Instructional Designer

Cortland, NY
Aug 13, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Details


Position Information


Budget TitleASSISTANT FOR INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCESCampus TitleInstructional DesignerSchool/DivisionAcademic Affairs, Division ofDepartmentLibraryStaff Sub-TypeStaff & AdministrationSalary LevelSL3Salary RangeUpper $40'sPosition EffortFull-TimeIf Part-Time, enter FTE:If Temporary, enter End Date:Position Summary

The instructional designer works with faculty in revising existing courses by incorporating technology and designing course materials. Advise faculty in the development of accessible instructional materials, the application of pedagogy in technology based teaching; instructional technology tools and the development and use of online materials in the delivery of instruction.

Major Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Works one on one or in small groups with faculty on the development of technologically enhanced courses
•Assists faculty in revising and redesigning current courses
•Assists in the development of course materials
•Assists faculty in the development of online delivery of courses, accessible materials, and programs
•Advises faculty on the pedagogy of technology based teaching
•Works with faculty on technology based delivery of courses materials
•Designs, delivers, and assesses workshops and presentations
•Researches and develops new technologies and makes recommendations for use
•Communicates effectively in large and small groups and in writing
•Provides documentation as appropriate and as needed
•Evaluates, tests, and assesses current and emerging instructional technologies
•Participates in library-wide initiatives, working groups, and committees, as well as campus committees

Job Requirements:
•Exceptional written, oral and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively to groups and individuals at all levels of the organization
•Commitment to ongoing professional development
•Professional commitment to positive interactions with a diverse campus community
•Dedication to diverse learning experiences in support of the SUNY Cortland mission.

Functional and Supervisory Relationships

•Reports to the associate director of design help who reports to the director of libraries
•One of three instructional designers on the team
•Member of The Help Center team including Technology Help, Circulation Help, and Design Help
•Works in partnership with librarians and other library staff on library-wide initiatives
•Works in partnership with staff from other areas of Information Resources

Required Qualifications

•Master’s degree in instructional design, curriculum development, educational technology, or similar field.
•Demonstrated in depth experience with instructional technologies, course management systems and distance education.
•Two years’ experience working in an instructional design environment.

Preferred Qualifications

•Experience designing online courses using instructional technology (e.g. Blackboard)
•Higher education experience

EEO Statement

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Posting Detail Information


Posting NumberS18110Open Until FilledYesQuick Link for Direct Access to Posting Instructions


Special Instructions to Applicant


Special Instructions to ApplicantSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a masters degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the highest earned degree that you possess, please include the degree program?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita or Resume
  3. Professional References Contact Info. ONLY (minimum of 3)

Optional Documents