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Assistant Director - Office of eLearning

School, College or Department: SHSP/GSBMS, Office of eLearning
Date Posted: Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:44:00 EST
Reports To: Assistant Dean, Office of eLearning
Status: Variable hours
Location: SHSP Bldg.

Position Overview

In addition to operational management of the Office of eLearning, this position will implement distance learning plans and promote integration of distance education tools with other school and university services to produce high quality course design for online, blended and all technologically enhanced courses. 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions*)

  1. Responsibilities include routine review of LMS course sites for accuracy and quality
  2. Act as faculty on orientation, Student Resources and comprehensive examination course
  3. Construct online and blended classroom sites on school’s learning management system and provide faculty and student training in distance learning tools
  4. Will format, edit and prepare learning content and materials at the direction of faculty and the Assistant Dean
  5. Create annual report and maintain data necessary for this report
  6. Position provides administrative support for the department including but not limited to customer service, maintaining databases, classes and other schedules, administrative support for service contract development and maintenance, and supervises one administrative employee
  7. Acts as department supervisor when Assistant Dean is unavailable
  8. Maintains all service contracts necessary for the smooth operations of the LMS and Office of eLearning

Education, Qualifications And Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and to work well with all customers including, but not limited to, intra-university, external, students.
  • Excellent organizational, managerial, diplomatic and problem-solving skills.

Education requirement:

  • Minimum requirements of a Bachelors Degree in a relevant area.

Technical/Computer skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, presentation software, e-mail, html, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Create Suite, managing audio and video files, lecture capture software and social networking tools.
  • Experience in online teaching and training, or experience as an online student preferred.

Prior experience:

  • At least one year of experience using Moodle, Blackboard or a similar learning management system.  

Physical and Environmental Demands

  • 35 office hours per week. Schedule most usually Monday – Friday. Specific start and end time varies due to the needs of the department.

Relations with Others

During the course of your job, what persons in other departments and outside the organization are you required to contact and/or work with:

Internal Contacts: All faculty and students of SHSP and GSBMS, Deans and Department Chairs, IT department staff and management,

External Contacts: Contracted service providers, LMS vendor.

Contact Info

Send resume with cover letter indicating position of interest to: Alicia Parrish, Employment Manager, Human Resources Department at or HR fax 914-594-4309. Candidates of interest will be contacted to schedule interviews. New York Medical College is committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. New York Medical College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.