Job Description

Extended Job Title
Senior Director

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
251101 - Effectiveness and Accreditation

Position Description
Manages and directs the day to day operations of a research center/institute or medium sized department. Plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of the center/institute/department. Develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Recommendation/Referral, Writing Sample

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administrators in individual schools and across the institution to ensure compliance with the state and federal regulations and regional accreditation requirements related to distance education and promote the continuous improvement of teaching and learning in online and hybrid courses at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
  • Work with school representatives to ensure compliance with state authorization requirements including application submission of renewal for institutional participation in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA).
  • Work with school representatives and institutional administrators to ensure compliance with distance education requirements by key external agencies.  Maintain current understanding of the distance education requirements of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).  Offer consultative advice to faculty and staff regarding development of new and/or modification of existing distance education programs.  
  • Coordinate the verification of online and hybrid courses based on the TTUHSC Principles of Good Practice for Online and Hybrid Courses on an annual basis.  
  • Offer professional development opportunities to enhance faculty knowledge and application of effective teaching practices in distance education with regular workshops and/or seminars using a variety of instructional methods.  
  • Develop and maintain a website for distance education at TTUHSC with appropriate content to meet the needs of prospective and current students and offer relevant resources to faculty teaching online and hybrid courses.
  • Represent TTUHSC on committees related to distance education with regular attendance.  Communicate relevant information to committee members during the meetings.
  • Fulfill administrative functions of operating a small department including but not limited to budget development/management and planning/evaluation activities and meeting related deadlines in a timely and professional manner.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree is required.  Doctorate is preferred.  Degree should be in instructional design or a related field from a regionally accredited college/university.  Must have experience developing and teaching online courses.

HSC - Lubbock

Effectiveness and Accreditation

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Administrative


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required, master's preferred; Six years progressively responsible management experience. Additional education beyond Bachelor's may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

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