Instructional Designer

Updated: about 3 hours ago
Location: Mid Florida, FLORIDA
Job Type: FullTime

Job Profile Summary

Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for designing, evaluating, and maintaining course shells for courses and programs. The Instructional Designer will work collaboratively with the Senior Instructional Designer, faculty colleagues, Subject-Matter-Experts (SMEs), Instructional Technologists, and other support staff to design high-quality, instructor-led, academically rigorous and engaging courses. Evaluates courses for compliance with industry standards and ensures the quality of online course development and delivery resulting in student success.
Additionally, responsible for the success of several projects simultaneously, assessing risk, reporting progress, and communicating effectively with stakeholders to promote collaboration and accountability.

  

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, MIS or Instructional Technology related field.
  • An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered where applicable.  

Minimum Experience/Training:

  • Six years of relevant professional experience in online learning technologies and pedagogies.
  • Knowledge of learning theory, instructional design theory, online, accelerated learning, competency-based learning, curriculum development, and culturally responsive teaching and their practical applications in course design a plus.  
  • Experience with course design software, learning management systems, interactive media, and other instructional technologies preferred.

Essential Functions:

  • Daily -50%: Develops and maintains course shells for courses. Assist project teams in the evaluation and deployment of new systems and resources. Collaborates with faculty in the development of course guides, syllabi, instructional media assets, and learning resources that meet quality assurance standards in accordance with regional accreditation criteria and programmatic accreditation standards.
  • Daily -15%: Supports the design, development, annual review, and revision of course guides, assessment strategies, and curriculum maps. Models exceptional customer service, teamwork, and professionalism in the development/support process. 
  • Daily -5%: Develops internal documentation around the theory and process utilized in the design and development of the courses and degree programs.
  • Weekly -5%: Advises users and analyzes user requirements concerning software and the efficient use of information technology systems.
  • Monthly -10%: Provides technical assistance and support for students and faculty and with external entities in a customer service environment. Collaborates with staff subject matter experts to assist in creating high-quality courses and programs that represent the most current, research-based ideas in a given industry and instructional/curricular strategies.
  • Daily -5%: Gathers and analyzes information to accurately diagnose and resolve technical issues and/or redirects problems to appropriate resources. Makes recommendations as necessary.
  • Other, as Needed -5%: Attends necessary training, state conferences, meetings, and professional development opportunities in order to stay current with present and future trends in technology.
  • Other, as Needed -5%: Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of curriculum development, instructional design, online and accelerated design, and test development.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Critical thinking, analysis, and synthesis skills.
  • Advanced skills in planning, organizing, and self-management.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and creatively in a deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at different stages, while meeting deadlines and quality standards.
  • Must be precise, thorough, and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to interact and effectively communicate with a diverse employee and student population.
  • Requires the ability to present and disseminate data to various levels.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of computerized systems and operating environments i.e. Microsoft Office Products and specialized computer systems.
  • Excellent coordination and communication skills used appropriately influence the decision-making of individuals and groups at all levels in the College.

Competencies:

Diversity and Inclusion
Works effectively with all individuals and contributes to a positive environment by working with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and external constituents. Contributes to an inclusive, respectful, and empowering working environment that welcomes diverse perspectives
Respect for Others
Demonstrates respect for team members and constituents by valuing their contributions toward the goals of the work unit and the College. Maintains professionalism and contributes to a cohesive work environment
Teamwork
Cooperates and collaborates with individuals & groups that supports the mission and values of the College
Flexibility & Adaptability
Adapts approaches as situations in the work environment changes. Supports change based on the environmental needs, emerging technologies, and system upgrades
Technical Expertise
Effectively applies concepts, theories, methods, tools, techniques, and expertise in area of discipline (i.e. HR, Finance, Student Affairs, etc.)
Continuous Improvement & Learning
Actively develops one's own skills and explores opportunities for personal learning and continuous development within the job's functionality and in support of the goals and mission of department, division and the College  

Job Title

Instructional Designer

  

Position Number

P0079367

    

Job Status

Full time Regular

    

Department

Instructional Design - College Wide

  

Location

Central Campus

    

Pay Grade

715

    

Salary

$49,600 - $74,400 Salary commensurate with education and experience.

  

Work Shift

Varies

   

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday

   

Hours Per Week

40

   

Posting End Date

Open Until Filled

   

Comments

To be considered for this position, a completed online employment application along with a resume is required. The first review date of applicants wil begin on April 8, 2020.

   

Designated Essential Personnel

No

   

FLSA Status

Exempt

   

Position Classification

Professional Technical Staff (PTS)

   

Special Instructions to Applicant:

For positions requiring a degree, the official transcripts are required upon hire.

An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process and must be attached to the online application. If unable to attach the document, please fax to 954-201-7612, stating clearly the position name(s) and position number(s) the transcript is to be attached to.

Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require a equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline.

All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of the job announcements.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the required background screening process.

  

Diversity and Inclusion are a priority at Broward College
Broward College is a community in which diversity is valued and is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. The College strongly encourages applications from eligible veterans and spouses of veterans, underrepresented groups, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic.
For inquiries regarding Title IX and the college’s non-discrimination policies, contact the Executive Director, Talent and Culture at 954-201-7288, Broward College, 6400 NW 6th Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.
Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation with the application process, please contact the Human Resources/Recruitment Office at 954-201-7449.

