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Executive Director for the Center for Distance Education at Mississippi State University
Updated: 03 Aug 2016

Executive Director for the Center for Distance Education

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University (MSU) is seeking an Executive Director for its Center

for Distance Education (CDE). The Executive Director will establish a strategic

vision for distance education through collaboration with MSU’s Deans and

Department Heads to identify and implement distance education opportunities and

priorities consistent with achieving the university mission component of offering

access for working and place-bound adult learners. The Executive Director of the

Center for Distance Education reports directly to the Provost and Executive Vice

President. CDE enrolls over 1,600 students, generating over 13,000 student credit

hours, 40% of which are at the graduate level. CDE has a staff of 24.

 

The minimum qualifications include a terminal degree from a regionally accredited

institution of higher learning or a master's degree with five (5) years of experience

in higher education administration. The degree must be in a discipline consistent

with an academic program at MSU. Experience must include at least two (2) years

with distance education in either a teaching or administrative role. Preferred

qualifications include one or more years of administrative experience, including

budget and personnel management, oversight of quality assurance, strategic

planning, and experience and excellence in research. Prior experiences in land-

grant, peer, or peer-plus institutions; teaching online classes; and working with

multiple disciplines across an institution are also preferred.

 

The position will remain open until filled, but for full consideration, applicants

should apply before September 30, 2016. For more information on this position

and to apply please go to: http://www.msujobs.msstate.edu/.

 

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex

(including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age,

sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other

characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications

from women and members of any minority group and others who share our passion

for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student

population.

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03 Aug 2016 Ashley Jackson 1732
Instructional Design Specialist at St. Petersburg College
Updated: 29 Jun 2016

Instructional Design Specialist

 

St. Petersburg College

St. Petersburg, FL.

 

Open - Accepting Applications Posted: Jun 23, 2016 Login then Apply

Compensation: $53,707.34

Openings: 1 PeopleSoft ID: 1228 Formal review of applications begins: Jul 7, 2016

Department: Online Learning and Services Location: Clearwater

Key Position Information:

Instructional Design and Development is a part of Online Learning and Services, which supports online learners and faculty. ID&D collaborates with faculty teaching online to design standard courses across all disciplines. Our design model uses a team approach with contributions from the dean, faculty, instructional design technicians and others to create engaging courses that meet Quality Matters and SPC standards.Successful candidates should be:

  • Experienced in online instruction;
  • Highly experienced with Desire2Learn/Brightspace Learning Environment and related instructional technology tools;
  • Well-versed in the elements of good instructional design;
  • Knowledgeable about usability and accessibility;
  • Energized by working in a team environment to solve problems;
  • A great communicator;
  • Positive in outlook and attitude;
  • Able to cultivate professional relationships with all levels of SPC employees;
  • Able to manage multiple initiatives and be flexible in a changing, fast-paced environment;
  • Proactive as a problem solver;
  • A strong critical thinker; and
  • Comfortable learning new systems and processes.

Office location is Clearwater, but position works with faculty across the college.

Position Summary:

Incumbents in this class perform professional-level activities requiring specialized skills in an area such as instructional design, web design, interactive learning, and related instructional resources. Incumbent responsibilities include supporting staff and faculty in instructional design, virtual campus and computing services through providing training and instruction; researching data and information; and making recommendations for upgrades in hardware, software, equipment, and current technology in the field.

 

Typical Essential Duties

  • Support the design, development and delivery of all online courses and programs for SPC
  • Provide instructional design options to faculty involved in developing and/or revising online courses.
  • Conduct course reviews and provide recommendations to eFaculty Mentors, peer review team and program administrators to ensure the quality and timely completion of online courses
  • Facilitate the design and development of course content, course assessments and learning activities
  • Guide the integration of new instructional strategies to engage students, promote active learning, achieve learning outcomes and improve student success.
  • Assist instructors in completing required professional development, understanding expectations and preparing for course delivery.
  • Assist instructors in using the grade book so that grades can be successfully pushed to Peoplesoft.
  • Collaborate with Instructional Technology Technicians to design, revise, develop and deliver professional development workshops for online instructors.
  • Work with program administrators, faculty and Instructional Technology Technicians on special projects such as MOOCs, tutorials, social networking applications, open educational resources, etc.
  • Interacts with the course delivery manager to resolve technical problems expediently.
  • Support the design, development and delivery of all online courses and programs for SPC
  • Provide instructional design options to faculty involved in developing and/or revising online courses.
  • Conduct course reviews and provide recommendations to eFaculty Mentors, peer review team and program administrators to ensure the quality and timely completion of online courses
  • Facilitate the design and development of course content, course assessments and learning activities
  • Guide the integration of new instructional strategies to engage students, promote active learning, achieve learning outcomes and improve student success.
  • Assist instructors in completing required professional development, understanding expectations and preparing for course delivery.
  • Assist instructors in using the grade book so that grades can be successfully pushed to PeopleSoft.
  • Collaborate with Instructional Technology Technicians to design, revise, develop and deliver professional development workshops for online instructors.
  • Work with program administrators, faculty and Instructional Technology Technicians on special projects such as MOOCs, tutorials, social networking applications, open educational resources, etc.
  • Interacts with the course delivery manager to resolve technical problems expediently.

Requirements:

 

Education:

Master's degree in education or a related field.

 

Experience:

Three (3) years experience implementing and utilizing instructional technology.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

Three (3) years experience implementing and utilizing instructional technology.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

 

Knowledge:

  • Learning outcomes analysis and instructional design principles;
  • Research methods;
  • Academic course technologies;
  • Image/video manipulation techniques;
  • Training techniques;
  • Customer service principles;
  • Recordkeeping principles;
  • Computers and related software applications.

Skills:

 

Knowledge:

  • Learning outcomes analysis and instructional design principles;
  • Research methods;
  • Academic course technologies;
  • Image/video manipulation techniques;
  • Training techniques;
  • Customer service principles;
  • Recordkeeping principles;
  • Computers and related software applications.

Skills:

  • Evaluating software applications;
  • Identifying, researching, troubleshooting, and resolving complex technical issues;
  • Converting files;
  • Communicating technical information to a non-technical audience;
  • Teamwork with faculty in subject matter
  • Providing customer service;
  • Maintaining records;
  • Training end-users and faculty members;
  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.

Physical:

  • Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
  • Evaluating software applications;
  • Identifying, researching, troubleshooting, and resolving complex technical issues;
  • Converting files;
  • Communicating technical information to a non-technical audience;
  • Teamwork with faculty in subject matter
  • Providing customer service;
  • Maintaining records;
  • Training end-users and faculty members;
  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.

Physical:

  • Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

License:

None.

Responsibilities:

 

These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

Potential Frequency

1.

Oversees activities, analyzes, and provides training and support to staff and faculty in designing and creating coursework curriculum and delivery.

Daily

30%

2.

Plans, implements, and analyzes instructional design solutions in an academic environment; defines requirements for useful, logical, and effective solutions.

Daily

30%

3.

Coordinates online course design which requires conferring with faculty to determine needs and instructional design capabilities; training and supporting users; administering course software; and/or other related duties.

Daily

20%

4.

Develops and maintains internal and external partnerships to maximize effectiveness of educational programs and market offerings to outside sources.

Daily

10%

5.

Conducts research related to academic instructional design tools and makes recommendations for hardware and software upgrade.

Daily

10%

6.

Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

As Required

 

Incumbents in this class perform professional-level activities requiring specialized skills in an area such as instructional design, web design, interactive learning, and related instructional resources. Incumbent responsibilities include supporting staff and faculty in instructional design, virtual campus and computing services through providing training and instruction; researching data and information; and making recommendations for upgrades in hardware, software, equipment, and current technology in the field.

 

These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

Potential Frequency

1.

Oversees activities, analyzes, and provides training and support to staff and faculty in designing and creating coursework curriculum and delivery.

Daily

30%

2.

Plans, implements, and analyzes instructional design solutions in an academic environment; defines requirements for useful, logical, and effective solutions.

Daily

30%

3.

Coordinates online course design which requires conferring with faculty to determine needs and instructional design capabilities; training and supporting users; administering course software; and/or other related duties.

Daily

20%

4.

Develops and maintains internal and external partnerships to maximize effectiveness of educational programs and market offerings to outside sources.

Daily

10%

5.

Conducts research related to academic instructional design tools and makes recommendations for hardware and software upgrade.

Daily

10%

6.

Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

As Required

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29 Jun 2016 Ashley Jackson 3752
Manager of Instructional Design at Northampton Community College
Updated: 16 Jun 2016

MANAGER, INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN

Northampton Community College

Bethlehem, PA

 

Primary Function:

To provide leadership in the application of instructional design theories

and methodologies designed to help faculty build and facilitate quality online and hybrid

courses. Works closely with faculty to ensure their online and hybrid courses and

instructional content and assessments reflect best practices in online course design,

accessibility standards, and copyright policies.

 

Responsibilities:

(1) Support faculty in the development of new online and hybrid courses;

(2) Support faculty who review and revise existing online and hybrid courses; (3)

Participate in quality assurance course checks prior to the start of each semester and share

feedback with faculty; (5) Work closely with the Assistant Director of Online to design and

offer professional development opportunities to help faculty be effective online instructors;

(6) Research and suggest emerging technologies to support online instruction; (7) Support

pilot studies which impact online learning initiatives; (8) Help faculty determine if their

instructional content and assessments align with course learning objectives and guidelines

for accessibility and applicable copyright laws; (9) Participate in special e-learning projects

as assigned. (10) Serve as a liaison between On-Line learning and Computer Services and

the Center for Teaching & Learning. (11) Perform other responsibilities, as assigned by

immediate supervisor.

 

Organizational Relationships:

(1) Responsible to the Director of Online Learning for

performance of assigned responsibilities; (2) Work collaboratively with Computer Services

and Center for Teaching & Learning staff; (3) Work closely with faculty and staff; (4) Relate

to College and department goals; (5) Function as an active member of the College’s

administrative team.

Performance Standards: Performance in this position is considered satisfactory when: (1)

Mutually agreed upon objectives have been attained within a specified time frame. (2)

Responsibilities of the position have been carried out at a level consistent with performance

objectives. (3) Effective cooperative relationships exist between On-Line Learning and

Computer Services, as well as with staff, faculty, and other members of the College

community.

 

Qualifications:

(1) Education: Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, educational

technology or related field from a regionally accredited Institution required. Master’s

degree in instructional design is preferred. (2) Skills, Knowledge, Abilities: (a) broad

understanding of learning theory and instructional design models; (b) demonstrated ability

to evaluate online and hybrid courses using instructional design standards; (c)

competencies in technologies (e.g., learning management systems, web conferencing tools)

used to build and facilitate online and hybrid courses; (d) competent in accessibility

standards and copyright law as it pertains to content used in online and hybrid courses; (e)

organizational, communicative, and leadership skills. (3) Experience: Professional work

experience as an instructional designer in an educational setting is strongly preferred. Prior

teaching experience within a higher education setting is desirable

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16 Jun 2016 Ashley Jackson 4903
Instructional Designer at Cochise College
Updated: 15 Jun 2016

Instructional Designer

Cochise College

Sierra Vista, Arizona

 

Located in scenic southeastern Arizona, our residents enjoy some of the best year round weather

in the nation. With two campuses, three centers and a virtual campus we serve an average of

5,000 students each semester. Cochise College was recently ranked the third best community

college in the nation by Huffington Post and received Arizona’s first Career Preparedness

Award. Cochise College offers a comprehensive benefits package to include membership in the

Arizona State Retirement System, employer paid health insurance, dental insurance, tuition

exemption, tuition reimbursement, 9 holidays/year plus 10 paid days off for Winter Break and

more!

 

Job Summary:

The Instructional Designer is responsible for designing, planning, developing,

and delivery of distance learning courses and for assisting instructors in developing

pedagogically sound activities and assessment strategies for online and blended courses.

 

This position is open until filled with priority to applications received by July 11.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Minimum Qualifications:

Masters’ degree in instructional design, education or a related field from an accredited institution

of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education

Three years’ experience in instructional design or related field

An equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge,

skills and abilities have been achieved may be considered.

Knowledge of and ability to follow college policies and procedures

Knowledge of instructional technologies associated with distance learning

Knowledge of instructional design principles and instructional technology

Knowledge of online instruction software delivery systems and emerging technologies

Knowledge of non-traditional, student-centered approaches to instruction

Knowledge of adult learning theory and principles, training techniques

Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques for designing, developing and delivering and

evaluating educational programs

Knowledge of project management and research principles

Knowledge of needs analysis and the development of instructional objectives

Skill in designing alternative format courses

Skill in applying software application development tools

Skill in producing, facilitating and presenting instructional materials

Skill performing needs assessments

Skill in presenting ideas and concepts orally and in writing to a variety of audiences

Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and to relate to others in a

professional, helpful manner

Ability to relate to a diverse population and to maintain composure when faced with difficult

situations

Ability to multi-task and organize, prioritize, and follow multiple projects and tasks through to

completion with an attention to detail

Ability to work independently while contributing to team environment

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality related to sensitive information

Ability to analyze problems, identifies solutions, and takes appropriate action to resolve

problems using independent judgment and decision-making processes

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other department staff,

faculty, students and the public

Apply today!

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15 Jun 2016 Ashley Jackson 4975
Instructional Designer at Bucks County Community College
Updated: 10 May 2016

Instructional Designer

Bucks County Community College – Newtown, PA

This Full-time, 12-month, Tenure-Track Faculty position is dedicated to helping faculty design, develop and deliver course material in order to support and improve student learning.  The instructional designer consults with faculty on effective instructional design; provides suggestions, feedback, and coaching on the most effective instructional strategies. S/he researches best practices in pedagogy, instructional design, and universal design and makes this current knowledge available to faculty. As needed, designs and facilitates learning experiences for faculty that prepare them to succeed as course developers. The instructional designer contributes to Virtual Campus related initiatives as well as participates on college-wide committees.

Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Master’s degree in Instructional Design or a closely related field.
  • Required: prior related work experience. Preferred: minimum 3 years experience in teaching, designing instruction, and/or developing curriculum for higher education.
  • Ability to utilize best practices in instructional design, universal design, and facilitation of online courses.
  • Demonstrated understanding of current issues in pedagogy and distance learning.
  • Knowledge of best practices in use of multimedia for instructional purposes.
  • Demonstrated understanding of accessibility issues for content in online course spaces.
  • Demonstrated understanding of copyright and content licensing issues in higher education.
  • Demonstrated understanding of effective instructional design for the assessment of student learning.
  • Experience with instructional technology tools.

