Posting DetailsPosition Information Job TitleInstructional DesignerUnion LevelDepartmentCenter for Teaching & Learning CampusStocktonPosting Number201301903PFull or Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Months12Work Schedule
Work performed during standard business hours.Position End DateOpen Date10/11/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants
For first consideration please apply before October 23, 2019.Position Summary Information Primary Purpose
This position reports directly to the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and works closely with CTL staff members to support teaching and learning throughout academic and university-wide units. This position will provide instructional design support for faculty using the University’s learning management system and developing hybrid and online courses and programs. This position will work with subject matter experts to design, develop and deliver programs and courses that include best practices for academic and training formats integrating multiple technologies and incorporating multimedia and interactive communication technologies.Essential Functions
Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
1. Instructional Design Support for online and hybrid courses and programs:
• Working collaboratively with subject matter experts, develops level appropriate student learning objectives.
• Assists instructors with developing assessment rubrics, hybrid and online programs and courses, instructional templates, exams, evaluations and assessment surveys.
• Integrates online and hybrid teaching and learning best practices.
• Develops course development guidelines and procedures.
• Engages in ongoing continuous improvement of previously created materials.
2. Academic Program Support and Professional Development/Continuing Education:
• Coordinates CTL efforts to provide instructional design services across the University, including the three campuses.
• Works academic units, faculty, and other subject matter experts promote innovative, high-quality, student-centered online and hybrid programs.
• Designs teaching resources, online tutorials, and other learning objects.
• Provides faculty and departmental consultations as appropriate and supports program directors and coordinators to implement online programs.
• Assists faculty adoption and use of the learning management system
• Participates on appropriate program committees.
• Assists with development of training materials and analysis of new technologies.
• Teaches and/or co-teaches F2F, online, and hybrid courses and workshops through the CTL as needed.
• Provides training sessions to faculty.
4. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director:
• Engages in ongoing professional development and involvement in professional organizations.
• Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in online instructional design including instructional content, learning activities, multimedia, the integration of interactive, online technologies for synchronous and asynchronous communication in both face-to-face and online instruction at the university or comparable level;
• Master’s degree in instructional design, curriculum and instruction, multimedia education, education with online teaching emphasis, or educational technology;
• Valid driver’s license and eligibility to be insured by the University of the Pacific.
• Doctoral degree preferred.
Skills/Knowledge and Expertise:
• Knowledge of instructional design theories, pedagogical methods, and online/hybrid teaching strategies.
• Familiarity with, universal design, accessibility guidelines, and copyright laws.
• Demonstrated ability using academic technology teaching strategies, such as: instant messaging, discussions, web conferencing, blogs, podcasting, wikis, social networking/media, surveys, exams, mobile learning and assignments as evidenced by the presentation of a portfolio demonstrating ability to develop courses, best practices, training resources, etc. is required.
• Ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal, leadership, teamwork and organizational skills.
• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
• Experience designing and delivering programs and courses leading multiple, simultaneous course development projects.
• Experience working with adult learner programs in a professional and continuing education environment.
• Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Work performed during standard business hours.
Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.Hiring RangeCommensurate with experience, exemptBackground Check Statement
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.AA/EEO Policy Statement
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have at least five (5) years’ experience in online instructional design including instructional content, learning activities, multimedia, the integration of interactive, online technologies for synchronous and asynchronous communication in both face-to-face and online instruction at the university or comparable level?
- * Do you have a Master’s degree in instructional design, curriculum and instruction, multimedia education, education with online teaching emphasis, or educational technology?
- * Do you have a valid Driver's License?
- * How did you first learn about this employment opportunity?
- University of the Pacific Website
- Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
- Chronicle of HIgher Education
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
- Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - Northern California (NorCal HERC)
- Modesto Bee
- Pacific Employee
- Personal Referral
- Professional or Association Listserv
- Publication or website from a professional organization
- Sacramento Bee
- San Francisco Chronicle
- Stockton Record
- Agency Referral
- Other Online Job Board
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Other Document