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The instructional designer will work in a collaborative team to design distance learning courses that are under revision or newly developed for online or CD-ROM delivery. In partnership with College faculty and staff, the instructional designer will use learning methodologies appropriate to adult learner needs, select learning-oriented technologies and media, and facilitate the course development and revision process. Additional responsibilities include conducting faculty-developer orientations and leading or collaborating on special projects and initiatives that require learning design expertise.
Occasional travel for conference attendance and presentation.
A Master's degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, or a related field is required. At least 3 years experience in distance learning at the college/university level is also required. College teaching experience is strongly preferred. Demonstrated knowledge and application of learning theories and instructional design in an on-line environment.
The candidate must have ability to work independently as well as in a team environment and possess project management skills, including the ability to juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Prior experience with course management systems (specifically Blackboard) and a variety of presentation and authoring software, including Adobe Presenter, Captivate, Dreamweaver, Flash Builder, Adobe Suite, Articulate Engage, Acrobat Connect Pro, and Photoshop needed. Excellent oral, aural, visual, and written communication skills also required. Familiarity with emerging technologies and their use in an instructional environment is essential. Experience supporting faculty instructional excellence (teaching institutes, training, consulting, workshops, online resources, etc.). Demonstrated understanding of backward and integrated course design as they relate to the Quality Matters rubric.
Excelsior College offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package that includes paid time off, retirement, and excellent health insurance. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, salary history, and the names of three professional references. Please submit requested information online, or by mail:
We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance our ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase our potential to serve a diverse student population.
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