Instructional Designer

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 23, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus)
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Instructional Designer

Position Number: S00800P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category: Fulltime Professionals
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: Grade 47 (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Non Driver
City: Richmond
Division: Academic Affairs/Provost
Department: Office of the Provost
Unit: Office of e-Campus Learning
FLSA: Exempt
Contact Person: Steve Dwinnells
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details:
Funding Source: Institutional
Retirement: KTRS

Position Summary:
As a member of Office of e-Campus Learning's Instructional Development Center (IDC), the incumbent will provide instructional design expertise for the delivery of online academic programs, specialized educational programs, faculty training and academic courses delivered via distance education and through e-learning strategies.

The Office of e-Campus Learning understands the importance of having a diverse faculty and staff to support our candidates. EKU is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

A sample of your work is required to complete the application process. You can upload this in the Additional Space Reserved for Attaching Documents which has been set as required

Minimum Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Technology
• Master’s degree in Education, Communications or related field preferred

Minimum Experience:
• Three years of experience required in course or curriculum design preferably in higher education.
• High degree of experience and expertise in learning management systems such as Blackboard.
• Proficiencies in multimedia authoring software, Adobe products, Windows Microsoft Office required.
• Proficiencies in using Windows operating systems, and Microsoft Office required
• Understanding of web accessibility issues and W3C standards
• Experience in Universal Design Learning principles and practices highly desirable. Knowledge of ADA compliance and web accessibility concepts strongly desired. Familiarity with various assistive learning technologies such as JAWS, Kurzweil, closed-captioning and cognitive assistive technologies preferable.

Minimum Licensure and Certification:

Qualification Equivalencies:

Desired Qualifications:

Job Functions:
Develops advanced and cost-effective instructional methodologies through the use of e-learning technologies; provides training to faculty.
Develop faculty development courses and programs
Delivery of faculty development courses and programs
Develops courses using course management system
Develops Web-based training (WBT), computer-assisted and online learning tools
Performs administrative functions and other duties to ensure the effective operation of the center and its projects
Supports the Office of e-Campus Learning’s Website
Supports the office functions by completing all other duties and special projects as assigned

Posting Number: S00800P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 05/27/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:
A sample of your work is required to complete the application process. You can upload this in the Additional Space Reserved for Attaching Documents which has been set as required

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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