Assistant Manager, Instructional Design

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DescriptionPutting technology to work at Georgia State University. Are you passionate about technology, your clients’ success, and looking to make a difference? Ranked the #2 Most Innovative National University by US News and World Report, Georgia State is a leading force in the digital transformation of higher education. Georgia State's central technology services group, Instructional Innovation and Technology (IIT), seeks to inspire, support, and enable innovative solutions to advance learning, research and economic enterprise. IIT is leading the pursuit to find solutions to the unique challenges associated with information technology and serve as leaders in a global network of knowledge creation and sharing by earning the role of valued partners and trusted advisors for evolving technology solutions, discovering, creating and implementing new models of higher education for a community of diverse learners, creating and supporting innovative solutions that improve the lives of our students, our city and our state, attracting, developing and retaining talented and capable professionals and fostering an innovative culture of leaders where collaboration, ownership, creativity and efficiency are key.




Georgia State University’s Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) is looking for a skilled and experienced Assistant Manager, Instructional Design to assist the Manager of Instructional Design in the day-to-day management, hiring, professional development, and evaluation of CETL’s instructional design team, including full-time, part-time, and student employees. The Assistant Manager of Instructional Design is an experienced learning experience designer, able to mentor more junior designers and provide expert consultation to the campus community on the design and delivery of online, blended, and face-to-face courses and programs. The person in this position many also contribute to campus councils, committees, and working groups, and may offer management support for tech-fee-funded or other initiatives connected to technology-enhanced teaching. A regular participant and contributor at professional or scholarly conferences, the Assistant Manager of Instructional Design stays up to date regarding the landscape of instructional technologies and design and works to ensure that Georgia State continues to be an innovator in that space.   





The scope responsibility will include these essential duties but is not limited to the following:





Staff and Project Management



  • This position helps manage and supervise instructional design staff and projects.


  • Assist in managing the hiring, professional development, and evaluation of instructional design staff, including full-time, part-time, and student employees.


  • Manage course and program design projects, ensuring quality, on-time delivery. Coordinate and run check-in and team meetings.


  • Organize, prioritize, and plan staff schedules and project work. Serve as cross-project manager for learning experience design projects, communicating progress to learning experience design management using project management software. Assist in developing and monitoring the consistent use of shared project management workflows across all projects.


  •  Assist in monitoring and maintaining the instructional design budget, evaluating and approving expenditures related to travel, professional development, equipment, and supplies.


  •  Assist in management support for tech-fee-funded, grant-funded, or other initiatives connected to technology-enhanced teaching in online, blended, or face-to-face courses and programs.


  • Advise the Manager of Instructional Design in the development of strategy related to instructional design and online course and program development. Respond in a timely and professional manner to requests for information.


  • Network with faculty, department heads, program managers, other instructional design stakeholders.


  • Represent the instructional design team on campus committees and participate in meetings, working groups, workshops, conferences, and communities.


Learning Experience Design


  • Apply learning experience design principles and pedagogical best practices to create professional quality learning experiences and environments that contribute to learner success.


  •  Lead program and course curriculum mapping and alignment projects.


  •  Use research techniques to collect relevant data to inform and lead continuous improvement of course and programs.


  • Use quality rubrics and scorecards to assess course and program quality to track improvement efforts.


  • Coordinate integration of multimedia development services connected to course and program design projects.


  • Develop activities and assessments aligned with measurable learning objectives.


  • Use a variety of computing platforms, software, audio-visual equipment, and other technologies to design solutions to pedagogical challenges.


Professional Development, Research, and Outreach


  • Stay up to date on emerging trends and technologies related to learning solutions development and learning experience design and contribute to professional communities.


  • Attend and present at professional conferences, webinars, training sessions, or workshops.


  • Read and contribute to professional books, articles, newsfeeds, and blogs.


  • Share new findings and insights with colleagues and stakeholders.





QualificationsBachelor's degree and three years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.




College/Business Unit10/26/20, 10:59:00 PM

College/Business Unit: Instructional Innovation & Technology
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 10/12/20, 5:57:02 AM





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Posted: 10/13/2020
Application Due: 1/11/2021
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