Application Deadline is June 3, 2016

Apply at: http://ac.bucks.edu/apps/jab/listings/browse/#job-425

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10 May 2016 Ashley Jackson 4616
Assistant Director of eLearning at Howard Community College
Updated: 03 May 2016

Assistant Director of eLearning

Howard Community College

Department/Office: Teaching and Learning Services Division, eLearning

Supervisor's Title: Director of eLearning

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides leadership assistance to the Director of eLearning in overseeing various eLearning initiatives. The position provides direct support to faculty and institutional administrators in the design and development of web-enhanced, hybrid and fully online courses, the use of instructional technology systems, and the application of sound pedagogical and instructional design principles.

Work Performed:

  • Assist in leadership, planning, and oversight of eLearning instructional design initiatives.
  • Collaborate with faculty and institutional administrators to provide support in the development of quality online and hybrid courses.
  • Coordinate and implement both strategic and tactical plans involving faculty development and training; course development; curriculum design; instructional technology. Support faculty in the integration of emerging technologies to facilitate engaging teaching practices and student learning experiences.
  • Maintain an awareness of current and future trends in the field and monitor technological developments in distance learning for technological means to achieve educational or outreach goals.
  • Develop and facilitate professional development opportunities in the theory and methods of hybrid and online learning and instruction.
  • Assist in the design, organization, facilitation and assessment of professional development for faculty use of a learning management system (LMS) and other distance education technologies.
  • Ensures college-wide awareness of, and compliance with, federal and state distance learning regulations, as well as licensing and copyright laws.
  • Develops and implements plans that address accessibility in online instruction. This includes compliance with federal regulations, support and training for faculty in designing accessible course materials, problem-solving to address accommodation requests from students or faculty and adaptation of course materials.
  • Assists in monitoring the review of online courses for standards, consistency, and quality.
  • Assists in LMS administration and maintenance.
  • Participates in the development and administration of applicable policies, strategic plans, goals and programmatic activities pertaining to online and hybrid learning at the College.
  • Maintain currency in knowledge of distance education trends, innovations, research and best practices by participating in local trade association meetings, reading current journals, books, and magazine articles.
  • In the absence of the Director of eLearning, provides leadership to staff and supervision of the eLearning Department’s operations and services. As required, represents the Director of eLearning in matters related to the department and TLS division.
  • Performs other site and position-specific responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge Required:

  • Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Distance Learning, or Instructional Technology with a minimum 3 years of professional experience in the development and administration of distance education courses and programs in a higher education setting.
  • Minimum two years of experience teaching online at the post-secondary level (preferred).
  • Proven design and development experience for online learners and experience with designing, developing, and delivering blended learning solutions.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the theory and practice of distance learning pedagogy and experience in curriculum development, instructional methods, and online instruction.
  • Excellent analytic and evaluation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience consulting with faculty and conducting professional development opportunities.
  • Experience in LMS course administration, training, and user support—direct experience with the Canvas LMS preferred. Quality Matters certified (preferred)
  • Familiarity with computer related ADA requirements and ability to incorporate features to comply with Section 508.
  • Competent, knowledgeable and experienced with appropriate hardware and software used in the creation of digital media -- including (but not limited to) Microsoft Office, Adobe Captivate,
  • Photoshop, Premier, Articulate, Audacity, web page authoring and social media platforms.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills (written and verbal) with the ability to work both independently and as part of a diverse team of faculty, staff, and administrators.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Regular attendance is a requirement of this job.
  • Performs all duties while considering the impact of any actions on the college’s sustainability initiatives in the areas of environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and economic prosperity.
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03 May 2016 Ashley Jackson 4022
Dean of Library and Online Learning at Oakton Community College
Updated: 01 Apr 2016

Dean of Library and Online Learning 

Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL.

 

About Oakton Community College:

Oakton Community College, a caring community of educators dedicated to excellence and learning, invites applications for Dean of Library and Online Learning.

A premier comprehensive community college, Oakton is 17 miles from downtown Chicago and serves the near northern suburbs of Chicago with campuses in Des Plaines and Skokie.  This position will be based out of the Des Plaines campus. The College has undertaken a five year, $68.5 million Master Plan which included the construction and opening of the Margaret Burke Lee Science and Health Careers building on the Des Plaines campus.

The College is known for its academic innovations, commitment to serving students, solid financial position, and supportive environment for both students and employees. Oakton seeks a Dean who is an innovative academic leader and who will continue a strong tradition of excellence.

Candidates with a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment are especially valued at Oakton.

We encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity of Oakton's student body and community, enhance and promote engagement with other cultures, and have demonstrated a commitment to working with and as part of a multicultural faculty and diverse student body and community.


Job Description:

The Dean of Library and Online Learning works under the general direction of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and coordinates the library, distance learning, the Koehnline Museum of Art, and alternative education; formulates procedures, supervises faculty and staff, and coordinates service delivery with other agencies both within and external to the college.  The Dean plans and monitors budgets for the library, Alternative Education Distance Learning.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Recommends faculty and staff for employment as needed in the Library, Museum, Distance Learning and Alternative Education.
  • Evaluates library faculty, incorporating evaluation data from other division deans as appropriate and as called for in the college evaluation policy and procedure.  Provides input to other divisional deans for evaluation of alternative education and distance learning faculty.  Evaluates classified staff as necessary and required.
  • Directs and oversees all operations and offerings of online and other distance learning at the college.  This includes collaboration with the faculty, division deans, and sometimes guidance as we meet the non-face to face curricular needs of our students.
  • Supervises the operations of the Library, Museum, Distance Learning and Alternative Education.
  • Ensures that the Library, Distance Learning, Alternative Education, and Museum comply with national, state, regulatory, and accreditation guidelines and requirements.
  • Develops and executes intellectual property agreements with Oakton personnel and/or external consultants for works for hire projects related but not limited to distance learning.
  • Develops, prepares and monitors library, distance learning, alternative education, and Museum budgets.
  • Evaluates changing technology and makes recommendations as necessary to maintain currency and to promote effective, efficient delivery of library, distance learning, alternative education.
  • In conjunction with appropriate personnel, provides direction for the long and short term planning needs of the library, face to face instructional spaces, distance learning, alternative education, and Museum.
  • Relates effectively with a wide variety of diverse students, faculty, and staff, while promoting access to the Library, Online Learning, and the Museum to a diverse population.
  • Maintains appropriate quantitative measurements, statistical reports, and other records to assess current and future needs.
  • Assigns library faculty to the divisions to serve as area liaisons and resources.
  • Maintains and improves relations with other libraries, distance learning and professional organizations external to the college.
  • Communicates regularly with the college community to keep it informed of the latest developments in the library, information and new learning modalities.


Requirements:

Required:
A Master's degree in Library Science and/or Educational Media; five years of successful experience in a library or educational administration/teaching; a thorough knowledge of computerized circulation/cataloging systems; a detailed knowledge of new learning and teaching technologies such as the Internet, World Wide Web, synchronous and asynchronous technologies, and their applicability to the college's programs and needs; and the ability to communicate complex information orally and in writing in an effective manner are required.

Preferred:
A second Master's degree in a content area taught within the College is preferred.  Also preferred are:

  • Demonstrated experience working with a culturally diverse student population.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse workforce.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in organizational change.
  • Excellent interpersonal, cross-cultural communication, diversity, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • A clear understanding of cross-cultural, international and diversity communication theory.
  • Understanding of and commitment to diversity and cultural competence.

Cultural Competency is defined as a composite awareness, emotional maturity, insights, and skills including, but not limited to:

  • Self-insight, ability to suspend judgment and take responsibility for self.
  • Self-control of emotions and demonstration of empathy.
  • Experience with and success in valuing and working with people of different gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, etc.
  • Adaptability and flexibility in understanding and addressing problems and opportunities in situations where different cultural perspectives and points of view are in play.


Additional Information:

COMPENSATION
The salary range associated with the Dean of Library and Online Learning is: Minimum annual salary: $101,154. Salary midpoint: $134,136. Maximum annual salary: $167,115.  Placement in the salary range is based on educational qualifications, related experience, and internal equity.  Usually, new hires into administrative positions are placed into the lower half of the salary range.

TIMELINE
The full consideration deadline is April 22, 2016.

It is anticipated that screening interviews will be conducted by the search committee from May 2-4, 2016. Upon the conclusion of the initial round of screening interviews, the search committee will likely recommend 3 finalists to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Finalists will participate in a second round of on campus interviews. It is anticipated the finalist interviews will be conducted from May 10-17, 2016.

Appointment to an administrator position is contingent upon approval by the College's Board of Trustees. It is anticipated that the appointment will be taken for approval to the Board of Trustees at the June 28, 2016 Board meeting.

The anticipated start date is August 1, 2016, or earlier if appropriate.


Application Instructions:

To become an applicant, interested individuals must complete the online application found on the Oakton website.  Electronic copies of a cover letter, resume/cv, list of three (3) references with contact information, two letters of recommendation and transcripts must be submitted by the applicant via uploading to the Oakton employment website.  Please indicate the position code (DOL-17) on the cover letter. Uploaded documents need to be under 2 MB in size and in either .doc, .txt, or .pdf format. A total of 8 separate documents may be uploaded to an application file that has been successfully submitted to the College.

TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED:
An unofficial copy of transcripts must be submitted at the time of application. Official transcripts for all degrees earned are required prior to appointment.

Recommendation letters may either be original documents with signature or e-mailed from the reference to adminsearch@oakton.edu.  Official transcripts or a placement/credential file should be e-mailed to adminsearch@oakton.edu.  Official transcripts or placement/credential files sent by postal mail should be sent to:

Oakton Community College
Dean of Library and Online Learning Search DOL-17
c/o Human Resources
1600 East Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL  60016

Please contact Craig Ahrndt, Assistant to the Executive Director for Human Resources at 847.635.1676 or ahrndt@oakton.edu if you encounter any difficulties with electronic submission of these documents.

The full consideration deadline for this search is April 22, 2016.  The deadline for submitting documents required for an applicant file is also April 22, 2016.  The posting will be removed from the Oakton website at 10:59 EDT on April 30, 2016. Once posted positions are removed from the website, no additional applications will be accepted.

Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity employer.

  

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01 Apr 2016 Ashley Jackson 5250
Instructional Designer Position at Clark State Community College
Updated: 30 Mar 2016

Instructional Designer

Clark State Community College

The Instructional Designer provides technological instruction and support for

instructional faculty and adjunct faculty members as required. This includes, but is not

limited to creating materials, developing and maintaining courses, training all

employees, and troubleshooting and resolving issues that arise. Responsibilities also

include working one-on-one or in small groups with faculty, and customizing technology

to meet learning objectives for courses. The Instructional Designer also supports the

Director by preparing both general and customized reports covering the online

programs to provide feedback for the College.

 

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design or related/sub field

such as: technical writing, communication, graphic design, and project management. Master’s

degree preferred. Minimum two years of experience in distance learning, teaching

online/hybrid or traditional classes. Experience using a course/learning management

system required. Blackboard Learn 9.1 experience preferred. Required knowledge of

HTML, Web Design and Development. Successful candidates will possess excellent

communication skills - written and oral, and customer service skills. Certified in Quality

Matters (APPQMR, Peer Reviewer or Master Reviewer certifications) preferred.

The full time position will be located in Springfield and report to the Director of Center for

Teaching and Learning. For best consideration, please complete and submit your

application materials by April 15, 2016. Position will remain open until filled. Salary

range: $41,062 - $68,436/yr.

 

Interested and qualified candidates should visit

www.clarkstate.edu/about-clark-state/employment/ to learn more and apply via

jobs@clarkstate.edu.

 

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA

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30 Mar 2016 Ashley Jackson 4850
Instructional Designer Position with Quality Matters
Updated: 10 Mar 2016

Instructional Designer

Quality Matters (tm)


Position Type: Full-time, exempt (minimum of 40 hours/week)
Job Location: This is a telecommuting position (Subject to change by Quality Matters (tm))
Reports to: Director of Professional Development, Quality Matters(tm) 

 

Goals:

  • To support the Quality Matters(tm) (QM) organization toward the achievement of QM's philosophy, mission, strategy, and its annual goals and objectives. 
  • To support implementation of the strategic goals and objectives of Quality Matters(tm), as defined by the QM Board of Directors, through the administration of all aspects of Quality Matters Professional Development Program.


Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain online, face-to-face (F2F) workshops, and certification courses in collaboration with the Professional Development team that embodies the underlying principles and supports the Brand of Quality Matters.
  • Conduct needs analysis for new workshops.
  • Develop alignment maps for all workshop and course designs.
  • Design new workshops as assigned for all QM Rubric programs integrating QM Standards into designs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to creatively design online and f2f instructional materials that meet the QM design standards in a modern way, incorporate innovative technology and engage participants.
  • Implement theory into practice using appropriate instructional design theories and models
  • Research, analyze, and recommend emerging technologies to solve instructional problems.
  • Maintain currency in the instructional design field.
  • Propose new workshops and certifications to ensure new revenue streams.
  • Develop and update F2F & online workshop materials for new and existing F2F and online workshops and certification courses for all QM programs.
  • Maintain F2F materials repository.
  • Identify technology needs for current and future professional development training offerings.
  • Utilize existing processes, protocols, templates, and styles in design of new workshops.
  • Coordinate with all QM program leads (K-12 in particular) to ensure program-specific workshops are developed and improved to meet program-specific needs.
  • Communicate (phone, email, website, etc ) training products and processes as needed to clients and QM staff.
  • Coordinate with Professional Development Manager, Registrar for Higher Education, Facilitators, and Trainer Mentor as necessary to enforce QM standards, policies and practices across the curriculum.
  • Participate in team discussions and collaborate on projects.
  • Represent Quality Matters at external professional development events.
  • Coordinate and cooperate with Quality Matters staff to ensure that QM's mission, programs, products, and services are consistently presented in a strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders.
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings - from a distance or in-person as determined by Quality Matters Director.
  • Manage Internal and External Relationships
  • Collaborate as a member of the Quality Matters Team
  • Other Duties as Assigned.

Technology Proficiencies:

  • Moodle 2.x
  • Blackboard Collaborate
  • Microsoft Office
  • Google applications
  • Ability to learn additional database systems as well as other software packages that support the goals of QM, i.e. Alfresco, SoftChalk, Drupal, Snagit, video and audio formats, file system naming protocols and management

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor degree in instructional design or a related degree is required.
  • Applicants must have experience with Quality Matters with demonstrable knowledge in and application of the QM Rubric. 
  • Experience with Moodle 2.x.
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant instructional design experience is required.
  • Experience with developing online instruction for adult learners.
  • Flexible and responsive; capable of being productive in a fast paced, virtual office environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills, including the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines consistently.
  • Strong work ethic with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Ability to multi-task with high attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in instructional design or related field
  • Completion of Higher Ed Peer Reviewer Course (PRC) or K-12 Reviewer Course (RC).  
  • Experience in both higher education and K-12 education.
  • QM Master Reviewer certification and/or QM Facilitator Certification
  • QM-Certified Online and F2F Facilitator
  • Knowledge and skill in designing a course free of cultural biases.
  • Online teaching experience in higher education or K-12
  • Fluency in a language other than English


To apply, please send a cover letter explaining how you are a good fit for the position and resume to hr-instructionaldesigner@qualitymatters.org

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10 Mar 2016 Ashley Jackson 6147
Instructional Technology Specialist at Pellissippi State Community College (Knoxville)
Updated: 07 Mar 2016

Instructional Technology Specialist (Accessibility)

Pellissippi State Community College

Knoxville, TN

Position Summary

Department: PSCC-Educational Technology Services

Location: Pellissippi State Community College (Knoxville). Location of Position - The primary location is Pellissippi State Educational Technology Services department at the Hardin Valley Campus. Occasional travel within our 2-country service area and other Tennessee Board of Regents sites may be required.

