Instructional Designer - Professional & Organizational Development/Title V

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Job Title:Instructional Designer - Professional & Organizational Development/Title VPosition Number:2013141091Department:Human ResourcesJob Category:Classified Unit ATime (Percent Time):100%Term (months/year):12 months/yearCurrent Work Schedule (days, hours):Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.mSalary Range:A-124Salary:Steps 1 - 6: $6,987 - $8,917 per monthShift Differential:Shift differential eligibility based on the current collective bargaining agreementOpen Date:08/19/2020Initial Screening Date:09/09/2020Open Until Filled:YesApplication Procedure:

Complete applications submitted by the initial screening deadline of September 9, 2020 will be guaranteed consideration. Complete application packets submitted after the initial screening deadline will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants must submit all of the following materials online unless otherwise noted at Mt.SAC Employment Website to be considered for this position:

1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.
2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.
3. A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.
4. Two (2) letters of recommendation that reflects relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation).
5. If applicable, College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

Health & Welfare:

The College contributes an annual premium up to the family coverage amount for Kaiser Permanente $15 office visit medical, DeltaCare HMO dental, VSP vision and life insurance plans. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees.

The District participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and National Benefit Services.

*Note Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change

Basic Function/Overview:

Employment in this positions is contingent upon grant funding


Under general supervision, performs instructional technology design work that involves needs assessment, development, design and analysis of professional learning activities of the assigned department; explores, identifies, curates, develops, and supports instructional technology solutions that promote learning; works closely with stakeholders to improve instructional delivery methods, promote the understanding of pedagogical principles of technology-mediated learning environments, and provide technical support and assistance where necessary; recommends effective uses of technologies to support instructional delivery and learning in various modalities; performs a variety of administrative and office support duties of complexity requiring thorough knowledge of the assigned department, its procedures, and operational details.


Receives general supervision from the assigned management personnel. Exercises no supervision of staff. May provide technical and functional direction to employees.


This classification that performs technical duties in the design, development, and presentation of technology-mediated instructional delivery and learning activities and in the ability to conduct independent projects and programs. Incumbents exercise a high level of discretion and independent judgment, tact, and initiative in performing the full range of routine and complex assignments. Successful performance of the work requires thorough knowledge of instructional technologies, the ability to incorporate educational technological advancements, and web-based systems and tools.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:


1. Provides support to faculty and staff in the development and maintenance of technology-enhanced curricula and in applying technology to teaching and learning.
2. Provides assistance to the target audience, which may include guidance on technical, regulatory, pedagogical, and design best practices.
3. Supports the creation, conversion, and maintenance of web-based courses and related components in various content areas.
4. Identifies learning needs to inform instructional design and uses of educational technology to facilitate learning across modalities.
5. Collaborate with faculty and staff to create effective and engaging online learning experiences.
6. Assists faculty and staff with understanding and meeting accessibility compliance requirements for online courses and digital learning content.
7. Develops content in multiple formats, varying lengths and skill levels, to train, instruct, and inform the target audience; develops, prepares, and distributes promotional materials for learning activities.
8. Assists in the incorporation of multimedia instructional content materials using sound instructional design and pedagogical principles.
9. Designs, curates, delivers, and hosts effective and innovative tutorials, workshops, training sessions using various modalities in coordination with campus-wide adoption of educational and administrative technologies.
10. Researches, analyzes, and applies tested and innovative trends in digital learning technologies, best practices, pedagogies, and instructional design.
11. Provides individual and group consultation services to faculty and staff on effective ways to integrate educational technology into teaching and learning, and assists them in designing effective online, hybrid, and web-enhanced learning activities.
12. Responds to user application problems and offers assistance to users or refers them to other technology-support units on campus and external resources.
13. Plans, organizes, and carries out administrative assignments and special projects related to assigned department; recommends organizational or procedural changes affecting support activities; recommends improvements in work flow, procedures, and use of equipment and forms.
14. Maintains and updates departmental records in systems/specialized databases related to instructional design work; verifies accuracy of information as appropriate; researches and recommends resolution of discrepant information; enters and updates information; retrieves information from systems/specialized databases as required.
15. Participates on committees, task forces, and special assignments, including, but not limited to Screening and Selection Committees and affiliated trainings. Prepares and delivers oral presentations related to assigned areas if needed.
16. Performs other related and lower classification duties as assigned.

Other Duties:Knowledge Of:

Knowledge of:

1. Principles, practices, and techniques used in instructional system design, methods, and techniques for effective analysis of learning needs, and systematic development principles of instructional development and design.
2. Current educational technology tools for interaction and assessment within a learning management system.
3. Course design and training methods in online, in-person, hybrid, synchronous and asynchronous formats.
4. Content design principles and standard text and graphics programs to create complex documents and rich media content of varying lengths as a part of providing professional learning and training purposes, and in the marketing of such services.
5. Modern office administrative practices and procedures, including the use of standard office equipment.
6. Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
7. Principles and practices of data collection and report preparation.
8. Applicable federal, state, local, and College policies, codes, regulations, technical processes, and procedures related to the program to which assigned.
9. Computer equipment and applications, including word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications.
10. Record keeping principles and procedures.
11. Principles, practices, and techniques of effectively dealing with the public and basic public relations.
12. Techniques for effectively representing the College in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.

Skills and Abilities:

Skills and Abilities to:

1. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, local, and College policies, procedures, and regulations.
2. Create complex documents and rich content for delivery through digital and print mediums using standard graphic and document formats.
3. Use learning management system at expert level; manage user-facing administration of learning management system.
4. Keeps up to date on industry standards and regulations. Take steps to make sure information meets regulatory compliance, including Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards, and is usable and accessible to all viewers.
5. Conduct research; analyze, interpret, summarize, and present technical information and data in an effective manner.
6. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
7. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
8. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
9. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
10. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications/ Education & Experience:

Equivalent to graduation from a regionally accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in educational technology, instructional technology and design, or a related field, and three (3) full time equivalent years of experience providing support for curriculum development utilizing online technologies.

Equivalencies:Preferred Qualifications:

A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in one of the above-mentioned fields is desirable.

License(s) & Other Requirements:

The incumbent may periodically be required to travel to a variety of locations. If operating a vehicle, employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California driver’s license.

Examination Requirements:Working Environment:

Incumbents work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Incumbents may interact with staff, students, and/or the public in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Incumbents in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Incumbents must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 20 pounds.

Hazards:Conditions of Employment:

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees – The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: Mt. SAC Annual Security Report 2017

The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Typing Certificate Requirements:Special Notes:

Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected].

DO NOT include photographs or any demographic information (e.g. D.O.B, place of birth, etc.) on your application or supporting documents.

TRAVEL POLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to $500 maximum. Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims (original receipts) must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.

Foreign Transcripts:

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.


Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected].

Selection Procedure:

A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The start date will be following Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at Mt. SAC Employment Website to complete and submit your application for this position.

Letters of Recommendation
Confidential letters of recommendation are not accepted for this position. All letters of recommendation must be uploaded to the application.

EEO Policy:

The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest

Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio College’s Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

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Quick Link Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Incomplete applications packets will not be considered. Stating “see resume” on your application will be considered an incomplete response.
    • I understand this statement
  2. * Evidence of minimum qualifications must be established in the online application form. Supporting documents such as cover letter, resume, etc. will not be used for the purpose of determining minimum qualifications.
    • I understand this statement
  3. * Letters of recommendation including confidential letters of recommendation must be received prior to the initial screening date deadline in order for the application to be guaranteed consideration. Applications submitted without letters of recommendation (if required) will be considered incomplete.
    • I understand this statement
  4. * What does 'equity' mean to you? How would you enact your definition of equity in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What does it mean for you to have a commitment to diversity? How have you demonstrated that commitment? How would you see yourself demonstrating it here?

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Transcripts to Meet Required Qualifications
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Other Document 3
  4. Transcripts - Continued




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Posted: 8/20/2020
Application Due: 11/18/2020
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