Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Dec 13, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:

Job Opening ID: 13105

Reports To: Admin Manager II

Working Title: Instructional Designer

Department: Nursing Administration

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 006148

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5 M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

The Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is distinguished by its community-based approach to promoting, improving, and sustaining health and wellness throughout the community. It is also one of four academic units in the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences.

The Instructional Designer works directly with School of Nursing faculty to design and develop online and hybrid courses for new degree programs. Incumbent will oversee current educational technology, including major learning management systems and multi-media software; research and develop educational tools; support faculty and instructional staff on use of technology to enhance learning as well as find solutions that meet their needs; develop online workshops and interactive tutorials. Incumbent will also collaborate on COHS inter-professional educational curriculum development.

Compensation Range:

$4,641.67 - $7,083.33

Department Website:


3-5 years of relevant experience.

Advanced degree in an area related to education, communications, educational technology, instructional systems, or other academic discipline.

Thorough knowledge of instructional design principles and learning strategies, including needs analysis, backwards design, learning outcomes and assessment design, and instructional approaches including lecture, discussion, activities, projects, etc. Knowledge to conduct appropriate job and task analyses in the context of instructional design of technical or specialized training. Thorough analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills. Thorough knowledge of organization policies and procedures, including policies that impact online course development. Thorough knowledge of the technical tools and platforms required to achieve the delivery of engaging and media-rich online learning content, and of trends in the use and effectiveness of educational technology and learning. Advanced level skills in application of planning, resourcing and monitoring of effective design life cycles of training and other learning and performance solutions to support the organization. Thorough knowledge and skills with relevant business software systems. Thorough knowledge of applying adult learning theories and educational methodologies. Thorough knowledge of e-learning strategies including but not limited to courses (e.g., processes and technologies, etc.). Thorough knowledge of functional area and understands how work within one course may impact work being done on other courses or in other areas. Strong analytical, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and strong collaboration and negotiation skills.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/20/2020
Application Due: 12/16/2020
Work Type: Full Time