The overall purpose of this job is to design, develop and deliver training and support for integrating accessible technology and instruction; to administer the college's learning management system and to support the development of accessible courses and materials for a web-based two-year degree program.

A summary of our benefits can be found at http://www.pstcc.edu/hr/benefits

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

30% Develop on-going plans for faculty development in the areas of accessibility and universal design. Develop, coordinate, and conduct workshops on accessibility and instructional technology. Conduct training and serve as administrator for learning management system (currently Desire2Learn Brightspace). Assist faculty in the use of equipment and software available in technology-based classrooms and the Faculty Multimedia Studio.
30% Assist faculty (1) in the development of accessible course materials for online, hybrid and face-to-face courses, (2) in selecting appropriate modes of integrating technology into instruction and (3) in selecting appropriate, accessible technology based on best practices as well as state and federal accessibility laws.
20% Evaluate and recommend alternative solutions to identified instructional problems based on system compatibility, accessibility, available technical support, software and hardware developments and compatibility with educational goals. Recommend and implement software for the institution based on these considerations. Develop and maintain communication and cooperation with instructional technology departments at other colleges and universities.
10% Administer the operation of the Faculty Multimedia Studio, a faculty center for developing instructional technology applications. Upgrade studio as needed to maintain functionality. Develop and produce instructions for both Macintosh and Windows-based computers.
10% Promote the use of instructional technology through printed publications, web pages and presentations.

Required Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in educational technology, instructional technology, education or related field
  • Two years' experience in providing accessibility related instructional technology services/training

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics Knowledge of accessible technology, universal design, instructional design and working knowledge of learning management systems. Experience with webpage development, WCAG 2.0 standards, 508 accessibility requirements and state and federal accessibility laws. Broad understanding of both Macintosh and Window applications including Microsoft Office and other word processing formats, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote and other presentation formats. Proficiency in HTML and CSS is required. Knowledge of JavaScript and PHP are useful.

Pay Rate

Pay Grade 12, $50,020 - $62,400.00/per year. Pay will be determined based on related work experience above required.To be considered in determining pay, all related work experience must be listed on the application including the Beginning and Ending Dates

Posting Date 03/02/2016
Closing Date 03/20/2016

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please be sure to include the complete Begin and End Dates under your Employment History. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Scan and attach required documents (diploma, High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma, transcripts, certifications), and resume to the online application in Word or PDF format (less than 2 MB in size). Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

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07 Mar 2016 Ashley Jackson 4858
Instructional Design Specialist at Roane State Community College
Updated: 26 Feb 2016

Position Title: Instructional Design Specialist

*New Closing Date for Position: 3/6/16*

Department: Center for Teaching Arts and Technology/Distance Education

Position Summary: The role of instructional design specialist is to provide instructional design expertise in the development and support of online, hybrid, and traditional courses. This involves working with faculty and staff to design, develop, and create high quality courses that incorporate best practices in pedagogy, methodology, use of digital content and course outcomes.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead training sessions and/or individual face-to-face sessions for faculty in the use of instructional technologies including mobile and development of course materials including social media tools, audio, and video for engagement of student learning
  • Development of training materials for faculty, staff, and students
  • Train and assist faculty with accessibility compliance
  • Assist with the management and support of the course management system
  • Remain current with emerging technologies, new products, methodologies, and pedagogy
  • Responsible for the CTAT website and updated materials on the website
  • Assist faculty, staff, and students in solving technology issues
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in instructional design or educational technology, or related academic discipline required,
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in instructional design, educational technology, or distance learning in higher education
  • Solid understanding of pedagogical theories and principles in relationship to adult learners
  • Experience with training, staff development and/or teaching
  • Experience with using and supporting Course Management Systems
  • Proficiency with multiple platforms including Mac and PC skills
  • Demonstrated experience in working on multiple projects and working with multiple stakeholders
  • Online teaching experience or experience as an online learner
  • Experience integrating Web 2.0 tools such as wikis, blogs, and podcasts into the curriculum
  • Experience with video editing software such as iMovie, Adobe Premiere, or Final Cut Pro
  • Experience with web conferencing software such as Adobe Connect
  • Experience with development tools such as Articulate Studio, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, and Camtasia is preferred
  • Experience with HTML, Cloud computing, and mobile technologies including smart phones, eReaders, and tablets is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Science Degree

Knowledge, Skills, and Work Characteristics: 

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and to establish / maintain effective interpersonal relationships with internal and external constituents
  • Must be able to satisfy needs based on priorities of the department, division, and college
  • Willingness to learn new technologies, products, and procedures
  • Experience working with individuals and groups. 
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26 Feb 2016 Ashley Jackson 4630
Instructional Technology Accessibility Specialist at Chemeketa Community College
Updated: 13 Feb 2016

Instructional Technology Accessibility Specialist
Salary: $56,773.00 - $93,177.00 Annually
Job Type: Faculty
Location: Salem Campus. Salem, Oregon
Department: General Education & Transfer Studies

Position Summary

Provide training, advocacy, program oversight and technical assistance to implement universal media design principles across the curriculum. Serve as a leader, coach, and consultant to faculty using digital content to enhance teaching and learning in all modes of instruction. Collaborate with the college community to increase awareness, remove barriers, and promote an inclusive instructional environment for all students.

Terms of Employment

This is a 100% 230-day academic position.
Requires the provision of official transcripts upon hire.
Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs.
Upon hire, must pass security inquiry which may include criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered

Duties and Responsibilities

Embraces diversity and actively collaborates effectively with a variety of students, staff and the public from diverse cultural, social, economic and educational backgrounds
Actively participates in the retention and recruitment of students
Embraces appropriate technology tools to accomplish job functions; understands and utilizes available technology as communication and data gathering tools

Training

Provide training and technical assistance to faculty on techniques for designing and modifying instructional content to make them accessible to people with disabilities
Develop presentations and facilitate webinars on how to get started on accessible design

Advocacy

Contributes to the processes that ensure equal, usable, and universal access to all instructional content
Assists in the ongoing promotion of a positive and supportive college-wide accessible instructional climate
Participate in professional networks, discussion lists and research in the area of online accessibility; participate in related committees and advisory groups
Undertake web and software accessibility and usability audits
Meet with instructors and their publishers to make them aware of accessibility issues

Program Oversight

Conduct usability tests for compliance with Section 508 of ADAAA
Develop and maintain guidelines for creating accessible instructional content
Review new online courses to ensure accessible instructional content
Develop how-to videos and marketing materials to promote adoption of accessible instructional practices

Technical Assistance

Provide technical assistance to faculty and staff in the design and redesign of instructional content
Ensure instructional content supports screen reader and text reader accessibility
Provide technical assistance to campus committees on accessibility requirements for persons with disabilities

Performs all other job related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Education, Instructional Technology, or a related field
-AND-
One year of experience training on web/media accessibility customized solutions in a technology environment for persons with disabilities

Core Competencies

Knowledge in: Knowledge of best practices for accessible web sites and applications and familiarity with best practices for accessible audio/visual technologies. Understanding pertinent legislation and regulations relevant to information access for people with disabilities. Experience supporting contemporary assistive technologies such as voice output (e.g., JAWS, Kurzweil 1000, Kurzweil 3000, TextHelp), voice recognition, text enlargement (e.g., Zoomtext), optical character recognition, Braille translation programs, electronic notetakers (e.g., BrailleNote, Pac Mate, LiveScribe Pen, etc.), and other technology used in an academic settings
Skills in: Project Management skills including recordkeeping procedures; preparation and maintenance of a variety of records, schedules, and reports; developing schedules and meeting deadlines. Experience leading complex, collaborative work groups involving multiple stakeholder groups, and leading collaborative projects across departments
Abilities in: Techniques for designing and modifying instructional content for accessibility. Proven ability to learn new computer systems, software, and hardware related to assistive technology and update technical skills to adapt to changing technology. Work effectively and cooperatively with students, instructional staff, and other staff

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Education, Instructional Technology, or a related field
One year experience creating instructional material for the web and experience with video and web conferencing technologies
One year experience creating or supporting the production of accessible media for the web including closed captions and subtitles, time-coded transcriptions and audio descriptions. Knowledge of various caption formats and compatibilities with video delivery systems
One year experience working with W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, and other applicable policies
Knowledge of the Quality Matters Rubric and specifically standard 8.0 which incorporates principles of Universal Design for Learning

Supplemental Information

When applying for this posting, you will be required to attach one or more of the following electronic documents:

-Cover Letter
-Resume
-Unofficial Transcripts- An electronic copy of your academic transcript(s) from an accredited institution must be attached with your application. The transcript must demonstrate the minimum educational requirement for the position. If you have academic credentials from non-U.S. institutions, you will need to include an evaluation of your credentials

Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove your social security number from your documents, including transcripts. Documents containing social security numbers will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Chemeketa makes employment decisions based solely on the candidate's demonstrated competencies as related to successful performance in the position.

Successful applicants for designated positions must successfully pass a background inquiry, which may include criminal, driving, credit and full background checks. Only information relevant to the position will be considered. An individual with negative information on their background inquiry will not necessarily be denied employment. Providing false information will result in rejection of an application, employment offer or dismissal

Applicants are eligible to use Veterans' Preference when applying with Chemeketa Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be given only if the applicant meets the minimum criteria of the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR VETERANS' PREFERENCE

•MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) -OR- Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension
•Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/
For information regarding Veterans' Preference qualifications, visit the following website:
http://www.oregonjobs.org/DAS/STJOBS/vetpoints.shtmlq

Physical Requirements: Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible force constantly to move objects. Even though weight lifted may be negligible, it may be rated light work if frequent walking and/or standing is required

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13 Feb 2016 Ashley Jackson 4663
Instructional Designer Position at Temple University
Updated: 11 Feb 2016

Instructional Designer

Job Number TU-20124
Campus Main Campus
FullTime 
Date Posted (External) 02/05/2016

Job Qualifications:
The Instructional Designer is responsible for maintaining and updating highly interactive online learning content for graduate and undergraduate courses in the Fox School of Business. The incumbent will complete multiple projects will be accountable for delivering work by prescribed deadlines. Reporting to Sr. Associate Director of Instructional Design, they will work with faculty to collaboratively plan, design, and revise online course materials for graduate and undergraduate courses. She/he will provide one-on-one service to faculty in various subject areas and work as part of a team to ensure courses meet quality and faculty standards. Update training materials including self-help documents, online tutorials, and other multimedia materials to assist both faculty and students with the use of course management tools and other technologies. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Instructional Design or closely related field and at least 1 year of instructional design experience. Demonstrated experience with Blackboard, Canvas or similar Learning Management System. Demonstrated experience with online delivery of self-produced content. Demonstrated real-time web conferencing experience, WebEx preferred. Experience with different operating systems, Windows and Mac OS. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:
* Knowledge of online instructional design techniques
* Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of faculty and staff.
* Extensive expertise with Microsoft Office Suite.
* Familiarity with copyright and intellectual property standards for course development.
* Demonstrated expertise in instructional design software, including Camtasia, Articulate, Adobe E-Learning Suite, Video Editing software, and other design tools.
* Knowledge of ADA requirements in online course delivery.
* Demonstrated customer service orientation along with the ability to effectively interact with diverse groups of individuals.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.


To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu.

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11 Feb 2016 Ashley Jackson 3981
Senior Analyst/Instructional Designer at College of Southern Nevada
Updated: 04 Feb 2016

Senior Analyst/Instructional Designer

College of Southern Nevada

Department: Office of eLearning
Position: Senior Analyst
Position Open Date 01-28-2016
Position Close Date 02-28-2016
Annual Salary: $58,561 - $67,307
FLSA: Exempt


Equal Employment Opportunity The College of Southern Nevada recognizes that embracing diversity maximizes faculty and staff contribution to our goals and provides the best opportunity for student achievement.

CSN is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, religion, age, disability, military or veteran's status, in admissions, educational programs or activities, and employment as required by applicable federal and state laws and regulations. Responsibility for coordination of compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries concerning Title VI, Title VII, of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, has been delegated to Debbie Tanner, Coordinator - EEO/AA/ADAAA, CSN Charleston Campus - 6375 West Charleston Blvd., Office E-128, Las Vegas, NV 89146, (702) 651-5783, debbie.tanner@csn.edu.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

AA/EOE/ADAAA


Job Description

1. Plan, coordinate, develop and conduct faculty training sessions on instructional technologies and media resources to support instruction.
2. Serve as a point of contact for individual faculty, academic departments, and schools on faculty training on instructional technologies.
3. Plan and coordinate programs, speakers, workshops, orientations, and discussion groups to disseminate expertise and research on the effective use of technology to enhance instruction and learning.
4. Provide individual consultations to faculty to assist with using technology and media tools to enhance instruction and learning.
5. Collaborate and work with faculty and other departments (OTS, HR, Faculty Senate, Academic Council, etc.) on projects to promote the integration of technology into instruction at CSN.
Required Qualifications - Master's Degree in Education or a Master's Degree in a related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, or Curriculum and Instruction from an accredited college or university.
-Two years of professional experience in instructional design in a college or university setting.
-Familiarity with Learning Management Systems such as Desire to Learn, Canvas or Blackboard.
-Experience supporting and working with faculty in online course design, course redesign or course development.


Required Documents Required documents (Cover Letter, Resume, and Transcripts) must be attached directly to the ON-LINE application. If you are unable to attach the required documents to your ON-LINE application, you may send them to Human Resources via email hr.recruitment@csn.edu or fax to 702.651.5778

SPECIAL NOTE: Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

-Knowledge of copyright laws and ADA standards
-Experience in training faculty on using technology in instruction.
-Knowledge of instructional design theories and strategies
-Demonstrated experience with online learning best practices
-Experience working as a Learning Management System administrator
-Experience integrating new technology into instructional systems
-Experience working with a diverse/multicultural student body and/or workforce.

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04 Feb 2016 Ashley Jackson 4451
Program Director, Instructional Technology at Flathead Valley Community College
Updated: 01 Feb 2016

Program Director, Instructional Technology

Flathead Valley Community College is an outstanding public community college located on a beautiful campus in Kalispell, Montana with panoramic views of the northern Rocky Mountains and Glacier National Park. Our vision is to improve lives through learning, and the trustees, faculty and staff are dedicated to values that foster and preserve the spirit of our College and promote and support the well- being and economic development of the communities we serve. The College is seeking applicants to fill the position of Program Director, Instructional Technology.

