Instructional Designer II



Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning


The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-System Office, University Park

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

Lone Star College-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and University Park. Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs.

Location address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, Texas 77070-2607.

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-CyFair

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

Located in suburban northwest Houston in the heart of the CyFair Community, the college provides a full range of offerings including unique programs in fire science technology, logistics management and sonography. Since opening our award winning campus in 2003, the college has experienced record growth and supports an exciting learning environment that brings together state-of-the-art technology and active, collaborative learning.

Campus address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX 77433.

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Instructional Designer II is responsible for a full range of learning and development activities for web-based and instructor-led training and learning programs. Conducts needs assessments, designs and develops curriculums/instructional plans, evaluates training programs for effectiveness, and provides consult ation for a broad array of learning and development issues. Advises on appropriate instructional technologies, including e-learning/web-based formats. Leads teams that include clients and subject matter experts to complete instructional design projects.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Designs and develops highly complex course curricula and related content and materials
  • Oversees development of curricula or programs by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in support of an assigned functional area, consulting often with SME's
  • Conducts complex needs assessments and provides on-going analysis of learning programs acros s a broad spectrum of positions
  • Develop s and conduct s individual and group training workshops. Utilizes eLearning tools to develop web-based training. Advise online faculty on appropriate instructional technologies, including online learning/web-based formats
  • Evaluates training programs or curricula for effectiveness and desired outcomes. Utilizes feedback to initiate changes, refinements and improvements
  • Serve s as pr imary LSC-Online representative /point-of-contact for LSC-campus online faculty community p rovid ing online, phone, email, and desk-side support. Troubleshoots and resolves Tier I and II level technical issues
  • Consults with leaders of major constituency groups within the organization to assess, trend, and analyze learning needs of employees across the region based on current and future strategic plans
  • Develops strategic plans for development of training curricula, professional development and technical programs
  • Responsible for leadership of a variety of learning/instructional design projects
  • Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Ext ensive k nowledge of ADDIE course design
    • Broad knowledge of adult learning princi ples, practices and procedures
    • Attention to detail and ability to cope with several tasks simultaneou sly, and remain detail oriented
    • Strong i nitiative and analytical skills
    • Capable of performing as project lead in cross functional teams
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Excellent skills with on-line lea rning products and technologies
    • Project management sk ills and team leadership skills
    • Ability to determine o wn approach for completing work
    • Ability to make rational decisions through soun d logic and deductive processes
    • Abilit y to determine the problem of an issue an d create an individual solution


    PHYSICAL ABILITIES :

    The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

    WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS

    • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
    • Internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of th e position
    • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with min imal exposure to safety hazards; Some local travel within the LSC service is required


    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor's degree and at least 4 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combinat ion of education and experience


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Degree in Instructional Design, Curriculum Developmen t or Organizational Development
    • SAP Products Knowledge
    • At least 4 years of experience implementing ADDIE.
    • At l east 4 years of experience in Design coursework with labs and ILT in industry


    Salary

    Hiring salary range is $56,370 - $64,826

    Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

    Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

    1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
    2. If the position was full time or part time
    3. If the position was paid or unpaid
    4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree


    Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

    Benefits Marketing Statement

    By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.

    Special Instructions

    Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

    If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

    You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

    How to Apply

    ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

    We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

    Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

    If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

    Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

    More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

    Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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