|Job Type||Full Time||Job Category||Information Technology|
|FLSA Status||Exempt||Position reports to||Vice President for Academic Affairs / CIO|
Dually reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Chief Information Officer, this position works closely with the faculty to assist them in meeting their curricular goals for uses of technology in courses both online and on ground. The Instructional Designer reviews courses designed for online delivery and ensures that they adhere to the academic rigor requirements as approved by the respective College. Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Promote and facilitate the use of modern information technologies in meeting the academic and administrative mission of the university
- Provide support to faculty in the design, editing and production of digital media materials
- Monitor online courses to ensure they meet the requirements with regard to academic rigor, course design and formatting
- Provide access to faculty to all relevant information resources to acquire and use multimedia development and presentation tools
- Provide training and technical support to faculty in the use of online platforms such as Blackboard, LiveText and other video and audio streaming tools
- Develop instructional materials consistent with pedagogical learning theories which encourage an active learning environment
- Assist with the delivery of faculty and staff development and training by conducting workshops on a variety of topics
- Advocate and present on the appropriate use of existing, new and emerging technologies for learning and teaching
- Manage online providers conducting instructional design on behalf of the university
- Provide standards and best practices for course design
- Assist faculty with the organization, development and discovery of digital resources to build media-rich and interactive courses
- Master's degree from a four-year accredited institution in a related field
- Five years' experience in instructional design
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
- Knowledge of course management software (preferably Blackboard) and video editing/rendering software and equipment; knowledge of pedagogy & effective learning techniques as well as instructional technologies associated with online learning; excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a strong commitment to customer service; and the ability to work in a team environment and manage multiple projects concurrently.
- Knowledge of software supportive of web page design, instructional design, interactive technologies and advanced video editing/rendering, such as HTML, Microsoft FrontPage, Respondus, Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Flash, Camtasia, Impatica, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, etc. desired.
- Broad knowledge and technical skills in media technology support appropriate for Lynn University, including digital imaging tools, digital video and audio (both hardware and software).
- Proven knowledge of iTunesU
- iBook authoring and ePub publishing experience preferred
- Must be an experienced user of Apple products including iPad
Applicants should submit cover letter and resume to: