EDUC/TRAINING PROGS, CRD 3
Negotiable based on qualifications and experience
Main Campus (Gainesville)
If other work location
This position is located in the College of Education’s Distance Learning department. The Associate Director of E-learning is responsible for maintaining and improving on the operational functionality of the e-learning endeavors of the University of Florida’s College of Education. Some travel will be expected. This is a time limited position.
Responsible for technical operations required to support the College of Education online learning and marketing initiatives
Coordinate the efforts of the college’s distance learning team under the guidance of the Senior Director of E-learning, Technology and Creative Services.
Develop and implement operational procedures for e-learning operations in the College of Education.
Develop distance learning policies, procedures, and standards collaboratively.
Initiate, coordinate, and manage comprehensive distance learning partnership alliances, including negotiating with vendors.
Responsible for performing research to identify, evaluate, support, and solve the instructional technology needs of students, faculty, and staff of distance education.
Responsible for providing secondary technical support and training to students and faculty of online courses using the college’s LMS through a combination of a web-based Help Desk, telephone, and face-to-face.
Participate in the creation, conversion, and maintenance of courses.
Assist the Senior Director of E-learning, Technology and Creative Services in establishing, directing, and supervising programs that use and promote distance education initiatives in the College of Education.
Represent the College of Education at university-wide and state-wide e-learning events, meetings, and committees.
Communicate new and legacy processes and procedures to College of Education faculty and staff.
Maintains an understanding of emerging trends in the use of instructional technologies, networks, distance education initiatives, and diverse computer platforms in Higher Education.
Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.
Demonstrated skill in analyzing complex information, problems, situations, practices, and procedures to identify the problem and relevant concerns or factors, to recognize alternatives and their implications, and to formulate logical and objective conclusions and solutions.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Knowledge and experience in development and support of instructional tools for an online audience.
Demonstrated detailed knowledge of internet and database technologies including, but not limited to: CSS , DHTML , FTP , PHP , TCP /IP, SQL , HTTP .
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional-level experience in successful or continuing education programs within a higher education environment.
Demonstrated experience in planning, coordinating, and assessing e-learning programs in fully online, blended, and other delivery modes.
Experience with web development tools and content management systems.
Familiarity with multimedia development applications such as Storyline and Camtasia.
Knowledge and experience with web-based and other distance instructional delivery systems such as Moodle, Sakai, Canvas and Blackboard.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities and provide leadership and supervision to others.
Ability to produce high quality specifications that include well documented use cases, User Interface (UI) schematics, and document detailed functional business rules.
Demonstrated skill in technical staff coordination, including promoting teamwork and cross-campus cooperation, delegating responsibility, development, motivation, training, monitoring progress, evaluating performance, and giving constructive feedback as necessary.
Health Assessment Required:
Special instructions to applicants:
40-hour work week, typically 8am-5pm. Will need to be available to meet with instructional staff on some nights and weekends. Travel is expected to be about 5% off-site. Will need to assess when travel to locations is necessary, and when communicating using remote means is best.
A criminal background check is required.
A valid State of Florida driver’s license is required.
This is a time limited position.
Open Until Filled: