The College of Arts & Sciences is accepting applications for the position of Senior Instructional Designer. This exciting new position is responsible for instructional design, planning and development of online and technology-facilitated courses for the college.
Provide consultation and assist faculty and subject matter experts (SMEs) in the development of online and technology-facilitated courses; present programs, conduct faculty training, and help the academic programs implement new technologies and approaches for online learning
Ensure that the developments of instructional materials for online courses are consistent with sound instructional design principles and standards
Consult with faculty on the effective use of instructional design strategies utilizing web-based resources, multimedia technologies, and instructional software and systems for online course development; collaborate with internal and external business partners that are critical to the success of the course such as faculty, technology/multimedia staff, Blackboard staff, and department academic support staff to assist with course development, implementation and problem resolution
Design and implement assessment methods (such as ePortfolios, surveys, inquiry-based tasks and assignments, problem-solving projects) to evaluate technology-based learning materials and to help evaluate learning tools to increase student engagement in online courses; research curriculum and pedagogical strategies
Serve as a member of a course development team, which may include subject-matter experts, faculty, project managers, multimedia specialist, course developers, etc.
Maintain a collaborative relationship and open communication with business partners
Research, evaluate and integrate new and emerging educational technologies for improving student learning within online courses
Master’s degree with one (1) year experience; -OR- Bachelor's with three (3) years’ experience
Degree must be Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Adult Learning, Curriculum and Instruction or other related field; experience must include online/blended course design, curriculum development, faculty development or other related area
Must be proficient in various technologies used in the instructional design and assessment process such as Learning Management Systems (Canvas) and include some knowledge of website design, Flash, Java Script, MS office suite, social media networking
Interested and qualified candidates must complete our online application at https://jobs.uc.edu
In addition to the online application you must attach a current copy of your resume or CV
In addition to these items, you must also include a cover letter, not to exceed one page, detailing your interest and qualifications for the position
You will also be asked to respond to a question describing your experience with, and commitment to diversity
We will begin reviewing applications as they are received and continue to accept and review applications until the position has been filled
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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