Instructor/Training Coordinator II - Instructional Designer
Job Description The position reports to the Information Literacy and Instruction Librarian in the Research, Instruction and Reference Department of the Thomas Cooper Library and: 1. Designs and develops LIBR 101 Online course components for use in Blackboard (or other course management software) in collaboration with librarians and LIBR 101 Online staff. Includes developing and updating Blackboard course structure and content, such as release dates, course copies, etc. 2. Reviews LIBR 101 Online course materials for compliance with accessibility requirements for Web delivery. Provides support to make existing components compliant, including transcribing course materials and/or closed captioning. 3. Assists librarians in development and implementation of digital learning objects supporting information literacy learning outcomes. Facilitates the integration of instructional materials in Blackboard (or other course management software) and blended learning environments. 4. Fields phone inquiries and other questions related to technical aspects of LIBR 101 Online course delivery. Serves as liaison to University Technology Services and University Libraries Computing Services. 5. Maintains competency in new developments in instructional design as well as educational technologies and applies this knowledge to job duties. Minimum Qualifications Master'sdegree in related field, or Bachelor's degree in related field and 2 years related experience. 1. A successful background check is required. 2. Must have experience working with design/instructional software (such as, but not limited to, Adobe Presenter, Adobe Final Cut Pro, etc.). 3. Must have the ability to build upon existing proficiency in Internet technology, including course management systems (i.e. Blackboard), Web 2.0, multimedia software and social media. 4. Must be able to communicate effectively (orally and in writing), be self-directed, flexible and be able to work effectively in individual and group settings, and detail oriented. Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in related field, or bachelor's degree in related field and two (2) years related experience such as developing online instructional content and/or media. Previous experience with online course delivery in higher education; knowledge of Blackboard; experience with Adobe Presenter, Adobe Final Cut Pro and other instructional development software are preferred. Occasional work at other than normal times may be required.