Instructional Designer (full-time 1950 hours/year Faculty) Any WITC Campus Location
The Instructional Designer will provide leadership and mentoring in the implementation and integration of current and emerging research-based theories of teaching and learning. Through workshops, one-on-one consultations, videos, and self-paced methods, the Instructional Designer will promote and support the use of instructional design principles and assessment strategies to enhance the teaching and learning content based upon course content and delivery modes. In collaboration with faculty, academic leadership, and college stakeholders, the Instructional Designer will determine appropriate practices and methods to accomplish identified outcomes. The Instructional Designer will represent and support the values of the College by participating in work groups, committees or teams related to effective teaching and learning strategies.
Two positions available:
- One regular scheduled position
- One two-year limited term position
- Model cultural competencies that reflect WITC's Mission, Vision, Values, Learning College Tenets, and On Course Principles by:
- Assessing own lifelong learning and using self-management to progress toward established personal and professional goals.
- Demonstrating creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills through mutually supportive relationships.
- Communicating authentically in personal and group settings by using creator language to effectively exchange ideas, thoughts, and knowledge.
- Creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working and learning environment.
- Leading positive change while demonstrating civility and empathy.
- Finding value in consistently acquiring and applying innovative ideas and technology to support continuous quality improvement.
- Assist faculty in the design and development of engaging, interactive, and instructionally sound course materials for all instructional delivery modes
- Create engaging learning activities and course content that enhances retention and student success
- Apply best-practices instructional design techniques and assessment strategies to enhance instructional delivery
- Work closely with the curriculum director, program faculty, academic deans, and subject matter experts regarding course and program design, including curriculum development, mapping, and assessment.
- Model and develop instructional tools, techniques, and strategies that enhance student learning.
- Ensure the accessibility and inclusivity of all courses, materials, and LMS standards.
- Integrate innovative technology into course and program development
- Research, identify, and create supporting materials/media (audio, video, simulations, activities, etc.)
- Create, implement, and manage the design, development, and documentation of resources that support and enhance faculty instructional activities.
- Review content and assessments for quality and alignment to curriculum development principles and standards during quality review cycles and prior to release.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of instructional content and assessment strategies.
- Participate in and facilitate meetings and team activities related to curriculum design/development
- Provide instructional expertise, guidance, and support to the college community.
- Partner with Professional Development and IT staff in developing resources to assist faculty in the use of various software and technologies, as warranted.
- Remain at the cutting edge of technology-enhanced learning, curriculum, and assessment strategies.
- Promote and support integration of accessible and affordable educational resources into curriculum development.
- Assist faculty and academic deans to ensure teaching and learning aligns with program accreditation and external standards
- Other duties as assigned.
Exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing required only occasionally.
- Master's Degree
- Two years experience teaching at the post-secondary level
- Minimum of three years of instructional design experience
- Proven working experience with instructional design and instructional technology
- Three years experience with Blackboard or other Learning Management Systems
- Experience with distance learning, accelerated instruction, and/or other alternative delivery methodologies.
- Experience and knowledge of a variety of teaching strategies and techniques
- Experience facilitating teams and managing projects specifically prioritizing assignments and meeting deadlines
- Ability to make independent decisions and exercise sound judgment in a variety of settings and situations
- Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization including students, faculty, staff and the community.
- Experience with WIDS
- Master's degree in Instructional Design or related field
FY21 Faculty - Master's Degree
More detailed information online at https://www.witc.edu/about-witc/employment/benefits
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