Instructional Designer II

Location
Gainesville FL
Posted
Oct 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Instructional Designer II

Job Description:

The Warrington College of Business seeks a full-time instructional designer to support online, hybrid, and blended courses. This individual will perform skilled pedagogical and technical work involving course design, course management systems, and other online teaching tools. This individual should be knowledgeable of principles of adult learning, learning styles, and various instructional design approaches that inform the design and redesign of online courses. Additionally, this individual should have background and experience in technology and/or teaching.

This individual will work closely with other team members to assist faculty in creating online activities and assessments that work together to enhance student learning. This position requires an outgoing, organized, flexible, and self-motivated individual who is committed to supporting the team and the college. This individual will work as part of a highly efficient and productive team, and work with team members who often collaborate to meet immediate, unexpected, and important deadlines.

- The job includes the following instructional design tasks for the undergraduate online BS/BA (OBSBA) program:
• Provide support for course design in collaboration with OBSBA faculty.
• Develop and implement instructional design plans and timelines in collaboration with OBSBA faculty.
• Assist faculty in writing clear learning objectives and aligning their course with the UF Standards and Markers of Excellence for online courses.  When dealing with courses affected by our Assurance of Learning program, coordinate creation of objectives with assessment staff to ensure that course objectives align appropriately with college goals.
• Assist faculty with preparing for classroom recording of course lectures; coordinate with the video production team to ensure the development of quality video content.
• Assist faculty, TAs and other staff with assessment and student management tasks as requested.
• Assist faculty in brainstorming and implementing innovative uses of the course management system features as well as other tools for teaching online. Work with faculty to evaluate the effectiveness of these new ideas and make adjustments as needed.
• Manage quality assurance and review of courses.

- The job includes the following instructional design tasks for other undergraduate electronic platform (EP) courses and the graduate Internet MBA (IMBA) program:
• Provide support for course design in collaboration with EP and IMBA faculty.
• Develop and implement instructional design plans and timelines in collaboration with EP and IMBA faculty.
• Assist faculty in writing clear learning objectives and aligning their course with the UF Standards and Markers of Excellence for online courses.  When dealing with courses affected by our Assurance of Learning program, coordinate creation of objectives with assessment staff to ensure that course objectives align appropriately with college goals.
• Assist faculty with preparing for studio recording of course lectures; coordinate with the video production team to ensure the development of quality video content.
• Assist faculty, TAs and other staff with assessment and student management tasks as requested.
• Assist faculty in brainstorming and implementing innovative uses of the course management system features as well as other tools for teaching online.  Work with faculty to evaluate the effectiveness of these new ideas and make adjustments as needed.
• Manage quality assurance and review of courses.

- The job includes the following general tasks:
• Create, manage, and maintain online course design templates for the course management system.
• Assist with the development of informational newsletters, e-mails, training sessions, and tutorials for faculty about course design and teaching with technology.
• Consult with faculty through one-on-one meetings, group sessions, workshops, and informational sessions to integrate technology into teaching.
• Represent the College of Business on university committees as needed.
• Utilize Warrington College of Business Administration web applications or other software systems in the context of supporting online instruction.

Advertised Salary:

$60,000 - $65,000 commensurate with experience and education.

Minimum Requirements:

Master's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in instructional design, educational technology, curriculum design, education, or an appropriate area of specialization
• Experience with higher education course design
• Higher Education teaching experience
• Experience working directly with faculty
• Knowledge and practical experience with a variety of course management systems and online teaching tools as a teacher or administrator
• Familiarity with Canvas, PowerPoint, MS Office, and HTML

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and a list of references.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No