Instructional Designer, ADA

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Instructional Designer, ADA

  • Employment Type: Staff - Regular
  • Employee Class: Unclassified PSA FT
  • Bargaining Unit: BU Exempt
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: -
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • FTE: 1
  • Location: Main Campus Academic
  • Department: UToledo Online
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Grade: Salaried MC - UN05
  • Float: N/A
  • Rotate: N/A
  • On Call: N/A
  • Travel: N/A
  • Weekend/Holiday: N/A
  • Requisition ID: req2680
  • Position Control Number (PCN): 993630
  • Posting Period: 2/15/2021 - 03/19/2021
  • Position Description:

    Instructional Designer, ADA

    Facilitating online and/or in-person curriculum-based classroom instruction of undergraduate students.

    Provides individual and group training for faculty and staff in the areas of access technology for online education, electronic information, and alternative media formats. Provides access information, guidelines and assistance to faculty and staff in the design of electronic information and online courses. Advises and assists faculty and staff on access issues/concerns of students with disabilities in all courses and labs throughout the University.

    Assist with the development, implementation, and maintenance of access technology plans for the University. Develops and maintains a current resource bank of access strategies for the various types of electronic information utilized by the University. Advises as to processes in meeting University Brailing and captioning needs.

    Design and develop courses, modules, learning objects, asynchronous and synchronous learning activities, and other related materials for the university academic community.

    Conduct research on access issues and needs, and creates, develops and facilitates implementation of strategies for ensuring access. Maintains currency of new access technology guidelines and laws relating to individuals with disabilities, alternate media, online education and electronic information. Provides information in alternate formats. Participates on University committees to advise on access technology requirements and assists in the implementation of access needs into their comprehensive planning process to ensure that needs are identified in the University’s comprehensive educational plan. Oversees the installation, configuration and maintenance of approved access technology equipment and software throughout the University. Serves as a resource person to external agencies and colleges for issues of and requirements germane to access technology.


    Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Systems Technology, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Technology, or education related field.

    Two years of experience with adaptive computer technology (hardware and software) as a user or technician, or experience using technologies to design student-centered learning materials in a digital learning environment, is required

    Familiarity with strategies and experience working with students with disabilities is required.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

    The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

    Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo, or at the satellite HR Office located at the Facilities Services Building, Suite 1000 on the Health Science Campus.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/13/2021
    Application Due: 4/14/2021
    Work Type: Full Time