• Distance Learning Curriculum Developer

    Posted: 02/22/2021

    The Distance Learning Curriculum Developer is responsible for the analysis, design, development,
    and implementation of instructional curriculum in a distance learning environment. This position will
    work with GNTC’s current distance learning team in support of quality assurance and compliance with
    GNTC’s distance learning. The Distance Learning Curriculum Developer works collaboratively with
    administrators and faculty from all disciplines and program areas to develop and deploy engaging and
    accessible distance learning courses for web-enhanced, blended, hybrid, and online-only courses.

    MAJOR DUTIES
    - Works with content experts to design, develop, and implement distance learning and
    blended course content;
    - Establishes methods and procedures for transferring on-ground course
    materials/requirements into a distance learning format;
    - Collaborates with content experts to create supplemental multimedia content integration
    into distance learning courses;
    - Designs and/or conducts training for faculty and staff on best practices for distance
    learning course delivery and the use of blended approaches utilizing on-campus and
    distance learning delivery methods;
    - Participates in institutional evaluation and review processes for new and existing courses
    delivered via distance learning;
    - Conduct ongoing research of pedagogical and technological best practices for engaging and
    accessible distance learning course delivery and training for faculty;
    -  Serves as the training expert in the use of Learning Management Systems;
    -  Works with faculty and staff to assist in the development of multimedia-web based content
    such as images, photos, audio, and/or video;
    - Works closely with Information Technology staff to ensure distance learning technology is
    adequately supported and functioning properly;
    - Keeps abreast of changes in the Instructional Technology/Design field by attending
    conferences and training as budget and schedule permits; and
    - Performs other duties as assigned.

    COMPETENCIES
    - Knowledge of the mission of postsecondary vocational/technical education
    -  Knowledge of learning theory, instructional design theory
    -  Knowledge of Learning Management Systems
    - Ability to conduct needs assessments in the evaluation of training and development needs
    -  Ability to evaluate program for effectiveness and appropriateness
    - Skill in accurate recordkeeping and organizational skills

    Distance Learning Curriculum Developer
    Academic Affairs
    - Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs
    - Skills in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public
    - Oral and written communication skills MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    - Bachelor’s degree *and* three (3) years of related work experience
    - Comprehensive understanding of distance learning
    - Experience with Learning Management Systems
    - Proven knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    - Master’s degree in Instructional Design or related field
    - Goal setting and strategic planning experience
    - Proven work experience in instructional design and with instructional technology
    - Experience with Blackboard Learning Management System
    - Three (3) to five (5) years of experience working with distance learning and/or instructional design within a postsecondary environment
    - Visual design skills (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
    - Audio/video skills in hardware (cameras, microphones, lighting, etc.) and software (Final CutPro, Premiere, Logic, GarageBand, iMovie, etc.)
    - Familiarity with ADA guidelines
    - Quality Matters Certification

    Application Process: All application packets MUST be completed via the GNTC Online Job Center at
    www.gntc.edu/about/employment/. We do not accept resumes, transcripts, etc. in any other format
    except through the Online Job Center. As a part of the application process, interested candidates
    will also be required to upload documents such as a resume, work reference contact information,
    and transcripts if applicable. Pursuant to college policy, a thorough background investigation,
    including a criminal history records check, shall be conducted on all candidates prior to being hired
    for any position with our college. No phone calls or emails please.
    A Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Georgia Northwestern Technical College does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, national
    or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or
    citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Any
    violation or questions should be directed to Elizabeth Barksdale, Director of Human Resources,
    Office I101a, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161, at 706-295-6592; Jan Lanier, Dean of
    Student Success and Title IX/Equity Coordinator, Office A127C, One Maurice Culberson Drive,
    Rome, GA 30161 at 706-295-6908; Kevan Watkins, Office A127E, One Maurice Culberson Drive,
    Rome, GA 30161 at 706-295-6517. Telephone numbers are accessible to persons who are deaf or
    hard of hearing through the Georgia Relay by dialing 711 or 1-800-255-0056 from a TTY/TDD.