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Director of Distance Learning

Posted: 05/26/2023

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of the Director of Distance Learning to be located on the Floyd County Campus and may be required to travel to other campuses to meet operational requirements. This position will report to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. This position will be responsible for coordinating the establishment of goals, objectives, and priorities for distance education technology, educational technology, instructional computing, learning resources, etc.; assist with the development and implementation of operational policies, procedures, and standards for quality assurance in distance learning and areas related to distance learning; assess training/development needs; facilitate the creation, organization, and implementation of professional staff development programs/activities related to distance learning; provide technical assistance in the areas of curriculum revision and instructional strategies; perform all Blackboard installations, upgrades, and setup of Blackboard building blocks and learning tool integrations; coordinate eCampus courses and activities; and all other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related field *and* Five (5) years of related work experience; comprehensive understanding of distance learning; and experience with learning management systems
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in a related field; goal setting and strategic planning experience; proven work experience in instructional design and with instructional technology; experience with Blackboard Learning Management System; and familiarity with ADA guidelines.
Starting Salary: $60,000 - $70,000
Benefits:  Benefits include 13 paid State holidays, annual and sick leave, State of Georgia benefits package that includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, 401K options, and a choice of two retirement plans: The Teachers Retirement System of Georgia or the Employee’s Retirement System of Georgia.
Application Deadline: Position opened until filled.
Application Process: All application packets MUST be completed via the GNTC Online Job Center at  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, Title IX (Employees), Office I103, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161, at 706-295-6592; Brittany Elrod, Director of Accessibility Services, Section 504/ADA Coordinator (Students), Title IX/Equity Coordinator (Employees and Students) 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.