Oregon State University’s Academic Technology team is seeking a product manager for an online training management system (TMS) called Bridge, which OSU is in the early stages of implementing. The product managers’ job is to advocate for the faculty, students and staff who use the system, understanding their needs and representing their interests. This position also gathers quantitative and qualitative information from the user base to identify and resolve issues, and to leverage the platform effectively for the university. Based on feedback and analysis, this position recommends and executes strategies for improvement and optimization. This position will also establish and coordinate an advisory committee responsible for evaluating current and future management of the system, including training content, reporting, features, functionality, and integrations.
As a unit within Information Services at Oregon State University, Academic Technology shares and supports the University’s mission by building and maintaining a technology ecosystem at OSU that enables scholarship, learning, and community engagement by students, faculty and staff in an environment where innovation and academic excellence thrive. Academic Technology includes classroom design and maintenance including the Learning Innovation Center, media and events infrastructure, management of the Learn@OregonState digital ecosystem, and faculty engagement with technology. There are approximately 30 professional faculty and classified employees in Academic Technology, as well as 30 FTE student positions. Academic Technology administers a total budget of $5+ million. Providing services to the students, faculty and staff on the main campus, branch campus, and satellite centers and institutes, Academic Technology assists the university community by investing and supporting instructional and media technology to enable educational innovation while enhancing a collaborative and engaged learning environment.
BA or BS degree computer science, business administration, marketing, communication or related field OR 3-5 years’ experience leading instructional technology services
High level of literacy with training development and delivery initiatives
Demonstrated ability to achieve objectives and resolve issues via listening and communication skills
Demonstrated effectiveness in technical and instructional writing
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
Master’s degree in education, instructional technology or related field
Demonstrated knowledge of effective strategies for working with people with diverse experiences, backgrounds and skills
Demonstrated skills in coping with frustrations, anxieties, and varied proficiency levels of a diverse group of technology users
Demonstrated ability to work in and lead teams
Experience creating and delivering training content in a variety of modalities
Internal Number: P02399UF
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About Oregon State University
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