University Center for Teaching and Learning - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19003188)
The University Center for Teaching & Learning is looking for an experienced, talented Senior Instructional Designer who wants to make a difference at Pitt. This is a professional staff position that requires a combination of skills in instructional design, instructional technology, faculty development, and project management.
The Senior Instructional Designer will: - Consult with faculty about the course design and development of materials for online delivery - Analyze current online teaching practices and provide recommendations for the improvement of teaching methods/strategies and assessment of student achievement - Create course development plan as well as selected course materials - Select appropriate technologies for course development and teaching - Coordinate staff effort to build online courses including that of instructional designers, multi-media specialists, and videographers - Coach instructors in effective online teaching practices - Supervise student workers, interns, and other staff working on projects related to online programs
This is a professional staff position within the University Center for Teaching and Learning that requires a combination of skills in instructional design, instructional technology, faculty development, and project management. The employee must also have strong management experience in order to supervise and mentor staff as well as to oversee the successful completion of projects. A Master's degree in Instructional Design or the equivalent is required in addition to ten years' experience in teaching, designing instruction, and/or developing curriculum at the college or university level. A Doctoral degree is preferred.
Master's Degree in instructional design or a closely related field. Advanced knowledge of learning theory and its application to teaching in higher education. Knowledge of teaching methods/strategies for online and hybrid courses in higher education. Working knowledge of how instructional technologies can be used effectively at the university level. Minimum of ten years of experience in the following areas: working with faculty in a consultative role concerning their teaching, developing and/or revising courses and multimedia, providing instruction on topics related to teaching and learning, and teaching experience in higher education. The employee must have supervisory and project management experience.
Minimum Experience Level Required: 10+ years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Hiring Range: $46,644.00 - $76,440.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19003188
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.