Instructional Designer


Position Information

Vacancy Number: S-00644 Position Title: Instructional Designer Classification Title: Instructional Support Specialist Department: Office of Online and Digital Learning Employment Type: Full-Time Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide technical support to faculty using the Learning Management System ( LMS ) Blackboard

Assist faculty in online course design and development using a systematic instructional design model

Advise faculty on the use of appropriate technologies in online education

Conduct training as necessary

Assist with the development of class curriculum and materials

Oversee multimedia use in online and hybrid courses; support faculty with implementation of new methods in existing and new courses

Ensures that quality online courses are completed on schedule

Reviews new and existing courses against the Quality Matters Rubric

Researches and utilizes the most up-to-date practices and technologies related to instructional design and online learning applications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to respond to several demands at one time

Ability to communicate orally and in writing with a diverse community of users who possess varying levels of technical knowledge

Ability to prioritize work

Ability to resolve technical problems and provide support to instructors/faculty, students and staff

Knowledge of acceptable teaching practices and best practices for delivering online instruction

Ability to teach others

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; master’s degree preferred. Experience equivalent to one year of employment in information systems computer science, or instruction or related field. Experience in higher education and/or K-12 is preferred for any applicant. Strong preference for candidates with pervious course design experience in a Blackboard LMS environment.

Job Open Date: 09/14/2020 This posting will remain open until closed: Yes Job Close Date: Salary Band: 106 Special Instructions to Applicants:

Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right once interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.

About the University/College

Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public institutions in the region.

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty to immediately report information that has the potential to adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus.

Quick Link http://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/4370 Position Profile Link Applicant Documents
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