Instructional Designer (Temporary)

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Instructional Designer (Temporary)

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Hiring Salary:

$3,846 – $5,556 per month (This is a temporary, full-time, benefits eligible position expected to end on or before 8/31/2021. This is a grant funded position. Continuation of the position is contingent upon continued funding.)

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Dept of Forensic Science

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Educational and Experience Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Technology, Educational Technology, Computer Science, Education or related field. Five years of experience in instructional design, computer multimedia, or course development using emerging technologies, preferably in higher education or related field. Experience with development in Storyline, including captioning, audio and video integration and editing, player customization functions, and development of unique and engaging interactions highly desirable. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of education.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Assists in the design and development of digital learning, from fully online courses to individual digital learning objects. Position requires travel to campus locations across Texas.

Primary Responsibilities:

Assists and supports in the development and implementation of digital learning, leveraging instructional technologies and pedagogical know-how. Manages assigned course workload using project management fundamentals. Consults with staff and subject matter experts to determine appropriate technology and strategies for course delivery, learning design, and tool usage. Helps coordinate SHSU Online services on behalf of the institute. Facilitates development sessions or instructional technology workshops as needed. Program support may be provided via webinars, phone calls, virtual meetings, or face-to-face. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Keeps current on emerging applications of instructional design, digital learning pedagogies, and instructional technology. Must foster and cultivate understanding of professional development/continuing education and ability to apply that understanding to course development and the creation of digital learning assets. Ability to design, develop, and implement instructional, digital, and multi-media products. Ability to work collaboratively including strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Skills of current computer technologies (desktop applications, World Wide Web, multimedia). Must be a team player.

This is a temporary, full-time, benefits eligible position expected to end on or before 8/31/2021. This is a grant funded position. Continuation of the position is contingent upon continued funding.

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time Temporary


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 1/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time