The Virginia Community College system seeks a detail-oriented, proven collaborator to serve as the VCCS Online Virginia Network (OVN) Coordinator. The person hired for this position will facilitate initiatives and the development/expansion of online programming for VCCS's participation in Virginia's Online Virginia Network to help Virginians complete their degrees. As the primary point of contact for the VCCS-OVN partnership, the Coordinator supports staff located at the system office and at the five participating colleges (to ramp up to 23 colleges.). This position is responsible for day-to-day support of the OVN partnership for the community colleges. This OVN Coordinator is responsible for all of the administrative support for VCCSâ™ and collegesâ™ participation in OVN. The incumbent will convene and coordinate working groups within the VCCS as well as between VCCS, OVN participating universities, and other partners. The OVN coordinator will be responsible for the VCCS online presence within OVN. The OVN Coordinator will consult in the development of online course materials, coordinate with technical support, and help build the foundation for a successful program. The incumbent will also work to ensure that the VA passport courses and online degrees integrate into OVN. DUTIES INCLUDE: Coordinates participation of administrators, faculty, instructional designers, and multimedia specialists in the creation of fully online courses and associate degree programs. Areas of focus may include: online educational resources, cross-college course and program development, student recruitment and application process, budget monitoring and support, course and program assessment, best practice development and quality management. Uses data to facilitate consensus among stakeholders regarding procedures and project decisions. Organizes with the ITS staff and contract vendors to integrate dynamic content within the OVN website. Assists in the preparation of materials for online distribution, uploading and organization of course materials, and production of digital resources that will be easily accessible online. Facilitates partnerships across Virginia to further enhance college access and completion. Manages relationships with external vendors involved in the production and delivery of courses, website development and other services. Coordinates professional development for faculty and staff to ensure quality, consistent experiences for our students as well as professional development for instructional designers to create consistency among the look and feel of courses, templates, following best practices for design and educational methodologies. Establishes standards for online courses and reviews courses to ensure consistency, quality, and compliance. Helps to coordinate a robust student services platform and coordinates any online advisors and staff. Responsible for monitoring response rate of incoming requests for program information and general inquiries. Attends trainings and conferences to keep current on trends and issues in higher education. Advocates for the marketing needs of the participating community colleges with vendors and partners. Contributes to or lead committees and working groups. Presents to community, civic, or governmental entities about the Online Virginia Networkâ™s mission and goals Works a flexible schedule and meet overnight travel obligations. May perform other duties as assigned. Telecommuting may be required.
Master's Degree required. Extensive experience in the management of online programs including the development and delivery of online programs or equivalent. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Strong interpersonal/human relations and customer service skills. Teaching and leadership skills. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Marketing and public speaking skills. Excellent planning, organizational, and project management skills. Meticulous attention to detail, including budget management. Strong synthesis and documentation skills. Flexibility and good judgment. Comfortable in decision making and enforcing expectations, policies and procedures as they relate to online learning Ability to balance projects with multiple teams, timelines, and needs. Ability to interact and collaborate with all levels of staff, faculty, students, and external partners and vendors. Any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience that provide the required level of knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the functions of the job requirements.
Internal Number: 15847
About Virginia's Community Colleges
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.