This position is full-time professional, salaried. The pay range is $50,000 to $60,000 and is augmented by a competitive, fringe benefits package. Start date is March 2016. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Program Director, Instructional Technology

DEPARTMENT: Instruction and Educational Services

PAY RANGE: $50,000 - $60,000 depending on experience

FLSA: Exempt 

The Program Director of Instructional Technology collaborates with the faculty, staff, and administration to ensure FVCC’s online and hybrid courses provide an exceptional learning experience for our students. This position also leads the implementation of technological enhancements to FVCC’s face to face courses and works to ensure best practices in instructional technology and design.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provides guidance and support to faculty and staff in the identification, development and implementation of appropriate instructional strategies, tools and services that support hybrid and online teaching and learning.
  • Identifies and shares best practices in hybrid and online course/program development and
  • Collaborates with faculty and staff to implement quality course design standards.
  • Oversees the development, implementation and assessment of online curriculum and programs.
  • Recommends standardized policies and procedures for development of online courses.
  • Oversees the content and delivery of “Developing Online Courses,” and “Teaching Online” therequired courses for college instructors wishing to teach online.
  • Oversees student recruitment and retention for online programs; develops new strategies as
  • Chairs or serves on relevant committees including, but not limited to, the eLearning Committee and the Enrollment Management Committee.
  • In collaboration with the Vice President, prioritizes instructional design projects, course needs,
  • Manages the Instructional Technology program and supervises instructional design staff.
  • Works with designated staff to orient new faculty to the college’s instructional technology systems and policies.
  • Serves as an expert on learning management systems and software. Advises the Management Information Systems department and the Executive Staff on learning management systems.
  • Promotes the use of Eagle Online, the college’s learning management platform, or successor platforms, to the college’s faculty and community.
  • Develops a comprehensive strategic plan for online and technology enhanced learning at the
  • Reports to the Vice President of Instruction and Educational Services

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in higher education, curriculum and instruction, instructional design/ technology, or a related field from an accredited institution AND a minimum of two years of experience in designing, developing, teaching and/or implementing hybrid/online programs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five years of work experience in a community college setting.
  • Advanced knowledge/certification/skills required in the multimedia space, including distance
  • Significant work experience with Desire2Learn (Brightspace).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Solid understanding of best practices in hybrid/online higher education, including organizational models, delivery formats, technology tools, staffing, work flow, planning and assessment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in learning theory, instructional design theory, and instructional systems.
  • Knowledge of and skill requirements of with Universal Design for Learning (ULD); the Americans with Disabilities Act; Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act; legislation, rules and regulations that impacts distance learning; specifically State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organization skills
  • Ability to respond to numerous competing demands, coordinate the work of others, and handle multiple programs and activities
  • Ability to prospectively identify and address issues and tasks needing attention.
  • Ability to take the initiative in furthering the success of relevant programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with others.
  • Experience in personnel management, preferably in a higher education setting.
  • Proficiency in Blackboard or similar university-supported learning management system.
  • Ability and willingness to serve as a representative for the College by interacting appropriately with the community.
  • Ability to work within policies and procedures of FVCC.
  • Ability to intermittently work non-traditional schedules including evenings, weekends, etc.
  • Ability to maintain effective and positive professional relationships
  • Ability to follow and issue directions
  • Demonstrated communication, technology, presentation, customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to maintain regular and acceptable attendance levels
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check
  • This is a Medium Duty job, according to the Selected Characteristics of Occupations Defined in the Revised Dictionary of Occupational Titles, U.S. Department of Labor and Industry. Medium Duty involves exertion of 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continuously to move objects.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

You must apply online at www.fvcc.edu/jobs. If this is the first time you are using our online job application, you need register and create a profile before applying for a job After registering on the Log In page, complete the steps in the Register for Applicant Services wizard. This application can be saved and used to apply for more than one job opening. Paper applications are not accepted. We ask that you submit the following application materials (please add as attachments to the online application).

Letter of application indicating how you meet the required qualifications; AND,A current, comprehensive resume; AND,Transcripts for all degrees held. (Copies of transcripts are acceptable now; however, official transcripts will be required at time of employment offer.) Only transcripts from accredited institutions will be used for employment consideration; AND,Names of three professional references with complete contact information.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

Flathead Valley Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization. The College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, political ideas, sex, age, marital status, veteran's status, physical or mental disability, national origin or ancestry or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment. References not listed on the application may be contacted. Flathead Valley Community College makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant's ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee's ability to perform the duties of the job. FVCC provides preference in employment in compliance with the Montana Veteran's Employment Preference Act. To claim veteran's preference or request disability accommodation(s) contact the Office of Human Resources, 777 Grandview Drive, Kalispell, MT 59901 or call (406) 756- 3841. FVCC's policies can be located on our website: http://www.fvcc.edu/about-fvcc/administration-governance/board-of-trustees/fvcc-board-policy/chapter-i-doctrine.html.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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01 Feb 2016 Ashley Jackson 4580
Senior Instructional Designer at Miami Dade College
Updated: 04 Jan 2016

Senior Instructional Designer at Miami Dade College

Job Description

Position ID: 514101

Job Reference Number: 5996

Position Type: Full-Time Professional Contractual

Pay: $61,078 to $76,348-Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

Miami Dade College is looking for an innovative Senior Instructional Designer to facilitate the development of online courses for the Virtual College. Visit the Virtual College Website at http://www.mdc.edu/virtual/ to learn more about us and what we offer.

Responsibilities

  • Works with course developers one on one, providing instructional design guidance in designing, creating, and reviewing their courses
  • Assesses the faculty members course development needs and progress
  • Serves as a liaison with the other development services, graphics, video production, and learning objects programming
  • Works closely with College Training & Development (CT&D) with training faculty
  • Assists faculty with preparing/customizing their distance education courses for teaching the first time, and with revising existing courses
  • Identifies and secure appropriate educational materials and resources
  • Manages part-time personnel
  • Resolves students problems with course content
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills / Requirements

  • Master's degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology or related field with three (3) years of related work experience or teaching experience, or Bachelor's degree with seven (7) years of related work experience or and teaching experience. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge and proficiency in a learning management system (LMS); Blackboard preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels in an organization; to present information and respond to questions from groups of faculty, staff and administrators
  • Possess excellent communication, teaching, management, and organizational skills
  • Possess strong instructional design skills
  • Possess exceptional skills in creating online courses
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet inflexible deadlines
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment

Application Process

Individuals interested in applying for this position must apply online at https://wape.mdc.edu/EmploymentApplication/signon.aspx

Contact Human Resources at 305-237-2559 for more information. Learn more about MDC at http://jobs.mdc.edu/

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04 Jan 2016 Ashley Jackson 6021
Technical Support Specialist (Center for Learning Technologies) at Laramie County Community College
Updated: 14 Dec 2015

Technical Support Specialist (Center for Learning Technologies)

Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY

 

The Instructional Support Specialist works directly with instructional designers to design, develop, and integrate multimedia technologies into the LMS (Learning Management System) using the latest software tools.  Maintain the flow of tasks to complete course development projects working with Learning Technology team members such as the Instructional Designers, LMS Administrator, Disability Support Services, The Library and the CLT Director. Communicate regularly with the Director of CLT and the other team members. Work collaboratively with subject matter experts to develop and edit multimedia for courses in conjunction with the Instructional Designers.  Conduct research on emerging educational technologies, especially those relating to online education, and make recommendations for new software solutions as appropriate to the Director. Provides technological LMS and other support for faculty and staff as assigned by the Director.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: An Associate Degree in Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, or a closely related field. 
  • Experience: Minimum Three years’ experience working with an LMS (Learning Management System) such as D2L, ANGEL, Blackboard, Canvas etc. and multi-media applications such as but not limited to, Adobe Captivate, animation programs, recording software, Media Cast, and related software, authoring tools for instructional purposes, video streaming, lecture capture. 
  • Excellent consultative skills in working with instructional designers, faculty and staff to design and develop multimedia applications in the LMS. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe products. Proficiency with HTML-5 Coding.
  • Demonstrate professional knowledge of instructional technologies, multimedia applications, software and changes in the field. 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts and issues to non-technical faculty and staff.
  • Identifies, evaluates and recommends emerging digital media technologies and methodologies.
  • Ability to edit audio, video and other multimedia projects efficiently.   
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities at the same time.
  • Excellent judgment skills, ability to handle confidential information and be diplomatic. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, written and web-based communication skills. 
  • Compensation:This is a Professional Level I position. For the salary schedule, visit: Salaries.

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled. Priority screening will begin January 11th, 2016.

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14 Dec 2015 Ashley Jackson 6437
Instructional Designer Specialist at Lee College
Updated: 11 Dec 2015

Instructional Designer Specialist

Lee College, Baytown, TX

Overview:

This position will report directly to the First in the World Program Director and work collaboratively with administrative and faculty leadership teams to provide training and coaching in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of face-to-face, online, and hybrid delivery methodologies. Responsibilities include: collaborating with faculty to enhance targeted courses in both face-to-face and distance education sections. Assisting faculty in completing curriculum maps to help identify any unnecessary redundancies or inconsistencies, and in aligning courses to what is being taught in feeder high schools. Training faculty in course design and online instruction; mentoring faculty in the effective use of an online learning management system (LMS) for delivery of online, hybrid, and face-to-face instruction; and assisting the Faculty Professional Development Committee in providing workshops on active learning techniques. Implementing faculty development programming to support campus goals and objectives.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Oversee classroom and online course enhancement/development success strategies for improved student success.
  • Work with Subject Matter Experts to assist with the development of content that supports what students need to learn, sequencing of the content, and development of content.
  • Help faculty identify best instructional delivery methods for different learning styles or levels of instruction.
  • Create/acquire media to support the content and learning environment.
  • Provide faculty development training based on needs identified in faculty needs.
  • Foster collaborative partnerships with academic units, faculty leaders, and individual faculty in the design and planning of courses, learning environments, and experiential learning.
  • Design and conduct faculty development programs including faculty learning communities, workshops and seminars.
  • Conduct live and online training in various education topics for faculty and staff.
  • Provide a high level of customer service to faculty, students, staff and guests.
  • Oversee the Center for Teaching Excellence, a location where faculty gather for group and individualized training on instructional delivery and student engagement.

Additional Duties:

  • Participate in the Online Learning Committee.
  • Collaborate in the planning and implementation of a quality review process for online or hybrid instructional techniques, presentation methods, or instructional aids.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) Hyperstruction Studio.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education

  • Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, or related degree

Experience

  • Two (2) years of post-secondary instructional experience
  • Demonstrated experience in course development for online and hybrid modalities
  • Demonstrated experience with learning management systems, preferably Blackboard
  • Demonstrated experience with learning software systems such as Camtasia, Respondus, Softchalk, as well as Microsoft Office Suite

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends when required

Compensation:

Excellent benefits accrue with this full-time position (paid time off, health, dental, vision, life insurance, etc.). Starting salary range is $56,418 - $66,270 and is based on the Lee College 12 Month Faculty Salary Scale. Initial salary is based on education level and years of related work experience.

Application Process:

Individuals interested in applying for this position must apply online at. Contact Human Resources at hr@lee.edu or 281-425-6875 for more information. Committee members are reviewing applications. Interviews will be planned shortly thereafter.

About Lee College:

Lee College is an exciting place to work. Being surrounded by students who are changing their lives through education, engaging faculty members who ignite the classroom with their knowledge, and dedicated staff who ensure the College excels are all reasons why you should want to join our team. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package (competitive salaries, health & dental insurances, life insurances, retirement, and much more), we offer a work environment that is challenging and rewarding. Lee College is located in Baytown, Texas. Thirty miles from Downtown Houston, Baytown provides the serenity of a home town with ready access to the excitement and convenience of the big city.

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11 Dec 2015 Ashley Jackson 5100
Instructional Designer (Curriculum Coordinator II at Midlands Technical College
Updated: 10 Dec 2015

Midlands Technical College
Notice of Job Opening

VACANCY #2743

POSITION: Instructional Designer (Curriculum Coordinator II) DEPARTMENT:  Office of Online Teaching and Learning
HOURS: Monday-Thursday – 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; Friday – 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

LOCATION:  Airport Campus

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:  Supports faculty in the design, development, and implementation of high quality online, hybrid and on-ground courses and programs. Works collaboratively with faculty on a one-on-one basis through various mediums, including chat, phone, e-mail, web-conferencing and drop-in consultation regarding course maintenance, course design and course content issues. Works with the Director of Online Teaching and Learning to evaluate instructional effectiveness and compliance of course materials in areas such as accessibility, copyright, and accreditation standards through course evaluations. Collaborates on projects with others in the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) as needed to support CTE efforts.  Work results have a direct and highly visible impact on the quality of instruction, services and image of MTC.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s degree required, as well as two (2) years experience in
Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Teaching or Training in higher education.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Master's degree in Education, Instructional Design or
Instructional Technology, and experience working at a two-year college.

HIRING RANGE: $38,703 - $60,000 | Band 06. SC State Classification System. Excellent benefits program that includes: employer provided health, dental, and life insurance; paid holidays; sick and annual leave; and state retirement.

TO APPLY: Qualified applicants must visit the SC State Jobs website at  www.jobs.sc.gov to complete and submit an on-line application.   Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications. Transcripts must be submitted with the employment application when a degree is required. Copies of transcripts are accepted for screening; official transcripts are required if hired.


DEADLINE:  December 18, 2015 


AA/EOE/ADA
The Annual Security Report is available at http://www.midlandstech.edu/sites/default/files/mtc/about/2014_Annual_Security_Report.pdf.

PURSUANT TO SECTION 41-1-110 OF THE CODE OF LAWS OF SC, AS AMENDED, THE LANGUAGE USED IN THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT CREATE AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE EMPLOYEE AND THE COLLEGE.


DATE OPEN:  December 4, 2015   Position# 118450/Class Code CA20/Slot # 0001/EEO E2

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10 Dec 2015 Jennifer Starkey 4443
Instructional Designer position at Skyline College in San Bruno, California
Updated: 01 Dec 2015

Instructional Designer (Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Position)

Skyline College 
San Bruno, California

General Statement
Skyline College is looking for a full-time Instructional Designer to provide pedagogical and educational technology support for face-to-face, hybrid and online courses. Skyline College seeks employees who value working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve success. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create integrated, interdisciplinary learning experiences. The Instructional Designer is a college-wide position, located in the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning, and reports directly to the Dean of Academic Support and Learning Technologies.

Duties and Responsibilities
The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s)of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

1. Provide hands-on consulting with faculty on course design, course development, learning objectives, classroom management, active learning, assessment methods and teaching strategies for face-to-face, hybrid and online courses.

