Director of Online Services - Grade 23 - San Juan College in Farmington New Mexico

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San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Director of Online Services is responsible for supporting end users and maintenance of our Learning Management System (LMS) and other systems used by the department. This includes creating course components, creating/modifying course configurations, running reports, etc., as well as developing LMS administration guidelines and procedures. Strong attention to detail, problem solving and exceptional customer service are essential to this position. Occasional support for other department activities will be required.

Duties & Responsibilities

Major Duties

Systems Management
• Maintain the configuration of the LMS
• Review upload and test self-placed content.
• Work with faculty to build new and maintain existing courses.
• Audit existing courses for broken links and content functionality
• Update and setup courses prior to class start.
• Manage roles, access, securities and permissions associated with LMS access.
• Manage LMS design standards
• Troubleshoots LMS issues.
• Pilot new educational technologies designed to improve students’ learning experiences.
• Project management of subsequent LMS implementations.
• Evaluate and process new configuration requests to the system.
• Facilitates recurring testing for ongoing system upgrades; communicates systems configuration changes.
• Assist faculty in developing and aligning instructional platforms for the delivery of online and blended courses that are compatible with the LMS.
• Provide technical advice and support to faculty regarding LMS rules, procedures and requirements.
• Deliver faculty development sessions that focus on use of the LMS and other forms of educational technologies.
• Serves as lead when interacting with LMS vendor, technical staff, users and training team.
• Supports approved department –based coordinators with access to the LMS.
• Works with department management to evaluate training needs and instructor-led and learning methodologies, including training guides, PowerPoint presentations, agendas and class outlines.
• Participate on various Committees.

Supervisory Controls
The employee uses judgement in interpreting and adapting guidelines such as policies, regulations, precedents and work directions for application to specific cases or problems. The employee analyzes results and recommends changes where applicable.

The work includes various duties involving different and unrelated processes and methods where the course of action to be taken must be identified and analyzed to discern outcomes.

Supervisory and Management Responsibility
The employee will have at least one direct report.


Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or related field with a minimum of three years of experience in Learning Management System (LMS) support and Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS), such as Canvas is required. • Knowledge of a broad range of computer technologies • Effective verbal and written communication • Strong interpersonal, influence and negotiation skills • Effective organization, prioritization, multi-tasking, time management and project management skills. • Quality Matters (QM) experience.

Starting Salary


Keyword Phrases

  • Director of Online Services - Grade 23
  • Inspire and Support Life Long Learning
  • Innovative, Dynamic Learning College
  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Web Development
  • I T Management/Director
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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