Disclaimer

The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted of describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Broward College reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.



Job Profile Summary

Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for designing, evaluating, and maintaining course shells for courses and programs. The Instructional Designer will work collaboratively with the Senior Instructional Designer, faculty colleagues, Subject-Matter-Experts (SMEs), Instructional Technologists, and other support staff to design high-quality, instructor-led, academically rigorous and engaging courses. Evaluates courses for compliance with industry standards and ensures the quality of online course development and delivery resulting in student success.
Additionally, responsible for the success of several projects simultaneously, assessing risk, reporting progress, and communicating effectively with stakeholders to promote collaboration and accountability.

  

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, MIS or Instructional Technology related field.
  • An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered where applicable.  

Minimum Experience/Training:

  • Six years of relevant professional experience in online learning technologies and pedagogies.
  • Knowledge of learning theory, instructional design theory, online, accelerated learning, competency-based learning, curriculum development, and culturally responsive teaching and their practical applications in course design a plus.  
  • Experience with course design software, learning management systems, interactive media, and other instructional technologies preferred.

Essential Functions:

  • Daily -50%: Develops and maintains course shells for courses. Assist project teams in the evaluation and deployment of new systems and resources. Collaborates with faculty in the development of course guides, syllabi, instructional media assets, and learning resources that meet quality assurance standards in accordance with regional accreditation criteria and programmatic accreditation standards.
  • Daily -15%: Supports the design, development, annual review, and revision of course guides, assessment strategies, and curriculum maps. Models exceptional customer service, teamwork, and professionalism in the development/support process. 
  • Daily -5%: Develops internal documentation around the theory and process utilized in the design and development of the courses and degree programs.
  • Weekly -5%: Advises users and analyzes user requirements concerning software and the efficient use of information technology systems.
  • Monthly -10%: Provides technical assistance and support for students and faculty and with external entities in a customer service environment. Collaborates with staff subject matter experts to assist in creating high-quality courses and programs that represent the most current, research-based ideas in a given industry and instructional/curricular strategies.
  • Daily -5%: Gathers and analyzes information to accurately diagnose and resolve technical issues and/or redirects problems to appropriate resources. Makes recommendations as necessary.
  • Other, as Needed -5%: Attends necessary training, state conferences, meetings, and professional development opportunities in order to stay current with present and future trends in technology.
  • Other, as Needed -5%: Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of curriculum development, instructional design, online and accelerated design, and test development.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Critical thinking, analysis, and synthesis skills.
  • Advanced skills in planning, organizing, and self-management.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and creatively in a deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at different stages, while meeting deadlines and quality standards.
  • Must be precise, thorough, and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to interact and effectively communicate with a diverse employee and student population.
  • Requires the ability to present and disseminate data to various levels.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of computerized systems and operating environments i.e. Microsoft Office Products and specialized computer systems.
  • Excellent coordination and communication skills used appropriately influence the decision-making of individuals and groups at all levels in the College.

Competencies:

Diversity and Inclusion
Works effectively with all individuals and contributes to a positive environment by working with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and external constituents. Contributes to an inclusive, respectful, and empowering working environment that welcomes diverse perspectives
Respect for Others
Demonstrates respect for team members and constituents by valuing their contributions toward the goals of the work unit and the College. Maintains professionalism and contributes to a cohesive work environment
Teamwork
Cooperates and collaborates with individuals & groups that supports the mission and values of the College
Flexibility & Adaptability
Adapts approaches as situations in the work environment changes. Supports change based on the environmental needs, emerging technologies, and system upgrades
Technical Expertise
Effectively applies concepts, theories, methods, tools, techniques, and expertise in area of discipline (i.e. HR, Finance, Student Affairs, etc.)
Continuous Improvement & Learning
Actively develops one's own skills and explores opportunities for personal learning and continuous development within the job's functionality and in support of the goals and mission of department, division and the College  

Job Title

Instructional Designer

  

Position Number

P0079367

    

Job Status

Full time Regular

    

Department

Instructional Design - College Wide

  

Location

Central Campus

    

Pay Grade

715

    

Salary

$49,600 - $74,400 Salary commensurate with education and experience.

  

Work Shift

Varies

   

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday

   

Hours Per Week

40

   

Posting End Date

Open Until Filled

   

Comments

To be considered for this position, a completed online employment application along with a resume is required. The first review date of applicants wil begin on April 8, 2020.

   

Designated Essential Personnel

No

   

FLSA Status

Exempt

   

Position Classification

Professional Technical Staff (PTS)

   

Special Instructions to Applicant:

For positions requiring a degree, the official transcripts are required upon hire.

An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process and must be attached to the online application. If unable to attach the document, please fax to 954-201-7612, stating clearly the position name(s) and position number(s) the transcript is to be attached to.

Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require a equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline.

All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of the job announcements.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the required background screening process.

  

Diversity and Inclusion are a priority at Broward College
Broward College is a community in which diversity is valued and is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. The College strongly encourages applications from eligible veterans and spouses of veterans, underrepresented groups, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic.
For inquiries regarding Title IX and the college’s non-discrimination policies, contact the Executive Director, Talent and Culture at 954-201-7288, Broward College, 6400 NW 6th Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.
Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation with the application process, please contact the Human Resources/Recruitment Office at 954-201-7449.

Disclaimer

The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted of describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Broward College reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.


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