Job offered: Manager of Online Instructional Technology (Director of eLearning)
Location: Delhi, NY, USA (in the beatiful Catskills Mountains, 2.5 hours from NYC!)
Manager of Online Educational Technology
Locations: Delhi, NY
Posted: Aug 25, ’11
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The Manager of Online Educational Technology provides leadership and vision for the distance learning program at SUNY Delhi.
Manage Delhi’s online programs (services & systems), policies and practices, planning, budgeting, priorities, work-flow, outcomes, performances, etc.
Supervise instructional design team & manage day to day workload of department.
Provide instructional design to Delhi faculty, facilitating the design and development of online courses.
Oversee the evaluation of online courses, curricula, and faculty.
Create and maintain online and hard-copy training materials.
Offer online and classroom seminars.
Serve as a phone hotline coordinator to students and faculty.
Work with the college’s Campus Information System staff to better serve students and faculty.
Staff, budget and implement on-going training, workshops, and walk-in support for faculty and staff.
Formulate, in collaboration with the Provost, faculty development policies, procedures and incentives.
Coordinate training and support documentation efforts on new systems and services offered by CIS as they relate to Online Education.
Track faculty and staff development activities as they relate to Online Education
formulate assessments for on-going improvement of services offered by Dept of Online Educational.
Identify appropriate vendors and recommend the purchase of online education related technology; establish and maintain a useful relationship with vendors.
Through various marketing techniques, promote Delhi’s online courses and programs.
Assist with the development of annual CIS and DOE budgets.
Promote and assist with the transition of traditional courses to a hybrid and/or completely online format.
Oversee and provide end user support for various DOE related systems
The Manager of Online Educational Technology will assist faculty with transitioning traditionally offered courses to the online environment, creating hybrid courses, and with using online platforms as ancillary tools to enhance traditionally taught classes. To this end, the Manager of Online Educational Technology will maintain current knowledge of distance learning issues, trends, and pedagogy, including curriculum design and development; outcomes assessment; and be capable of identifying areas for improvement. The position will also coordinate training sessions and workshops during staff development workshops and throughout the year as needed. The Manager of Online Educational Technology will utilize various tools to determine training needs of the campus such as surveys, helpdesk ticketing system, and specific requests.
The college seeks a results-oriented, decisive, high achiever with the excellent interpersonal and communications skills needed to easily and comfortably interact with faculty, students and administration. The successful candidate will have a proven record of successful leadership in an information management organization. Professional experience in a higher education environment is helpful but not required. A seven or more year work history that demonstrates progressively responsible experience in technology planning and application. At least three years in a leadership / management capacity. Proven track record managing complex projects and processes.
A master’s degree is required, along with professional teaching experience (preferably at the college level), at least one year experience in the creation or support of technology-enhanced learning resources and materials, and working knowledge of online course platforms (Moodle preferred). Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong attention to detail; an entrepreneurial spirit; and a willingness and ability to encourage faculty to engage in online instruction is desired.
Salary range is $50,000 – $60,000 annually. This is a full time, year round position with an excellent fringe benefits package and a great work environment.
To apply, please submit:
Letter of interest
Contact information for three professional references