Instructional Designer

Location
Greensboro, NC
Posted
Apr 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Number 498123

Functional Title Instructional Designer

Position Type Temporary Staff

Position Summary

Temporary Position

UNCG Online at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is seeking a highly innovative professional to help create interactive online courses in diverse subjects for the university. The position will be 12-months with an option to extend if funding is available.

The successful candidate must understand principles of adult learning, curriculum design, assessment, and the tools for measuring the effectiveness of implemented methods; recognize how design can influence and enhance learning; have a passion for learning; be able to think visually; write and communicate clearly and succinctly; create interactive learning materials such as case studies, simulations and educational games; demonstrate strong leadership, project management, and organizational skills; collaborate with faculty, academic support staff, and others, and work closely with teams to develop effective learning strategies that promote student success; interact with internal and external clients; take initiative on projects; visualize abstract and concrete concepts both critically and creatively.

Proficiency in WordPress and Google Apps or Microsoft Office is essential. Familiarity with course management systems (e.g., Canvas), knowledge of Web authoring tools, Web development skills (e.g., HTML and CSS) and an awareness of Web-based tools and social media applications would be beneficial. Experience with project management software such as Wrike, Basecamp, or Microsoft Project is preferred.



Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate must understand principles of adult learning, curriculum design, assessment, and the tools for measuring the effectiveness of implemented methods; recognize how design can influence and enhance learning; have a passion for learning; be able to think visually; write and communicate clearly and succinctly; create interactive learning materials such as case studies, simulations and educational games; demonstrate strong leadership, project management, and organizational skills; collaborate with faculty, academic support staff, and others, and work closely with teams to develop effective learning strategies that promote student success; interact with internal and external clients; take initiative on projects; visualize abstract and concrete concepts both critically and creatively.

Proficiency in WordPress and Google Apps or Microsoft Office is essential.

Bachelor's degree required



Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with course management systems (e.g., Canvas), knowledge of Web authoring tools, Web development skills (e.g., HTML and CSS) and an awareness of Web-based tools and social media applications would be beneficial. Experience with project management software such as Wrike, Basecamp, or Microsoft Project is preferred.

Master's degree preferred



Tenure Status N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter required, link to portfolio preferred.



Recruitment Range Salary is commensurate with education and experience

Org #-Department Continual Learning (Contin. Educ) - 10301

Job Open Date 02/02/2017

For Best Consideration Date 02/23/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Temporary 1.0 (Full-Time)

Time Limited? Yes

Time Limited Duration

12 months with option to extend



Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. List of References
  2. Link to Professional Portfolio


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have any experience using, supporting or administering Google Apps services (Gmail, Drive, Sites, Calendar, Groups etc)?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you experienced with Google Apps
    • Never Used
    • Familiar
    • Proficient
  5. * Are you experience with Course Management Systems?
    • Never Used
    • Familiar
    • Proficient
  6. * Are you experienced with Word Press?
    • Never used
    • Familiar
    • Proficient
  7. * Are you experienced with Microsoft Office?
    • Never used
    • Familiar
    • Proficient
  8. * Are you experienced with Web development skills (CSS,HTML)?
    • Never used
    • Familiar
    • Proficient




To learn more or to apply for this position please visit our UNCGjobsearch website at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu

EOE AA/M/F/D/V

PI97408016