Job Description - Director, Distance Learning
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Director, Distance Learning

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 26
Job Title ID: 18051
Job Series/Job Family: Instructional Technology Series / Distance Learning Family

Reports To

Associate Vice President, IRT

Job Purpose

To direct the development and operation of the Distance Learning Program, and student and faculty support services.

Description of Duties and Tasks

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

  1. Directs the planning, staff, and operations of the Distance Learning Program.
  2. Identifies new distance and distributive learning technologies and evaluates the appropriateness for ACC use.
  3. Works with departments in scheduling Distance Learning courses; develops annual and semester schedules and allocation of sections.
  4. Manages licensing and copying issues, determines costs and works with appropriate College offices to arrange access to distance learning materials.
  5. Directs video support services and operations including cable TV, ITFS/EBS and satellite uplinks and downlinks.
  6. Develops and oversees the implementation of Distance Learning student and faculty support services.
  7. Directs the efforts to identify new distance learning course materials, evaluates the appropriateness for ACC use, disseminates materials to faculty, and manages the approval process.
  8. Assists in the development of the College's distance learning program and strategic plan.
  9. Directs college activities to export and import distance education courses through collaborative initiatives, such as the Virtual College of Texas and the Educational Service Center Region XIII and coordinates appropriate faculty and student support services.
  10. Supervises Distance Learning staff.

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

Preferred

Education

Required

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Other

     Preferred

Safety