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Instructional Designer/Assistant LMS Administrator - Academic Affairs

Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, GA, USA

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Academic Affairs, Instructional Design, Technology, Instructional Technology & Design
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  • 12-Aug-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Fort Valley, GA, USA
  • Full Time
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    FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (FVSU), a state and land-grant institution of the University System of Georgia, is seeking candidates for the Instructional Designer/Assistant LMS Administrator position in the Academic Affairs Office for Online Learning.

    Fort Valley State University, the only 1890 land-grant university in Georgia, is a comprehensive institution that provides an education to over 2,800 students including graduate students. The university is located in the town of Fort Valley in Peach County, the original site of the state's peach industry. Its 1,365-acre (5.52 km2) campus is Georgia's second-largest public university in area.


    This position is responsible for assisting faculty in the design and development of online classes. The position will provide support to both faculty and students on the maintenance and use of the learning management system.


    • Collaborates with faculty in the design and development of online courses and multimedia based on current responsible design standards.
    • Develops aesthetic presentations for online courses.
    • Evaluates online courses based on Quality Matters and Internal Standards and Policies.
    • Trains and assists faculty in the use of the learning management system.
    • Assists students in the use of the learning management system.
    • Updates and manages relevant portions of the FVSU website.
    • Develops online training materials to assists with faculty development.
    • Assists in the development of policies and procedures for the Online Learning Department.
    • Researches and recommends software to enhance the online learning environment.
    • Researches pedagogical techniques and trends on online education.
    • Manages users, courses, and institutional settings in support of the institution learning management system.
    • Trains and assists faculty and students in the use of the LMS.
    • Attends training and professional development opportunities in instructional design and management of the LMS.
    • Coordinates with the LMS Administrator.
    • Coordinates with the University System of Georgia regarding the LMS.
    • Performs related duties as assigned.


    • Knowledge of current and developing standards for the use of instructional design in online learning.
    • Knowledge of best practices in the field of online instruction.
    • Knowledge of the development, implementation, and management of a variety of online technologies.
    • Ability to create webpages using Bootstrap, HTML 5, and CSS.
    • Ability to design based on ADA/Section 508 requirements.
    • Ability to create various types of multimedia including audio, video, and web-based interactions.
    • Advanced skills in the operation of computers and job-related software programs including the Adobe CC Suite and Microsoft Office.
    • Skill in troubleshooting and resolving hardware and software issues.
    • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
    • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
    • Skill in oral and written communication.


    • Baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the field.
    • Experience with learning management systems.
    • Three years or more of related experience.


    • Masters degree in a course of study related to the field.
    • Experience teaching in the classroom or online.
    • Experience with Brightspace/D2L learning management system.
    • Three years or more of experience in instructional design and/or web design.
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