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Instructional Designer

Job in Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz County - CA California - USA
Company: University of California
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-04-20
Job specializations:
  • Teaching
    Training Consultant
  • Education
    Academic
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Duties

40% - Applies professional instructional design skills to articulate course design, apply learning objectives / outcomes, include supportive learning activities and assessments, and select appropriate technologies and tools to achieve academic goals.

15% - Consults with faculty and staff to determine methods for delivery of course content (synchronous or asynchronous) and effective use of technology that promotes learner engagement and knowledge acquisition.

15% - Supports faculty and staff in the creation of multimedia content, including interactive learning activities, video, or audio components, and oversees the production of course content according to an established schedule.

10% - Builds, arranges and deploys content on learning management platforms.

5% - May provide support for testing content and tools to meet ADA requirements, research and document copyright for embedded media and other non-faculty-created content.

5% - Monitors course progress during instructional term and resolves issues with faculty and teaching assistants and others.

5% - Works in a collaborative manner with others in a diverse environment and at all levels in the organization to prioritize work assignments, conduct analysis, and develop recommendations. Works in a collaborative mannerwith other instructional designers, technology staff, faculty, and teaching assistants and demonstrates diplomacy and tact in all communications.

5% - Conducts appropriate job and task analyses in the context of instructional design of technical or specialized training. Actively seeks out knowledge of new and emerging learning technologies.



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
  • Thorough knowledge of functional area and understands how work within one course may impact work being done on other courses or in other areas.
  • Thorough analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to collaborate and negotiate
  • Thorough knowledge of organization policies and procedures, including policies that impact online course development.
  • Thorough knowledge of instructional design principles and learning strategies, including needs analysis, backwards design, learning outcomes and assessment design, and instructional approaches including lecture, discussion, activities, projects, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of the technical tools and platforms required to achieve the delivery of engaging and media-rich online learning content, and of trends in the use and effectiveness of educational technology and learning.
  • Thorough knowledge and skills with relevant business software systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of applying adult learning theories and educational methodologies.
  • Thorough knowledge of e-learning strategies including but not limited to courses (e.g., processes and technologies, etc.).
  • Advanced level skills in application of planning, resourcing and monitoring of effective design life cycles of training and other learning and performance solutions to support the organization.
  • Knowledge to conduct appropriate job and task analyses in the context of instructional design of technical or specialized training.
  • The ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, as well as problem-solving, effectively managing priorities, and working within set timeframes (quarters or sessions) to complete and publish courses.


  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Successful completion of a rigorous course of instruction resulting in a Master's degree or higher from an accredited institution, related to the field of Instructional Design.
  • Successful completion of a rigorous course of instruction resulting in a certification from an accredited institution, related to the field of Instructional Design.
  • Experience as an instructor of record at the postsecondary level.


  • Safety Statement

    All UCSC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.


     
     
     
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