Instructional Designer 3 - 125212
#125212 Instructional Designer 3Extended Deadline: Mon 10/9/2023
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Uses skills of instructional design and multimedia development as an experienced professional to help shape curricular content into coherent instructional modules that employ multimedia and a variety of interactive, web-based tools aimed at encouraging the engagement of students and other learners in knowledge acquisition.
Drives the learning strategy and pedagogical content of a novel engineering and problem solving curriculum developed for high- school (9-12) instruction. Responsibilities include creating detailed, engaging curricula and quality resources; liaising with subject matter experts; outlining objectives; and providing feasible timeframes for development and implementation.
The Instructional Designer is responsible for translating needs and performance requirements into project-based learning products with a focus on designing and developing the processes, content and materials that will enable learners, instructors and coaches to achieve learning objectives.
The incumbent will design, develop, and manage JSOE-specific engineering curricula using a variety of authoring and multimedia tools to create lesson plans. Uses advanced technical skills related to learning management systems (LMS), multimedia design, assessment systems, communication tools, streaming media platforms, and multimedia creative applications to meet unique and often new requirements related to course design and development, and instructor resources including: storyboards/scripts and production-ready multimedia.
Works in concert with subject matter experts to define learning objectives. Project-requirements require in-depth evaluation and understanding of engineering learning goals and learning content will compliment engineering experiments developed as part of a Project-Based-Learning (PBL) pedagogy. The incumbent will partner with senior internal and external personnel to maximize the effectiveness of engineering experiments as they pertain to learning objectives.
Responsible for leading instruction for internal and external focus groups and trainings consisting of undergraduate, graduate, and high school students, as well as K-12 instructors, university faculty, and industry experts. Ability to receive critical feedback and implement changes on curriculum and instruction style.
Serve as LMS expert and lead initiatives related to the LMS. May assume responsibility for a program of courses offered at a university or with university affiliates. Provides coaching and guidance to instructors, particularly across campus partnerships and K-12 collaborators.
Incumbent should have a strong understanding of how the learning process works, be well versed in relevant research, and be prepared to collaborate with a wide range of professionals. Outstanding candidates have strong project management abilities, and excellent technical writing, research, and communication skills. Demonstrates high degree of collaboration and diplomacy as well as problem analysis and creative solutions. Solves complex content or delivery related issues in collaboration with technical teams. Interacts with senior internal and external personnel. Normally receives little direction for ongoing course development assignments.
Cover letter required for a complete application.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Thorough knowledge of instructional design principles and learning strategies, including needs analysis, backwards design, learning outcomes and assessment design, and instructional approaches including lecture, discussion, activities, projects, etc.
Demonstrated ability to apply instructional design methodology in the development of classroom-based training.
Thorough knowledge of the technical tools and platforms required to achieve the delivery of engaging and media-rich online learning content, and of trends in the use and effectiveness of educational technology and learning.
Demonstrated experience with project-based learning / instruction (PBL / PBI)
Thorough knowledge of e-learning strategies including but not limited to courses (e.g., processes and technologies, etc.).
Experience leading instruction and trainings for a diverse audience
Strong analytical, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and strong collaboration and negotiation skills.
Knowledge to conduct appropriate job and task analyses in the context of instructional design of technical or specialized training.
Thorough knowledge of applying adult learning theories and educational methodologies.
Thorough knowledge of functional area and understands how work within one course may impact work being done on other courses or in other areas.
Thorough analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS) administration.
Thorough knowledge of organization policies and procedures, including policies that impact online course development.
Thorough knowledge and skills with relevant business software systems.
Advanced level skills in application of planning, resourcing and monitoring of effective design life cycles of training and other learning and performance solutions to support the organization.
Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.
Must be willing and able to travel.
Must have access to reliable transportation.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Cover letter required for a complete application.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $53,600 - $111,600 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $25.67 - $53.45
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Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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