Doane University
  • Lincoln, NE, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Administration & Staff

Doane University is a mission-driven institution offering work/life balance and a competitive benefits package. Doane is an inspired and unique community committed to the liberal arts. We empower and encourage students, faculty, and staff to seize opportunities, take healthy well-calculated risks, and achieve excellence as they define it.


Doane University invites applications for The Director of Open Learning Academy (OLA) on its campus in Lincoln, Nebraska. The director provides leadership for the open learning courses and program, collaborating with deans and academic departments to guarantee the quality of the courses and labs offered. The position provides administrative oversight, manages the OLA budget, serves as a liaison between the OLA and partner institutions, and includes supervisory responsibility. We are looking for a highly organized communicator to ensure the flow of critical information between the department, program faculty, and key stakeholders.

The Open Learning Academy targets learners who:

  • need to complete prerequisite courses prior to entering an academic program
  • are seeking degree completion at Doane or another college or university
  • are seeking to earn transferable credits that can be applied at Doane or any accepting college or university
  • are seeking continuing education or lifelong learning goals

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:

  • Master degree with three to five years of experience in online education is required.
  • Experience managing a team; excellent communication and organizational skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, strategize, and deliver deliverables for online initiatives.
  • The ability to persuade, lead, motivate, instruct, act as part of a team and prioritize projects and activities as required.
  • Ability to formally present ideas and deliverables to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to respond to and act in the moment, based on observations, feedback, student, faculty and market needs.
  • Self-directed and self-sufficient.


To Apply: Go to www.doane.edu/jobs

Mission Statement: Doane University creates distinctive educational experiences, rooted in the liberal arts, to prepare our students for careers and lives grounded in inquiry, ethics, and a commitment to lead and serve in the global community.

The values are our guiding principles, they are: Inclusion, Integrity, Innovation and Transformation. Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, belong, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the university. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society.

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