Director or Educational Technologies

Director or Educational Technologies


Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Phone: 828-327-7000

Job Location

Hickory, NC


$4,171.00 - $4,417.00 Monthly


Full benefits; see position posting

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, August 6, 2018
Closes: Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, September 3, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Hours vary; typically M-F

Reports to


Employment Type

Full-time, 12 month

Minimum Qualifications


Master's degree in Instructional Technology or related field required.

Required experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years' teaching experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year working with an enterprise level platform (such as Active Directory, DBMs, LMS, etc.)

Knowledge of:

  • Standard software applications on Campus servers (Microsoft products, LMS, SIS, ERP, etc.)
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping.
  • Various learning styles and strategies, and their practical applications.
  • Current trends, research, and development in the areas of educational technology and related functions.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines as applicable to higher education.
  • Best practices in online course delivery.

Ability to:

  • Perform computer functions related to daily office and classroom technology management.
  • Work effectively with a diverse group of people.
  • Relate and teach computer functions/operations.
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Provide departmental guidance
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to customer service.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred experience:

  • 5 years' experience in higher education.
  • Supervisory experience.

 Experience in managing technical and human resources; excellent technical, organizational, communication, planning and writing skills; and a strong commitment to customer services is essential.

Position Description

Provide oversight for the effectiveness and efficiency of the CVCC learning management system (LMS), including expert level guidance with respect to the quality of online instruction.

Create and support robust environments for teaching, learning, and discovery through comprehensive development of programs and training activities in the appropriate use of LMS and other emerging technologies; coordinate with Professional Development team to promote these activities.

Provide oversight for exploration and implementation of new emerging educational technologies.

Manage and participate in the development and implementation of annual administrative objectives and priorities for Educational Technologies and Professional Development programs.

Set annual departmental goals and provide assessment reports related to area objectives to the Chief Technology Officer.

Partner with College departments and shared governance groups to identify and meet the varied growth and development needs of all employees.

Represent the department and the College at promotional and conference events, College functions, planning and advisory groups, and professional associations.

Coordinate and disseminate information and processes to faculty and staff of NCCC-sponsored and other relevant instructional technology conferences.

Assist the College's faculty and staff professional development activities related to technology in support of accreditation and QEP requirements.

Oversee departmental budget.

Oversee operation of the Helpdesk.

How to Apply

Please visit the job posting to apply.

Job Post Contact

Roger Irvin
Human Resources Director
Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602-8302
Phone:  (828) 327-7000 Ext. 4277
Fax:  (828) 624-5246