Director, eLearning Services

Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Title

Director, eLearning Services

Position Type

Administrative

Department

Enterprise Technology

FLSA

Exempt

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time

Grade

17

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary

Regular

Job Description Summary

The Director, eLearning Services provides leadership in the development and implementation of online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses and programs that support credit, continuing education, and workforce development offerings. The Director supervises eLearning staff and the day-to-day operations of the eLearning Services unit in support of the college’s eLearning courses and programs. The Director will evaluate, assess, and implement technology solutions to support instructional and support services for existing and emerging learning environments including developing metrics and tools to track student success and retention in online and hybrid courses. In addition, the Director will collaborate with faculty and staff to ensure best practices in the delivery of eLearning courses and programs.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree in educational technology, instructional design, or related area.
  2. Five years of experience in distance learning and/or educational/instructional technology and using instructional technologies.
  3. Teaching experience, preferably online at the post secondary level or more.
  4. System Administration experience in course management software (Blackboard preferred), preferably in a distance learning environment.
  5. Experience in a higher education setting.
  6. Must have one year of supervisory experience.


Criteria

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

  1. Leadership in developing and managing distance learning programs.
  2. Experience using a wide range of eLearning technologies including a comprehensive learning management system, such as Blackboard, and a Student Information System, preferably Ellucian Colleague.
  3. Experience implementing quality assurance programs for distance education courses and/or programs.
  4. Ability to develop and conduct training courses for faculty, staff, and students.
  5. Expertise in curriculum development, instructional design, and
    online pedagogy.
  6. Skills in working collaboratively with diverse groups, such as faculty, staff and students.
  7. Skills in supervision of administrative, professional, technical and clerical staff.
  8. Excellent oral and communication skills.


Job Requirements

  1. Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  4. A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. # A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.


Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Posting Number

PGCC152811/12

Open Date

07/24/2020

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Background Check Statement

A limited background investigation will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants who apply by July 30, 2020 will be given first consideration.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have a Master's degree in educational technology, instructional design, or related area?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have five years of experience in distance learning and/or educational/instructional technology and using instructional technologies?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous question. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please describe your system administration experience in course management software.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please describe your supervisory experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  8. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts


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