August 3, 2017

PROJECT MANAGER (PART-TIME)

The Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC) is a consortium of six colleges and universities located in eastern Pennsylvania: Cedar Crest College, DeSales University, Lafayette College, Lehigh University, Moravian College, and Muhlenberg College.  We seek a creative and innovative individual for the position of Project Manager for the consortium. This person will assist, advise and support faculty members from all LVAIC institutions in implementing their plans to develop hybrid and blended cross-consortium courses and modules.  This one-year part-time position is supported by a generous grant from the Teagle Foundation.

The position will be formally placed within Lafayette College, and will report to Lafayette’s Director for the Center for the Integration of Teaching, Learning and Scholarship.  Within the context of courses designed to take advantage of the LVAIC consortium, the project manager will:

  • Collaborate with LVAIC faculty members to develop courses and modules.
  • Build positive and productive relationships with faculty throughout LVAIC, guiding them through the process of designing blended and hybrid courses.
  • Coordinate support for multi-institutional curricular efforts across the consortium.
  • Work with an LVAIC steering committee to keep them updated on the learning assessments for measuring these efforts.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate work and teaching experience in higher education.
  • Master’s degree or higher
  • Experience leading or assisting higher education faculty in projects
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and work independently.
  • Experience achieving objectives through influence rather than direct authority.
  • Exceptional communication skills.

LVAIC:  Founded in 1969, the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent College’s success has been founded on the principle of collaboration. Our distinctive consortium, one of the oldest in the country, consists of six member colleges and universities in the Lehigh Valley, as well as six associate member institutions in the eastern Pennsylvania region. LVAIC has consistently sought to expand educational options for students, nurture academic research and professional development for faculty and staff, and promote outreach to local and regional communities. Our vision is to make strong colleges stronger through collaboration.

How to Apply:    Resume, List of References, Cover Letter describing your interest in this position and relevant experience should be sent via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/43653.  Materials must be submitted on or before August 24, 2017.  For further information, please contact Diane Dimitroff (dimitroffd@lvaic.org) or Chawne Kimber (kimberc@lafayette.edu).