This is a part-time, temporary position, and days of work and hours are determined by the supervisor.
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey's Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and more than 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 23; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
The College offers part-time graduate programs leading to degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.
The Instructional Designer reports to the Director of the Instructional Design Center. This individual will be working with faculty to develop the MS Accounting and possibly one other into an entirely online format.
In coordination with ITS and the Instructional Design Center, present interactive workshops on such topics as: course components and structure in Canvas; effective online teaching; effective strategies for student engagement and class management, and assessment. Workshops will be recorded/archived for future Ramapo use.
Design and construct functional Canvas templates for online programs to utilize in their courses, ensuring consistency across programs and a high standard of excellence that will facilitate student engagement and success
Create and implement a schedule to transition the MSAC program and others online
Project manage the inception to final product stages to oversee the creation of all MSAC required online courses. This must include comprehensive review and approval of all finalized courses to insure: 1) online content addresses all material included in the course outline; 2) selected infused technology provides appropriate student learning experiences and assessment opportunities; 3) academic rigor and learning outcomes of the online course are comparable to those of the traditionally delivered course; and 4) the online experience is user-friendly, intuitive, and engaging
Provide small group and/or one-to-one best-practices, guidance, and coaching for faculty teaching online courses in the: design of course content, assets, and assessments; course structure; instructional strategies, and Canvas integrations
Recommend and facilitate best-practices to ensure testing security and validity and all other concerns related to academic integrity and academic standards
Research and provide additional supporting resources and technologies for faculty as needed
Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s Degree.
Master’s Degree preferred.
Knowledge of instructional design techniques and strategies
Knowledge of best-practice online learning pedagogy, principles, and techniques
Ability to comprehend, interpret, and evaluate relevant information from various types of source materials
Ability to read and apply laws, rules, or regulations to given situations
Collaborative work style
Experienced Canvas user
Proven track record for producing high-level online learning experiences
Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, strategic plans, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, the Diversity Action Committee offerings, and the other numerous diversity conferences and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.
Internal Number: 115029560
About Ramapo College
"Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as sixth in the Best Regional Universities North category for public institutions, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes mistaken for a private college. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,008 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border.Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers six graduate programs as well as articulated programs with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine."