To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: Responsibilities include instructional design work with online and blended courses. This person will work with faculty and other subject matter experts to create dynamic, interactive multimedia college credit courses. The person in this position must have excellent writing skills, teaching experience, familiarity with online learning, video production and ability to develop instructional materials that are consistent with sound online instructional design principles. This person should have experience with educational technologies web-based course management tools, including HTML. Experience with professional development, project management and other multimedia software would be helpful. UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES:
Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.
Work with faculty and subject matter experts to design, develop, and evaluate web based instructional materials.
Design, develop, and test instructional methods and tools.
Facilitate training for faculty teaching online and blended courses.
Complete and coordinate Quality Matters (QM) reviews.
Assist in the development and implementation of the department's goals and priorities and monitor their achievement.
Share improvements and trends in instructional technology.
Perform other related work duties as assigned.
Be able and willing to represent the College in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers and the community served.
Be a self-motivated, energetic and creative individual with proven leadership, planning and administrative skills.
Ability to assume responsibility; deal effectively with problems and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
Possess knowledge of technology and its applications to distance learning education.
Read, understand and express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written form.
Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.
Position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work. Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.
Two years of experience in instructional design, teaching (online) and/or higher education teaching experience.
Experience with Learning Management systems.
PREFERREDQUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:
Advanced degree preferred.
Experience with a variety of design methods and tools and strong background in instructional design, preferably at a community college or university setting.
Experience developing educational support materials.
Experience with Open Educational Resources (OER).
Kirkwood Community College declares and affirms that it values and respects diversity and inclusion in all College-sponsored events, all employment practices, and all educational programs and activities. The College will not tolerate unlawful discrimination or harassment of persons on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, religion, or disability. Anyone who has questions or complaints should contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, or by phone to (319) 398-5572, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560, Fax: (312) 730-1576, Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.
At Kirkwood Community College, we are focused on success. Whether you are a prospective student or parent, an employer or simply someone who cares about the growth and vitality of eastern Iowa—you have an energetic, committed partner with us at Kirkwood. Since the mid-1960s our graduates have worked, raised families and prospered in this area. More than 70,000 of these grads have applied their academic degrees to work in a host of fields. Tens of thousands more have enjoyed life-enriching experiences through our Continuing Education programs. As our college has grown, so have the tools and facilities to meet the changing needs of our Creative Corridor. A key part of that growth in service is our network of regional centers. Kirkwood employees have long set the standard for innovative talent, visionary spirit and overall excellence in their work. Being part of Kirkwood means being part of a deep commitment to the success of every student, every day.