Instructional Designer I - 510047

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Instructional Designer I - 510047

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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Administrative / Professional

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 34424.04 Midpoint - $ 50252.76

Department/Organization: 209314 - Instructional Tech & Academic Serv

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Job Summary: The Instructional Designer I is responsible for the research, development, planning, implementation, and technical support of courses delivered online. This position is part of the Instructional Designer Job Family.

Additional Department Summary: The instructional designer works collaboratively with faculty, fellow instructional designers, and media and technical support staff to develop creative and engaging courses for online or blended delivery. The instructional designer may envision and/or create interactive learning activities and innovative media elements. Drawing upon experience, theory, and research, the instructional designer makes recommendations to faculty on good online instructional practices that lead to the realization of the desired student learning outcomes.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and one year of experience in instructional design, interactive technology, or technical support; OR Master’s degree with some experience in instructional design, interactive technology, or technical support.

Skills and Knowledge: Strong knowledge of pedagogy, especially in the online realm. Excellent project management and time management skills. Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills. Ability to understand, implement, and train others in web/new media content preparation, presentation and production. Ability to implement instructional technology tools for online content preparation, presentation and production. Ability to work with diverse clientele and translate their instructional technology needs.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to thrive within a collaborative team environment to produce a quality final product within given time constraints. Ability to quickly evaluate and learn new technologies. Strong ability to envision and develop engaging online interactions to concisely convey complicated concepts to student learners. Prefer experience with the Blackboard Learn learning management system (or comparable LMS) and a working knowledge of web accessibility. Prefer experience working with faculty at an academic institution. Prefer a team player that proactively embraces new challenges, and is willing share knowledge and skills with other members of the course development team.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 17 Oct 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 24 Oct 2019 Central Daylight Time

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Posted: 10/18/2019
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