The Instructional Designer (ID) collaborates with faculty to design and develop exceptional learning
experiences in art and design, with an expertise in online, blended, and emerging modalities.
Lead multiple, concurrent instructional design projects, working with stakeholders and subject matter experts (SMEs) to design and develop exceptional online and blended learning experiences in art and design.
Collaborate with team members and subject matter experts to produce engaging online course content in a variety of media, including: video, audio, graphics, text, and interactive activities.
Develop workshops and resources to promote effective teaching and assist faculty in meeting the needs of diverse learners.
Organize teams to assess and improve the quality of digital learning experiences at MCAD.
Work with team members and other support areas to assist remote art and design faculty and students.
Assist with developing new online initiatives.
Assist with compiling and editing grant applications, marketing content, reports, presentations, and other similar materials.
Demonstrate an enthusiasm for continuous professional development in the field through, for example, participation in conferences; sharing resources, research, and trends with colleagues; experimenting with new teaching tactics and technologies.
Manage time efficiently and communicate effectively, demonstrating with a high degree of professionalism and responsibility.
Foster a culture of inclusion, innovation, and excellence among online faculty, students, and staff.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Online Learning.
This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Instructional Design, Instructional or Academic Technology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred.
Three or more years of experience designing and developing project-based online and hybrid courses. Experience leading and multiple concurrent projects required.
Experience applying a rubric such as Quality Matters (QM) to course reviews strongly preferred.
Experience working collaboratively with faculty and subject matter experts in higher education strongly preferred.
Online teaching experience; art and design experience preferred.
Demonstrated skills in project management, video creation, expertise with one or more Learning Management Systems (preferably Canvas), Google Apps for Education.
Exceptional communication and collaboration skills, working knowledge of copyright and accessibility standards.
Demonstrated ability to work in an organized manner and to work independently on large projects.
This position has been identified as security sensitive, and as such will require a background check. At the discretion of the college, various background checks may be done during the course of employment.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 20-14
About Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Founded in 1886, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit teaching institution located in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. MCAD is an independent, accredited institution with 14 BFA degree programs in Design, Fine Arts, and Media Arts. It also has a BS degree in Entrepreneurial Studies, an MFA program, and online degrees. Dedicated to the creative and professional success of its students, MCAD is an important participant in the Twin Cities’ thriving cultural community. Minnesota enjoys a long history of cultural community, furthered by the generous support of numerous private foundations. Notable cultural institutions include Walker Art Center, Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis Institute of Art, and Weisman Art Museum. The Twin Cities host abundant live theater, music venues, galleries, art film festivals, and are home to many celebrated international advertising and design companies. Major sports teams in football, men and women’s basketball, baseball and hockey complement the arts. Bicycling Magazine recently named Minneapolis the most bike friendly city in America. The Twin Cities frequently rates as one of the best places to live in the United States. In June 201...4, CBRE rated Minneapolis as the greenest city in the nation. Ranked as the 14th largest metropolitan area in the nation, the area hosts 19 Fortune 500 Companies and seven of the largest private companies in the country.