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Instructional Design I-CENTP

University of Central Oklahoma
Center for eLearning and Connected Environments - Edmond, OK, 73034

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Job Location: Center for eLearning and Connected Environments - Edmond, OK

Position Type: Staff

Salary Range: $48,000.00 - $50,000.00 Salary

Job Category: OTRS Classified


Position Overview:

Assist faculty with the design, development, and management of online courses offered. Integrate current educational technologies to promote effective teaching strategies and improve student learning experience. Provide consultation and assistance with technical and programmatic development of assigned projects, design and develop effective courses, evaluate the effectiveness of the course design, and provide assistance with planning and coordinating materials. Integrate current educational technologies to promote effective teaching strategies and improve student learning experiences. Design online modules, incorporating a variety of web design and instructional tools. Provide online instructor and student tutorials. Monitor and test technologies.

Job Level:

Scope and Impact: This position is an entry level position, with actions that may have a measurable impact on operations within a work group.

Budget Authority: May provide input into budget development by assisting with identification of operational needs and requirements.

Policy and Procedure Authority: Primarily responsible for executing routine procedures with direction from senior staff.

Reporting Relationships: Generally reports to manager or higher but may receive basic operational direction and guidance from senior level staff members.

Effective Knowledge: Demonstrates ability to execute tasks according to standard operating procedures and/or direction. Demonstrates ability to learn new subject matter, coupled with attention to detail and responsiveness to feedback.

Problem Solving and Judgment: Performs a variety of duties following established policies and procedures. Resolves problems by selecting from approved alternatives based on past practices, established procedures, or direction. Relies on direct supervision and is available to set priorities and objectives, and to assist in problem resolution.

Communication and Interaction: Routinely answers questions and provides information and data requested by individuals within or outside of work area. Questions that require interpretation or are not easily resolved are referred to Supervisor.

Qualifications Required:

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Education, Instructional Design, Education Technology or related field. If no degree, this position requires 4+ years of equivalent work experience in Instructional Design that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts.

Requires the application of expertise in instructional design to achieve results.


Primary training and skills in the development and delivery of instruction and instructional design.

Knowledge and skills of the theory and practice of teaching and learning, with a background in classroom instruction.

Extensive secondary skills in technical systems and ability to develop a comprehensive overview of information technology, library, and other instructional resources and personnel.

Effective and appropriate communication skills with diverse audiences, including faculty, students, technologists and other support personnel.

Ability to perform well in a team-based collaborative environment.

Experience in project management, including managing time, establishing priorities, distributing responsibilities, and meeting milestones and deliverables.

Demonstrated expertise in developing instructional resources, proven facilitation skills.

A track record of ability to explain technical concepts in non-technical terms.

Attention to detail and solid follow-up skills.

A strong ability to analyze data and develop reports or documentation.

Brightspace/D2L or other learning management system experience.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, ideally located in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Central offers an innovative learning community to its more than 17,000 students, where teaching comes first, a commitment seeded in the university's roots as a teaching college. Students at Central develop personal relationships with more than 450 full-time faculty, 450 adjunct faculty and over 850 staff, like 2008 U.S. Professor of the Year, Dr. Wei Chen, who are committed to transforming lives.

With 117 undergraduate majors and 59 graduate programs, Central is a smart investment for students dedicated to their future success. Notable academic programs include Forensic Science, Music Theatre, Mass Communications, Accounting, the region's only accredited Professional Golf Management program, Jazz Studies and the Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO, located in downtown Oklahoma City's Bricktown district.

Central's appealing 210-acre campus is on track to become a certified botanical garden, offering both a pleasing learning and living environment and a source of pride for students, employees and alumni. In fact, Central is ranked among the top universities nationally in residence life and as one of the top universities to work for by the "Chronicle of Higher Education." Central is also an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, and hosted the 2010 World Sitting Volleyball Championships on campus.   Founded in 1890, Central is the state's first public institution of higher learning, and continues to cultivate creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, bringing to life its core values of Character, Community and Civility each day.

Check out the - UCO Virtual Tour!


The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) exists to help students learn by providing transformative education experiences to students so that they may become productive, creative, ethical and engaged citizens and leaders serving our global community. UCO contributes to the intellectual, cultural, economic and social advancement of the communities and individuals it serves.


UCO will become one of the Top 10 metropolitan universities of our kind in the United States by providing a transformative education as well as development experiences that help learners achieve their highest level of leadership potential.


The University of Central Oklahoma transforms each student by focusing our resources on the Central Six tenets of transformative learning. 

All students will be transformed with:

  • Discipline Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities
  • Service Learning and Civic Engagement
  • Global and Cultural Competencies
  • Health and Wellness

Transformative learning is a holistic process that places students at the center of their own active and reflective learning experience.

About Edmond/Oklahoma City Metro

The University of Central Oklahoma is located in Edmond, a part of the growing, thriving Oklahoma City metropolitan area. At Central, our students, faculty and staff get the best of both worlds - the "small town" feel of Edmond, with the big city excitement of the Oklahoma City metro. Both the Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro consistently rank nationally among the safest, most affordable and most exciting places to live. In fact, Edmond recently ranked among the best places to live in the nation by Money Magazine and Family Circle magazine, and Oklahoma City ranked sixth in the nation for the "Best Places for Young Adults" by From year-round arts, music and theater offering, to exciting sporting events like the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, to first class shopping, dining and more, Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro offer a diverse, active, culturally enriched lifestyle that's on the move to even bigger and better opportunities.

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