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Instructional Designer

Company: University of Kansas
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

60% - Course Design and Development

  • Work with faculty and staff to design and develop online and hybrid courses delivered in Blackboard and Canvas learning management systems.
  • Perform Quality Matters informal reviews and prepare reports based on review findings.
  • Support course delivery and evaluate the effectiveness of online course materials.

20% - Faculty Support

  • Design and deliver faculty workshops and training in the areas of online teaching, course design, instructional technologies, and pedagogy.
  • Create support documentation and/or multimedia for faculty in the areas of online teaching, course design, and instructional technologies including use of learning management systems.

10% - Implementation and Production

  • Work with Digital Media Specialists and other campus partners, such as KUIT Educational Technologists, to implement and facilitate the use of technologies that support teaching and learning.

5% - Research

  • Explore, evaluate, and promote new pedagogical techniques and technologies.

5% - Other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree in educational technology, education, instructional design, curriculum and instruction or related field.

  2. Two years demonstrated knowledge and application of instructional design principles, learning theory, online learning strategies and technology integration.

  3. Two years of experience in each of the following areas:
  • Collaborating with faculty to design, develop, and deliver quality online instruction.
  • Creating online courses using a content or learning management system such as Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle, etc.
  • Managing multiple projects and deadlines with a commitment to working in a collaborative team environment.
  1. Excellent written communication skills as demonstrated by application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience teaching, especially in an online course environment.

  2. Experience working with faculty or teachers.

  3. Experience working with a variety of teaching and learning technologies such as Adobe products, Blackboard, Canvas, Microsoft Teams, Office 365, VoiceThread, Zoom etc.

  4. Strong history of collaboration with academic and technology staff.

  5. Familiarity with the Quality Matters rubric.

  6. Experience and/or awareness of universal design and accessibility principles.

  7. Participation in professional associations and organizations.

Keywords: University of Kansas, Lawrence , Instructional Designer, Other , Lawrence, Kansas

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