Germanna Community College invites applications for an instructional Designer position. This position will provide pedagogical and educational technology support for the college's rapidly changing instructional environment. The position serves as a consultant to instructional divisions and individual faculty and staff regarding the integration of technology into curricula; the development and implementation of technology-enhanced instruction; the effective and efficient design of face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses; new faculty development and training requirements; and methodologies associated with the application of various technologies to teaching and learning. The position provides support for college-wide uses of instructional technologies, organizes and provides for college-wide faculty training and development. The Instructional Designer is a college-wide position and reports directly to the Dean of Academic Technology and Learning Support. FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Consult with faculty on course design and teaching strategies. 2. Recommend active learning strategies that address diverse learning styles, abilities, and backgrounds for various teaching/learning environments. 3.Create documentation and an inventory of resources of potential interest to faculty. 4.Design and produce learning materials in a variety of formats. 5.Design, develop, and deliver workshops to faculty and staff in the use of instructional technologies and best practices. 6.Research innovative trends and best practices in the use of instructional resources and technologies. 7.Assess faculty and staff needs for educational technology. 8.Advise faculty in the selection and use of effective multimedia development tools and software. 9.Collaborate with Coordinator of the Center for Teaching and Learning to design and implement workshops for faculty and staff related to digital pedagogy. 10.Provide guidance for developing face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses, assisting faculty and academic divisions with revising and updating existing courses, adapting courses from one delivery method to another, and developing new courses. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Germanna Community College. We recognize our responsibility to create, maintain, and nurture an academic and social environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas. We are committed to being an inclusive community that respects all cultures, experiences, and abilities and that prepares individuals to thrive in a global society. EEO
•Master's degree in instructional design, instructional technology, or a related field from an accredited college or university. •Experience designing, delivering, and managing faculty and staff training. •Experience applying variety of pedagogical strategies in learning environments •Experience with LMS and educational tech •Knowledge of computer and online technologies, multimedia techniques and tools, and educational software applications •Strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. •Ability to work independently and collaboratively to maintain cooperative and effective working relationships. •Two years teaching experience
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Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.