Instructional Designer/Innovation - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the supervision of the Director of Instructional Innovation in Instruction and Technology, the Instructional Designer/Innovator will coordinate with Distatnce Education (DE) leadership, campus entities, and colleagues to design, pilot and implement innovative learning technology projects and training programs to serve the mission (s) of Distance Education and Utah Valley University. These innovative projects include particularly the development of hybrid courses.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
- Perform in a variety of specialized instructional design and academic technology roles in support of university needs, such as hybrid course development, LMS technical support, visual design, needs analysis, assessment, and curriculum support. [40%]
- Oversee and coordinate comprehensive faculty training and development activities that encourage innovative use of technology for teaching and learning. [30%]
- Plan, develop, implement, promote, and report on new and existing Innovation Center services, projects, or initiatives related to improving teaching and the use of technology for learning to foster a culture of innovation for UVU faculty and staff. [20%]
- Collaborate and coordinate with academic departments, support staff, and administration to analyze and satisfy faculty training, instructional Design, and Academic Technology needs. [10%]

Minimum Qualifications

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Knowledge of distance learning course development and production management practices.
- Knowledge of national standards for the delivery of online and blended/hybrid education.
- Ability to plan, direct, implement and evaluate courses delivered by technologically enhanced modalities.
- Demonstrate evidence of success in developing and delivering creative courses.
- Ability to coordinate with faculty and staff to produce quality distance education learning experiences.
- Ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies.
- Ability to produce a budget and financial proposals.
- Ability to research, analyze, and present information in order to converse with experts in the field.
- Ability to plan, design, develop, implement, and evaluate innovative learning media and experiences in coordination with faculty and staff.
- Experience teaching post-secondary learners, adult learners, and/or faculty, both face-to-face and online.
- Ability to lead, direct, and supervise a group.
- Ability to engage and persuade small and large audiences

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/Innovation
  • Distance Education
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Distance Education Programs
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
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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