Director of TCC Online

Tallahassee, Florida
Jun 19, 2017
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TITLE:                          Director of TCC Online

POSITION NO.:           P01584

SECTION:                    Academic Affairs/TCC Online

HIRING SALARY:        Salary Negotiable

HOURS:                       8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., Monday ‑ Friday

CONTACT:                   Human Resources (850) 201-8510 or via email at


MAJOR FUNCTION: This is an academic, innovative and visionary leadership position, responsible for TCC Online, which is housed on the main campus of Tallahassee Community College in the Academic Affairs Division.  Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director provides vision and creates strategic priorities for TCC Online. The Director assists academic departments as they design, develop, and deliver hybrid and online courses and programs.  The Director provides technical support and training to faculty, staff, and students for online and hybrid course design and delivery as related to the College’s strategic plan.  The Director will also assist with training and use of various instructional and academic technology tools.  Other responsibilities include serving as lead contact and support for State Authorization and Reciprocity Agreements, prepare funding strategies for instructional technology projects and professional development programs, collaborates with faculty to design learning opportunities for students outside the traditional university classroom, serves on the College’s TCC Online Council as well as other statewide committees, supervises TCC Online staff, manages operation, evaluates effectiveness of online programs and courses,  and performs other related duties as assigned. 


MINIMUM TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree in a field related to Information Technology, Instructional Design, Distance Education, Higher Education or a related field with experience in higher education from an accredited college or university required. A minimum of two years of related work experience for an online entity or campus; and 2 years teaching in a distance-learning environment is required. Fulltime faculty and/or administrative experience in higher education preferred. 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge a strong understanding of educational learning environments – specifically online, hybrid learning, and other innovative teaching formats.  Knowledge and insight into the types of student support systems needed to support online students be successful.  Knowledge and comprehension of the types of support needed by fulltime and part-time faculty in order to work successfully in an online and/or hybrid teaching environment.  Knowledge and understanding of the types of technical support needed in order to successfully sustain a web-based delivery system. Knowledge, experience and/or familiarity with web-based and hybrid course learning at the post-secondary level; preferably In Higher Education. Skilled in the use of the Office Suite and e-mail, and innovative technologies.  Skilled in the use of a Learning Management System – preferably Canvas. Skilled in the best practices for design and delivery of distance-learning courses. Skilled in assessment of the effectiveness of a distance learning course/program. Skilled in researching and implementing best practices. Skilled in working with a diverse background of students and faculty at a community college. Ability to support the implementation and sustainment of a complete distance-learning program – specifically in the following areas: budget, technical needs, faculty needs, student needs, PR/advertising/branding. Ability to ensure compliance with licensing and copyright laws and regulations. Ability to provide a complete program of faculty assistance – both technical and pedagogical.  Ability to manage the evaluation process of all aspects of a DL program. Ability to effectively supervise and ensure accountability of the staff,assigned to the TCC Online Director. Ability to coordinate the DL program to interface with the other areas of the College so that programs and services offered to the College community work collaboratively. Ability to disseminate information about DL programs and provide vision and future directions. Ability to communicate effectively – written and verbal, and produce results.  Ability to think strategically. Ability to work collegially with all others involved in the delivery of services to members of the DL infrastructure. Ability to work collegially with outside entities to offer cooperative programs and/or share resources (course materials, faculty, student services, etc.). Ability to critically evaluate course effectiveness and convey any strengths/weaknesses to both a faculty member and his/her Dean. Must have aptitude for creativity.


Preference is given to veterans and spouses who are eligible under the Veterans' Preference Law. At time of application, submittal of Form DD214 is the minimum requirement for veterans' preference claim. Note: Please upload your DD214 as an attachment as part of your application at the time of submission.


***TCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer ***


The selected candidate identified for this position will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, which may include fingerprinting.


The College uses E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires. Tallahassee Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, genetic information, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Renae Tolson, Equity Officer, Room 239 Administration Building, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304, (850) 201-6074,

All persons are encouraged to apply.


If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources at (850) 201-8510.