Online Course Coordinator/Instructional Designer

Missouri State University-West Plains
Missouri, United States
$36,492.00 - $51,094.00
Oct 20, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Online Course Coordinator/Instructional Designer – West Plains supports classes as defined by course pedagogy, assists faculty by responding to questions and concerns, and provides an overall positive experience for participating faculty and students. The Online Course Coordinator/Instructional Designer – West Plains assists faculty in producing materials presented through all learning modalities, works closely with faculty to develop pedagogically-effective methodologies, and supports faculty in course development and design processes. The Online Course Coordinator/Instructional Designer – West Plains investigates educational technologies and works in collaboration with faculty to design, develop, effectively utilize, and evaluate the instructional environment and learning materials in order to meet the teaching and learning needs of faculty.

Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree in education curriculum and instruction, instructional design, educational technology, or a related discipline is preferred.

Experience: With a Bachelor’s degree, at least three years of instructional design or related experience is required. With a Master’s degree as described above, at least two years of instructional design or related experience is required. Experience working with a course management system and other instructional technology is required. Experience with online teaching and face-to-face instruction in a college environment is preferred. Experience working with both Macintosh and Windows platforms is preferred.

Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required. Project management and organizational skills are required. Comprehensive technology skills, including learning management systems, streaming video, and the various devices that users may employ, are required. The ability to troubleshoot technology issues is required. Expertise and competencies in instructional design are required. Knowledge of best practices in instructional technologies, online, blended, and face-to-face pedagogy is required. Skill in designing and delivering training programs that focus on instructional technology and practices used in the improvement of instructional effectiveness is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and the skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Specialized computer skills, including competency in the use of the internet and the use of presentation software such as PowerPoint are preferred.

Other: The scope of the position requires some evening and weekend work to oversee the online course program including the introduction of classes and student support activities. The position occasionally requires attendance and participation at evening and weekend activities and workshops. Occasional travel to workshops, seminars, and professional development and University events is required.

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