The Online instructional Designer is responsible for providing leadership in the systematic design, development, delivery, and management of online instruction that is both pedagogically and visually sound. This position supports faculty in the process of improving online instruction through the analysis of learning needs, evaluation of content, and application of effective course design practices, giving special attention to compliance with accessibility and usability principles.
CONTENT DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT (E/40%)
1. Develops, formats, and revises instructional materials for effective online delivery and presentation,ensuring accuracy, clarity,completeness,concision,consistency,correctness,and overall usability.
2. Assists with the management of online course content,including but not limited to the development and maintenance of online course master shells and the coordination of online course revision cycles.
3. Creates,edits,updates, and deploys online assessments,including but not limited to tests, surveys,and quizzes formatted for effective online delivery.
4. Manages resources both within and outside the University for the creation and integration of multimedia (e.g.,graphics,animation,audio,video) in online courses.
ACCESSIBILITY AND COMPLIANCE (E/30%)
1. Promotes the application of universal design principles in online course design.
2. Identifies and helps to eliminate accessibility barriers in online courses to increase student success.
3. Helps enforce copyright compliance in online course development and delivery,including but not limited to locating and securing copyright authorizations when necessary.
4. Helps ensure that all online education design and development initiatives comply with policies of the University, the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools,and program/specialized accrediting agencies.
COLLABORATION AND COMMUNICATION (E/30%)
1. Collaborates with faculty and other subject matter experts to create or obtain appropriate instructional content for online delivery.
2. Communicates regularly with faculty and administrators regarding the status of online course development projects.
3. Coordinates with other areas, such as CCIT and Clemson Libraries,for the acquisition, delivery, and use of informational and instructional technology resources.
4. Advises the Director of Online Education and regularly participates in academic planning as it relates to online teaching and learning issues.
A master's degree in education or another directly related field and experience in curriculum
PREFERRED IN ADDITION TO THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
1. Master's degree in online teaching and learning, instructional design, educational technology,
technical writing, or a closely related field.
2. Two years of online teaching and course development experience at the postsecondary level.
PAY & WORK SCHEDULE:
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 06; salary range for this position is $45,000 - $52,000 based on qualifications.
This position may occasionally involve evening and weekend hours as well as overnight travel. Regular travel across campus and to off-campus sites is required. The position is physically located on the University's main campus; it is not remote.
This position reports to the Director of Online Education. Incumbent discusses goals and desired outcomes with supervisor and then develops and manages multiple projects with a responsibility to provide feedback on work progress to supervisor.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
1. Ability to manage projects in an educational environment, preferably higher education.
2. Knowledge of current standards and practices in instructional design and online education.
3. Knowledge of accessibility standards and assessment methodologies.
4. Knowledge of visual design principles and ability to apply them in the design and development
of engaging, interactive online instruction.
5. Knowledge of Blackboard and/or other learning management systems.
6. Knowledge of Adobe Connect and/or other synchronous delivery tools.
7. Knowledge of Web 2.0 learning technologies, mobile applications, and social media.
8. Ability to create digital learning objects and other multimedia instructional tools using such
software as Adobe Captivate, Adobe Creative Suite, Camtasia, SoftChalk, etc.
9. Impeccable writing, editing, and interpersonal skills.
10. Ability to interact successfully with diverse constituencies and to work both independently and
collaboratively in a team environment.
206 Sikes Hall- Clemson Main Campus.
November 26, 2012
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