The Instructional Designer III works collaboratively with faculty to identify and implement pedagogical approaches and e-Learning technologies to enhance student learning. Supports course design efforts for online, hybrid, and web enhanced course formats. Promotes innovation in the use of e-Learning technology for learning, teaching, and research.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Education, Education Technology, Instructional Design, or closely related field.
Two years of professional full-time experience designing or developing courses and learning activities for courses delivered via a Learning Management System and supporting faculty in the use of a Learning Management System.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Education, Education Technology, Instructional Design, or closely related field.
Four years of professional full-time experience designing and developing courses and learning activities for courses delivered via a Learning Management System and supporting faculty in the use of a Learning Management System.
Experience designing and delivering professional development training.
Experience with action research and/or teaching an online course in a higher education setting.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of instructional design principles and effective online pedagogy.
Knowledge of developing courses and supporting the use of a Learning Management System.
Knowledge of software tools used for developing instructional content.
Knowledge of adult education principles and practices.
Excellent organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects within deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Skill in giving full attention to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking appropriate questions.
Demonstrated ability to learn new software tools for the creation of learning materials used in online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses.
Ability to work collaboratively within a diverse academic community.
Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to develop and conduct workshops on a variety of topics related to online learning technology and online pedagogy.
Demonstrated ability to both lead and participate as a member of team projects.
$50,000 - $53,000
Essential Job Duties
•Collaborates with faculty in the design of online, hybrid, and web enhanced courses and learning activities.
•Consults with faculty in the use of pedagogies and instructional technologies that support student learning in online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses.
•Utilizes industry standard Learning Management Systems and their integrated technologies to construct online, hybrid, and web enhanced courses.
•Supports faculty and staff in the use of the Learning Management System and other instructional technologies.
•Produces content and resources for online, hybrid, and web enhanced courses.
•Designs, develops, and delivers professional development opportunities to faculty and staff on technology and pedagogy topics.
•Promotes innovation in the use of e-Learning to enhance learning, teaching, and research.
•Evaluates and assesses the effective use of instructional technologies to identify opportunities for improvement in online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses. Researches, evaluates, and assists with the implementation of best practices.
•Documents and manages resources and other information collected for e-Learning projects.
Other Job Duties
•Serves as project leader on assigned projects.
•Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
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