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Director of eLearning

Apply now Tracking Code: 10083DIR2
Work Type: Full-time
Categories: Administration
Salary: $70,000 to $75,000 annual gross

Thirty percent of our student population at Pikes Peak Community College identify themselves as persons of color.  Pikes Peak Community College is looking for applicants who are culturally competent and can demonstrate evidence, understanding, and a commitment to the concepts of diversity, multiculturalism, and their application in the workplace.

Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) is committed to serving the good of the community. We do this by educating people. We provide open access to higher education and a high quality learning environment in which students can realize new opportunities and gain critical, 21st century skills they need to succeed in the workforce or in further education. Teaching people how to work effectively with others, across boundaries, is central to our mission.

This begins with welcoming and valuing people for who they are and for the unique contributions each person adds to our campus. It also requires our faculty, staff and students to encounter, explore and understand a broad range of ideas and cultures. Our community college mission is inseparable from the ever-­increasing diversity in our society.

Diverse and inclusive learning and working environments promote a free and open exchange of ideas, improve critical thinking, civic engagement and leadership skills, and deepen empathy and respect for those unlike ourselves. Our campus is enriched by a variety of voices and experiences.

Attracting, hiring and retaining a highly engaged workforce that reflects and supports the diversity of our student body are of central importance to our work. Other essential factors are expanding and strengthening opportunities for students to learn and succeed through culturally responsive instruction and diversity-­infused course offerings. We ensure that diversity represents a process of continual learning and improvement by developing, cultivating and sustaining an organizational culture based on mutual respect, inquiry and civility. 

Please visit the College’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion site for additional information.

 

The Director of eLearning provides progressive leadership and manages the day-to-day operations of the eLearning Department. This position will assess and analyze current online programs and find ways to streamline and optimize processes. The Director of eLearning serve as the main point of contact for the college in online education and policies relating to online learning and is responsible for communicating forward-thinking initiatives to college stakeholders. This position will partner with various groups within the college community, such as Instructional Services, Information Technology Support Services (ITSS), and Faculty Load and Compensation (FLAC), to provide online academic innovation and ensure equitable student experiences across modalities of learning. This position will coordinate with the Associate Vice President of Academic Resources when establishing policies and procedures to ensure the delivery of high-quality technical support, budget development and office management.
 
The Director of eLearning serves on the system-level Learning Technologies Council. The position collaborates with ITSS and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) to integrate technologies and teaching strategies for innovative student learning experiences.  At the state level, the position collaborates with system colleagues to set online education policy, help select products and resources for the system’s online education programs and manage any changes or transitions in online learning at the college. 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Two years of teaching experience in higher education OR two years of experience with curriculum design/multi-media design.
  • Two years of supervisory or leadership experience.
  • One year of experience with program administration and assessment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in Instructional design, Media Design, Instructional Technology, or closely related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and effectively direct the work of others.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change and implement new programming.
  • Experience conducting needs assessment and designing, developing, producing and evaluating an instructional design program for educators.
  • Three years of teaching experience in higher education OR three years of experience with curriculum design/multi-media design.

Salary range is $70,000.00 to $75,000.00 annual gross.  For full consideration, all application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  

Must be a State of Colorado resident or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment.

Application Instructions:  Application must be submitted online.  Incomplete applications may not receive full consideration.  A complete application will include:

  • Cover letter - Address the minimum and preferred qualifications in the order listed on the job announcement.
  • Resume - Reflect experience, education, knowledge, skills, and abilities.  
  • Unofficial Transcripts - Unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred.  Official transcripts are required if hired for the position.  
  • Professional References - Provide names and contact information for three recent professional references who can address your expertise and background for this position.

This position may be eligible for a variety of employee benefits.  Pikes Peak Community College participates in the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) contribution rates.

Note: Prior submission of application materials will not be considered.

Essential Functions  

  • Supervision of eLearning staff to include management, training, evaluating, developing, coaching, and time and leave reporting.
  • Maintain awareness of current best practices and emerging educational technology that may be adopted. 
  • Provide vision and strategic leadership in developing and implementing eLearning operational policies and procedures. 
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan for online education that reflects the mission, vision, and goals of the eLearning department and the college.
  • Provide quality control of online courses by assessing the effectiveness of online learning and making recommendations based on those assessments to academic deans. 
  • Provide faculty training and professional development that supports best practices in instructional design, development, and delivery, and promotes instructional innovation in the use of learning technologies that enhance teaching in online, remote, hybrid, and hyflex instruction.
  • Collaborate with Information Technology Support Services (ITSS) to ensure the availability and integrity of the learning management system (LMS) and related academic technologies provided to students, faculty, and staff.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for eLearning for course design or redesign process with an understanding of best practices for online learning and adult learning theory. 
  • Serve on state-wide groups and collaborate with other colleges and agencies to develop and maintain agreements that support and enhance PPCC online courses, programs, and student access. 
  • Chair or participate in relevant institutional committees and task forces concerned with online learning.
  • Provide support to eLearning staff to ensure clear and efficient communication between Academic Resources, academic divisions, departments, faculty, and students.
General Duties, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
  • Cultural competence and demonstrated evidence, understanding, and commitment  to the concepts of diversity, multiculturalism, and their application in the workplace.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Adhere to college policies and procedures.
  • Work independently in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel to multiple campuses to support department needs.
  • Maintain confidentiality while working effectively with all constituents. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Vice President for Academic Resources.

This job description reflects Pikes Peak Community College’s best effort to describe the essential duties and qualifications of the job.  It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job.  This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation.   

EEO Statement: Pikes Peak Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act institution.  We value diversity, strive for a more unified campus where all people are valued, treated fairly, and possess a sense of belonging.  Pikes Peak Community College encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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