2. Present on-campus and online structured professional development training and learning opportunities for faculty and classified staff through individual consultation, programs and workshops. Through professional development training activities, promote mastery of technology skills and pedagogy to design and deliver successful online courses and support services.

3. Participate in assessment of online courses to ensure regular effective contact between instructor and student is included in all distance education courses.

4. Maintain currency regarding copyright, accessibility compliance (Section 504 and Section 508) regulations for all instructional materials, state authorization for distance education, and student authentication for online and hybrid courses.

5. Implement creative approaches and innovative uses of technology and pedagogy to address different learning styles, diverse student populations, variety of course content and accessibility guidelines.

6. Create partnerships and provide leadership and support for faculty and classified staff in implementing effective pedagogy and use of technology to support teaching and learning.

7. Maintain currency in knowledge and trends related to teaching and learning and application of technology to enhance teaching and learning of diverse populations.

8. Create documentation and an inventory of resources of potential interest to faculty.

9. Coordinate with counterparts at the District colleges and District office.

10. Must be flexible and be available to support evening and weekend instructors.

11. Perform broader instructional design and support projects as needed and assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• Master’s degree in instructional design/technology or educational technology OR the equivalent (see below)

• Three years of relevant experience working with instructional design and technology including familiarity with learning management systems and content development applications

• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff

Physical Requirements    
Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications    
For persons applying for this position based on Equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the online application choosing one or more of the following:

Degree Equivalence
The applicant possesses a degree(s) with similar content to those listed for the relevant discipline. The name of the degree is close to that specified on the Disciplines List but the degree either has a different title or area of expertise or the coursework is slightly different.

Academic Background Equivalence
Related to disciplines in which a Master’s Degree is not generally expected or available. The applicant must have completed at least 24 semester units of coursework in the academic field and must possess at least the equivalent level of achievement and the equivalent in breadth, depth of understanding, and rigor in each of the following:

i) a broad cultural education usually met by the general education requirements for any Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree, and

ii) a detailed study of the discipline in breadth, depth, and rigor, usually met by course work required for the degree major.

Professional Achievement Equivalence
The applicant must have completed the General Education requirements for that degree and show evidence of outstanding professional achievement and/or substantial training in the requested field. The applicant must submit substantial evidence, which demonstrates that his/her preparation, teaching experience, work experience, and ability are equivalent to those expected from a person who meets the minimum qualifications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities    
1. Knowledge of learning theories, instructional design theories and instruction systems. Understanding and demonstrated application of sound pedagogy and instructional design practices for traditional and non-traditional students.

2. Mastery of online instructional and web-based graphic design principles.

3. Demonstrated ability to assist faculty in transitioning courses from face-to-face to distance learning.

4. Demonstrated ability to or formal training in research based practices on teaching adult learners designed to help faculty improve student success and retention in online courses.

5. Experience with evaluating programs and evaluating online learning.

6. Experience assisting faculty with creating new and revised courses that reflect effective teaching and assessment strategies.

7. Experience assisting faculty with creating instructional materials and courses that follow compliance guidelines including copyright, accessibility, regular effective contact, and student authentication.

8. Demonstrated facility with Canvas, Moodle or other learning management systems.

9. Demonstrated ability to learn new technology tools and strong desire to share this knowledge with others.

10. Should have excellent and flexible communication skills, both oral and written, that match message to audience needs; and the demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and collegially with diverse communities.

11. Excellent interpersonal skills, leadership in working within teams to analyze and improve instructional design.

12. Demonstrated skill in project and team management. Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders with diverse interests and needs.

13. Demonstrated practical teaching experience, including in an online environment.

14. Bilingual/bi-cultural skills.

Preferred Qualifications    
• Experience teaching in an online environment

• College classroom training and teaching experience

• Understanding of compliance regulations regarding online instruction

Faculty Benefits    
Benefits include a choice of medical plans, dental coverage, vision care, sick leave, salary continuance insurance, and an optional tax-deferred flexible benefit plan. Coverage is offered for employees and all eligible dependents. Academic employees participate in the State Teachers’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Employees may also be eligible for various first-time homebuyer programs.

 

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01 Dec 2015 Ashley Jackson 4856
Senior Analyst/Instructional Designer position at College of Southern Nevada
Updated: 30 Nov 2015

Senior Analyst/Instructional Designer (Office of eLearning)

College of Southern Nevada 
Las Vegas, NV


Job Summary

  1. Plan, coordinate, develop and conduct faculty training sessions on instructional technologies and media resources to support instruction. 
  2. Serve as a point of contact for individual faculty, academic departments, and schools on faculty training on instructional technologies. 
  3. Plan and coordinate programs, speakers, workshops, orientations, and discussion groups to disseminate expertise and research on the effective use of technology to enhance instruction and learning. 
  4. Provide individual consultations to faculty to assist with using technology and media tools to enhance instruction and learning.
  5. Collaborate and work with faculty and other departments (OTS, HR, Faculty Senate, Academic Council, etc.) on projects to promote the integration of technology into instruction at CSN.  


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master's Degree in Education or a Master's Degree in a related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, or Curriculum and Instruction from an accredited college or university. 
  2. Three years of related professional experience. 
  3. Familiarity with Learning Management Systems such as Desire to Learn, Canvas or Blackboard.
  4. Experience supporting faculty in course design, redesign or development 
  5. Knowledge of copyright laws and ADA standards  

Salary range: 58,561 – 67,307

Application Deadline: December 10, 2015 at 5:00 pm.

 

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30 Nov 2015 Ashley Jackson 3734
Instructional Designer I at Colorado Community Colleges Online (CCCOnline)
Updated: 30 Nov 2015

Instructional Designer I

Colorado Community Colleges Online (CCCOnline) 
Denver, Colorado

Position Summary:

This Instructional Designer is responsible for visioning and/or creating new, or modifying existing audio/video/graphic media and content to be used in web-based e-learning courses for CCCOnline.  The person in this position will also be responsible for finalizing the content in the course development documents for incorporation into CCCOnline’s Learning Management System.

The position reports to the CCCOnline Instructional Design Team Manager.  The position’s work location is at the CCCOnline building on the Lowry Campus in Aurora, CO.  This is not a teleworking position. 

Primary Responsibilities:

The employee in this position will:

  • Develop new online content, multimedia and other unique learning objects
  • Convert existing instructional material into online learning media
  • Work with internal subject matter experts (SMEs) to create, and deliver web based course content
  • Provide support for e-learning initiatives and assist instructional designers in their course development projects
  • Write, edit, and record audio voice-over scripts for e-learning
  • Perform quality assurance checks on completed courses
  • Collaborate with academic teams in the development, and redevelopment of engaging web-based courses and programs that reflect CCCOnline’s quality standards
  • Identify and/or develop digital elements to support student engagement and learning outcomes in online courses
  • Develop and maintain effective instructional design models for CCCOnline using best practices in universal design and institutional ADA guidelines
  • Demonstrate and utilize effective needs analysis, project management, time management, and evaluation skills
  • Advise academic team members on user-centered online course design, copyright, and accessibility compliance
  • Aid in troubleshooting issues reported by faculty and staff
  • Work effectively in a collaborative environment
  • Maintain a strong technology aptitude

Minimum Education Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a field related to Instructional Design, Instructional Technology or Educational Technology from an accredited college or university; emphasis in multi-media and animation preferred
  • Additional relevant experience will be accepted as a substitute for degrees in a non-related area.

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • One year experience developing and designing online courses, that includes working with instructors, preferably at a distance (telephone, email, web conferencing, etc)
  • Knowledge of the BrightSpace learning management system or another LMS
  • Experience troubleshooting issues with BrightSpace or other LMS
  • Demonstrated ability with the following software applications; Microsoft Office, Dreamweaver, Articulate Storyline or other equivalent web-design software.
  • Demonstrated ability with Adobe Photoshop or equivalent software
  • Demonstrated ability with HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets
  • Proficiency using multi-media technology to enhance training / learning experiences such as video and animations
  • Proven multimedia script writing, editing, proofreading, and publishing experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with rapid eLearning applications, such as Captivate and Maya

Unique Personal Characteristics

  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to continually prioritize changing project tasks or deliverables
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and to meet project deadlines

Working Conditions

  • Highly detailed computer work
  • Collaborative and creative environment in open office spaces

Hiring Salary:

$50,000 annually

How to Apply:

Send the following required* documents to jobs@cccs.edu:

  • Cover letter telling us what qualities and expertise you will bring to this position.
  • Current resume addressing your experience as it relates to the position’s responsibilities.

*The above material must be submitted in order to receive full consideration for this opportunity.*

  • If you are identified as a potential fit for this position, we will require transcripts (if applicable) and references – if you don’t have transcripts available you will need to request them, as official transcripts will be required at time of hire (unofficial are acceptable during the selection process).

Applicant materials must be received by the close date, in order to ensure full consideration. The announcement will be closed and applications will no longer be accepted, when an adequate pool of qualified candidates has been received. Candidates are evaluated based on their qualifications, as related to the needs of the position.

Note:

This position has been exempted from the State Classified system and is at will and may be terminated with or without cause by either party at any time.

Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this within your application materials.

This position may require irregular hours, including nights and weekends, as well as working more than eight (8) hours per day at certain times.

You will admire the friendly culture of our system office and be inspired by our team environment and dedicated employees. Additionally, we offer:

  • Generous annual and sick leave benefits (15 hours of annual leave and 10 hours of sick leave accrued each month – based on fulltime status); our employees stay because of the work/life balance they are able to obtain here.
  • Attractive health, dental, vision, life, and flexible savings options; we will also help you build your retirement savings via ourdefined benefit or defined contribution plans.
  • An opportunity to become a lifelong-learner and enjoy considerable savings for the college education of your dependents through our tuition reimbursement program.

 

For a complete overview of our benefits, visit the benefits section of our website (https://resources.cccs.edu/employee-resources/employee-benefits/).

Equal Opportunity Employer – The Colorado Community College System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy status, religion, veteran status, age or disability in its activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Age Discrimination Act, VEVRAA and Title II of the ADA. 

For information regarding Colorado Community College System Security, including crime statistics for the Lowry campus and surrounding area, please see the Lowry Campus Security website at: http://www.cccs.edu/about-cccs/about-campus-security/. For a hard copy report please contact 303-595-1638.

 

 

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30 Nov 2015 Ashley Jackson 3971
Online Student Navigator at Guilford Technical Community College
Updated: 11 Nov 2015

Online Student Navigator

Guilford Technical Community College 
Jamestown, North Carolina

SUMMARY OF THE JOB

The Online Student Navigator supports both full and part time online students throughout their academic experience. Working with various departments at the college, the Online Student Navigator improves the online learner experience by identifying gaps and proposing solutions. The Online Student Navigator provides continual communication to online students through online communities, workshops, webinars, and a variety of learning objects to help students persist and complete their courses and programs. The Online Student Navigator coordinates continuous assessment of services in eLearning. This position is a 40-hour work week on campus.
  • Coordinate efforts with instruction and student support services to ensure the needs of all online students are being met at a distance.
  • Develop a collaborative, online community for all online students.
  • Monitor at-a-distance programs and services to ensure that they align with GTCC’s mission, vision and goals.
  • Monitor and report on key performance measures that evaluate the quality and effectiveness of eLearning support services.
  • Work with Institutional Research, Student Success Center and the Registrar’s office to ensure accurate reporting of online students and programs.
  • Develop and host online, interactive events for students.
  • Facilitate the eDegree student application process.
  • Conduct workshops for both potential and current online students to promote their academic success.
  • Develop and maintain online student readiness initiative at GTCC to help potential students make educated decisions about online learning.
  • Assist with GTCC’s state authorization requirements.
  • Document compliance with regional accreditation standards related to serving students at-a-distance. Report gaps in service areas to Director of eLearning and leadership in affected service area.
  • Regularly update information on the GTCC website, SSP, Moodle and GTCC portal regarding online services and offerings.
  • Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility, and teamwork
QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATIONAL & CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum requirements: 
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution
Preferred requirements:
Master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Minimum requirements:
  • Previous experience with a Learning Management System (Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas, etc.).
  • Two or more years teaching online at a community college.
  • Previous work experience coordinating student academic programs.
  • Experience in Colleague. Preferred requirements:
  • Experience conducting webinars and online demonstrations.
  • Experience in Captivate and Turnitin.

The Online Student Navigator shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned.

The Instructional Designer must be able to:
  • Multi-task projects. Ask for immediate assistance to delegate and set priorities.
  • Respect diversity and promote an inclusive, culturally responsive environment.
  • Adapt to the changing nature of the college calendar. Respond accordingly based on the demands on eLearning.
  • Promote excellence in customer service, clear communication and a learner-centered approach.
  • Communicate and promote eLearning with a wide range of individuals and constituents.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Must be able to get to other offices, buildings, campus locations and off-site locations as necessary to complete requirements of the job.
  • Typical day shift 40-hour work week, but must be able to work on-campus flexible hours, if needed.
  • Physical requirements include periods of sitting at a computer and standing. 
  • Must be able to lift, pull/push and carry up to 20 pounds.
OTHER
  • Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required. 
ADDITIONAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Serve on college committees as requested.
  • Participate in job-related workshops and training to enhance job performance.
  • Attend departmental meetings and the college’s All Personnel meetings.
  • Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.
**All GTCC job descriptions reflect duties and responsibilities of the particular job and are subject to change with limited notice.
 

