Instructional Designer

Location
Manhattan KS
Posted
Sep 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position:

The Instructional Designer will work with College of Arts and Sciences administrators, faculty and staff to develop strategic direction for online programs, facilitate the development of quality computer-mediated learning experiences, and support the assessment of learning outcomes. 

Information about the College/Unit:

The College of Arts and Sciences is the intellectual heart of Kansas State University.

With 22 departments and four academic centers encompassing studies in the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, we offer an exciting range of options. Our students develop strengths as communicators, critical thinkers, problem solvers and lifelong learners who can see the big picture. They have the skills and adaptability that employers universally value. Graduates are not only prepared to effectively compete in the marketplace, but they have a solid foundation to excel in an increasingly global, technological and interdisciplinary world.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community.

The Successful Candidate will:

The Instructional Designer will work with College of Arts and Sciences administrators, faculty and staff to develop strategic direction for online programs, facilitate the development of quality computer-mediated learning experiences, and support the assessment of learning outcomes. Candidates for the instructional designer position must have a strong background in higher education, curriculum design and educational technologies. Because technology in higher education changes rapidly, candidates for this position must be highly adaptable and willing and able to learn and implement new technologies quickly. Proficiency with curriculum/courseware development, classroom or online training and experience with a variety of software application is desired. Candidates for this position must be able to work with people at various levels of technical proficiency, as well as assist instructors in making their online courses compliant with the American with Disability Act (ADA).

Required Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in related field (or work equivalent). Must have one to three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree with emphasis on Media Technology, especially instructional design for online courses. Experience with the Canvas Learning Management System. Experience working closely with faculty and staff in adult online learning/teaching environment. Expertise in the theory and practice of online learning in higher education. Understanding of American with Disability Act requirements.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$41,258 - $63,950

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.