Salary is commensurate with rank and credentials. Full state benefits apply.
Full Time: Hours will vary
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.
Consult with faculty on course design and teaching strategies.
Recommend active learning strategies that address diverse learning styles, abilities, and backgrounds for various teaching/learning environments.
Create documentation and an inventory of resources of potential interest to faculty.
Design and produce learning materials in a variety of formats.
Design, develop, and deliver workshops to faculty and staff in the use of instructional technologies and best practices.
Research innovative trends and best practices in the use of instructional resources and technologies.
Assess faculty and staff needs for educational technology.
Advise faculty in the selection and use of effective multimedia development tools and software.
Collaborate with Coordinator of the Center for Teaching and Learning to design and implement workshops for faculty and staff related to digital pedagogy.
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.
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.
College/University teaching experience.
QM certified peer reviewer or trainer
Demonstrated understanding of learning theory, instruction systems design, and effective evaluation of Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) in online environments.
Familiarity with Open Educational Resources (OERs).
Knowledge of copyright regulations and intellectual property concepts related to the academic environment.
Knowledge of ADA compliance and accessibility issues.
Required Travel: You may be required to travel to all college campuses and centers as needed. Some travel to conferences and professional development opportunities.
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS such as I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/.
The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.
The Virginia Community College System is accepting applications for the following position: Go to jobs.vccs.edu for more information and to apply. Applications only accepted online. Full background check required. The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.
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