The purpose of this position is to provide curriculum and instructional design and assistance to instructional divisions and faculty, particularly when the designs will be implemented and delivered online (eLearning), whole or in part. These projects may relate directly to curriculum and course development, course evaluation based on best practices defined by Quality Matters or other related and college adopted guideline, faculty and student user training, and user support systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list includes, but is not limited to the following:
- Employs instructional and media design concepts to provide materials and services in all aspects of the development and implementation of online teaching and learning.
- Consults with and provides individualized, continuous instructional and technical support to faculty in the integration of instructional technologies through activities and workshops.
- Collaborates with faculty, staff and other members of the instructional design team in planning, designing, documenting and training on a wide range of instructional resources and projects related to the enhancement of online teaching and learning.
- Plans and develops developmental resources and activities.
- Evaluates and employs emerging technologies, instructional design concepts, and best practices.
- Identifies training improvement opportunities based on surveys, faculty and student feedback, and focus groups.
- Designs and delivers orientation, training, and technical support to faculty and students.
- Assists the College through participation in various planning and advisory committees as assigned.\
- Works in a team-centered environment.
- Maintains a positive, helpful, constructive attitude and work relationship with supervisor, college staff, students, and the community.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum qualifications necessary for an individual to satisfactorily perform each essential duty and be successful in the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties.
Education and Experience
Master’s Degree in instructional technology, education or a related field and two years instructional design and development work experience required. One year post-secondary teaching or training work experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Research methodologies and techniques
- Processes and standards for planning and implementing instructional design and development
- Instructional technology media and materials development and implementation principles
- Instructional strategies, curriculum standards, and assessments.
- Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills
- Effectively using organizational and planning skills
- Project management and efficient use of resources
- Researching and analyzing complex information
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
- Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications and web page editors, graphic software, and basic HTML.
Physical Demands & Work Environment
The physical demands & work environment described here are representative of those that must be met or are encountered by an employee in the normal course of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical requirements and environment are typical of those in a general office setting. This job involves regular sitting, standing, walking, typing, moving, lifting objects up to 20 pounds and exposure to office lighting. A wide variety of standard office equipment is continually used, including phone, fax, copier, printer and computer.
Applicant is responsible for reading and following the application instructions to ensure successful application submittal.
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS FOR THIS POSITION
It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure they have submitted all required materials, as listed below. Following application submittal, applicant can login via the Modify Your Application link (to the right) to view application profile:
1) Completed online profile (Steps 1-8 in application system)
UPLOADED IN STEP 5 OF PROFILE – Letter of interest which addresses your qualifications for this position (please do not combine letter with resume)
UPLOADED IN STEP 5 OF PROFILE – Resume (please do not combine resume with letter)
UPLOADED IN STEP 5 OF PROFILE – Unofficial Transcripts showing highest degree. If you do not have your transcripts in electronic format for uploading, you may fax them to 208-769-7786 with a cover page that includes the position title.
2) Upon request, you may be asked to complete the NIC E-Application Form.
This request (if made) will come to you via e-mail.
3) Upon hire, proof of highest degree listed on application will be required.
Location: NIC Campus (Coeur d’Alene, ID)
Opening Date: February 7, 2014
Closing Date: All materials must be received by Noon, February 21, 2014
Anticipated Starting Date: May 5, 2014
Salary: Excellent benefits, including retirement.
Work Schedule: Year-round, 40 hours per week.