Learning Management System Coordinator

Job description

TITLE:  Learning Management System Coordinator                                                                              

DEPARTMENT:  Office of Distance Education                                       

REPORTS TO: Director of Distance Education and Instructional Design

EFFECTIVE DATE:  TBD

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time        

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Exempt                       

                             

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY: 

Collaborates with the Director of Online Learning and the Information Technology department to develop, and implement learning technology strategies and tactics that facilitate the design, development, implementation, and delivery of learning and development solutions aligned with organizational goals.   Assists with the development and delivery of university-wide training guidelines, processes, and standards and ensures consistency and compliance to these.  Provides university-wide support relative to learning technology.   Researches and recommends learning technology solutions to support the university’s education business plan.   Responsible for implementation, management, and maintenance of the university’s on-line Learning Management System and other learning technology solutions.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Collaborates to develop and implement learning technology strategies and tactics that facilitate the design, development, implementation, and delivery of learning and development solutions aligned with organizational goals.
  • Assists with the development and delivery of university-wide training guidelines, processes, standards and protocols, and insures compliance to and consistency in application of these across the organization.
  • Performs root-cause analysis to identify learning technology needs to support the university’s business plan.
  • Collaborates with the information technology department to identify and develop, or research and recommend, courseware and systems solutions for the delivery, tracking, monitoring and evaluation of university-wide learning solutions.   Engages organizational leadership to implement and evaluate the effectiveness of these solutions.
  • Works with external vendors to identify and implement instructional technology solutions, and manage, support, and maintain daily operations of the university’s on-line Learning-Management System and other technology systems and software.   Insures continuing values to the end user, and mitigates and functional or service delivery issues.
  • Contributes to the creation of department business plan and annual budget and monitors expenses to insure compliance with budgetary guidelines.
  • Serves as project manager and/or project team member for various education and training related projects and initiatives.  Works closely with department team members and organizational subject matter experts to facilitate the design, development and delivery of technological learning solutions.
  • Test deliverables to ensure functionality; upload to QA site, and test to ensure functionality.
  • Point person as the system administrator for Turnitin.
  • Research, identify and partner with outside vendors, as appropriate.
  • Identify and manage the implementation of Webinar opportunities to share knowledge, system functionality, new processes and new content with learners.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated problem solving and critical review capability, a self-starter and team player.
  • Lead or strongly contribute in the development, facilitation and communication of performance improvement and organizational impact metrics.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) for enterprise-wide LMS applications.
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    OTHER DUTIES: Perform other duties as assigned. 

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, Education, or the equivalent.  Masters preferred.
  • 2-5 years’ experience managing and optimizing a LMS; experience with Blackboard and Canvas preferred.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of e-learning, instructional design, and program facilitation highly desired.
  • Strong knowledge of corporate practices and business operations and excellent organization, communication, and project management skills are required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated problem solving and critical review capability. 
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    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:    

  • Experience in the management of Learning Management Systems
  • Experience in IT application programming or data system integration
  • Knowledge in e-learning design and instructional design methodologies
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, demonstrated problem solving and critical review capability
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in project management methods and practices to achieve project outcomes 
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    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: This position does not have any supervisory responsibility.

     

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

  • KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    The functions, qualifications, knowledge/skills, and physical requirements listed in this job description represent the essential duties of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. The Job Functions listed do not necessarily include all activities that the individual may perform.

     

     

     

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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/1/2020
    Application Due: 11/5/2020
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