Learning Lab Project Manager
Reporting to the Director of the Learning Lab, this position will join the Learning Lab team: a new initiative designed to offer faculty a creative and experimental space for developing and evaluating new pedagogical approaches and tools. The Learning Lab team is responsible for creating a wide array of learning objects, including but not limited to videos, interactive web modules, in-class activities, physical objects, interactive digital simulations, and 3D models and animations.
This position will be responsible for coordinating the Learning Lab projects. Their primary responsibilities include:
- Identifies and communicates tasks, timelines and responsibilities to ensure successful project implementation. Distributes work to Learning Lab undergraduate students, graduate student fellows, casuals, temporary workers, and external vendors.
- Plays a lead role in hiring, training, and scheduling Learning Lab students, casuals, temporary workers, and external vendors.
- Identifies areas for programmatic improvement and develops standard templates, checklists and workflow systems as needed.
- Documents and reports on progress of Learning Lab projects through media-rich web publishing and the Center’s filemaker database.
- Plans and staffs afterhours events for the Learning Lab
College degree strongly preferred, or an equivalent of education plus experience. Three to five years of related experience. Education counts towards experience.
Familiarity and willingness to explore a variety of pnt platforms and digital communications. Experience with team based creative projects such as web publishing or video production. Interested in developing skills and knowledge at the intersection of higher education, art, and technology. Working knowledge of instructional design principles a plus.
Ability and willingness to work some nights and weekends.
This is an 18 month term position
The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning seeks to continuously improve teaching and learning at Harvard by supporting experimentation, innovation, and evidence-based practices. The Bok Center supports all faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates in offering transformational learning experiences based on extensive training and support for their teaching, experimentation and innovation in all learning environments, and rigorous assessment of effective teaching and learning practices.