 

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11 Nov 2015 Ashley Jackson 5561
eLearning Instructional Designer at Guilford Technical Community College
Updated: 11 Nov 2015

eLearning Instructional Designer

Guilford Technical Community College 
Jamestown, North Carolina

SUMMARY OF THE JOB

The eLearning Instructional Designer collaborates with all GTCC faculty and staff members through the creation, design and re-design of our online instructional presence both in our Learning Management System and college website. Working with subject-matter experts, the eLearning Instructional Designer creates engaging online and hybrid courses that reflect GTCC’s online course standards. An expert in both universal and responsive design, the eLearning Instructional Designer works in conjunction with Division Chairs, Department Chairs and DisAbility Access Services to ensure that all students have immediate access to our instructional resources. The eLearning Instructional Designer researches and tests the latest instructional tools and approaches and creates training sessions for our faculty members.
  • Design engaging online and hybrid courses through collaboration with faculty members and their departments.
  • Coordinate instructional design projects from inception to completion.
  • Ensure that all online classrooms meet WCAG 2.0 A/AA guidelines (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) using accessibility checking software.  Provide detailed feedback and instruction to faculty members on how to address areas that do not meet the guidelines.
  • Consult with faculty members one-on-one, small group and department-wide to assist them in universal and responsive design principles.
  • Coordinate the eLearning peer review process through continual communication to instructors whose courses are under review and work with assigned faculty teams to provide detailed feedback.
  • Lead the ADA peer review process for all curriculum and continuing education Moodle instances.
  • Collaborate with DisAbility Access Services to ensure ADA compliance of instructional materials.  Review third-party VPAT documentation and provide feedback to faculty members to create meaningful alternatives for all students.
  • Design engaging online faculty training modules for GTCC faculty members.
  • Promote engaging and feedback-rich online learning experiences.
  • Maintain regular communication with internal clients regarding new instructional design approaches.
  • Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility, and teamwork.
QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATIONAL & CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution in Instructional Design, Education Technology, or related subject
Preferred requirements:
  • Master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution in Instructional Design, Education Technology, or related subject
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Minimum requirements:
  • Previous experience with a Learning Management System (Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas, etc.).
  • Previous work experience in an educational institution.
  • Three years of experience providing instructional design specifically online classroom development.
  • Proficiency in creating instructional products that incorporate audio and video.
  • Experience in creating accessible online classrooms.
  • Proficiency in HTML.
Preferred requirements:
  • Five years of experience providing instructional design in the past 10 years.
  • Proficiency in CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor)
  • Previous experience working with faculty members at a post-secondary institution.
  • Experience with Captivate, Respondus, Turnitin and Colleague.
  • Experience in conducting webinars and online demonstrations.
The Instructional Designer shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy.  He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned.  The Instructional Designer must be able to:
  1. Multi-task projects.  Ask for immediate assistance to delegate and set priorities.
  2. Respect diversity and promote an inclusive, culturally responsive environment.
  3. Adapt to the changing nature of the college calendar.  Respond accordingly based on the demands on eLearning.
  4. Demonstrate through instructional design the importance of a learner-centered environment.
  5. Communicate and promote eLearning with a wide range of individuals and constituents
DEPARTMENTAL/JOB SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS 

Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required training may be added as needed):
  1. Reporting Requirements
  2. Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  3. Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  4. Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  5. Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  6. Safety training (Bloodborne Pathogens and E-Vac Chair)
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Must be able to get to other offices, buildings, campus locations and off-site locations as necessary to complete requirements of the job.
  • Typical day shift 40 hour work week, but must be able to work on-campus flexible hours, if needed.
  • Physical requirements include periods of sitting at a computer and standing.
  • Must be able to lift, pull/push and carry up to 20 pounds.
OTHER
  • Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required. 
ADDITIONAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Serve on college committees as requested.
  • Participate in job-related workshops and training to enhance job performance.
  • Attend departmental meetings and the college’s All Personnel meetings.
  • Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.
 
**All GTCC job descriptions reflect duties and responsibilities of the particular job and are subject to change with limited notice.


 

 

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11 Nov 2015 Ashley Jackson 4642
eLearning Instructional Technologist at Guilford Technical Community College
Updated: 11 Nov 2015

eLearning Instructional Technologist

Guilford Technical Community College 
Jamestown, North Carolina

SUMMARY OF THE JOB

The eLearning Instructional Technologist works directly with GTCC faculty and staff members to conduct all instructional technology training. As an expert in a variety of instructional tools, the Instructional Technologist works one-on-one, in small groups and in departments to help personnel reach a mastery level in their use of instructional technology. All work created by the Instructional Technologist reflects our standards in both universal and responsive design. Working in collaboration with the Instructional Designer, the Instructional Technologist manages the day-to-day facilitation of the faculty training courses, faculty training database, the faculty computer lab and a variety of online faculty resources.
  • Conduct one-on-one, small group and large group training sessions on instructional technology for faculty and staff members.
  • Update and maintain all faculty technology training courses.  Provide immediate feedback to faculty members who are completing these courses.
  • Provide immediate answers to faculty technical questions via GTCC’s help desk ticket system.  Route tickets to appropriate personnel.
  • Coordinate the daily operation of the faculty computer lab.  Report/solve technical issues. Work closely with ITS to ensure that faculty lab computers have appropriate versions of instructional software.
  • Update eLearning Information for Students Moodle site.  This site is completed by all online students during the first week of classes teaching students how to use all of GTCC’s online tools.  Provide faculty members direct links to specific tutorials to embed in their online classrooms.
  • Maintain the faculty training database.
  • Work with faculty members to create online resources that meet WCAG 2.0 A/AA guidelines (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines). 
  • Meet with faculty members before their online and hybrid courses are peer reviewed to address all ADA concerns.
  • Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility, and teamwork.
QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATIONAL & CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum requirements: 
  • Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution in Educational Technology, Information Systems or related subject
Preferred requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution in Educational Technology, Information Systems or related subject
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Minimum requirements:
  • One year of work experience providing technology training to a diverse group of people.
  • Proficiency in a variety of instructional online tools such as Moodle, Respondus and Captivate.
Preferred requirements:
  • Two or more years of work experience providing technology training to a diverse group of people.
  • Experience in hosting webinars and online demonstrations.
  • Previous work experience in database management.
  • Proficiency in CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).
The Instructional Technologist shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy.  He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned.  The Instructional Technologist must be able to:
  1. Multi-task projects.  Ask for immediate assistance to delegate and set priorities.
  2. Respect diversity and promote an inclusive, culturally responsive environment.
  3. Adapt to the changing nature of the college calendar.  Respond accordingly based on the demands on eLearning.
  4. Demonstrate through feedback and collaboration the importance of a learner-centered environment.
  5. Communicate and promote eLearning with a wide range of individuals and constituents.
DEPARTMENTAL/JOB SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS 

Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):
  1. Reporting Requirements
  2. Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  3. Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  4. Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  5. Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  6. Safety training (Bloodborne Pathogens and E-Vac Chair)
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Must be able to get to other offices, buildings, campus locations and off-site locations as necessary to complete requirements of the job.
  • Typical day shift 40-hour work week, but must be able to work on-campus flexible hours, if needed.
  • Physical requirements include periods of sitting at a computer and standing.
  • Must be able to lift, pull/push and carry up to 20 pounds.
OTHER
  • Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required. 
ADDITIONAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Serve on college committees as requested.
  • Participate in job-related workshops and training to enhance job performance.
  • Attend departmental meetings and the college’s All Personnel meetings.
  • Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.
 
**All GTCC job descriptions reflect duties and responsibilities of the particular job and are subject to change with limited notice. 

 

 

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11 Nov 2015 Ashley Jackson 4499
Instructional Media Specialist At Lakeland Community College
Updated: 16 Oct 2015

 

Instructional Media Specialist

Lakeland Community College, Cleveland, Ohio

Resposibilities:

  • To design, develop, and produce online learning experiences and digital learning content (including multimedia and digital course materials using the Blackboard learning management system)
  • Implement creative approaches and incorporate best practices in the use of instructional technologies for content creation and management when designing and developing digital learning content and online learning experiences.
  • Use existing content development applications and web technologies to create materials that will be used in the classroom and online.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with faculty and other college constituents:
    • To provide one-to-one technical support for learning management systems and digital course content, investigating and resolving specific problems as needed
    • To provide training on the use of instructional systems and tools
    • To advise on universal design and accessibility in regards to course content and digital media and
    • To research cutting-edge learning technologies and instructional methodologies
  • Serve as a liaison between the College and educational media vendors and publishers (e.g., Pearson, Cengage, OpenStax, etc.) for the integration of digital course content within the learning management system.
  • Provide expertise and training to faculty and staff on topics related to online and digital media production, usability and accessibility guidelines (e.g., Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act).
  • May assign and monitor the work of student employees.

Qualifications:

Education/Training and Experience Required:
1) Bachelor’s degree in Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Media Technology, Education or a related field from an accredited college or university
2) Minimum three years’ technology-related experience in a college environment with responsibility for providing direct support and assistance to faculty in the use of learning management systems (e.g., Blackboard, D2L, Moodle, Canvas, etc.)
3) Experience with evaluating and developing digital media that meets universal design and accessibility requirements (ADA/Section 508 standards)

Education/Training and Experience Preferred:
1) Master’s degree in a related field

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
1) Must possess a solid background in educational technologies, strong customer service orientation, excellent communication skills, and the capacity to work with a wide range of technical abilities.
2) Knowledge and proven skills in web development technologies (e.g., HTML5, Javascript, CSS, Adobe Creative Cloud, etc.).
3) Experience and knowledge in course creation using a learning management system, specifically Blackboard Learn.
4) Proven experience writing, designing and developing instructional and educational content that meets usability and accessibility standards (ADA/508).
5) Experience with digital video editing programs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required cont’d:
Ability (and willingness) to:
1) engage others and work effectively with a wide range of internal and external
constituents;
2) collaborate within and across departments and divisions to identify creative solutions to problems;
3) compile and maintain working statistical information

Compensation and Benefits:

Review the salary schedule* and read about the College’s generous and comprehensive benefits at http://www.lakelandcc.edu/web/about/positions-available-hr.

In addition to the benefits listed, newly hired supervisory/professionals relocating from outside of the Greater Cleveland area are eligible for reimbursement of house hunting/relocation expenses in an amount not to exceed 10% of the negotiated gross annual salary.

*This position is assigned to pay grade 3. Placement within the range is reflective of the candidate’s education and experience with consideration to internal equity.

Application Process:

Submit the following via e-mail to HRJobs@lakelandcc.edu:

1) A completed college employment application*, current resume, and the job-specific questionnaire*.

*Download at http://www.lakelandcc.edu/web/about/documents-forms-hr

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however for priority consideration please submit all required materials by November 9, 2015.

 

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16 Oct 2015 Ashley Jackson 6853
Dean of Distance Education at Pima Community College
Updated: 09 Oct 2015

Dean of Distance Education

Pima Community College, Tucson, Arizona

Position Summary
Under the direction of the Vice President of Distance Education, the Dean of Distance Education directs all activities and day-to-day operations of PimaOnline. This may include the supervision of faculty and staff, and leading and reviewing online programs, courses and technologies. The Dean ensures that PimaOnline maintains quality student centered learning, efficiency and effectiveness, and uses best practices.

This is an open until filled position. The first review of applications will take place on Friday, October 30, 2015

Salary 
$100,663

Salary Breakdown    
Annually

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct all activities and oversees the day-to-day operations of PimaOnline
  • Develop, implement and evaluate program goals, objectives, policies, and services consistent with college mission
  • Oversight of the Center for Learning and Technology
  • Direct, oversee, and participate in the development of the department work plan; monitor workflow, review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures
  • Manage the department budget, approve and monitor expenses
  • Provide direction for curriculum and/or instructional program development, equipment, and implementation, evaluate results and make appropriate modifications
  • Serve on a variety of internal and external task forces and committees
  • Engage in a program of professional improvement in order to remain current in areas of responsibility
  • Collaborate with other organizations to promote organizational effectiveness, awareness and public relations
  • Perform other duties of a similar nature or level

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in related field
  • Four years of progressively responsible management and leadership experience related to online instructional development, including prior supervisory and budget experience

OR

  • Candidates who possess similar minimum objective qualifications are encouraged to apply and should describe in detail the work experience and education you regard as establishing the equivalency

The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Master’s degree in related field
  • Four years of progressively responsible management and leadership experience related to online instructional development, including prior supervisory and budget experience
  • Candidates who possess similar minimum objective qualifications are encouraged to apply and should describe in detail the work experience and education you regard as establishing the equivalency
  • Demonstrated experience managing and building effective teams
  • Facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated experience with learning management systems
  • Knowledge and experience with curriculum development and instructional design
  • Understanding of how teaching and learning occurs in an online course
  • Demonstrated experience with data collection and reporting
  • Operations management experience
  • Demonstrated experience evaluating programs, services, and curricula
  • Knowledge of current online learning trends and best practices
  • Organizing work and balancing multiple priorities
  • Development and implementation of goals, objectives, and procedures and Standard Practice Guides
  • Interpreting and applying local, state, and federal laws and regulations
  • Academic development principles
  • Research principles
  • Managing and monitoring budgets
  • Developing reports and proposals
  • Resolving conflict
  • Demonstrated experience in communicating with internal and external partners, being able to convey information and receive direction

Benefits

Please refer to the Administrator Personnel Policy Statement at pima.edu/administrative-services/human-resources/personnel-policy-statements/administrative-personnel-policy-statement.html

Directions for Applying and Other Important Information

In order to apply for a position, applicants must submit an application and include the required documents listed for the position. See below for information about documents:

  • Resume should be up-to-date and account for and describe all gaps in employment
  • Letter of interest or cover letter should not exceed two pages, and should describe your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience related to the duties and responsibilities of the position, as well as the strengths you would bring to the assignment. Cover letters/letters of interest are not required to be addressed to a specific person or persons.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please call Human Resources at (520) 206-4624 or humres@pima.edu. Human Resources hours are normally Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

To request a reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities, please contact http://www.pima.edu/pima-jobs/contact-us.html

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply 

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09 Oct 2015 Ashley Jackson 4932
Instructional Designer at Sinclair Community College
Updated: 08 Oct 2015

Instructional Designer

Sinclair Community College, Dayton, Ohio

Position Summary
The Instructional Designer is dedicated to helping faculty design, develop and deliver online courses of the highest possible quality while minimizing the time faculty spend on issues that are peripheral to instruction. The Instructional Designer:

  • Continually researches best practices in online pedagogy and instructional design and makes this current knowledge available to faculty developing online courses for Sinclair
  • Consults with faculty on effective instructional design for online courses; provides suggestions, feedback, and coaching on the most effective online strategies
  • Uses creativity, imagination, and emerging instructional technologies to bring fresh ideas to the design of robust and engaging online courses
  • Serves as project manager for the course development process; coordinates other resources from the Web Course Development Team, so that faculty may focus on instructional issues
  • As needed, designs and facilitates learning experiences for faculty that prepare them to succeed as online course developers

Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (such as Education/Instructional Design/Instructional Technology) required; Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years’ work experience in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Teaching or Training required
  • An advanced degree in instructional design/educational technology
  • Prior work experience in higher education; community college experience preferred

This is a full time position. The pay range is $47,000 to $63,000 with great benefits. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.sinclair.edu/postings/8679

 

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08 Oct 2015 Ashley Jackson 4651
Instructional Designer Nevada State College
Updated: 02 Oct 2015

Instructional Designer

Office of Instructional Technology

Nevada State College
Position #:  PCN-303

Position Summary
The Instructional Designer will consult with faculty about course content, design, and development and collaborate, as needed, in designing and developing course content, course sites, assessments, and effective interaction via electronic communication, discussion and web 2.0 learning activities. This position also provides appropriate training for faculty in pedagogy, instructional design, the online learning management system (Canvas) and related instructional technologies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design or related field
  • A minimum of one year experience designing and developing online courses.
  • Demonstrated experience with a learning management system, particularly Canvas by Instructure
  • Demonstrated experience using basic content prep applications (MS Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Instructional Design or related field
  • Experience teaching at the college/university level
  • An advanced degree in instructional design/educational technology
  • Advanced skills in preparing media and web content using Macromedia Suite or Adobe Creative Suite applications

View full announcement: https://www.nscjobs.com/postings/2153

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02 Oct 2015 Christine Mullins 5606
Instructional Development Coordinator Iowa State University
Updated: 25 Sep 2015

Instructional Development Coordinator

Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa

The Brenton Center for Agricultural Instruction & Technology Transfer, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences at Iowa State University is seeking a qualified applicants for a Instructional Design Coordinator to lead course redesign efforts that are ADA/508 compliant.

