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Manager, Distance Education

The Distance Education Manager assists and participates in meeting the training and development needs of faculty and coordinates, designs, and/or delivers a variety of specific training and development programs for Internet instruction. Assists with State Authorization, a compliance requirement from the Department of Education. Reports to the Director, Academic Outreach and Distance Education and performs other duties as assigned by the Director.


Delivers group and individual training and instruction covering specific areas; assists with the development of curricula and/or recommends or utilizes vendor programs that meet instructional goals and objectives; formulates training outlines and determines instructional methods, utilizing knowledge of specific training needs and the effectiveness of methods as such individual training, group instruction, lectures, demonstrations, conferences, meetings and workshops; coordinates and performs such other administrative functions as required to deliver and document training programs. Assists the Director with tracking out of state students taking online classes and preparing a number of reports to NC-SARA and THECB pertaining to (Federal Regulation Chapter 34, 600.9(c)). Supervises the Distance Education Coordinator and the Technical Support Specialist. Duties include but are not limited to assigning training materials and topics to be presented to faculty, overseeing development of training materials, and working with the Information Technology Operations Manager in coordinating the position of Technical Support Specialist, which is a dotted line position to IT.

Physical Condition

Two years' experience in the field of online or web enhanced teaching, training, design or support as well as some teaching experience in a post-secondary educational setting. Experience in supporting faculty and staff with online or Web-enhanced courses in higher education and assisting with technical problems. Must be well organized and able to manage a number of tasks simultaneously.


Must have knowledge of database design and use; be familiar with course management software. Experience with D2L is ideal.


Bachelor's degree required; master's preferred, with some related experience in instructional design and/or educational technology.

Additional Requirements

Requires the ability to work well with diverse populations and maintain positive working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the community. Must have teaching and facilitation skills; strong interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community; advanced verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills; and the ability to determine training objectives. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive (Mod) and requires a criminal background check.

Last Updated 06-21-2022