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Distance Learning Specialist

Distance Learning Specialist Job Description

Job Title: Distance Learning Specialist
Job Code: R43474
Job Series: Distance Learning
FLSA Status: Exempt
OCC Group: Professional Services (PS)

Signature of the State Court Administrator approval available on file in the Human Resources Division.

General Statement Of Duties:
Develops and implements educational curriculum and technology utilizing current on-line educational practices to provide educational programs for the Colorado Judicial Department employees specific to court services via distance learning.
Distinguishing Factors:
Positions in this classification are distinguished from lower level positions due to demonstrated expertise in distance learning technology, methods and tools.  This position is distinguished from the Court Education Specialist classification due to the specific development of on-line education services.  Supervision is received from the Distance Learning Program Manager.
Essential Functions Of the Position:
Develops, implements and maintains distance/on-line learning technology for the Colorado Judicial Department.
Provides staff with group and/or individual training on the use of distance/on-line learning software and systems.
Remains current with training concepts, trends and technology for distance/on-line learning.
Coordinates distance/on-line educational technology utilization with the Information Technology Services division, District Administrators, Chief Probation Officers and Clerks of Court.
Participates in developing new curriculum, agendas, education goals, and objectives specific for distance learning technology and in conjunction with developed court programs.
Serves on statewide committees for the development of training courses and distance learning.
Creates reports, presentations, spreadsheets, and other materials in a timely manner.
Attends meetings and training as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervisor Responsibilities:
No formal supervisory responsibility.  Responsibility for one's own work product and work within a unit performing similar functions.  Rarely provides lead function, advice, or explains work instructions to other employees or volunteers.
Minimum Education:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree and two years of online training systems experience.  Education may be substituted with Distance Learning Technology experience on a year for year basis. Experience with distance learning pedagogy and technology preferred.
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands and fingers to perform repetitive motions; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  This position requires 25-50% travel.
Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Occasionally handles emergency or crisis situations; frequently subject to interruptions, and multiple calls and inquiries.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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