Instructional Designer

Burlington, Chittenden County
Apr 18, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Instructional Design

Instructional Designer

eLearning Department

The Instructional Designer for eLearning is a member of the College’s eLearning Department, which contributes toward meeting the College’s 2020 goals by serving as the College’s producer of fully-online, hybrid and web-enhanced courses. Recommends standards and priorities for courses (re) development and does periodic course reviews to ensure that ADA compliant, engaging and outcomes-driven courses are designed. Leads development teams (re) design and (re) develop courses and also manages their own caseload of courses in which s/he contributes expertise to structure content and activities, develop assessments, adapt instructional materials and create media to optimize student learning. Duties include: providing on-going faculty consultation, creating and delivering training, reaching out to faculty new to online tools, and collaborating on student learning assessment activities.

Maintain a caseload of courses under (re)development. Provide consultation and support to individual faculty looking to improve their courses through the effective use of web-based instructional technologies. Lead individual course development teams which include subject-matter experts, sr. developers, program directors and CPS deans to (re)design and (re)develop courses.

Recommend evidence-based course development guidelines and standards and apply them to periodic course reviews to ensure that courses are strategically-aligned, ADA compliant, engaging and outcomes-driven to help adult and traditional learners be academically successful.

Write training materials and create and deliver training experiences that model best practices in faculty training, the use of learning management systems and online pedagogy.

Requires a master's degree in Instructional Design or Instructional Technology. Doctoral degree preferred. A minimum of five years of relevant experience working with faculty in a higher education environment required. Online teaching experience preferred. Knowledge and application of leading instructional technology required.

The successful candidate will be able to help build intercultural understanding and demonstrate multicultural perspectives that can foster a diverse and inclusive community. Candidates must have a professional and positive attitude towards their work, the mission of the institution, and the goals of the College. Adaptability, continuous learning, strong critical judgment, a commitment to diversity and teamwork, and providing quality services are some of the staff competencies required for success at Champlain College.

Submit a resume and cover letter at The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment. Position open until filled.

Champlain College values, supports and encourages diversity of backgrounds, cultures and perspectives of students, faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.