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E-Learning Manager

--School Group--

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION 

Position  

E-Learning Manager 

Department 

Curriculum Design and Development (CDD) 

Reports to  

Director of E- Learning 

 

About School Group 

School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills development — improving the accessibility and quality of education, while transforming lives and impacting future success. We need talented people to help us make our vision a reality. So, if you believe in the power of education, international development and community service — and have the time, skills and know-how to match — we want you as a School Group volunteer. 

 

 

Role Overview 

In our pursuit to make quality education accessible around the world, the School Group (SG) is seeking anE-Learning Manager to join our team!  Responsible for leading instructional design within Technical Training, managing the eLearning program, training delivery standards, incorporating emerging learning techniques and technologies into the global training program. 

 

Essential Functions 

  • Design and develop dynamic instructional interactions and simulations to create interactive, engaging course content, simulations for software, tools etc. 

  • Develop an effective document management process for: organizing and retraining e-learning project related source files; scheduling periodic courses reviews for any updates needed; scheduling the expiration of training courses, if appropriate; tracking documentation and version control of all revisions and updates, etc. 

  • Monitor and report effectiveness of all training conducted; revise courses as needed. 

  • Perform quality assurance checks on training courses that have been developed. 

  • Support and maintain the global knowledge base and repository for best practice documents, key tools and templates. 

  • Translate needs analysis and functional specifications into detailed course designs. 

 

 

 

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position. 

 

 

Key Relationships 

 

  • Subject Matter Experts 

 

 

Qualifications 

Basic 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred (in a technical area: computer science, engineering, education, instructional design, information systems, technology). 

  • Project management skills, including scope definition, risk assessment, estimating, and reporting; ability to prioritize and complete tasks; strong time management skills. 

  • 8+ years related experience. 

  • Experience administering, creating and hosting e-learning programs and knowledge of content development and testing/survey tools. 

  • Ability to apply structured problem solving (taking a large, complex problem and breaking it down into components, involve others as needed, drive resolution). 

  • Ability to set vision and drive tactical execution, willing to roll-up the sleeves to complete projects in an environment with competing deadlines. 

  • High aptitude for managing and solving tactical issues. 

  • Impact, influence and success stakeholder engagement experience across multiple sites and levels of leadership from new manager to senior leaders. 

  • Knowledge of instructional design and adult learning principles and best practices. 

  • Knowledge of course development processes. 

  • Knowledge of mobile learning best practices. 

  • Polished communication skills, active listener, and ability to synthesize high level information. 

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to create viable solutions, innovation, and ability to execute flawlessly. 

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; advanced PowerPoint user (visuals, graphics), Advanced Excel, familiar with macros. 

 

Preferred 

  • Experience administering, creating and hosting e-learning programs and knowledge of content development and testing/survey tools such as Articulate, Camtasia, LMS management, Lectora, Captivate, GoAnimate. 

 

 

 

 

Why volunteer with us? 

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment. 

 

  • In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers. 

 

  • School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references. 

 

 

Other information 

 

This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer-run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet.