Academic Technology Department
The Instructional Designer will provide support to faculty, programs and schools in development of courses and programs for the flipped, hybrid and/or online environment. Responsibilities include analysis, design, development and implementation of course modules or entire courses; web-based and face-to-face training using instructional design tools and software for faculty; and support for content area experts in all phases of instructional design.
Essential Job Duties
- Support and assist in the development of technology-driven instructional and courseware solutions.
- Evaluates and analyzes emerging learning technologies trends that integrate technological innovations into both online and ground-based courses.
- Provide training, support, and assistance to faculty in utilizing LMS and other instructional technologies.
- Designs, implements, and delivers training sessions and learning modules using a variety of technologies and modalities to assist in the transfer of knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Evaluates the effectiveness of training materials to ensure objectives are accomplished.
- Reviews courses and facilitates course improvements.
- Assist faculty with the application of instructional design theory and practices, best practices in online course design and development, and application of learning theories.
- Compile and maintain reports that communicate the status of project outcomes
- Management experience related to technology user support.
- Possess advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office 2016, graphic software, video recording and editing software, and web publishing.
- Communicate well with others, both verbally and in writing, and be able to effectively interact with administration, faculty, staff and other outside contacts.
- Ability to coordinate and maintain relationships with cross-functional departments to ensure efficient operations.
- Demonstrated high-level computer software skills in word processing, desktop publishing and design, web programming, spreadsheet, database, Blackboard, and presentation software, and emerging 2.0 web technologies.
- Ability to measure and report on metrics and indicators of service level activity and customer satisfaction.
- Possess a strong customer-service mentality and attitude.
- Five or more years of working in higher education preferred.
- Standard office hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm - Monday through Friday, with required evening and weekend hours during the year
- Work is primarily indoors, but requires the incumbent to be in an outdoor environment when traveling between campus buildings or being off-campus
- Incumbent will be exposed to frequent noise caused by telephones and office machines
- Must be able to lift and carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds
- Must be able to bend, stoop and reach
- Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time
- Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines
- Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens
- Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone
Prerequisites Required For Position
Minimum Education Requirement
- Bachelor's degree
Minimum Work Experience
- Minimum five (5) years of related experience, preferably in higher education
- Master’s degree in Instructional Design
Qualified applicants should send a completed application, professional resume, and cover letter to: Dee Thornton: firstname.lastname@example.org.