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Instructional Designer

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Position Information

Classification Title Instructional Designer
Position Type Administrative
Department Distance Learning - eTuition
Position Title Instructional Designer
Position Number 7462
Pay Grade Range
Nature of Work

The Instructional Designer works directly with the FDC Director, the Faculty Development Center Team, University Faculty and other members of the university community to design, develop, implement, and evaluate online and hybrid courses. The instructional designer conducts research on emerging instructional design technologies and methodologies, especially those relating to online education, and make recommendations for new solutions as appropriate to the Director. Consults with and assists faculty to develop teaching strategies, activities, and materials in order to optimize online learning and assessment. Provides training, instructional design, LMS and other support for faculty and staff as assigned by the Director and is comfortable collecting and analyzing data. Other tasks may be assigned based on need. Major duties and responsibilities are: Designing and developing quality online courses and learning objects for delivery, this includes conducting workshops face-to-face and online, and consultation and support; helping maintain Distance Ed web presence, providing online training modules and customized documentation, in support of faculty/students using our online course-management system and other related DE technologies; helps evaluate online instructional materials and programs in consult with administration and faculty and utilizes instructional design and performance improvement processes. Identifies training and instructional design needs, and helps to ensure institutional effectiveness promoting quality assurance in online courses, SACS and BOR accreditation guidelines, quality pedagogical and instructional methods, copyright, and ADA requirements; serves as and institutional administrator of the online course management system known as GeorgiaVIEW; serves on various committees and organizations; other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with +3 years’ experience working with Course Management Systems, and SCT Banner. Experience working in a higher education environment with faculty training familiarity is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of both current practices and emerging trends in the field of instructional technology, design, and distance learning is required. Broad-based knowledge and skill in operating a variety of software applications used in multimedia, courseware development, and distributed learning products is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in education, instructional design, instructional technology, media or related subject is preferred; related distance education technologies and tools (online audio/video, etc.) is preferred; Sound background in creating computer-based training, facilitator-led training, online/blended learning, self-study, and job aids is highly preferred; experience collecting and analyzing data and generating reports to ensure institutional effectiveness is highly preferred.

Salary $45,540 minimum to $58,632 midpoint
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Position requires local travel and ability to lift and carry files and materials. Normal office environment with long periods of sitting at times.

Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify. Certificates in online education, instructional design, training, or related, will be preferred.
Work Hours
Notice to Applicants

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00683P
Posting Date 12/01/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled No
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents