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

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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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 courses and other educational media; 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 or equivalent education and experience totaling seven years.


Knowledge of and work-related experience in developing curriculum, educational programs, trainings, on-line courses, or educational media.

Fluency in learning theories, instructional design, program planning, andragogy, and engaged learning practices.

Working knowledge of web authoring tools (e.g. Dreamweaver), HTML, and CSS.


Demonstrable skill (such as a portfolio) in developing and delivering creative learning experiences.

Experience with decision-making in a highly active environment.


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.

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.

Ability to plan, manage, produce, direct, implement, and evaluate training and education programs – on-line course production a plus.

Positive attitude and flexibility, leading to the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Pay Range

$41,804 to $55,739

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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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