Job Description - Specialist, Distance Learning Design
Description View created on 07/30/2014

Specialist, Distance Learning Design

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 18
Job Title ID: 180500
Job Series/Job Family: Instructional Technology Series / Distance Learning Family

Reports To

Director, Distance Learning

Job Purpose

To develop, coordinate and implement video technologies to support Distance Learning programs.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Develops, coordinates and implements new video technologies to support Distance Learning including writing HTML code and insuring web page functionality to support online video distribution.

  2. Researches and implements Distance Learning technology project solutions including video production and encoding processes.  Serves as a liaison with vendors.
  3. Maintains and supports the Distance Learning web site and related sites.
  4. Maintains Distance Learning (DL) and VSS computer systems and electronic equipment to ensure proper operation.
  5. Tracks and trouble-shoots user problems in Distance Learning and determines source as hardware, software, or procedural, and resolves problem or redirects to appropriate area.
  6. Investigates, reviews, and evaluates new instructional Distance Learning and video distribution technologies and software applications. Recommends new products, software upgrades, and training.
  7. Provides training and support for new and existing Distance Learning technologies to faculty and staff; maintains and updates training websites and other support materials.
  8. Provides input in writing on operational procedures for staff on the use of system hardware and software.
  9. Collects and records data for tracking operations measurements.  Maintains records and prepares reports as needed.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Education

Required

Preferred

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Other

     Preferred

Safety