Instructional Designer

Location
Oregon City, Clackamas County
Posted
Jun 06, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Instructional Design
Employment Type
Full Time

Bulletin Number: 050-2014

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Employment Status: Regular

Job Classification: Faculty

Union/Non-Union: Union

Hours of Work: Hours vary based on department needs

Percent Working: 80%

Working Months: 12 Months

Expected Start Date: September 1, 2014

Grade: Per the FT Faculty Agreement

Salary Range: $52,805 - $58,362/year (185-day contract)

Location: Oregon City Campus

Job Close Date: Position will be open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than June 16, 2014, at which point the posting may close.


Additional Posting Instructions:

 

To apply for this position, you must submit:

  1. 1. Completed online application
  2. 2. Cover Letter (attach document)
  3. 3. Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae (attach document)
  4. 4. Unofficial Transcripts (attach document)
  5. 5. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation (attach documents)
  6. 6. Completed responses to the Required Questions

 

Finalists may be asked to provide a teaching demonstration or other examples of their work, style and knowledge at a subsequent interview.

 

Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for degrees earned.

 

Clackamas Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated USCIS Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9. Clackamas Community

 

College is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / ADA Institution embracing diversity. 

 

Position Purpose:

 

The instructional designer is a resource for faculty to successfully design, implement and redesign face-to-face, hybrid and online courses. S/he will recommend innovative and effective teaching and learning strategies that address diverse learning styles, abilities, and backgrounds in face-to-face, hybrid and online environments. The person in this position will design and provide faculty development activities, including summer institutes, which focus on teaching practices. S/he will lead campus initiatives in the integration of new and existing technologies into the teaching and learning environment. The instructional designer will work with the Assessment Coordinator to create and implement a campus-wide plan for assessment of student learning.

 

This position has an annual contract of 185-days spread over four terms (12 calendar months).

 

Essential Functions

 

Course Development:

  • Be a resource for faculty to successfully design, implement, and redesign face-to-face, hybrid and online courses.
  • Deliver research-informed and learner-centered course development support for instructors.
  • Build sound pedagogical alignment between the instructional content, learning activities and learning assessments with the identified objectives.
  • Assist and support faculty with designing and developing strategies and materials to employ evolving technologies in the delivery of educational programs.

Innovation:

  • Recommend innovative and effective teaching and learning strategies that address diverse learning styles, abilities, and backgrounds in face-to-face, hybrid and online environments.

Professional Development/Teaching:

  • Design and provide faculty development activities, including summer institutes that focus on teaching practices and the construction of resources that have been shown to enhance student learning and success.
  • Design maintain and conduct face-to-face and online faculty and staff training, workshop, and seminar offerings.
  • Assist faculty with effective pedagogy and the use of online teaching and learning tools.
  • Develop strategies to deploy meaningful engagement and interactivity in learning environments regardless of the delivery platform.
  • Coordinate and teach individuals and groups on the use of instructional technologies.

Leadership:

  • Collaboratively plan, design, develop and revise courses and course materials to meet institutional standards.
  • Lead campus initiatives in the integration of new and existing technologies into the teaching and learning environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage curriculum development projects.
  • Co-lead the Continuous Learning Collaborative.

Instructional Technology:

  • Assist faculty in the design and development of curricula and course materials that apply the best practices in teaching and learning and, when appropriate, take advantage of instructional technologies.
  • Provide assistance to faculty seeking the use of instructional technology to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Research and evaluate new educational software and hardware products.
  • Develop and maintain training materials and online resources related to the use of instructional technologies and software applications.

Assessment:

Work with the Assessment Coordinator to:

  • Create and maintain quality assurance and assessment criteria for evaluation for instruction and course delivery outcomes.
  • Provide a research-informed vision and planning for constant quality improvements and assessment in teaching and learning.
  • Facilitate curriculum development and assessment.
  • Develop and implement evaluation procedures to assess effectiveness of using technologies in teaching/learning processes.

Professional Competence:

  • Provide a research-informed vision and planning for constant quality improvements and assessment in teaching and learning.
  • Maintain current knowledge of professional issues in instructional design and instructional technology.

 

Auxiliary Functions

  • May provide assistance to other department personnel as workload and staffing levels dictate.
  • Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner.

 

Required Qualifications

The education and/or work experience sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the cover letter/resume will not substitute for the completed application. MINIMUM/MANDATORY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Adult Learning, Curriculum and Instruction, or related field.
  • Three (3) years of full-time experience teaching at a college/university level, including at least fifteen (15) quarter credits (or equivalent in semester credits) of successful experience teaching online.
  • Two (2) years of experience supporting instructors in designing curriculum and assessment, incorporating technologies in classroom, online or hybrid teaching.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and delivering workshops to support faculty in the design and development of courses that employ best practices in teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others, lead projects, and engage colleagues in innovation.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five (5) years of experience teaching at a college/university level.
  • Experience working in a community college setting.
  • Experience supporting faculty with designing and developing strategies and materials to employ evolving technologies in the delivery of educational programs.

Physical Demands:

 

The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach, and manipulate objects. Duties may involve moving materials weighing up to 25 pounds on a regular basis such as papers, files, boxes, equipment, computers, etc., and rarely requires moving materials weighing over 25 pounds. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, monitor, projector, calculator, printer, and standard office equipment.

 

Working Conditions:
 

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work environment includes classroom, lab, or other setting as appropriate.
 

Supervisor Responsibilities:

Supervision of others is not a typical function assigned to this position. May provide training and orientation to newly assigned personnel, and may assign work to student workers.
 

Supervision Received:

Works under the general supervision of the Dean.