Position Title: Coordinator of Distributed Learning (Partially Grant-funded)
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or related field OR Associate's degree in in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems and three years of relevant work experience, required. Must have effective communication skills, the ability to work a flexible schedule with incarcerated personnel, meet the clearance requirements to work in the prison (background check, fingerprinting, etc.), and a valid driver's license at the time of hire and throughout the duration of employment required. Experience in at least one of the following areas: Distance Education, Classroom Technology. Knowledge of emerging Internet technologies required.
This position will work with the College in Prison program, as well as, as a technical support assistant for our online course offerings. You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse population. Effective communication skills with students and faculty that operate outside of the normal campus environment is essential. Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community's college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.
The Coordinator of Distributed Learning coordinates with the Department of Corrections Educational Supervisor to develop and deliver MVCC curriculum to students in the prison system. This position provides training and assistance to the faculty, staff and students in the use of technology for online learning. This encompasses hardware, software, and utilizes effective verbal and written communication skills, outstanding organizational and project management skills. This is a partially grant funded position.
Coordinates activities to ensure adherence to policies and protocols for conduct and instructional material use inside correctional facilities;
Assists students with technical problems that may arise during the course completion process;
Serves as a liaison between students and online instructors;
Works with the Department of Corrections Volunteer Coordinator to process and guide instructors who teach in the prison; co-facilitates Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS)/ College In Prison Program (CIPP) orientation which includes instructors being trained on both the policy, procedure, expectations, health requirements and safety precautions of DOCCS/CIPP;
Recommends course selections in collaboration with the academic Schools;
Prepares grant reports utilizing online reporting systems and the District Attorney of New York Criminal Justice Investment Initiative;
Administers and monitors budget review of all grant and contract expenditures to ensure internal controls and budgetary compliance and revises as necessary;
Meets time sensitive deadlines for certificate of residency, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annually budget reports for grants;
Coordinates and administers placement exam; researching, conducting student intake interviews with all participants for the CIPP program;
Performs other related duties as related to this job description and assigned by the Assistant Vice president of Academic Affairs.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
MVCC does not discriminate. MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. MVCC offers a comprehensive employee enrichment program. Official academic transcripts required upon hire.
Review Start Date: 8/13/2020
Review of applications will begin on the review start date and will continue until successful candidates have been identified.
Internal Number: req752_1596206711
About Mohawk Valley Community College
Mohawk Valley Community College has more than 800 full-time and part-time employees at our campuses in Utica and Rome, NY. We are located in the Central New York region at the foothills of the Adirondack mountains between Syracuse and Albany, NY in Oneida County.Founded in 1946 as one of the first community colleges in New York State, MVCC is one of 64 campuses of the State University of New York.The College offers about 100 transfer and career technical programs, including liberal arts and sciences, healthcare, engineering technologies, trades, engineering science, business, human services and fine arts. A diverse institution with a global view, MVCC offers career, transfer, and transitional education, programs for personal and cultural enrichment, and supports community and economic development.Interested candidates will find competitive salaries and outstanding benefits along with an enriched, collaborative work environment that is based on excellence in teaching and student service, employee success with continued contributions, and commitment to our surrounding communities.Mohawk Valley Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, sta...ff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. MVCC does not discriminate. MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the College community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.The College's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to the Executive Director of Human Resources.