Platform Solutions Manager

Bridgepoint Education - San Diego, CA (30+ days ago)3.0


Platform Solutions Manager

Do you have a passion for innovation and education? Do you have experience managing platform solution integration's and creating curriculum that is second to none? If this is you, then apply now. We are looking for a Platform Solutions Manager to join the Bridgepoint family and helps us design and deliver innovative learning solutions for the online classroom.

About Us:

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint owns two academic institutions -- Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com or www.facebook.com/BridgepointEducation.

Our Values:

Passionate -- We change lives through education.

Trusted -- We are confident in each other to do the right thing.

Ownership -- We are accountable for our results.

Excellence -- We succeed through ongoing development, growth and improvement.

Attitude -- We have a positive and determined mindset.

Teamwork -- We promote a collaborative and caring work environment.

Position Summary:

The Platform Solutions Manager position is a full-time employment opportunity. Reporting to the Associate Vice President, New Programs and Curriculum Operations, this position will be responsible for managing platform solution integrations in the online classroom, as well as all third-party vendor relationships. This position will support curriculum development by consulting with and advising faculty and instructional designers on innovative learning solutions for the online classroom, and supporting the implementation of selected platforms.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Manage all non-Business Technology Solutions (BTS) platform integration's up until launch in production environment.
  • Collaborate with Instructional Designers and faculty to determine new and innovative solution(s) to deliver high-quality and innovative curriculum.
  • Manage third party vendor relationships from the technical/integration standpoint. Ensure all parties understand use case, requirements, centralized model, and technology opportunities and limitations.
  • Support leadership by managing contracts for third-party vendors.
  • Create and manage a contract schedule that includes expiration dates and relevant usage data.
  • Research current best practices and integration standards relative to technologies in higher education. Remain knowledgeable of new and developing standards and platforms in higher education.
  • Update existing LMS/LTI integration's where possible to ensure all platform integration's provide the best user experience possible.
  • Work closely with Business Intelligence (BI) to ensure all relevant data within third party platforms is consumable. Work on solutions to automate data feeds with third parties.
  • Support the development of custom LTI solutions within the LMS.
  • Lead and manage Learning Technology Specialist(s).

Additional Job Duties (include but are not limited to):

  • Support leadership with special projects related to the LMS and third-party vendors.
  • Collaborate with leadership within and outside the department to support the migration and maintenance of the LMS, as appropriate.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum five years of experience leading system integration's.
  • Minimum five years of experience working in higher education.
  • Strong relationship-building skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Established relationships with third-party vendors providing products and services in higher education.
  • Strong technical background.
  • Experience leading and managing people.

Education:

  • Master's degree required.

Job Type: Full-time