This position will train, design, and support services to ensure that faculty members create and present fully accessible online courses and content. This includes online delivery, blended delivery, or web-enhanced learning environments to best support teaching and learning, and promote student success. Other responsibilities include working with faculty to modifying curriculum and incorporate enhanced teaching strategies, assist in the adoption of instructional innovations, selection and construction of new materials, and instructional uses of new technologies and best practices.

The successful candidate will possess a sound understanding of instructional design techniques, assessment strategies appropriate for the eLearning environment. The candidate will have knowledge of the tools and features of learning management systems, and emerging technologies. Excellent organizational and written communication skills as well as the ability to work as part of a team of educational professionals are essential for success in this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree and 3 years of experience.

Supplemental Required Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Instructional Systems, Instructional Design and Technology, Curriculum and Instruction, or related field.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience working with faculty and staff to design and implement innovative instructional strategies, curriculum design/development for eLearning programs in higher education.
  • Pedagogy, learning theory, and instructional design experience with a focus in online course design and development of Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) in online environments.
  • Experience designing and developing courses using learning management systems (e.g., Blackboard, Canvas).
  • Demonstrated experience using a wide variety of software and hardware tools related authoring, course ware design, and web development for developing online course materials.
  • Experience working with rubrics for effective online course design and delivery.
  • Experience designing, delivering, and managing faculty and staff training.

Department Contact: Gaylan Scofield, 515.294.0045, ggs@iastate.edu

 

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25 Sep 2015 Christine Mullins 6641
Instructional Designer Schoolcraft College
Updated: 25 Sep 2015

Instructional Designer

Schoolcraft College
Livonia, Michigan

Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
Salary: Grade F starts at $27.61/hour
Job Type: Full-Time Positions: 40 hours/week, 52 weeks/year
Location: 18600 Haggerty Rd, Livonia, Michigan

Job Summary/Basic Function: In collaboration with faculty and staff, the Instructional Designer will support instructional design, course development and delivery of online and technology-mediated courses. Instructional design principles and practices will be used to improve teaching while addressing the demand for accountability and assessment. The Instructional Designer will help instructors effectively use technology, manage instructional projects, and oversee copyright and intellectual property issues. The Instructional Designer will have a strong educational and pedagogical background, excellent customer service skills, and possess the ability to effectively use collaboration techniques in working with individuals and teams with diverse personalities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Education, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, and significant experience related to the position.
  2. Direct experience in instructional design, program or course development, educational technology integration or area related to the position.
  3. Experience teaching adult learners.
  4. Experience teaching or learning in the online environment.
  5. Strong technical skills in a variety of multimedia and web applications.
  6. Strong team and customer orientation and successful experience developing skills in others.
  7. Experience interpreting student and instructor needs to produce effective instructional materials and technologies to support teaching and learning.
  8. Good communication skills and the ability to communicate with and understand the needs of others.
  9. Strong organizational skills with project team leadership experience, flexible, and good work ethic.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree in Education, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, with experience in higher education related to the position.
  2. Experience with instructional design for the online environment.
  3. Experience working with educators with a variety of approaches to teaching and learning and in a variety of curricular areas.
  4. Online teaching certifications or equivalent.
  5. Online teaching experience.
  6. Course development experience using online course management system (i.e., Blackboard)
  7. Demonstrated project team leadership experience.
  8. A basic understanding of the Copyright Law and its impact on the educational campus and online environments

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Works within a team environment to assist faculty with the development of courses that include effective teaching and assessment strategies for web-based and other technology-mediated environments.
  2. Brings instructional design expertise to the project team for curricular development, delivery, and review.
  3. Monitors the course development process; collaborating on new courses, continuing development and course maintenance, and provides periodic reports on course development projects, while meeting established deadlines.
  4. Assists in the development and review of quality standards and instructional effectiveness pertaining to course development and delivery.
  5. Investigates and evaluates new pedagogical and technology-mediated learning initiatives.
  6. Contributes to the development and implementation of sound workplace practices to automate services and facilitate communications.
  7. Assists faculty with multimedia software use and instructional technology integration.
  8. Investigates and monitors changes in copyright laws and educational applications/regulations and assists faculty with compliance.
  9. Collaborates with a variety of campus constituencies.
  10. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Application Information:
Contact: Human Resources Schoolcraft College, (734) 462-4408
Online Application Form: https://jobs.schoolcraft.edu

 

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25 Sep 2015 Christine Mullins 6253
Instructional Technologist Western Technical College
Updated: 24 Sep 2015

Instructional Technologist

Western Technical College
La Crosse, Wisconsin

Closing Date/Time: Mon. Oct. 5, 2015, 11:59 p.m. central time
Salary: $47,583.00—$76,133.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: 400 Seventh Street North La Crosse, Wisconsin

Western Technical College is a preferred employer in the 7 Rivers Region. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about helping others learn and are dedicated to serving students. If you are a motivated individual who can contribute to excellence in teaching and learning, please consider this employment opportunity at Western.

Summary of Position: This position will lead Western's efforts to improve teaching and learning through the effective application of instructional technology by assisting faculty with designing course materials for delivery utilizing new and emerging instructional technologies. Primary focus will be given to the service, support and professional development needed for faculty in the areas of instructional technology and curriculum development as it relates to instructional design strategies. Collaboration with the Information Networking & Media Services department in the planning and administration of the college learning management system (Blackboard) and other instructional technologies is essential.

Essential Functions

1. Maintain and uphold the College values of Learning, Excellence, Accountability, Diversity, Student Success, Teamwork, Integrity, and Respect.

2. Plan and Facilitate Program Administration - Supporting Actions May Include:

  • Identify, evaluate and make recommendations for new and emerging instructional technologies and advise the College on effectiveness of these technologies
  • Recommend changes and enhancements to the College online learning management system
  • Manage the integration of curriculum design, delivery and assessment through collaboration with curriculum coaches and utilization of WIDS
  • Provide feedback and input for future instructional technology needs

3. Plan and Facilitate Teaching and Learning - Supporting Actions May Include:

  • Plan and conduct professional development for faculty and staff
  • Help faculty members to select and utilize instructional equipment, software and digital media
  • Consult with and advise faculty in pedagogy unique to non-traditional and alternative delivery of instruction including online courses
  • Analyze problems and situations, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals
  • Identify the training needs in the application of technology

4. Plan and Facilitate Information Access and Delivery - Supporting Actions May Include:

  • Planning, administration, testing and support of the college learning management system (Blackboard)
  • Maintain data collection, reporting, and analysis of instructional technology related support and services
  • Prepare and provide records and activity reports
  • Provide front line support to faculty regarding instructional technology, including the Blackboard learning management system

5. Complete all required College training and responsible for maintaining the skills necessary to complete the essential functions of the position as defined by the department.

6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required in related field
  • Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in related field (Note: This is in addition to any educational requirements)

Special Instructions/About Western:

  • This position reports to: Associate Dean of Academic Excellence & Development
  • Starting salary range based on education and experience: $47583-$61858
  • This position is a year-round position

Western is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Our mission is to provide relevant, high quality education in a collaborative and sustainable environment that changes the lives of students and grows our communities.

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Employer and Educator

 

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24 Sep 2015 Christine Mullins 5997
Director of Instructional Media Shoreline Community College
Updated: 21 Sep 2015

Director of Instructional Media

Shoreline Community College
Shoreline, Washington

Closing Date/Time: Oct. 19, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Salary: $61,800.00 - $66,950.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: 16101 Greenwood Ave N Shoreline WA 98133, Washington
Department: Virtual Campus

Job Summary: Under general direction of the Executive Director of the Virtual Campus, eLearning, and Instructional Technology, the Director of Instructional Media will manage the daily activities/supervision of the staff providing campus wide media support services. The director will provide instructional media design and development support to faculty who are integrating instructional media into their courses in conjunction with the College’s goal to foster a climate of learning through ongoing skill and course development.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Provide administrative direction for the campus wide instructional media support
  • Direct/supervise staff; recruit, train, coach and assure performance, building an effective team that is responsive to the needs of the College and the Virtual Campus program
  • Develop, direct the implementation of and monitor goals, policies, procedures, and work standards; assuring College mission and objectives are met
  • Administer the Instructional Media budget, including the determination of staffing and operational requirements, approving expenditures and monitoring budget status
  • Prioritize/allocate resources; review/evaluate personnel services, ensuring quality delivery
  • Manage the applicable provisions of negotiated employees’ collective bargaining agreements; evaluate/monitor staff and promote professional development
  • Collaborate with Library Media technicians to coordinate media services support to campus; provide training for Student Leadership student technicians as needed
  • Consult and collaborate with faculty on the design, development, and evaluation of media for instructional purposes while ensuring ADA compliance
  • Collaborates with faculty, eLearning, and other on-campus media staff on the development and integration of media content into instruction using sound pedagogical tools
  • Provide technical and pedagogical expertise/assistance through training sessions/retreats, development of training materials (such as tutorials/handouts), and support of faculty learning community efforts
  • Lead the design, installation, and maintenance of existing/new media technology for “smart” classrooms, conference rooms, and casual learning spaces, coordinating outside vendors services as needed
  • Lead media support for live video streaming, web conferencing, lecture capture, and interactive television (ITV) classes and campus meetings and oversee the operation of the digital signage system on campus
  • Develop, update, and maintain Virtual Campus web pages related to instructional media services
  • Collaborate with the Public Information Office (PIO) to troubleshoot/resolve media-related issues for a variety of campus instructional clients and locations
  • Prepare/direct the preparation of a variety of written correspondence, reports, procedures, and other materials; direct the maintenance of working and official Instructional Media files
  • Perform other duties as assigned (of a similar nature or level)

Qualifications:

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent combination of position related education/experience
  • Three (3) years of progressive responsibility within the field of instructional design or related
  • Experience with media design/development in a higher education environment OR similar
  • Valid unrestricted Washington driver’s license
  • Clean driving record (max of 1 moving violation in the last 12 months, no suspension/revocation of license for reckless driving, hit and run, leaving an accident scene, failure to appear, DUI, or other vehicle related misdemeanor in the last 5 years)

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Educational Media, Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, Educational Technology or related
  • Experience teaching at the college/university level

Knowledge of:

  • Computer applications used for institutional research/data analysis such as Data Express or equivalent electronic recordkeeping systems
  • Current/emerging digital media software and audio/visual equipment systems.
  • Lecture capture software, such as Panopto, and web conferencing software, such as Blackboard Collaborate and/or Big Blue Button
  • Open educational resources (OER)/open media resources such as Flickr, MERLOT, Wikimedia Commons
  • Best practices in budgeting and fund management, including the determination of cost effective decisions
  • ADA and other rules, ordinances and regulations, including copyright laws as it applies to duplication, production, and presentation of multimedia materials

Skill in:

  • Contributing to equity and inclusion by fostering a climate of multicultural awareness/appreciation
  • Staying current with and applying new technology relevant to media services/instructional design
  • Providing leadership, problem solving, motivating staff/colleagues, and supervising/evaluating staff
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships at all organizational levels
  • Time management and multi-tasking; developing/directing departmental activities
  • Making effective presentations, preparing clear and concise written materials
  • Handling difficult and sensitive situations, using sound independent judgment within policy and legal guidelines; interpret applicable laws, regulations, and policies
  • Effectively communicating (both oral/written and through listening) with individuals at all levels inside and/or outside of the College

 

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21 Sep 2015 Christine Mullins 6769
Director, Faculty/Staff Center for Innovative Teaching Sauk Valley Community College
Updated: 21 Sep 2015

Director, Faculty/Staff Center for Innovative Teaching

Sauk Valley Community College
Dixon, Illinois

Sauk Valley Community College, a comprehensive community college invites nominations and applications for an administrative position as the Director of the Faculty/Staff Center for Innovative Teaching. The director will lead a team of instructional designers and technologists who design, deliver, and continuously improve faculty development services, instructional technology implementation, and in collaboration with HR, staff development for SVCC.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Organize and inspire the Faculty/Staff Center for Innovative Teaching team as it serves to innovate and support full and part-time faculty (a) in integrating best practices for teaching, learning, and assessment across multiple modes of delivery (b) in seeking excellence through related professional activities, such as faculty service, leadership or grant writing © in implementing instructional technologies in ways that strengthen student learning (d) in producing multimedia or other instructional products that inspire student engagement (e) in locating and integrating instructional materials that improve student learning, instructional efficiencies and effectiveness (f) in applying copyright and accessibility guidelines to chosen instructional practices or materials.
  2. Collaborate with the Faculty Development Committee to plan Workshop Days, the direction and specific offerings of the Faculty Academy, the Faculty/Staff Center for Innovative Teaching web site designed for just-in-time learning, and other academically oriented initiatives aimed at faculty development.
  3. Collaborate with Human Resources and other partners to design, develop, implement, and evaluate a professional development plan for the College, serving non-faculty staff.
  4. Guide the College in exploring, selecting, managing, and supporting technologies that (a) have the greatest potential for positively impacting online, hybrid, web-enhanced, compressed video, and face-to-face student learners (e.g., College’s LMS, ITV, clickers, video, and mobile lab) (b) contribute to a positive, technology-enhanced experience at College events (e.g., sound systems and projection systems) © may be checked out for specialized purposes across any College department (e.g., cameras, clickers, laptops, webcams, USB microphones, and Swivl lecture capture) (d) help students function successfully as learners at SVCC (e.g., Help Desk, mobile apps, student tech orientation, web based tech instructions and trouble shooting tips).
  5. Lead instructional design and the technical and faculty support aspects of online education at the College, including coordination with external agencies (e.g., ILCCO) and management of the LMS.
  6. Lead the Faculty/Staff Center for Innovative Teaching (in consultation with the Dean, Provost, and Staff Development Task Force) in developing annual operating goals, objectives, and a budget tied to the College’s strategic plan; implement, administer, track, document, and report on the operating plan results.
  7. Provide instructional design and curriculum development consultation to faculty, staff, administrative personnel; effectively manage the department in collaborative projects.
  8. Actively monitor and synthesize new trends/directions in teaching, learning, faculty development, instructional technology and community college education; evaluate these trends and collaborate with partners at the College to determine when, how, and to whom to disseminate information about the ones that can best influence the achievement of the College’s strategic priorities.
  9. Serve as a member of the administrative team, including service on the Administrative Council which addresses issues that relate to the overall mission and strategic plan of the College.

