SHRS-Office of the Dean - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20004792)
The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences seeks an experienced, talented instructional designer who wants to contribute to a key strategic initiative in the School. This is a professional staff position that requires a combination of skills in instructional design, instructional technology, faculty development, and project management. The person hired will develop internal and external relationships. The candidate should be familiar with best practices of online course development, student engagement and deployment. The instructional designer will consult with faculty about course design and the development of materials for online and hybrid delivery, analyze current online teaching practices, and provide recommendations on teaching strategies and evaluation to improve student learning experiences. Working with faculty and integrating best practices in online learning, he/she will create course development plans, edit course materials, and select appropriate technologies for course development and teaching. An history of experience building online learning objects using a variety of authoring tools is necessary for the successful candidate.
The position requires strong project management skills to prioritize the needs of faculty members, instructional technologists, and video professionals. The successful candidate will have a Master's degree in Instructional Design or the equivalent, in addition to five years of relevant experience in online learning, including higher education experience. Experience and demonstrated competence in working with learning management systems/online learning platforms, Web conferencing tools, video post-production, and other multimedia tools, as well as demonstrated high-level interpersonal skills are necessary for success.
3 - 5 years of experience in higher education setting
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule: M-F 8:30-5
Hiring Range: $40,092.00 - $65,676.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20004792
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.