DIRECTOR for the ONLINE CAMPUS and INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT
**Position Pending Board Approval**
Reports to: Dean for the Ottawa and Online Campuses
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and education
Adopted Date: May, 2019
This position provides support for all faculty members related to instructional strategies, instructional design, and instructional technology to enhance student learning and effective teaching, for new and existing courses and related activities. This position also provides training and troubleshoots issues related to the college portal and learning management software. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Provide premiere quality service to all constituencies of the College.
Engage in continuous quality improvement and professional development.
FACULTY SUPPORT and TRAINING DUTIES
Consult with faculty on curriculum development, instructional design, instructional strategies, assessment techniques, appropriate integration of instructional technologies, and best practices.
Assist faculty with designing and producing learning materials in a variety of formats including print, graphics, audio, video, animation and multimedia to support teaching and learning.
Proactively lead the accessibility discussion and provide appropriate training sessions related to creating accessible content for all students.
Design, develop, and deliver workshops and training to faculty and staff in the use of instructional technologies, including learning management systems, and current educational best practices; maintain records.
Research and make recommendations on educational best practices, instructional resources, instructional technologies and multimedia hardware/software to support teaching and learning.
Assist in training faculty related to the assessment of student learning process specifically related to technical services to ensure the quality of the assessment process.
ONLINE CAMPUS DUTIES
Assist with the certification process for online students, online instructors and online courses.
Provide training for all instructors on use of the learning management system, including maintaining instructional “how to” materials and other support documentation.
Maintain a repository of instructional resources including, but not limited to, a list of online learning objects/lessons repositories, along with select Web 2.0 tools and their educational impact.
Research and, where indicated, recommend new technologies to advance all aspects of the Online Campus.
Maintain and, where possible, advance standards of online instruction with those set by national accrediting agencies and other external organizations.
Provide assistance with myNeosho, the college portal and learning management system:
a. Assist with instructor requests and answer basic questions related to myNeosho;
b. Perform basic troubleshooting as issues arise.
c. Create portal-only sections and maintain accurate records of faculty and students;
d. Maintain a list of courses developed for online or hybrid modalities;
e. Perform audit of course pages on myNeosho to determine if sections are ready for students;
13. Serve as a liaison with Tech Services.
14. Actively serve as a liaison between the institution and the Learning Management Software provider.
15. Assist with ensuring all student services are being offered in the online environment and in a quality manner.
16. Assist with scheduling online sections and ensuring adequately qualified instructors are assigned.
Actively participate in professional organizations; represent the institution at seminars, conferences and workshops.
Actively participate on appropriate college committees, such as Online Instruction, Assessment, Technology Planning, Teaching and Learning, and others as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge and Abilities
Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills.
Proven strong computer skills.
Accomplished presentation skills, including development and delivery.
Knowledge of instructional design, learning theory, instructional strategies, active / engaging learning strategies, curriculum development, current and emerging technologies and applications, and assessment methods
Desire to continuously learn new features of development tools and software, particularly within the education environment
Proven leadership skills.
Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
Strong organizational skills; high attention to detail.
Willingness and ability to work as a member of a team.
Education and Experience
Master’s degree required in related discipline, such as online instruction, educational technology, educational leadership, or instructional design.
A minimum of 2 years teaching is required, with a preference for teaching in a variety of modalities and at the community college level.
Experience training faculty is preferred.
Experience in coordinating learning management systems is preferred.
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Limited physical effort required.
Some travel and evening hours are required.
Ability to sit for long periods while operating a personal computer is required.
Please submit a letter of application, resume with names and phones numbers of five references unofficial transcripts, and employment application to:
Human Resources Director, Director for the Online Campus and Instructional Support, Neosho County Community College, 800 West 14th Street, Chanute, KS 66720 or Email to email@example.com. Employment application available at www.neosho.edu/careers.
Review of applications begins upon receipt.
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Postal Address: Karin Jacobson
Neosho County Community College
800 W 14th Street
Chanute, KS 66720
Online App. Form: http://www.neosho.edu/careers
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org