Job: Director of eLearning (North Idaho College, USA)


North Idaho CollegeThe purpose of this position is to provide the overall leadership for eLearning, instructional design, and faculty development in alternative methods of instructional delivery.The individual in this position is responsible for the planning, implementation, and coordination of all eLearning support services. Provides leadership to faculty and other emerging technologies that strengthen off-site access to educational opportunities in the NIC service area. Deadline: 14 June 2013 (Tracking code: 13-072)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Provides vision and leadership in the integration of technology to support learning in all areas of instruction; and serves the mission of NIC by working productively with faculty, staff, and administration to create a campus climate that promotes student-centered distant learning.
  • Provides leadership in the development and implementation of the NIC quality standards for electronic, and other methods off-site eLearning course delivery methods to assure comparability with traditional classes.
  • Collaborates with instructional deans, directors, division chairs and the dual enrollment program in the preparation of all course schedules.
  • Directs and supervises the e-learning support team that provides assistance in course design and technology training for faculty teaching and instructional division support staff.
  • Works with the Department of Information Technology to ensure solid  infrastructure for eLearning  and to coordinate the financial  support for eLearning presently and in the future
  • Coordinates and manages all budgets related to eLearning programs and projects.
  • Supervises and evaluates all eLearning staff, programs and projects.
  • Provides faculty development support when possible through training opportunities, and technical support.
  • Responsible for maintaining the academic policies and standards of best practices relating to ELearning.
  • Oversees the creation and maintenance of the eLearning web site.
  • Represents North Idaho College at local, regional, state, and national distance education forums.
  • Assists the College through participation on various planning and advisory committees.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful, constructive attitude and work relationship with supervisor, college staff, students, and the community.

Required Skills
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum qualifications necessary for an individual to satisfactorily perform each essential duty and be successful in the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties.

Education and Experience
Master’s degree is required. Master’s degree in education is preferred. Minimum of three years of experience in organizational leadership is required. Online teaching experience in higher education preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive  knowledge of Learning Management Systems and network infrastructure.
  • Extensive knowledge of budgeting practices
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and commitment to collaborative management.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Employs highly effective organizational and problem-solving skills and demonstrates team leadership skills.
  • Proficiency using personal computer, including Microsoft Windows and Office applications.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment including phone, fax, copier

Physical Demands & Work Environment
The physical demands & work environment described here are representative of those that must be met or are encountered by an employee in the normal course of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical requirements and environment are typical of those in a general office setting.  Typically involves regular sitting, standing, walking, typing, moving, lifting objects up to 10 pounds and exposure to office lighting and, regular typing, etc.  A wide variety of standard office equipment is continually used, including phone, fax, copier, printer and computer.

Location: Molstead Library
Opening Date:  May 17, 2013
Closing Date:  All materials must be received by Noon, June 14, 2013
Anticipated Starting Date:  August 1, 2013
Salary:  Minimum of $55,295 per year. Excellent benefits, including retirement.  100%  of full-time.
Job Location: Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

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