Missouri Online Instructional Design Manager Location:
Any Univ of Missouri Campus Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
UM System - eLearning
This is a remote opportunity that may include visits to any University of Missouri campus once a semester.
Missouri Online provides the academic technology and digital learning services for all students in all modalities systemwide. We provide an administrative structure for the delivery of more than 300+ fully online and hybrid degree and certificate programs by providing marketing services, program coordination, research, enrollment and learner analytics, instructional design, academic technology and distance education state authorization coordination. We work with colleagues from all four Universities to enhance educational experiences, advance technological services, and increase efficiencies while pursuing continuous collaboration between the four Universities.
The University of Missouri System consists of system administration and four universities: The University of Missouri-Columbia, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Missouri University of Science and Technology, the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and all of their component parts, including MU Health, MU Extension and UM Engagement.
To meet the needs of the state of Missouri and beyond, the UM System is seeking a collaborative and interactive Instructional Design Manager to assist in developing and maintaining high quality online programs and courses across the System. In this position, the Instructional Design Manager will be responsible for leading a team of instructional designers to partner with faculty in maintaining high quality standards in course design and development, along with collaborating across teams to develop and facilitate faculty development experiences.
Our Program and Course Design Services team is looking for an energetic leader who is eager to lead an instructional design team. Our vision is to be the experts at providing program and course support to each university in the system in order to provide a quality online education experience for all learners.
Be a Leader:
Supervise and manage a team of highly skilled Instructional Designers and Project Managers Lead and direct available instructional design resources and development needs Provide advice, guidance, encouragement, and constructive feedback
Be a Collaborator:
Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect. Develops, maintains and coordinates an electronically networked learning support environment. Oversees process completion of departmental activities, policies and procedures, providing guidance as necessary Impacts the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team and its contribution to the Educational Support function
Be a Champion:
Adapting to and working with a variety of situations, individuals, and groups. Openness to different and new ways (consider changing words to “openness to alternative and creative methods”) of doing things; willingness to modify one’s preferred way of doing things. Applies operational business practices and coordinates with other closely related areas to improve efficiency Uses judgment to identify, troubleshoot and resolve day-to-day technical and/or operational problems
Develops fresh ideas that provide solutions to all types of workplace challenges. Displays an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement; desiring and making an effort to acquire new knowledge or skills for work Provides input to policies, procedures and systems to advance the goals of the Educational Support function Coordinates resources and sets daily priorities to meet operational objectives and offset competing priorities
Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions. Explains information, conveys performance expectations and handles sensitive issues
Advocates for and positively represents our processes and services when working with team members, faculty, and members of the university community. Manages and supervises the department and provides assistance with the administration of the strategic objectives of the department. Explains policies and procedures to advise and assist others, team, and/or management
$70,000 - $76,000
Grade: GGS 11
University Title: INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER IV
Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
8AM-5PM. Monday - Friday
Master's degree in related/relevant area and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
- Master's degree related to education, instructional design, or technical/business area
- 5 years of professional experience supporting teaching and learning online
- Background in training, instructional design and/or education leadership
- Strong understanding of best practices in online teaching pedagogy
- Ability to clearly communicate priorities to a team
- 2-3 years of experience managing teams
- Experience in a higher education institution
- Experience developing high quality faculty development experiences
Application, Resume and Cover Letter
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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