Job opportunities

Have a job opportunity to post on the USDLA Job Board? USDLA will post distance learning related opportunities (100 words or less) for 90 days. The fee to post is $150 for USDLA Members and $200 for USDLA Non -Members. Job opportunities will also be mentioned in our electronic newsletter. To post a job opportunity please click on the “Post an Opportunity” link below and complete the on-line form with payment. For questions, please contact Elaine Shuck at eshuck@usdla.org.

Harvard Business School seeks a visionary and strategic leader who demonstrates a serious commitment to quality and pedagogy to serve as Senior Director for Content Production of HBX, Harvard Business School’s innovative online learning program. This is an exceptional opportunity to build on the successes of a dynamic organization that acts as a startup, but is housed within one of the top business schools in the world.


HBX has been on a rapid growth trajectory and is looking to build upon its reputation as a leading online business educator.

HBX was established in 2012 and has provided courses to over 30,000 learners across the globe. Using Harvard Business School’s case study method of solving real-world problems, HBX enables participants to be active learners and interact with their peers in a unique online learning experience. All courses are taught by HBS faculty members and are designed around two learning platforms: HBX Live, where up to 60 participants engage via video, and the asynchronous course platform, where participants are able to log into an online classroom whenever convenient for them. HBX offers a variety of course lengths, ranging from three to 17 weeks and awards a certificate from HBX and Harvard Business School to those who complete and pass each course. It has developed approximately 11 exclusive courses since its inception, with a plan to significantly increase its rate of production and therefore broaden its impact.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Senior Director for Content Production oversees course production, content development, the creative team, and pedagogy & institutional research. While the Senior Director provides leadership and direction for four direct reports and an overall team of approximately 20 FTEs, s/he works with a variety of stakeholders to oversee the development of innovative, customer-centric products that provide world-class learning experiences while creating production efficiencies and ensuring processes are scalable and replicable.

Harvard Business School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, religion, creed, or disability.

Berkeley College with locations in New Jersey and New York is seeking an experienced academic professional to serve as Provost. Reporting to the President, the Provost serves as the Chief Academic Officer for the College. Working in collaboration with the Associate Provost, the Deans, and the Vice President of Library Services, the Provost promotes academic excellence, integrity, and foresight in the development, delivery, and assessment of academic programs and services, and fosters a supportive, student-centered learning environment.

For best consideration, submit your application by September 28, 2018. Your complete application should include the following items in PDF format: 1) a cover letter that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications listed above; 2) a current resume or curriculum vitae; and 3) the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

For over fifty years, Unity College has been preparing the next generation of environmental professionals and leaders to successfully face real-world challenges. We believe that we should serve a broad range of students from all backgrounds across the U.S. and the world. To be responsive to the rapidly changing needs of students and society, Unity College has adopted an enterprise model as its institutional organization, expanding the college into two distinct units that offer both undergraduate and graduate environmental degrees: flagship campus and distance education.

Our distance education unit, started in 2016, extends the effects of a Unity College education to adult learners, and beyond the physical confines of the flagship campus. Unity College Online offers affordable, accredited master’s degrees and non-degree credits, ideal for working professionals seeking to advance their careers, helping students become the change maker the world needs while still honoring their commitments, wherever they are.

The Distance Education Instructional Designer will collaborate with and support content experts in diverse environmental disciplines to design cutting-edge online courses for Unity College’s Distance Education department. This new position will use best practices in educational pedagogy to design, implement and continually monitor online course outcomes.

Requirements: The successful candidate will have at least one year of experience that demonstrates success collaborating with faculty to design online courses for adult learners. Energetic and creative candidates with expertise in educational theory and experience designing courses for adult, remote learners are especially encouraged to apply.

Champlain College Online, a recognized leader in online higher education, invites applications, nominations, and expressions of interest for the position of Assistant Vice President of Online Program Enrollment. This critical leadership role brings strategic vision, innovation, drive, and a deep understanding of—and track record for—building performance-driven teams, infrastructure, and overall capacity for growing sustainable online enrollments in the individual adult marketplace, with active duty military service members and their families, and with corporate/public sector partners. Applications received by July 2, 2018 will be assured full consideration. The full announcement is available on the Spelman Johnson website at https://bit.ly/2sCOH5e.

The office of Distance Education seeks a professional-level staff person who will serve as the point of contact for online programs. The Senior Program Manager is responsible for effectively managing all aspects of online, hybrid, and off campus distance education programs, and acts as the liaison for the academic unit offering a distance education program, and the contact for prospective and enrolled students.