eCampus Instructional Designer
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Classification Title eCore Instructional Designer Position Type Administrative Department eCore Center Position Title eCampus Instructional Designer Position Number S00098PD Pay Grade Range Nature of Work
This position is funded in whole or in part by grant funds and may end when funding is no longer available or through FY2021. Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactory performance, compliance with University and Board policies and procedures and the continued availability of funds.
This position will provide instructional design support for eCore and eMajor, University System of Georgia Collaborative Programs. Primary duties and responsibilities are: providing course revision and development support for eMajor faculty, overseeing the course quality in university system-wide collaborative online programs (eCore & eMajor), including making regular course updates, checking and maintaining links, developing new materials; and serving as an eCore GoVIEW administrator. Identifies instructional design needs, and helps to ensure institutional effectiveness promoting quality assurance in online courses, SACS and BOR accreditation guidelines, quality pedagogical and instructional methods, copyright, and ADA requirements; serves as an institutional administrator of the online course management system known as GeorgiaVIEW. Will design and implement media enhancement for eCore and eMajor courses; trace and report all costs related to the development and revision of courses, reporting those costs to the budget manager; actively research trends in instructional technology and make recommendations for use; other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and 2 or more years of experience in instructional design or support of online students and faculty. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of both current practices and emerging trends in the field of instructional technology and distance learning. Broad-based knowledge and skill in operating a variety of software applications used in multimedia, courseware development, and distributed learning products. Willingness to multi-task and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to work evenings/weekends as needed and occasional travel.
Master’s degree and two years of experience working with Course Management Systems and related distance ed technologies preferred.
Salary $45,540 (minimum) - $58,632 (midpoint) Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Normal office environment. Position requires local travel and ability to lift and carry files and materials up to 25 lbs. Must be able to work evenings/weekends as needed and occasional travel.
Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify. no Work Hours Notice to Applicants
Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.
It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S01151P Posting Date 05/10/2019 Closing Date 05/31/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Have you completed a bachelor's degree?
Applicant Documents Required Documents
- Cover Letter
- Portfolio of Work