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Instructional Designer

Employer
University of Bridgeport
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Instructional Technology & Design, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Distance Education Programs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus)
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Bridgeport is seeking candidates for the position of Instructional Designer . The Instructional Designer will work as part of the UB Online team reporting directly to the Senior Instructional Designer. The Instructional Designer will work as part of the UB Online team. The Instructional Designer is campus-based, providing pedagogical support to help build courses within Canvas LMS.

The position requires an entry-level working knowledge of instructional design principles and technology.

This is a campus-based, on-ground position; the incumbent must be willing to work at the University of Bridgeport main campus in Bridgeport Connecticut. Please note this position is Grant Funded.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Development of online courses and instructional multimedia-based materials.
  • Provide online and in-person faculty training and coaching in instructional design and best practices for online learning.
  • Creates a culture of widely shared technology-enhanced, effective teaching and learning practices.
  • Develop training materials including manuals, guides and aids.
  • Develop and maintain student support online resources.
  • Participate in a collaborative effort to streamline the design and delivery of online courses.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service focus.
  • Ability to work effectively with Deans, faculty, administrators, students and external constituents
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse and inclusive work team.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple responsibilities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team
Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Instructional Design, or related academic field.
  • 1-2 years of experience as an Instructional Designer, preferably in a setting with a diverse learner population.
  • Experience using Canvas or similar LMS.
  • Experience building online courseware.
  • Experience using authoring applications including video editing.
Flexibility with regard to work schedule; some evenings and weekends is required.

NOTE: The above description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities of the position. You will devote your full time and best efforts to the performance of your various job duties and will observe any and all policies, rules and regulations that the University may now have or shall hereafter establish.

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