Instructional Designer - Distance Education - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the supervision of the Director of Instructional Design Services and often working in small teams this team member will work directly with faculty and staff to design, develop, and deliver technology-based educational media and interactive learning experiences; exercise skills in current educational and internet technology, including major learning management systems, social media, office and multimedia software, and web development; collaborate and coordinate with IDS team members; and manage individual and group projects, particularly new on-line course development; maintain and assist in improving local standards, processes, and procedures for educational media production; develop strong, cooperative relationships with campus entities; research and develop educational tools, technologies, practices; assess and evaluate the appropriateness and effectiveness of technologies and educational media, as well as teaching and learning experiences; train and mentor faculty and staff on the use of technology to enhance teaching.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree in Instructional Design, Technology, Education, or a related field and one year experience related to the essential duties.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Knowledge of and work-related experience in developing curriculum, educational programs, trainings, on-line courses, or educational media.
-Ability to work as a team, lead small groups, and manage projects.
-Ability to use computers and operating systems, such as Windows or Mac with great competence.
-Fluency in learning theories, instructional design, program planning, andragogy, and engaged learning practices.
-Ability to use a variety of distance education technologies including major learning management systems (e.g. Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle), social media, office and multimedia software.
-Working knowledge of web authoring tools (e.g. Dreamweaver) or HTML.
-Ability to plan, manage, produce, direct, implement, and evaluate training and education programs - on-line course production a plus.
-Demonstrable skill (such as a portfolio) in developing and delivering creative learning experiences.
-Positive attitude and flexibility, leading to the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people.
-Experience with decision-making in a highly active environment.
-Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at

Keyword Phrases

  • Instructional Designer
  • Distance Education
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Distance Education Programs
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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