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Distance Learning Coordinators - 11-9039.01

O*NET-SOC Description

Coordinate day-to-day operations of distance learning programs and schedule courses.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Chief Learning Officer
  • Coordinator of Online Programs
  • Director of Distance Learning
  • Distance Education Faculty Liaison
  • Distance Learning Coordinator
  • Distance Learning Technician
  • Distance Learning Unit Leader
  • Head of Academic Technology
  • Online Facilitator
  • Program Facilitation Director for Distance Learning

SOC Occupation Groups

11-0000 Management Occupations
11-9000 Other Management Occupations
11-9030 Education Administrators
11-9039.00 Education Administrators, All Other
11-9039.01 Distance Learning Coordinators

Related Occupations

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  • Analyze data to assess distance learning program status or to inform decisions for distance learning programs.
  • Assess distance-learning technological or educational needs and goals.
  • Communicate technical or marketing information about distance learning via podcasts, webinars, and other technologies.
  • Communicate to faculty, students, or other users availability of, or changes to, distance learning courses or materials, programs, services, or applications.
  • Conduct inventories of distance learning equipment, summarizing equipment usage data.
  • Create and maintain web sites or databases that support distance learning programs.
  • Develop distance learning program goals or plans, including equipment replacement, quality assurance, or course offering plans.
  • Develop or provide technical resources, such as course management and videoconferencing systems, networking, and webcasting, for distance learning programs.
  • Direct and support the technical operation of distance learning classrooms or equipment.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of distance learning programs in promoting knowledge or skill acquisition.
  • Monitor technological developments in distance learning for technological means to educational or outreach goals.
  • Negotiate with academic units or instructors and vendors to ensure cost-effective and high-quality distance learning programs, services, or courses.
  • Prepare and distribute schedules of distance learning resources, such as course offerings, classrooms, laboratories, equipment, and web sites.
  • Prepare and manage distance learning program budgets.
  • Prepare reports summarizing distance learning statistical data or describing distance learning program objectives and accomplishments.
  • Provide technical or logistical support to users of distance learning classrooms, equipment, web sites, or services.
  • Purchase equipment or services in accordance with distance learning plans and budget constraints.
  • Review distance learning content to ensure compliance with copyright, licensing, or other requirements.
  • Select, direct, and monitor the work of vendors that provide products or services for distance learning programs.
  • Supervise distance learning support staff.
  • Train instructors and distance learning staff in the use or support of distance learning applications, such as course management software.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with distance learning equipment or applications.
  • Write and submit grant applications or proposals to secure funding for distance learning programs.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise customers on technical or procedural issues.
  • Analyze data to inform operational decisions or activities.
  • Communicate organizational policies and procedures.
  • Conduct employee training programs.
  • Develop computer or information systems.
  • Develop educational goals, standards, policies, or procedures.
  • Direct organizational operations, projects, or services.
  • Evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Maintain knowledge of current developments in area of expertise.
  • Manage inventories of products or organizational resources.
  • Monitor performance of organizational members or partners.
  • Negotiate sales or lease agreements for products or services.
  • Prepare operational budgets.
  • Prepare operational progress or status reports.
  • Prepare proposals or grant applications to obtain project funding.
  • Present information to the public.
  • Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources.
  • Review documents or materials for compliance with policies or regulations.
  • Schedule activities or facility use.
  • Supervise employees.

Military Crosswalk Titles

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Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Director, Extension Work