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Instructional Designer

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Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Position Details 

Position Details

Job Title INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER
Position Number 8102258
Job Category University Staff
Job Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Campus Rogers Park-Lake shore
Department Name OFFICE OF THE PROVOST
Location Code PROVOST'S OFFICE (02000A)
Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No
Duties and Responsibilities

The Office of Online Learning at Loyola University Chicago seeks an instructional designer to provide support for existing and developing online courses and programs. The successful candidate will be experienced in instructional design, project management, and effective practices for teaching and learning in online and blended environments.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Work with academic and support units across the university to design, develop, and support innovative new online and blended courses and programs
• Collaborate with faculty to transform traditional, face-to-face courses into high quality online courses
• Work with faculty to evaluate and revise existing online courses to enhance the learning experience for students
• Integrate course design elements that promote quality standards, ADA compliance, mission-related teaching practices, and alignment with course/program outcomes
• Consult with faculty on technological and pedagogical issues relevant to online teaching and learning
• Manage multiple projects involving different stakeholders to ensure timely development and delivery of courses and programs
• Provide support for University initiatives relating to online and blended academic offerings
• Remain current with research and emerging trends in distance learning, learning technologies, and instructional design
• Other duties as assigned by the Director of Online Learning

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Master’s degree and three to five years of experience in instructional design, instructional technology or related field required. Equivalent combination of experience may be considered.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in instructional design, educational technologies, distance learning, or related field
• Three or more years’ experience designing online and blended courses in higher education
• Strong knowledge of learning theories, effective online/blended teaching and learning practices, and instructional design models
• Strong organizational skills, project and time-management skills, and attention to detail
• Experience working collaboratively on team-based projects
• Visual and multimedia design skills, including the ability to storyboard
• Ability to build relationships, synthesize input from multiple stakeholders, and work collaboratively with faculty and staff across the University
• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Experience with online teaching technologies such as higher education learning management systems, Zoom, VoiceThread, and Panopto
• Ability to apply copyright and web accessibility standards when developing course content
• Strong aptitude for learning new technologies

Certificates/Credentials/Licenses

None

Computer Skills

• Experience with online teaching technologies such as higher education learning management systems, Zoom, VoiceThread, and Panopto

Supervisory Responsibilities No
Required operation of university owned vehicles No
Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? No
Physical Demands Carrying, Standing, Repetitive Motions
Working Conditions Lighting, Heating, Ventilation
Open Date 10/24/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/6131

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a Master’s degree in instructional design, educational technologies, distance learning, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have at least three years of experience designing online and blended courses in higher education?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Why do you want to work for Loyola?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. If you have developed online training or documentation materials, please provide the URLs.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents