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Details - Online Learning Specialist (Extended Education Specialist II) REPOSTED

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Online Learning Specialist (Extended Education Specialist II) REPOSTED

Apply now Job no: 536914
Work type: Staff
Location: Chico
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Full Time, Education Support Professionals, Student Services
Position Description

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse student body in the nation. The University enrolls over 15,000 students, with over half identifying as first-generation college students.

Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.

Job/Department Summary:

The Online Learning Specialist is a key member of the Professional & Continuing Education (PCE) Program Team and is responsible for the planning and implementation of the digital teaching and learning tools used to ensure the overall quality of all self-support online programs. The Online Learning Specialist provides instructional design and digital learning solutions expertise to ensure the effective integration of the digital learning ecosystem required for self-support programs in alignment with University resources and policies. Perform program planning involving the development of cost-effective programs in related as well as unrelated discipline areas or for very large and diversified types of programs. The Online Learning Specialist is an experienced solutions builder and a roll-up-your-sleeves senior multimedia specialist who thrives in a daily collaborative environment and aims for operational excellence and process improvements. The Online Learning Specialist is responsible for end-to-end stewardship of complex projects, which entails working with cross-functional stakeholders of DoIT (including TLP and Information Security), faculty and external subject matter experts, and PCE stakeholders that include internal/external customers, clients, and students.

Required Education and Experience:

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university, preferably with courses in education, technology, and instructional design.
Equivalent to three years of experience in digital technology implementation, continuing higher education program development and operations, and multimedia design.


Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they may be considered specialized skills: 

  • Bilingual
  • Skill dedication to continuous learning and skill upgrading through related college classes, certification courses, or other training in the areas of modern techniques, tools, technologies, and frameworks in the interdisciplinary areas of credit/non-credit programming and digital learning design.
  • Skill aptitude to maintain a high level of professional competence in best practices with digital learning and multimedia development.
  • Demonstrates consistent delivery on commitments, with great organizational skills, exceptional follow through and precision and attention to detail.
  • Skill in innovative and proactive problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise integrity and sound judgement in complex and ambiguous situations.
  • Ability to quickly research and incorporate subject matter expertise to provide sustainable solutions, optional recommendations, and considerations to enhance PCE related stakeholder service deliveries.
  • Ability to devise, implement and oversee external and internal digital learning strategies to ensure that PCE delivers programming in a consistent, professional and prompt fashion with its stakeholders and the wider campus community.
  • Develop and implement digital learning strategies in varied formats and deployment approaches.

Time Base: Full-time

Pay Plan: 12/12

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm, Summer: Mon-Thurs 7:00am-5:30pm. 

CSU Classification Salary Range:  $68,784 - $98,112 per year. 

Benefits: This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).

CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance).  For more information please visit

Additional Information:

California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a background check (including a criminal records check, sexual offender registry check, and/or fingerprinting) prior to assuming this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may impact the job offer or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive. This position is considered a sensitive position based on CSU guidelines. Incumbent is responsible for the safety and security of Level 1 data, sometimes also referred to as Level 1 protected data. This is confidential information that is in most cases protected by statutes, regulations, or other legal mandates.

The person holding this position is considered a “General Mandated Reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.

About Chico State:

Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century. 

The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that Chico State stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land, the flora, the fauna, and the waters that run through campus.  We are humbled that our campus resides upon sacred lands that since time immemorial have sustained the Mechoopda people and continue to do so today.

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Chico State is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 05/21/24. Applications received after that date may be considered.)

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