10018244 Online Academic Program Coordinator

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documents
School/Department: School of Health & Natural Sciences
Primary Location: Macon
Position: Staff
Job Type: Full Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled
Description:

JOB SUMMARY: This position is an integral representative of the School of Health & Natural Sciences who assists the school leadership with a variety of tasks related to online programming.  The Online Academic Program Coordinator supports and is an important component of the cohesive team of students, faculty, and staff serving the educational mission of the School and the Institution.  This position requires travel to other campuses. 

MAJOR DUTIES: 

  • Monitors the quality assurance of the online curricula in the school.
  • Ensure compliance with specialized program accreditation and or designation.
  • Monitors quality assurance of the online courses.
  • Develops and supports online courses.
  • Provides support to faculty for online instruction.
  • Develops and maintains systems for online student support
  • Ensures coordination of school activities including monitoring online student advising for quality assurance and control.
  • Actively seeks initiatives to assist in recruiting online students.
  • Maintains confidentiality and discretion regarding school business, files, and other duties assigned by the Dean.
  • Assists Chair(s) and Dean with online program assessment.
  • Teaches courses (at least 2-2-2) in an appropriate academic discipline. 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION: 

  • Knowledge of computers and job related software programs (Microsoft Office Suite, Banner, PeopleSoft, and Brightspace/D2L).
  • Excellent organizational and training skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Skilled in organization and coordination of complex projects.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity and ability to work with individuals or groups with diverse backgrounds. 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The supervisor provides administrative direction with assignments in terms of broadly defined missions or functions. The employee has responsibility for independently planning, designing, and carrying out programs, projects, studies, or other work. 

GUIDELINES: The employee must use judgment and ingenuity in interpreting the intent of the guides that do exist and in developing applications to specific areas of work. 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK: The work consists of broad functions and processes of an administrative or professional field. 

CONTACTS: 

  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, faculty, staff, students, and members of the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems and to provide services. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light objects.
  • The work is typically performed in an office. 

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: None. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a master’s degree is required.
  • Three (3) years of administrative experience.
  • Ability to teach courses in an appropriate academic discipline
  • Substantial experience in instructional technology for online learning. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Master’s degree in a discipline taught in the School of Health & Natural Sciences (e.g. Biology, Health Science, Nursing, Rehabilitation Science, Respiratory Therapy, etc.) 

SALARY:

  • Pay grade 19.

TO APPLY:  Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “10018244 Online Academic Program Coordinator – School of Health & Natural Sciences, Macon 6.8.2021”.  Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Staff application; a letter of interest which includes salary requirements; and three professional references.  Paper application materials will not be accepted.

Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documents

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