maintain the content development calendar to team members and colleagues.
  • Provide innovative ideas and feedback to the Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives on content development and deployment.
  • Seek and secure Subject Matter Experts and Adjunct Professors for future learning solutions.


  • Terminal degree (PhD, EdD, DBA, other) – or equivalent as appropriate
  • Five or more years of related experience (higher education, non-traditional students, e-learning solutions, managing others, etc.)
  • Demonstrated online teaching experience at a two-year and/or four-year college or university
  • Knowledge of a wide range of educational technologies and adult learning pedagogies
  • Management / leadership experience within the post-traditional and online learner audience


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Tools (or comparable); Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SmartSheets or other relevant software
  • Proficient with industry LMS (Canvas)
  • Excellent oral, visual, and written communication skills, including interpersonal skills to demonstrate ability to collaborate with all levels of the university internal and external communities
  • Strong organizational, planning, and project management skills
  • Strong initiative; ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Ability to manage complex tasks/projects (that require analytical and research skills) in a timely manner with a high degree of quality
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and manage within a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills; flexible, resourceful, and creative
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and work with frequent interruptions
  • Agile learning design experience or exposure


  • Demonstrated experience and familiarity with the implementation, maintenance, and operation of Canvas (or equivalent LMS)
  • Demonstrated experience with compliance and quality standards, and higher education accreditation requirements related to online learning programs

Required Education: PhD
Required Experience: 5+
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