Detailed Job Description
The Instructional Designer II provides support, training and consultation to faculty using instructional technologies. This individual assists faculty with the design and development of credit, non-credit, and contract training courses and instructional materials for delivery in online, blended, or web-enhanced learning environments. The Instructional Designer II must possess a sound understanding of instructional design techniques as well as instructional and assessment strategies appropriate for the elearning environment. The Instructional Designer II must demonstrate extensive knowledge of the tools and features of the learning management system as well as new and emerging technologies that best support teaching/learning and promote student success. He/she provides technical assistance for technologies supported by the Virtual Campus for faculty, students, and members of the college community. In addition, this individual conducts professional development sessions for faculty and staff. This individual also serves as a project manager for assigned projects.
Master's degree in instructional design, educational technology, or related field (required).
Demonstrated knowledge of instructional design theory and instructional design models such as ADDIE and backwards design, as well as outcomes-based assessment and the successful implementation, as it is related to adult learning and online teaching strategies.
Higher education teaching experience (required).
A successful history of working with faculty and staff to design and develop effective learning environments for programs in higher education.
Experience in the design and development of instructional materials, online courses, and curriculum for elearning delivery.
Knowledgeable in effective pedagogy, learning theory, and instructional design with a focus on quality online course design and development.
Minimum of three years of project management experience.
Minimum of three years of technical experience including experience with media development tools and authoring packages.
Experience with designing and developing courses using learning management systems (e.g., Blackboard, Canvas).
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work with faculty, staff, and students in a courteous and helpful manner.
Strong oral and written communications skills.
Ability to quickly assimilate the content and objectives of several diverse disciplines in order to efficiently develop courseware for online courses.
Creativity, skill and experience in multimedia design and production, web page creation and collaboration with faculty/content experts required.
Knowledge and experience in using a wide variety of software and hardware tools related authoring, courseware design, and web development for developing online course materials.
Ability to analyze and solve highly complex technical problems related to learning management systems and other applications integrated with the learning management system.
Understanding of college-level course design and instruction in traditional formats required.
Knowledge and experience in working with quality rubrics for effective online course design and delivery.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Resume and cover letter are required
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