Instructional Designer II

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Instructional Designer II

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

School Of Public Health

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The Instructional Designer II, under general supervision, leads and supports the development of classroom, hybrid, or online courses. Plans, develops, and delivers training and development for faculty and/or staff in areas of instructional design, andragogy, and best practices. Leads project work.

What you need to know

Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

COVID-19 information:  Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website . For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website .


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education in human resources development or associated field

  • 5 years of professional experience in an academic and/or corporate environment, designing and developing online instruction.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.

  • Knowledge of online course design principles and practices.

  • Proficient document, image, audio, and video manipulation skills using Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere or Camtasia, etc.).

  • Knowledge of Learning Management Systems and instructional technologies.

  • Ability to conduct course reviews using the Quality Matters rubric or other assessment tools.

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely.

  • Familiarity with copyright laws and creative commons.

  • Strong Project Management skills utilizing tools such as Asana, Microsoft tools, others.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.A. /M.S. Master’s degree in education curriculum and instruction, learning design and technology, human resources development, online education, instructional design, or the equivalent combination of education and experience in instructional design, online education, curriculum and instruction, others.

  • 5 years of professional experience in an academic and/or corporate environment, designing and developing online instruction.

  • Knowledge of SCORM and other standards for online course delivery

  • Experience working with closed captioning tools.

  • Experience curating, researching, writing, proofreading, and editing instructional materials.


Responsibilities:

  • Plan/Develop/Design Course Content: Plans, develops, and delivers training for faculty and/or staff on instructional strategies and course design. Applies Instructional Design models/principles (Backward Design, ADDIE, SAM), and has in-depth understanding of learning theories and instructional design models. Collaborates with instructors and subject matter experts (SMEs) to design, develop, and make recommendations for face to face, online, blended, and web-enhanced courses. Utilizes multimedia tools to develop interactive and engaging instructional resources including eLearning, video, audio, and graphics, using tools such as Articulate Storyline, Articulate Rise, Camtasia, Mediasite, 3rd party tools in Canvas, etc.

  • Project Management and Administrative support: Leads and oversees course design for face to face, online, blended, and web-enhanced courses, and development projects. Administers and maintains online development courses/resources. Identifies and recommends the use of instructional strategies, technologies, and applications. Research and reviews emerging instructional design innovations and trends. Creates and revises instructional materials to ensure quality, inclusiveness, and compliancy to ADA, Section 508, WCAG 2.1, and UDL standards for all learners. Performs other duties as assigned.


Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.


All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.



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