Reports To: Administrative Analyst Principal Supervisor
Working Title: Instructional Designer
Cost Center: IR8120
Bargaining Unit: 99
Job Code: 007275
Job Location: UCI Campus - Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
UC Irvine's Division of Continuing Education is seeking an Instructional Designer to provide course development expertise and direction for online programs. The Instructional Designer will have direct responsibility for instructional design, project management, and faculty collaboration. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to problem solve and think critically, and also be able to adjust to a rapidly changing environment. He or she must be able to work with a geographically distributed team of content experts, part-time instructors, planning unit director, and support staff. The position requires strong project management skills, extensive pedagogical and course design knowledge, knowledge of ADA requirements for accessibility and the ability to assist instructors in achieving ADA compliant course delivery; strong communication skills, the ability to move projects with many stakeholders forward in a timely manner, and experience with various aspects of distance learning.
Master's degree or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Excellent analytical, written and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate well with faculty. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while balancing and prioritizing multiple projects. Ability to learn and adapt quickly. Ability to manage multiple projects, adjust to changing priorities and perform well under pressure.
3 years of experience in instructional design. Has worked with third party vendors and contractors in the course development process.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Below are general guidelines on the position's physical, mental, and environmental working conditions. In accordance with applicable state and federal law, UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.