Instructional Design Consultant

Denton, TX
Oct 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
Instructional Design Consultant

Official Title
Instructional Design Consultant

Position Number

Kinesiolgy, Hlth Promo, & Rec - 132320


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Work Schedule
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Job Description
The Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, & Recreation at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Academic Professional to join our team.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
* Providing course maintenance advice, assistance, and support for department faculty who design, develop, and deliver courses in the online learning environment.
* Meet with instructors to guide them through the process of maintaining high quality online instruction.
* Maintain on-line content for courses.
* Coordinating the project task workflow associated with maintaining the courseware and provides training for the faculty members on software programs that are used in the delivery of traditional, blended, and fully online courses.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Master's Degree in Instructional Design or related field and three years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Working knowledge of learning and instructional design theories.
* Working knowledge of college level courseware and ability to apply that understanding to course development.
* Ability to design, develop, and implement instructional multimedia products.
* Demonstrated skill in application of current technologies (desktop applications, internet, multimedia).
* Ability to apply proficient writing skills to author courseware.
* Knowledge of Fair Use and copyright issues that apply to online course delivery.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Expert knowledge and proficiency in online content delivery software platforms including: Blackboard, Canvas, Respondus, and at least one other tool for on-line learning development such as Articulate.
* Knowledge sufficient to meet online accessibility standards.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application.

* Cover letter must include experience in instructional design/technology field.

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Driving a University Vehicle?

Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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