Under general supervision of the Associate Director, the Specialist- Instructional Designer (ID) and Technologist consults with faculty members on instructional design projects providing instruction and direction on all aspects of course design, development, and delivery. The selected candidate will provide faculty with curricular strategies and best practices for teaching in online, hybrid, and face-to-face course formats as well as provide instruction, consultations, workshops, and other resources for faculty to build, maintain, and/or improve teaching skills and approaches. The Specialist will research current trends in online learning and educational technologies, establish their pedagogical applications, and partner with faculty members on their integration into their curriculum. This work can sometimes lead to coordinated research projects, publications, and grants. The Specialist will research design strategies, sometimes in conjunction with other IDs, and provide instruction and direction to faculty on how to implement design strategies with curricula. Additional duties will include: -Support faculty and student users of learning management systems and related learning technologies. -Design and coordinate faculty, staff, and student training workshops, programs, and resources to instruct users on various pedagogical topics. -Partner with faculty and appropriate campus units to ensure all online/hybrid and technology-enhanced courses meet all applicable standards and regulations. -Assist in developing policies for online/hybrid courses and programs, and help establish evaluation procedures that help ensure continuous improvement.
Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the department.
This position is a current Administrative/Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and will close to applicants at end of business day, 11:59 pm CST, on the posting end date. SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time and part-time (50% or more) employees including medical, dental and life insurance; tuition waivers; financial savings plans; vacation and sick leave; and pension plan as part of a total compensation package to eligible employees.
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1. Master’s degree in Instructional Design or related field. 2. One (1) year of experience with instructional design and online/hybrid learning strategies and implementation, preferably in higher education.* 3. One (1) year of experience with academic technologies and their application.* 4. One (1) year of experience supporting LMSs, preferably Blackboard.* 5. One (1) year of experience training, preferably in higher education.* 6. One (1) year of professional experience using WIN & MAC OSs and Microsoft Office products.* 7. Must be able to handle numerous projects concurrently and meet appropriate deadlines. 8. Experience in collaborative atmosphere, excellent brain-storming capabilities, detail-oriented, and the ability to accept constructive criticism. 9. Must be self-motivated and flexible in accepting duties and instruction. 10. Experience with web page design concepts, multimedia design skills, digital video and audio, and other relevant tech. 11. Ability to learn complex new technologies quickly and independently. 12. Ability to explain complex ideas and technologies to non-technical people in a clear & understandable manner. 13. Must be able to communicate effectively in a variety of settings with people with a wide range of knowledge, skills, and experience. 14. Must have excellent time management skills.
* Years of experience may be concurrent.
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About Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.
Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals.
SIUE is is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category.
Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).