Job Title: Instructional Designer Department: Distributed Learning Campus: Stockton Posting Number: 201301610P Full or Part Time: Full Time Number of Months: 12 Work Schedule: Work performed during standard business hours. Open Until Filled: Yes Special Instructions to Applicants: For first consideration please apply before May 6, 2019.
Primary Purpose Provide instructional design support and teach hybrid and online courses and programs to be delivered both domestically and internationally. This position will work with subject matter experts to design, develop and deliver programs and courses that include best practices for academic and training formats integrating multiple technologies and incorporating multimedia and interactive communication technologies. Will work primarily with faculty at the Sacramento and Stockton campuses.
2. Academic Program Support and Professional Development/Continuing Education: Work with faculty and other subject matter experts to implement courses within online/hybrid programs. Design teaching resources, online tutorials, other learning objects. Provide training sessions to faculty. Provide faculty and departmental consultations as appropriate. Assist faculty adoption and use of the learning management system. Assist with the development of training materials and analysis of new technologies.
3. Online and Hybrid Teaching: Teach and/or co-teach online and hybrid continuing education courses through University as needed. Teach up to 6 credit units (2 courses) per year for teachers and/or adult learners. Fulfill all University College teaching requirements and obligations.
4. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director: Engage in ongoing professional development and involvement in professional organizations.
Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Instructional Design, Education, Instructional Technology or a closely related discipline. Foreign degree equivalent is accepted. Must demonstrate ability to perform the job through knowledge gained through course work, teaching assistantship, or portfolio of projects in developing instructional & interactive content.
Preferred Qualifications Doctoral degree is preferred. Experience with instructional content, learning activities, multimedia, the integration of interactive, online technologies for synchronous and asynchronous communication in both face-to-face and online instruction at the university or comparable level desired. Experience workign within the Canvas Learning Management System or related systems. Experience with Project Management. Quality Matters and/or QLT experience and certification preferred. Skills/Knowledge and Expertise: Knowledge of instructional design theories, pedagogical methods, and online/hybrid teaching strategies. Familiarity with accessibility guidelines and copyright laws. Demonstrated ability using academic technology teaching strategies, such as: instant messaging, discussions, web conferencing, blogs, podcasting, wikis, social networking/media, surveys, exams, mobile learning and assignments. Ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal, leadership, teamwork and organizational skills. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills. Experience designing and delivering programs and courses leading multiple, simultaneous course development projects. Experience working with adult learner programs in a professional and continuing education environment. Experience with eLearning software (Articulate/Captivate/Camtasia). Ability to explain instructions, policies, and procedures and to present findings and conclusions clearly and concisely to all varying stakeholders within the University. Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work performed during standard business hours.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, exempt
Background Check Statement: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.
AA/EEO Policy Statement: University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.
Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.