The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences seeks an experienced, talented Senior Instructional Designer who wants to contribute to a new initiative in the School. This is a professional staff position that requires a combination of skills in instructional design, instructional technology, faculty development, and project management.
The person hired will develop and manage relationships with corporate outsourcing partners, including conducting internal needs assessments and overseeing course development and deployment.
The Instructional Designer will consult with faculty about course design and the development of materials for online and hybrid delivery, analyze current online teaching practices, and provide recommendations on teaching strategies and evaluation to improve student learning experiences. Working with faculty and integrating best practices in online learning, the incumbent will create course development plans, edit course materials, and select appropriate technologies for course development and teaching.
The position requires strong coaching and management skills to lead project teams of faculty members, instructional technologists, and multi-media specialists. The successful candidate will have a Master's degree in Instructional Design or the equivalent, in addition to five years of relevant experience in online learning, including university teaching experience. Experience and demonstrated competence in working with learning management systems/online learning platforms, Web conferencing tools, and other multimedia tools, as well as demonstrated high-level interpersonal skills are necessary for success.
Internal Number: 175589
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