Department: Center for Transformative Teaching-0791
Description of Work:
The Center for Transformative Teaching (CTT) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff. By creating an environment where employees' differences are respected and valued, we can better serve the many departments and programs on campus we partner with. At the CTT, we believe that a welcoming and inclusive work environment promotes collaboration so that all individuals can attain their fullest potential.
As an Instructional Designer, you will support the mission of the CTT by providing teaching, course design, and related technology consultations to faculty for in-person, blended, and online learning environments. Your position will require working collaboratively with the other instructional designers on the team to implement CTT priorities, programs, and initiatives. You will have opportunities to implement evidence-based teaching strategies for successful and inclusive student learning experiences. You will also collaborate with program, college, and other University units on projects that advance teaching innovation and excellence.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in instructional design, educational technology, curriculum and instruction or related field plus one or more years' experience in a combination of teaching, instructional design, educational technologies, course development, or related areas. Experience working with learning management systems, and course design and development. Excellent organizational, communication, and team collaboration skills. Knowledge of learning theories, instructional design, and inclusive pedagogy.
The ideal candidate may have a Master's degree in instructional design, educational technology, curriculum and instruction or related field. Two or more years' experience in a combination of teaching, instructional design, educational technologies, course development, or related areas. Experience within a post-secondary environment. Successful experience with project management, multimedia development, and development in CanvasLMS. Knowledge of one or more specialist pedagogies or Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Proficient in using communication and presentation technologies such as Zoom, PowerPoint, lecture capturing software, etc.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.