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A member of the Los Angeles Community College District

 

 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

 

INSTRUCTOR SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT

DISTANCE EDUCATION COORDINATOR

[Recruitment Extended]

 

Closing Date:  February 28, 2008

 

Located on 426 acres in the West San Fernando Valley, Pierce College combines state-of-the-art technology and learning with the picturesque beauty of its rolling hills.  With enrollment of more than 18,000 students per semester, the college’s emphasis on student success makes it an educational leader statewide with a reputation for innovation and academic excellence.

 

Pierce College is now seeking to expand its outstanding faculty by offering a

full-time, twelve-month Distance Education Coordinator position to be responsible for the day-to-day operations, coordination, and maintenance of Pierce’s Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology.

 

All candidates that meet the qualifications listed below are welcome to apply.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

§       Meets minimum qualifications of his/her teaching discipline

§       Experience integrating technology with teaching

§       Excellent  written and interpersonal communication skills

§       Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college faculty, staff and students.

 

Desirable Qualifications

 

Leadership

§       Provides vision and leadership in the area of educational technology and distance education.

§       Develops goals, policies and procedures which affect distance learning instruction at Pierce College.

§       Organizes and balances multiple priorities, is flexible, and responds to ever-changing priorities and needs.

§       Analyzes and solves problems.

§       Meets deadlines and handles multiple simultaneous projects.

§       Plans, designs, and builds effective online certificate and degree programs with an emphasis on increasing FTES, data collection, and assessment of student learning.

§       Works effectively in a team setting and effectively communicates with faculty, administrators, technology professionals, peers, and students with varied technical understanding.

 

 

 

 

 

Technical

§       Stimulates interest and involves faculty in developing online and web-enhanced courses.

§       Assists faculty in the planning and implementation of instructional technology.

§       Keeps current in the field of educational technology and distance education delivery systems.

§       Possesses knowledge and experience in developing training materials for distance delivery based on best practices, research, and various learning theories.

§       Possesses knowledge and experience in web based/distance learning delivery systems, accessibility and usability standards, operating systems, and software applications.

§       Demonstrates multimedia skills to support instruction.

§       Conducts or coordinates training classes and seminars for faculty on instructional technologies for teaching online.

 

Salary and Benefits:  The current starting range is from $56,736 to $88,332 for the academic year depending on education and experience.  The PhD differential is $2,850 per academic year.  The District provides an excellent benefit package including medical, vision, dental and life insurance to the employee and eligible dependents.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  For consideration in the selection process, all interested candidates must submit the following:  A Letter of Interest (describing your interest in the position); a current descriptive resume that summarizes how you meet the qualifications for the position; a completed LACCD Application for Academic Position and Diversity Survey (http://www.piercecollege.edu/campusjobs_faculty.asp );

copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required only at time of hire); and, three confidential letters of reference sent under separate cover directly to the college by the referee.

 

Notification regarding advancement in the selection process will be provided to each applicant.  Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request an accommodation in the selection/interview process with at least three business days prior notice.  Documentation of the need for accommodation may be requested.

 

Employment is contingent upon verification of qualifications and continued funding. The completed application package must be received by February 28, 2008 to be considered. [Application materials may not be submitted by Fax or e-mail.]  Send completed application packet to: 

 Pierce College

Human Resources

Distance Education Coordinator

6201 Winnetka Avenue

Woodland Hills, California 91371

 

 

 

Pierce College is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer

 

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