644556 - E-Learning Coordinator

Location
Aurora, Arapahoe County
Posted
Mar 18, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Instructional Design

Posting Description: Examples of Work Performed: * Educational technology and design activities, such as designing online course content in collaboration with DDP faculty members. * Independently identifying appropriate online pedagogies used in designing the course material, which includes initiating projects to improve course quality and end user satisfaction. * Independently, or in conjunction with DDP faculty members, evaluate all course educational assessment tools for proper design and alignment with course learning objectives, analyze course and lesson assessment validity, and coordinate semester course assessment planning and review sessions, and work with DDP faculty members to identify areas for improvement from results. * Independently develop course calendars and evaluate all coursework for appropriate contact hours, collaborating with faculty when necessary to assure content provided meets these parameters. * Independently create and maintain the online environment, which includes maintaining the online learning environment for the programs administered by the DDP office, assuring that all online coursework is functional and provided on a timely basis. * Create and maintain the online course tools and materials, such as, but not limited to: course content, gradebook, discussion groups, and varying skills activities; creating and maintaining the course and program assessment activities for each online course, assuring each assessment supports the SSPPS assessment strategy. * Communicate and collaborate with CU Online, the provider of our online learning management system and educational technology tools, to assure an optimal online environment. * Independently explore, evaluate and implement emerging online technologies and methods, proactively applying these findings to meet the needs of and improve customer relationship management. * In conjunction with the Program Administrator, manage learning and customer technology budget for the DDP office. * Student service activities, such as serving as the first point of contact for students to triage and resolve online course issues. * Identify areas for student policy changes. * Assess needs of and develop relationships with students who are situated across the globe. * Faculty and staff management and development, such as developing and maintaining relationships with all DDP consultant and SSPPS faculty members, orienting them to the current and any future online course management system(s), and providing general program support. * Independently identify and coordinate coursework and timelines with all instructors and SSPPS faculty. * Evaluate instructor activity and recommend corresponding payment. * Develop and provide training programs to cultivate faculty knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in education, communications, information technology, information science or a closely related field. * At least one (1) year of in-depth and broad knowledge and experience of various instructional technologies and pedagogies, such as audio and video recordings, authoring software, teleconferencing, team-based learning, self-directed learning or a closely related substitute.
SUBSTITUTION: * Comparable professional level experience in a similar role may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: COMPETENCIES/KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES * Strong leadership skills demonstrating ability to direct and influence colleagues of all levels. * Energetic interest in learning new skills and technologies * Passion for helping others learn * Ability to work independently and interact effectively and cooperatively with team members. * Ability to work with diverse student populations. * Ability to be a productive and quality-improvement-oriented worker capable of independent decision making and complex problem solving. * Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and willingness to learn new technologies. * Excellent organizational skills including ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects with strong attention to detail. * Knowledgeable in education technology design. * Ability to manage e-learning environments.

Desired Qualifications: PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS * Masters or professional degree from an accredited college or university in education, communications, information technology, information science or a closely related field * Experience in supporting faculty and students in a higher education setting. * Administrative knowledge and hands-on experience with course management systems, such as eCollege and Canvas. * Experience with client relationship management and media-development software applications.

Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus