Instructional Designer III

Fort Myers, FL
United States

Category
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Full-Time
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description
Job TitleInstructional Designer III
Job Description

The Instructional Designer III works collaboratively with faculty to identify and implement pedagogical approaches and digital learning technologies to enhance student learning. Supports course design efforts for online, hybrid, and digital learning technology enhanced course formats. Promotes innovation in the use of digital learning technology and pedagogy for learning, teaching, and research.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Education, Education Technology, Instructional Design, or closely related field.

Three 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.

Preferred Qualifications

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

In-depth knowledge of instructional design principles and effective online and digital learning pedagogy.

In-depth knowledge of course development and Learning Management System support.

In-depth knowledge of software tools used for developing instructional content.

In-depth knowledge of adult education principles and practices.

Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to collaborate with faculty to complete an online course quality review.

Demonstrated ability to present effectively to small and large groups.

Ability to take initiative to plan, organize, coordinate and perform work in various situations when numerous and diverse demands are involved.

Skill in utilizing instructional design principles and pedagogical strategies to enhance online and digital learning.

Ability to collaborate and work effectively within a diverse community and willing to contribute to a team effort.

Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments.

Demonstrated ability to develop and conduct workshops on a variety of topics related to online and digital learning.

Ability to identify and effectively learn new software tools for the creation of learning materials used in online and digital learning courses.

Salary Range$50,000 -$54,000 annual
Job Duties
Essential Job Duties

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

•Works directly with faculty to design/redesign online and digital learning courses.

•Works with faculty to develop engaging, interactive, and instructionally sound learning activities and materials that directly support the learning outcomes.

•Supports faculty in the use of LMS features specific to the course design.

•Collaborates with faculty and Instructional Technology staff to select and integrate appropriate instructional technology.

•Leads projects related to course design and faculty development.

•Gathers and analyzes data related to department projects and initiatives.

•Leads the quality review of online and hybrid course designs.

•Develops new or revises training focused on online and digital learning teaching and learning.

•Identifies professional development needs of faculty teaching online and digital learning courses.

•Evaluates training and professional development, recommending revisions as needed.

•Collaborates in building Communities of Practice focused on improving teaching and learning in the online and digital learning environment.

•May provide instructional guidance on implementing specific digital learning technology.

•Assists/trains student workers as required.

•Develops new techniques and procedures to enhance university instructional design.

•Reviews progress, evaluates results, recommends new processes, and promotes best practices.

•Leads the design, installation, operation, support, upgrades, and maintenance of infrastructure, including software, servers, networking and storage.

•Advises faculty on gathering summative and formative assessment of teaching practice in online and digital learning courses for the purpose of ongoing improvement.

Other Job Duties
Other Duties

•Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information
Posting NumberPS833P
Open Date03/19/2020
Close Date04/02/2020
Open Until FilledNo
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