Requirements:

Master’s degree or doctoral degree in instructional design, instructional technology or related field and three (3) years experience in faculty development and/or college teaching required. Knowledge of current instructional technologies, online education, current trends in higher education, and clear communication (verbal and written) are required. Evidence of strong leadership and interpersonal skills that promote team building, collaboration and a culture that principally understands and measures effectiveness in terms of other’s success is required. A background check will be required.

Desired Start Date: Nov. 2, 2015
Posting Close Date: Oct. 11, 2015

 

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21 Sep 2015 Christine Mullins 5603
Instructional Technology Specialist Pellissippi State Community College
Updated: 21 Sep 2015

Instructional Technology Specialist (2 Positions)

Pellissippi State Community College
Knoxville, Tennessee

Accessibility

The overall purpose of this job is to design, develop and deliver training and support for integrating accessible technology and instruction; to administer the college’s learning management system and to support the development of accessible courses and materials for a web-based two-year degree program.

Emerging and Mobile

The overall purpose of this job is to design, develop and deliver training and support for integrating emerging/mobile technology and instruction; to administer the college’s learning management system and to support the development of courses for a web-based two-year degree program.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Accessibility

  • 30% Develop on-going plans for faculty development in the areas of accessibility and universal design. Develop, coordinate, and conduct workshops on accessibility and instructional technology. Conduct training and serve as administrator for learning management system (currently Desire2Learn Brightspace). Assist faculty in the use of equipment and software available in technology-based classrooms and the Faculty Multimedia Studio.
  • 30% Assist faculty (1) in the development of accessible course materials for online, hybrid and face-to-face courses, (2) in selecting appropriate modes of integrating technology into instruction and (3) in selecting appropriate, accessible technology based on best practices as well as state and federal accessibility laws.
  • 20% Evaluate and recommend alternative solutions to identified instructional problems based on system compatibility, accessibility, available technical support, software and hardware developments and compatibility with educational goals. Recommend and implement software for the institution based on these considerations. Develop and maintain communication and cooperation with instructional technology departments at other colleges and universities.
  • 10% Administer the operation of the Faculty Multimedia Studio, a faculty center for developing instructional technology applications. Upgrade studio as needed to maintain functionality. Develop and produce instructions for both Macintosh and Windows-based computers.
  • 10% Promote the use of instructional technology through printed publications, web pages and presentations.

Emerging and Mobile

  • 30% Conduct training and serve as administrator for learning management system (currently Desire2Learn Brightspace). Develop on-going plans for faculty development in the area of instructional technology. Develop, coordinate, and conduct workshops on instructional technology and design. Assist faculty in the use of equipment and software available in technology-based classrooms and the Faculty Multimedia Studio. Provide support and expertise in the use of mobile devices in the classroom and other college functions.
  • 30% Assist faculty (1) in the development and use of multimedia applications integrating technology into a wide range of college curricula, (2) in selecting appropriate modes of integrating technology into instruction and (3) in selecting appropriate technology delivery systems including mobile devices.
  • 20% Evaluate and recommend alternative solutions to identified instructional problems based on system compatibility, available technical support, software and hardware developments and compatibility with educational goals. Recommend and implement software for the institution based on these considerations. Develop and maintain communication and cooperation with instructional technology departments at other colleges and universities.
  • 10% Administer the operation of the Faculty Multimedia Studio, a faculty center for developing instructional technology applications. Upgrade studio as needed to maintain functionality. Develop and produce instruction for both Macintosh and Windows-based computers.
  • 10% Promote the use of instructional technology through printed publications, web pages and presentations.

Required Qualifications

Accessibility

  • Masters Degree in educational technology, instructional technology, education or related field
  • Two years’ experience in providing accessibility related instructional technology services/training

Emerging and Mobile

  • Masters Degree in educational technology, instructional technology, education or related field
  • Two years’ experience in providing instructional technology services, teaching or technical training

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

Accessibility: Knowledge of accessible technology, universal design, instructional design and working knowledge of learning management systems. Experience with webpage development, WCAG 2.0 standards, 508 accessibility requirements and state and federal accessibility laws. Broad understanding of both Macintosh and Window applications including Microsoft Office and other word processing formats, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote and other presentation formats. Proficiency in HTML and CSS is required. Knowledge of JavaScript and PHP are useful.

Emerging and Mobile: Knowledge of instructional design and of course management systems, extensive experience with web page development, multimedia project planning, broad understanding of both Mac and Window applications including Microsoft Office and other word processing formats, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote and other presentation formats. Proficiency in HTML and CSS is required. Knowledge of Javascript and PHP are useful.

Pay Rate: Pay Grade 12, $49,100 - $61,300.00/per year. Pay will be determined based on related work experience above required. To be considered in determining pay, all related work experience must be listed on the application including the Beginning and Ending Dates

Closing Date: Oct. 5, 2015

 

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21 Sep 2015 Christine Mullins 5771
Instructional Designer Great Falls College Montana State University
Updated: 11 Sep 2015

Instructional Designer

Great Falls College Montana State University
Great Falls, Montana

Position: Instructional Designer
Salary: $38,000-45,000/ year depending upon qualification and experience
Union: NA
Available: Immediately
Apply by: Sept. 14, 2015 for best consideration

MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Instructional Designer provides leadership with assisting and supporting faculty in the development of appropriate teaching and learning strategies and applications utilizing instructional technologies, including web-based applications and digital/social media. This encompasses a broad range of technologies including the Desire2Learn Learning Management System, interactive video, live online courseware and other emerging technologies to support all aspects of eLearning. The Instructional Designer participates as a team member in the Division of eLearning and Library Services and reports to the Division Director of eLearning and Library Services.

Specific responsibilities for this position include:

  • Work collaboratively with faculty to design, lead or participate in the development of dynamic instructional materials for online, hybrid and face-to-face courses;
  • Provide first line of support for faculty through chat, phone, e-mail, web-conferencing and drop-in consultation. Acts as a point of contact to assist faculty in maintenance, technical design and course content issues;
  • Create course design templates and modular support materials as needed;
  • Research and evaluate emerging instructional technologies and tools and make recommendations for use; assist faculty in integrating technological innovations into the course development process;
  • Lead, assist, develop and model effective design practices and implement technologies to support eLearning and the integration of educational technology on campus;
  • Participate in evaluating and assessing instructional effectiveness and continuous improvement of course materials in collaboration with faculty. Conduct online course audit observations/evaluations for adjunct faculty;
  • Represent department on committees or task forces dealing with online or technology-related activities on campus as needed;
  • Design, present or publish appropriate training and support resources, workshops or courses to faculty and adjuncts both face to face and online;
  • Creates and updates the faculty resources portion of the eLearning web page;
  • Assist faculty in implementing changes to course material based on faculty feedback and course evaluation processes;
  • Collaborate with the MSU four campus Desire2Learn team on upgrade decisions, troubleshooting issues, and other related areas;
  • Works closely with the Director of eLearning and Library Services and other division staff in strategic planning;
  • Serve as the primary campus liaison for designing, troubleshooting and maintaining the learning management system faculty training course; and
  • Collaborate with department team members in work assignment or project completion and in other areas as needed to support Great Falls College MSU eLearning efforts.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Master’s Degree in instructional technology, education, information science, or a related field;
  • Experience as a teacher, trainer and/or professional development instructor for adult learners;
  • Experience designing instruction for online learning environments;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional design principles and practices;
  • Experience interpreting student and instructor needs to produce effective instructional materials and technologies to support teaching and learning;
  • High-level office software skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software;
  • Experience working with design software such as desktop publishing, photo/audio/video editing, web design and emerging web 2.0 technologies;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in teaching and training situations; and
  • experience using a course/learning management system.

Preferred:

  • Desire2Learn experience as a student, instructor, help desk support, and/or system administrator;
  • Demonstrated experience working with people of varied technological skills;
  • Experience working with educators using a variety of approaches to teaching and learning in a variety of curricular areas;
  • Two or more years of professional teaching experience in an educational setting; and
  • Advanced skill in using or deploying a learning management system.

For more information, please go to: https://jobs.gfcmsu.edu/postings/638

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11 Sep 2015 Christine Mullins 6633
Instructional Technologist (ADA Accessibility) Hillsborough Community College
Updated: 10 Sep 2015

Instructional Technologist (ADA Accessibility)

Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, Florida

The position is responsible for identifying, testing, implementing and troubleshooting new and existing instructional technologies that promote universal design of and access to instructional materials that are ADA/508 compliant. In addition, provides training, design, and support services to ensure departments and faculty create and present fully accessible courses and course content.

Key job responsibilities include:

  1. Designs, develops, implements and coordinate development of accessible instructional material for all course delivery methods,
  2. Implements and maintains instructional technology systems used to ensure universal access to educational materials and services,
  3. Evaluates current instructional technologies (classroom and online) for accessibility and disseminates appropriate recommendations to faculty, administrators, and staff,
  4. Diagnoses and corrects problems and support issues related to the College’s systems that support full accessibility, and
  5. Provides departmental and faculty training regarding universal design for accessibility.

Required Qualifications: The position requires at least a Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of prior-related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience with technologies related to ADA/508/Universal design (e.g. screen readers, vides close captioning, video transcription, etc.),
  2. A Master’s degree in related field,
  3. Teaching experience, preferably post-secondary, and (4) experience in online/distance learning.

Campus: Collaboration Studio (Ybor City) Location: Tampa, Florida

Pay Rate: $45,102
Job Open Date: September 1, 2015
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

 

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10 Sep 2015 Christine Mullins 6511
Instructional Designer Position at Temple University
Updated: 09 Sep 2015

Instructional Designer

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Job Qualifications

The Instructional Designer is responsible for maintaining and updating highly interactive online learning content for graduate and undergraduate courses in the Fox School of Business. The incumbent will complete multiple projects and be accountable for delivering work by prescribed deadlines. Reporting to Sr. Associate Director of Instructional Design, they will work with faculty to collaboratively plan, design, and revise online course materials for graduate and undergraduate courses. She/he will provide one-on-one service to faculty in various subject areas and work as part of a team to ensure courses meet quality and faculty standards. Update training materials including self-help documents, online tutorials, and other multimedia materials to assist both faculty and students with the use of course management tools and other technologies. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design or closely related field and at least 1 year of instructional design experience. Demonstrated experience with Blackboard, Canvas or similar Learning Management System. Demonstrated experience with online delivery of self-produced content. Demonstrated real-time web conferencing experience, WebEx preferred. Experience with different operating systems, Windows and Mac OS. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of online instructional design techniques.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of faculty and staff.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with copyright and intellectual property standards for course development.
  • Demonstrated expertise in instructional design software, including Camtasia, Articulate, Adobe E-Learning Suite, Video Editing software, and other design tools.
  • Knowledge of ADA requirements in online course delivery.
  • Demonstrated customer service orientation along with the ability to effectively interact with diverse groups of individuals.

 

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09 Sep 2015 Ashley Jackson 7066
Technology Professional Developer at Chippewa Valley Technical College
Updated: 09 Sep 2015

Technology Professional Developer

Chippewa Valley Technical College
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

The Technology Professional Developer works closely with CVTC employees to assess and improve technology skills. This position is directly accountable to the College Professional Development Director and is responsible for providing professional development training across the college and working with the Information Technology (IT) department documenting current classroom technology processes. The Technology Professional Developer will obtain information needed to prepare in-house training programs, prepare training materials, develop course content, determine methodology, coordinate the development of training aids, conduct training sessions, and develop criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of the training activities. The Technology Professional Developer works with faculty and staff on distance education initiatives, alternative delivery methods, development of online courses and provides faculty support in the areas of instructional design/ technology. The position serves as a key conduit between faculty and IT.

Responsibilities

• Provide customer service to faculty, staff, and leadership in the College Professional Development (CPD) office.
• Assist in formulating distance learning strategies.
• Develop training for College-wide alternative delivery, distance learning, and technology training needs to carry out College strategic goals.
• Assess technology skills of new employees and implement appropriate development to enhance employee effectiveness.
• Ensure quality standards within E360 (Edvance360 learning management system) and in online and hybrid courses by assessing courses and providing professional development coaching to faculty with E360, hybrid, and online course development.
• Collaborate with all departments to ensure training aligns with College initiatives, IT systems, software releases, initiatives, staff needs, requests, and survey results.
• Develop curriculum, schedule and provide training on technology (E360, Microsoft Office Suite, My CVTC Websites, education applications, lecture capture, iPads and other mobile devices, etc.).
• Use and teach alternative delivery methods including WebEx, TOP1, TOP2, E360 light and basics.
• Assist faculty with design/production of learning materials in a variety of formats which would include print, graphics, audio, video, animation and multimedia to support teaching and learning.
• Provide professional development with compliance issues (e.g., copyright and College policies).
• Provide technology training to individual users.
• Collaborative with Academic Technology Innovation Committee (Chair), CPD team members, IT, department leaders, IT Governance (member) and campus administrators to monitor and ensure acceptable employee performance at all campuses.
• Educate CVTC technologists on education pedagogy.
• Coordinate professional development implementation projects (data collection, report writing, presentations).
• Provide leadership with E360 as key contact working with E360 personnel.
• Assist faculty with E360 course maintenance and work with IT on E360 faculty performance problems.
• Research and analyze available educational technology and software. Identify, investigate, evaluate, and recommend new technologies for possible integration with work process and classroom deliveries. Analyze technology requests for cost benefit and effectiveness of proposed solution.
• Oversee faculty evaluation system and communication.
• Connect with K-12, universities, and Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) technology/distance learning professionals.
• Attend conferences and training on distance learning and educational technology.
• Market CPD and technology products and services to employees. Use appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to gain acceptance of a product, service, or policies from employees.
• Ensure current CPD information on My CVTC.
• Develop and maintain CPD technology training documentation.
• Work with IT to maintain software applications and workstations within CPD.
• Learn software, equipment updates, and develop related training updates.
• Maintain records related to employee professional development training.
• Assist with grant writing and reporting.
• Assist with planning of faculty, staff, and leadership in-services.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated knowledge of current education technology practices. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Ability to relate effectively with people with diverse backgrounds and abilities. Demonstrated organization skills, attention to detail, and ability develop and implement processes. Positive, customer-oriented skills. Project management skills related to emerging technology initiatives. Strong leadership and facilitation skills. Strong technology skills. Ability to prioritize, plan, and carry out a variety of work tasks. Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel to regional campuses.

Projected Start Date

As soon as possible.

Hours Per Week

Full-time, salaried position.

Salary

Based on professional, level 2 salary range: starting salary of $51,225 and midpoint of $61,243

Training and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Training & Development, Technology, Distance Learning, or related field. Minimum of two years of work experience with learning technology. Degree and/or experience in training and development preferred. Alternative delivery teaching experience preferred. Teaching or training using a learning management system preferred. In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties of position. 

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09 Sep 2015 Ashley Jackson 7031