Distance Learning Coordinator

Distance Learning Coordinator

Employer

Mitchell Community College
500 West Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Phone: 704-878-3200

Job Location

Statesville, NC

Salary/Grade

$2,935 - $3,669 monthly

Benefits

State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, February 4, 2019
Closes: Sunday, March 17, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm; M-F

Reports to

Director of Student Academic Success

Employment Type

Full-time

Minimum Qualifications

  • ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, employees and community
  • working knowledge of Moodle course development or other LMS
  • strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment
  • excellent English oral and written communication skills
  • an understanding of and commitment to open access community college philosophy, anddiversity issues
  • Master’s degree in a technology-related discipline required

Preferred Qualifications

  • knowledge of ADA laws that relate to instructional materials preferred
  • a minimum of one year of technology-related experience preferred

Position Description

Job Summary:

The Distance Learning Coordinator provides technical and training support for students and faculty (Statesville and Mooresville campuses) to facilitate smooth operation of distance learning. 

 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • evaluates new tools that are internal or external to the college’s Learning Management System (LMS) as they relate to best pedagogical practices and implications for faculty development
  • explores and implements innovative products to support a learning-centered college
  • develops and provides training for instructors at assigned campuses for the LMS and learning technologies
  • develops and provides training for instructors to insure that course materials are accessible to all students
  • collaborates with instructors to insure high-quality design for Distance Learning (DL) courses by identifying instructional development needs; provides direction and guidance regarding content, instructional design and media selection
  • enhances the use of best practices in DL by advising instructors of available technologies to best support student engagement and learning
  • partners with instructional departments and teams to develop guidelines, tutorials, and communications for instructional technologies and other information technology services that impact learning
  • supervises the daily operations and staff for instructional technology uses, captioning and digital media services
  • collaborates with members of the DL Committee to insure that all DL policies and procedures are in compliance with accreditation standards
  • works with the Registrar’s Office to insure compliance with North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) DL policies

Related Responsibilities:

  • teach a minimum of 3-6 hours per a semester
  • provides information to the Director of Student Academic Success for DL reports and accreditation information
  • monitors feedback from faculty, students and staff to continuously improve digital media services, instructional technology uses and innovation, and corresponding delivery methods
  • actively participates in faculty and staff meetings, college committees and professional organizations to keep abreast of changes to the LMS and DL state policies
  • assist with setting up course templates, user management, copying courses, and LMS troubleshooting, as needed
  • participates in statewide DL committees
  • keeps up to date with new software products that will enhance online/hybrid/seated instruction
  • perform related responsibilities as required by the Director of Student Academic Success and the Vice-President for Instruction

Job Post Contact

Human Resources