Essential Functions: Job PurposeProvide university-wide support; consultation in effective online and digital pedagogy; and expertise in instructional design and implementation to faculty. Advise faculty on effective practices and instructional design methods.Essential Functions Coordinate, plan, and oversee the design, development and implementation of comprehensive eLearning strategies across all schools and colleges.Provide one-on-one online/blended teaching and course design consultations. Consult with faculty on the effective use of instructional technology. Provide just-in-time support and appointment-based consulting on the appropriate pedagogy to reach learning outcomes. Assist faculty in analyzing and assessing instructional tools and strategies to accomplish identified learning outcomes. Work with faculty to develop content, delivery methods, and assessments for online courses. Assist with converting existing course materials to an online deliverable format.Support online, hybrid, and flipped course design and development projects including content development, course production processes and solving instructional challenges encountered in the delivery of online and hybrid learning environments. Recommend instructional strategies in the development of instructional design objectives, guidelines and procedures.Serve as an instructional design subject matter expert to ensure that online design methodology is consistently applied to all eLearning projects. Answer questions and provide technical expertise in instructional design processes and effective ways of delivering eLearning.Identify, test, assess, and recommend selection of appropriate instructional multimedia technology (i.e., personal computers, authoring programs, digital still and video equipment, graphical design software and hardware, etc.). Apply best practices of ADA, Fair Use, and Copyright compliance to the online learning experience.Write effective copy, instructional text, and audio scripts/video scripts.Design, develop and produce product-based and technical training for multiple venues: virtual classroom, live classroom, and self-paced that accomplish designated learning objectives. Design and facilitate workshops, support virtual faculty learning communities, and collaborate with academic departments and related service units on campus-wide teaching initiatives as assigned.
Qualifications: Education Master's degreeMaster's degree in information technology, education, instructional design, communications or business or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ph.D. preferred.Experience Five years' experience in instructional design using learning management systems and advanced multimedia and/or e-learning authoring software. Experience in a higher education environment preferred.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA's) are requirements an employee must possess to successfully perform the duties of a specific classification. Minimum qualifications and KSA's must be consistent with each other. KSA's must link to the tasks performed. Use CAPTIONS (e.g., ANALYTICAL SKILLS) and phrases like, "Ability to?", "Knowledge of?", "Skilled in?," etc. Ability to effectively communicate and consult effectively with faculty and administrators from across the disciplines and with both technical and nontechnical audiences. Willingness to develop collaborative and supportive relationships with faculty. Strong interpersonal skills and patience required.Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to: effectively present information one on one and to small and large groups; negotiate, persuade and influence others; proficient at editing documents for accuracy, grammar and spelling; and ability to vary writing style to meet audience needsGeneral knowledge of requirements for accessibility compliance and principles of universal instructional design is preferred.Knowledgeable about current course design, assessment, and teaching strategies in a higher education environment. Skilled at implementing best practices using emerging technology tools and applications.Experience conducting needs assessments and identifying appropriate instructional methods, resources, and technologies for use in traditional, hybrid, and online environments is preferred.Works well in group problem solving situations. Meets challenges with resourcefulness as well as generates suggestions for improving work.Expert-level user of office productivity software including MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Highly proficient in the use of eLearning applications and tools such as Captivate, Camtasia, Articulate, Wimba, Live Cycle, Lectora, Flash, One Button Studio, Adobe Acrobat and other authoring tools. Experience with graphics programs such as Photoshop and knowledge of SCORM compliant shells. Must be a quick learner with other eLearning tools.Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities. Takes independent action and calculated risks. Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles to accomplish a task or goal. Uses project management and coordination strategies with an emphasis on group facilitation, managing logistics, assessment and evaluation methods, and effective communication methods.Experience applying instructional design methodology and principles to the design, delivery, and evaluation of distance learning courses. Familiarity with online course evaluation rubrics such as Quality Matters.
Internal Number: 76_208088
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.