Technology Training and Development Coordinator

Location
Briones, Contra Costa County / Martinez, Contra Costa County / Pacheco, Contra Costa County
Posted
Jun 09, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Instructional Design

Technology Training and Development Coordinator

Contra Costa Community College District

Recruitment Type:
Open (Internal and External applicants)

Special Instructions to Applicants
The Technology Training & Development Coordinator is a new position at Los Medanos College (LMC). LMC is focused on utilizing the newly adopted Desire2Learn course management system to improve learning and student success in both face-to-face and online courses. The successful candidate will lead a revitalized focus on effectively using instructional technology both in and outside of the classroom.
Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $5,573 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $6,788 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

Posting Number
0000542

# of Openings
1

Range
72

Salary
$5,573 per month (first step)

Position Status
Permanent

Overtime Status
Non-Exempt (eligible)

Position
Full-Time

# of Hours Scheduled Per Week
40

Work Schedule By Day and Work Hours
Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Shift Differential %
N/A

# of Months
12

Furlough Dates
N/A

EEO Job Category
Professional (Non-Faculty)

Employee Group
Classified

Position Definition
Supports the implementation of the technology master plan and assists the department by supporting faculty with their technology training needs.

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: Supports faculty in the use of technology for traditional and online/hybrid courses. Provides extensive support for faculty who are developing online classes and/or modules using current software platforms (e.g. WebCT, Respondus, FrontPage, Home Page Wizard, PhotoShop Elements) by developing and offering a variety of staff development workshops, institutes and Flex activities and an annual Summer Technology Institute. Works one-on-one with faculty/staff through appointments and during drop-in times in coordination with the staff development office. Provides web-based support on the Instructional Technology website. Assists faculty in developing online/hybrid teaching skills, with respect to content and pedagogy. Works with computer and media services staff to provide support for faculty and to help set policy for faculty/staff technology use, develop infrastructure, accommodate faculty and staff requests, and meet with faculty who are starting new activities/ programs for the college. Provides mini-demonstrations of instructional technology applications and opportunities at department and division meetings and inspires faculty to use new technologies. Provides technology orientations for new faculty and staff. Promotes development of accessible instructional resources that meet ADA requirements.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Equivalent to completion of a BA/BS degree from an accredited college. Ability to teach face-to-face and “online” ; using a CMS like WebCT or Blackboard, knowledge of or willing to learn elements of serve software/Windows Streaming Server Software, html, Video editing software (Premiere or Final Cut), Image-editing software. Classes in online pedagogy and design (i.e. courses at the graduate level, UCLA’s Online Teaching for Professionals and Educators). Experience: Three years in an environment similar to that of this position, with experience in utilizing most of the systems described. License/Certification: A valid Class C California Driver’s License.

Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of
Experience in the training and development of college level instructors; knowledge of online delivery methods; principles, techniques and methods of instruction; use of visual aids, learning processes; curriculum development, understanding of ADA requirements; effective oral and written communication in both traditional and online educational forums is essential; a solid background in managing and evaluating instructors as well as group facilitation; ability to work with diverse individuals; commitment to organizational goals.

Minimum Qualification-Ability To
Develop, maintain and facilitate/deliver workshops on topics related to the technique and methods for quality online instruction; new topics are developed each semester, while previous topics remain available to all instructors; develop content for faculty workshops and work closely with Course and Web Development teams to implement in-services online; develop and maintain an online instructor’s guide that serves as an instructor-friendly resource for online instruction; train and mentor new online faculty through orientation and their first quarter experience, and continuing support of existing faculty; train and mentor all online faculty regarding at-risk students, grading and evaluation practices, and student feedback and group facilitation; work closely with the course development teams to improve the online faculty orientation and in-services; plan, organize, direct faculty training throughout the year, in combination with the Staff Development staff and run the annual Summer Technology Institute; identify faculty-training requirements.

Desirable Qualifications
Masters degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, or Educational Technology, or equivalent.
Fully online or hybrid teaching experience in higher education.
In-depth knowledge of current issues, trends, and best practices in distance learning, as well as in-depth understanding of Desire2Learn learning management system and ability to learn any future learning management system efficiently and thoroughly.
Experience advising, collaborating with, and training faculty to create effective and engaging face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses that reflect emerging technology, principles of learning theory, innovative strategies, overall educational standards of the institution.

Job Open Date:
06/09/2014

Job Close Date:
07/07/2014

Open Until Filled
No

Diversity Statement
The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

About Us
About the District

Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) is located in Contra Costa County in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area. Contra Costa County has approximately one million residents, living within 720 square miles. The county is diverse in business, population, and wealth.

CCCCD first opened its doors in 1949. It is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The county population is served by Contra Costa College in San Pablo, Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, Los Medanos College in Pittsburg, in addition to the Brentwood Center, and San Ramon Campus. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges.

Contra Costa College

Contra Costa College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college with a diverse student population. The institution has served the communities of West Contra Costa County for more than 59 years. Most of the 8,500-plus students who attend the college come from local communities, but many also come from neighboring communities and from countries throughout the world. The college offers certificates and degree programs in 70 areas. It prepares students for immediate employment and for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Faculty and staff are proud to be affiliated with an institution that has a tradition of excellence and a reputation for educating students to live and work in a diverse global environment.

Diablo Valley College

Diablo Valley College is a large suburban community college, approximately 25 miles east of San Francisco in Contra Costa County. One of three colleges in the Contra Costa Community College District, DVC enrolls approximately 20,000 students, about 40% who come from groups historically underrepresented in higher education. DVC ranks consistently as one of the most successful transfer institutions in California and also offers a wide range of highly respected occupational programs leading to certificates or degrees. The faculty is known for its intellectual vitality and deep commitment to the success of its students.

Los Medanos College

Los Medanos College, opened in 1974, is the newest campus of the Contra Costa Community College District. The college prepares students to excel and succeed economically, socially and intellectually in an innovative, engaging and supportive learning environment. LMC provides quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities to serve the needs of a rapidly-growing and changing East County while enhancing the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves. Los Medanos College is known for its transferable general education program and career technical programs strongly connected with local business and industry. The college serves approximately 10,000 students.

Employee Benefits:
Insurance: The District offers health, vision, dental and life insurance for monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors and their eligible dependents. Monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors covered by another health medical plan may waive District coverage and receive a monthly cash stipend.

Retirement: Most employees are members of the PERS (Public Employees Retirement System) with a 2% 55 formula. Faculty employees and Academic Managers are members of the STRS (State Teachers Retirement System). Police Service employers are members of Safety Public Employees Retirement System (2% at 50).

Deferred Compensation: The District offers two optional deferred compensation plans. Eligible employees have a choice of the 457, 403b plans and a selection of savings and investment options.

Leave Allowance: The District offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors a generous vacation and sick leave benefits as well as 20 paid holidays annually (which can vary based on length of winter break).

Additional Benefits: The District also offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors educational reimbursements, employee assistance programs, a travel assistance plan, longevity compensation, retiree benefits, employee discounts on health memberships and a comprehensive wellness program.

Agency Shop: Local One Classified positions are within a collective bargaining unit. Local One employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. This is a one-time initiation fee of $45.00 and monthly contributions of 1% of gross pay + $1. The United Faculty positions are also within a collective bargaining unit. United Faculty employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. The monthly contribution is an agency fee of .55 % of gross pay + $2.50.

For further information regarding benefits eligibility and details please refer to the following documents available on the 4CD website:

Classified Employees Local 1 Contract(Article 20-Benefits): http://www.4cd.edu/hr/LocalOneContract/L-1%20Contract%20Extended%202010-2013.pdf

Managers/Supervisors/Confidential Personnel Manual (Section 8-Insurance Benefits): http://www.4cd.edu/gb/policies_procedures/MANUALS/MSC_08.pdf

Job Open Date
06/09/2014

To apply, visit: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/2144




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