Director of Online Learning

TITLE: Director of Online Learning

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

LOCATION: Chalmers Center Office

PREPARED BY: Stu Minshew

EFFECTIVE DATE: May 8th, 2018

POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Director of Online Learning serves as a member of the Foundational Principles & Practices Team and will also play a highly cross-functional role within the organization. This role is responsible for coordinating the necessary activities required to produce online courses in a timely manner while ensuring quality of content and design. They are responsible for integrating the best practices in online learning to create customer experiences that bring Chalmers’ ideas to life in local church communities. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Commit to pray and advocate for the poor and the church in light of the mission of the Chalmers Center
  • Manage the development process for each course including internal staff, external contractors, and course budget to ensure timelines and user expectations are met
  • Integrate best practices in online learning that lead to higher rates of course completion and implementation within local church communities
  • Collaborate with the Marketing & Communications Team to promote courses through social media, email, and partnerships to connect the right courses with the right churches to reach people living in poverty
  • Work with the leadership and Foundational Principles & Practices team to create a roadmap, budget, and timeline for future courses
  • Collaborate with the Programs Team to repurpose existing program content into online courses
  • Work with the leadership to build and oversee the ongoing development of Chalmers' online learning platform
  • Design and implement a customer service process for users

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Commitment to the Vision & Mission of the Chalmers Center
  • Adherence to the Lausanne Covenant, a statement of Christian belief
  • Uses a humble listening approach when working with the church
  • Acts courageously to overcome obstacles and remains hopeful for people in poverty
  • Depends on the Holy Spirit and seeks God’s guidance when making decisions
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment
  • Excellent project management skills and experience, especially in writing contracts and working to hold multiple parties accountable toward completing a project
  • Hands-on experience in online course development
  • Knowledge in best practices of online learning and willingness to collaborate with experts in the online learning and adult education fields
  • Familiar with Lean Startup and Human-Centered Design principles
  • Five or more years of relevant work experience
  • Cross-cultural experience highly recommended
  • Ability to travel up to 15%

Please email a resume, cover letter, and portfolio of links and/or screenshots of online learning projects you have helped create to hr@chalmers.org.