Distance Learning Specialist - Science in Greensboro, NC at Advanced Personnel Resources

Date Posted: 9/30/2020

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Job Description

DISTANCE LEARNING SPECIALIST - SCIENCE

Our client, a well-established industry leader with headquarters in central NC, has an immediate expansion position for a Distance Learning Specialist - Science.

OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Director of Distance Learning, this position requires an understanding of online science instruction. Responsibilities include leveraging science instruction expertise to assist customers with the design of lab courses for online science classes. As a subject matter expert, developing new labs and investigations is imperative to winning business and producing profitable sales growth. This position brings credibility to the product marketing and positioning for college level science distance learning courses and products.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND FUNCTIONS

  • Works closely with customers and collaborates with the Distance Learning team and sales staff to develop and recommend lab courses that support customers learning outcomes.
  • Provides guidance and support to instructors as needed to ensure successful hands on lab experiences for online students.
  • Designs new science lab investigations to meet the needs of large opportunities.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to grow sales with new and existing customers.
  • Ensures labs are safe, instructions and procedures are clear, and results are reproducible in the home environment.
  • Coordinates with Marketing to develop appropriate and impactful messages for product marketing. Works with the editorial team to create differentiation by communicating appropriate features and benefits.
  • Develops a deep understanding of the college distance learning market.
  • Maintains relationships with educators, universities, and associations to enhance company credibility and identify new opportunities for the sales team.
  • Coordinates with manufacturing and fulfillment teams to ensure kit development, manufacture, and fulfillment is efficient, profitable, and meets customer’s needs.
  • Provides technical support for internal and external customers. Provides necessary tools, content, and training across departmental teams to ensure that customer touch points are consistent and impactful.
  • Prepares for and attends appropriate industry events.  
  • Performs other administrative duties as required. 

Job Requirements

Education: Master’s degree in Science or related field preferred.

Experience: 3 years college level science teaching experience, preferably distance education/online teaching experience, preferred. Minimum 3 years of college level product development/product management or instructional design experience is preferred or a combination of related experience and education.  

Specialized Training/Skills:  Project Management training/experience a plus. Ability to effectively plan, implement, and monitor self-directed and group projects. Strong experience in online science instruction. Must possess good written and oral communication skills. Strong content knowledge of subject area is necessary


Please attach resume (MSWord if possible) to submission.

All inquiries are highly confidential and go directly to:

Pat Rudy | Advanced Personnel Resources | Greensboro NC