Director, McCormick Educational Technology Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL

The McCormick Educational Technology Center (METC), the instructional technology and computing component of the Library of Rush University Medical Center, is seeking an experienced, innovative and dynamic Director. In this role you will provide leadership for a collegial staff which provides institutional support and training for educational technology across the entire university.

Position Highlights:

-Services include support for online and face-to-face university courses,  onsite use of computer workstations, computer classrooms and software, optical marking system services and exam software, and faculty projects
-Directly supervises 7 technical/support staff
-Analyzes implements and evaluates departmental activities to ensure the most effective services, access and resources that support the educational endeavors of faculty, students and staff.
-Collaborates with the staffs of Information Services and the Library to assure optimal maintenance of computer hardware and software.
-Prepares and oversees the budget of the METC
-Directs the Instructional Designers and The Technology Support Specialist to best provide access and training in regards to the learning management system and its many supporting applications:  Collaborate, Respondus, Panopto, ExamSoft, and others as required.


-Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or Master's degree in Instructional/Educational Technology
-5 years in a multimedia center or similar environment
-Has held supervisory positions of increasing responsibility
-Experience in public services.
-High level interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills
-Demonstrated leadership and problem solving skills
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
-Familiarity with current trends in academic information management
-Demonstrated continuing professional development, including participation in professional associations and/or advanced coursework

Rush University is the academic component of Rush University Medical Center.  The University currently has over 2,200 students in Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and The Graduate College.  Located just west of the Loop in downtown Chicago, Rush offers an ideal atmosphere for professional to fulfill their career goals.

We offer generous benefits, including several tuition assistance programs.

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Job ID: 2014-0072

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