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Coordinator of Digital Learning/Media Services

Reports to: Program/Services Administrator
Date: August 2015

Classification: Management

Job Summary:
Provides leadership and support to schools and educators to provide effective learning environments for all students and help ensure success for all learners. Plans, promotes, coordinates, facilitates and evaluates comprehensive services and the effective use of instructional technology resources within the Agency and school setting. Collaborates with Agency staff and school districts to provide solutions for improving functionality of existing resources. Manages, supervises and evaluates professional staff members.


  1. Master’s degree in the field of education or related area.
  2. Five years of professional experience in K-12 education.
  3. Iowa administrator license.
  4. Iowa Evaluator Approval license or endorsement.

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides leadership in the effective use of new and current technologies for student and adult learning.
  2. Researches, analyzes and evaluates new technologies for potential applications in instruction and professional development
  3. Develops instructional uses of technologies and promotes the implementation of technological innovations.
  4. Leads and assesses instructional technology services in response to best practice and changing client needs.
  5. Facilitates training and support in technologies and applications for learning.
  6. Manages the development of new technology applications, including synchronous and asynchronous delivery and learning systems.
  7. Models effective strategies and uses of appropriate digital/online technology.
  8. Supports educators in their development through use of technology learning tools
  9. Oversees technical training for educators and assists educators in managing new technologies.
  10. Evaluates digital technologies for improving teaching and learning.
  11. Manages, supervises and evaluates effectiveness of designated staff.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Participates in projects, committees or activities to support the Agency’s mission, goals and priorities.
  2. Demonstrates self-discipline and initiative to produce high-quality, organized and dependable results
  3. Pursues professional growth opportunities and relationships to keep current with and influence educational directions.
  4. Promotes a learning environment and assists staff in accessing necessary resources for individual professional growth goals
  5. Develops and maintains effective team functioning through collegial problem solving and coaching.
  6. Assures equitable distribution of Agency services.
  7. Conveys a positive and professional image to staff and public.
  8. Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:</strong></font></b>

1. Ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective working relationships.
2. Ability to function effectively as a team member and collaborative problem solver.
Ability and willingness to be flexible and respond to the changing needs of clients and the Agency.
Ability to apply and integrate technical knowledge, techniques and expertise into a manner that facilitates positive change and continuous improvement.
Knowledge of instructional technologies, operating systems, networking systems and instructional design techniques and procedures.
6. Ability to use data to make educationally sound decisions.
7. Ability to develop long-range and short-range plans and manage resourcefully.
8. Effective presentation and group facilitation skills.
9. Ability to effectively monitor, evaluate, lead and develop staff.
Effective budget management.
Progressive and visionary in responding to current trends and issues in education.
12. Ability to read and interpret documents, write reports and correspondence, and apply appropriate mathematical concepts.
13. Ability to use, integrate and model technology appropriately in daily work which includes, but is not limited to, efficient operation of telephone and voice mail systems and application of comprehensive computer skills to effectively use new and current technologies.

Physical Requirements:

  1. Ability to travel between schools/sites served.
  2. Normal, routine levels of activity related to bending, carrying, climbing, hearing, lifting, reaching, sitting, standing, vision and walking, and may also involve above-average levels of activity at times that can’t always be anticipated.