Posting # 1959
The Learning Design Center (LDC) was formed to promote, enhance and support the design of innovative learning experiences that extend beyond the physical classroom. The LDC collaborates with faculty members and subject matter experts to design quality online and hybrid course curricula that is modern, impactful and representative of the University of San Diego's commitment to academic excellence.
The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity's urgent challenges.
The Instructional Designer (ID) is responsible for curriculum design, development, implementation and maintenance of online and hybrid courses for the University of San Diego. The ID will collaborate with faculty and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and other key stakeholders (internal and external) to create high quality, academically rigorous, and engaging online courses across multi-discipline. ID's will utilize expertise in Universal Design for Learning, adult learning theory, and online pedagogy to develop curriculum for courses and program level alignment and with adherence to USD's standards of quality. In addition, ID's will conduct thorough reviews of academic courses and providing evidence-based recommendations in consultation with academic leads. ID's will demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods, technologies and standards of practice for designing meaningful learning experiences (i.e. lectures, interactions/activities, assessments, etc).They will utilize an iterative process and receive general instructions and guidance in an open and collegial manner. ID will work collaboratively with internal teams and cross-functional departments to ensure high-quality student-centered learning.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Performance Expectations - Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Special Conditions of Employment:
Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends in order to meet project deadlines. Must be able to work with all required technologies and tools.
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
Posting Salary: Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer.
Special Application Instructions: Resume and Cover Letter Required
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Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: Open until filled
Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit http://www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.
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