Director, eLearning Technologies - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio


United States
(031-13)

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Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Metropolitan Campus

Provides strategic and operational management and leadership for the Office of eLearning & Innovation (eLi).

Plans, executes and manages efforts to incorporate and support new and existing elearning and innovative technologies into the instructional context of elearning pedagogy and student success.
Provides administrative leadership and management for the College’s course management systems (Blackboard) and related applications for the Office of eLearning & Innovation.

Collaboratively oversees system updates, upgrades, building blocks, and other applications supported by eLi

Serves as primary liaison between eLi and Information Technology Services (ITS), Learning Resource Centers (LRCs), Technology Learning Centers (TLCs), and other technical support areas for issues relating to Blackboard learning system, and other eLi supported applications, including innovative learning initiatives and pilots that involve the use of technology.

Collaborates with the Associate Vice President and Learning Systems Administrator to establish system defaults, policies and procedures, and strategic plans for system use and expansion. Collaboratively develops policies and processes for learning technologies to meet institutional strategic goals with Associate Vice President and eLi Dean/Directors.

Supports elearning technical operations that impact eLi operations and student success.
Manages assigned budget and assigned staff, including recruiting, hiring, training, and evaluation.

Works with Associate Vice President eLi, Manager, Next Generation Learning, Project Manager and Directors on short- and long-term planning.

Fosters relationships with faculty and other College administrators.

Conducts research, testing, and implementation of new and emerging technologies related to academic and instructional needs.

Establishes internal and external partnerships in support and advancement of elearning.

Provides supervision of compliance with elearning technical standards (i.e., SCORM, accessibility) and industry regulations relating to elearning and innovative programs.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree

Minimum of four years of experience managing staff or operations in a department or managing a team within a large organization

Minimum of four years of academic technology experience in higher education

Minimum of two years of experience managing the technical aspects of an elearning operation with demonstrated evidence of innovative and appropriate use of technology

Experience with Blackboard CMS/LMS and with CMS/LMS portal (i.e., Bb community system, Luminis portal), including familiarity with technical process and operations relating to support of a CMS/LMS

Knowledge of SCORM compliance and accessibility standards.

Demonstrated evidence of innovative and appropriate use of technology in an elearning operation

Ability to make a substantial impact on the overall direction of the College’s elearning programs and initiatives

Demonstrate an attitude of innovation, creativity, flexibility and self-motivation

Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication, planning and organizational skills

Ability to develop, foster and cultivate internal and external relationships including ability to work with various college faculty members and administrators in a multiple-campus setting to create and maintain collaborative programming

Ability to develop and manage a departmental budget

Experience working successfully in a fast paced environment

Sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse educational, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college/distance learning students.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate degree

Experience working in a community college setting

Experience with accreditation or accreditation review of programs, including elearning programs

Experience writing or implementing grant-funded initiatives

Experience with large-scale migration from one CMS to another

Grant writing experience

Work Schedule

M-F, 8:30-5pm, occasional evening and weekend work.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Minimum $61,948 annualized

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Keyword Phrases

  • Office of eLearning & Innovation
  • Director, eLearning Technologies
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Distance Education Programs
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGES
  • ONLINE LEARNING
  • Other Executives
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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