TITLE: Manager of Blended Learning
DIVISION/DEPT: Blended Learning
LOCATION: 5710 Mineral Point Road
Perform duties of lead project manager and contact when first approached with course development projects or requests. As lead contact, maintain master department project schedule. Evaluate amount of time involved to complete project and create project schedule. Identify any costs involved with project creation. Work with Senior Web Course Designer I & II, Instructional Designer, Web Course Developer and Publications Specialist to allocate duties for all projects.
Work collaboratively with team members in all phases of design and development. Coordinate with other members of the web-based training freelance staff on various project components and production scheduling. Assist Director of Blended Learning in the creation and communication of the information architecture and navigation of all courses.
Ensure that existing content is regularly reviewed, updated and revised. Complete revisions of web courses and exams using existing and yet to be determined course authoring tools. Use web course authoring software to design and create interactive elements and user experience within each web course. Perform testing of course functionality, including exercises, animated graphics and student interactive sections.
Is responsible for the consolidation of content into one or two development tools which will involve managing the conversion of legacy content systems into current systems. Take the lead in updating content for STAR, VAP, MERIT, CU Advance and TODs and make it mobile ready. Analyzing our course development process with the goal of automating processes and finding efficiencies.
Train new and existing staff. This includes training on all related assets and procedures involving our suite of course creation tools and all other course creation related software. Maintain training schedule and communicate training needs to the Director of Blended Learning.
Ensure a sustainable future of products by evaluating course creation tools and systems. Investigate new software alternatives and processes to improve and streamline our course and exam products, including, but not limited to: Performance support tools, mobile development and design (both tablet and smartphone), decision tree and related virtual simulations, etc.
Serve as liaison with other departments to address procedural issues involving course creation staff, including but not limited to updating internal and external clients as to the status of project progress.
Review instructor and student evaluations of CPD web-based courses to determine applicability to marketplace and areas that require improvement. In addition, m onitor industry publications and incorporate updates and other changes in assigned products.
Other duties as assigned.