Instructional Design Consultant

Location
Denton, TX
Posted
Jan 03, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
154652

Job Title
Instructional Design Consultant

Official Title
Instructional Design Consultant

Position Number
00006135

Department
Clear - Learn Exper, App & Res - 110220

Location
Denton

Is this an internal posting only?
No

Work Schedule
Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm;

Department Overview
The Division of Digital Strategy and Innovation is responsible for leading the university in the areas of educational technology, online, and blended initiatives, and digital learning research serving students and faculty both on-campus and at a distance. Digital Strategy and Innovation collaborates with faculty and staff across UNT's academic and administrative units to ensure a world-class, 21st century institution, redefining public higher education through cutting-edge experimentation where the science of learning is the fulcrum that enables innovative, omnichannel, lifelong education for the North Texas community and learners across the globe. Its departments include:
* Center for Learning Experimentation, Application and Research.

Job Description
The Center for Learning Experimentation, Application, & Research Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Instructional Design Consultant to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
* Provide advice, assistance, and support for university faculty who design, develop, and deliver courses in the online learning environment.
* Meet regularly with instructors to guide them through the process of designing online instruction.
* Responsible for coordinating the project task workflow associated with developing the course-ware and provides training for the faculty members on software programs that are used in the delivery of traditional, blended, and fully online courses.
* Knowledge of instructional design as well as best practices in the delivery of online instruction.
* Skill in managing project tasks and meeting deadlines.
* Mastery of several instructional technologies.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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:

* Experience designing and/or delivering online courses at the university level.
* Experience working with university faculty.
* Experience with Blackboard and Canvas.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?
No

Driving a University Vehicle?
No

Job Open Date
01-02-2019

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Quicklink for Posting
jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65617

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