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Instructional Designer III

Job Title
Instructional Designer III
Agency
West Texas A&M University
Department
Chief Information Officer
Proposed Minimum Salary
$4,166.67 monthly
Job Location
Canyon, Texas
Job Type
Staff
Job Description
The Instructional Designer III, under general supervision, leads the development and support for the classroom, hybrid or online courses. Leads and manages the development of training for faculty and/or staff in areas of instructional design, andragogy, and best practices. Manages and leads project work. Provides training and support to faculty and students on all instructional technologies, including but not limited to the WTAMU Learning Management System. Works daily to ensure that areas of Information Technology are in compliance with West Texas A&M University rules and procedures, as well as with the Texas A&M University System, PCI security standards, and/or other standards such as FERPA, copyright laws, and the State of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Texas Administrative Codes (TAC) 202.
Responsibilities:
+ Collaborates with instructors and subject matter experts (SMEs) to design and develop online, blended, and web-enhanced courses.
+ Consults and leads faculty and/or staff with instructional design.
+ Manages course design and development projects. Administers and maintains online development courses/resources.
+ Oversees and manages the planning and coordinating materials with course instructor, instructional design team, and multimedia team.
+ Leads faculty and /or staff through the online course design process and makes key recommendations for course design. Researches, reviews, and recommends software, multimedia applications, and web- based educational technologies.
+ Identifies and recommends the use of instructional strategies, technologies, and applications. Researches and reviews emerging instructional design innovations and trends.
+ Designs online modules. Leads and manages the course review process.
+ Plans, develops, and provides guidance for faculty and/or staff on instructional strategies and course design.
+ Creates training materials and conducts training sessions for faculty and/or students including, but not limited to: self-help documents, online tutorials, instructional videos and other training modalities to assist faculty with the use of course management tools, instructional design concepts and other instructional technologies.
+ Provides technical support and troubleshooting for faculty and students in the WTAMU Learning Management System as well as other instructional technologies.
+ Works daily to ensure that areas of Instructional Technology Services (ITS) are in compliance with West Texas A&M University rules and procedures, as well as with the Texas A&M University System, PCI security standards, and/or other standards such as FERPA, copyright laws, accessibility regulations and the State of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Texas Administrative Codes (TAC) 202.
+ Performs usability studies and creates reports.
+ Other duties as assigned.
Necessary Qualifications:
+ Bachelor?s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
+ Four years of related experience in instructional design.
+ Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications. Knowledge of online course design principles and practices.
+ Knowledge of Learning Management Systems and instructional technologies.
+ Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
+ Ability to present information clearly and concisely.
Preferred Qualifications:
+ Master?s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
+ Knowledge of adult learning theories, assessment, and evaluation in course design and development in diverse content areas.
+ Demonstrated experience in course development and training.
+ Working knowledge of authoring software, Adobe CS and Microsoft Office.
+ Demonstrated ability to work independently to design and develop workshops and supporting documentation and tutorials.
+ Demonstrated proficiency in working within a learning management system in the role of developer, faculty and/or technical support.
+ Must possess excellent oral, written, interpersonal and presentation communication skills.
+ Must possess the ability to establish goals, meet deadlines, organize workflow and projects.
+ Must possess effective teamwork, organizational and time management skills.-Must possess excellent oral, written, interpersonal and presentation communication skills.
Applicant Instructions:
Please include the following with your application:
+ Cover letter
+ Resume
+ Three references
Please attach all documents in the attachment box at the bottom of the ?My Experience? page before continuing through the application. Although the attachment box is labeled ?CV/Resume,? more than one document by be included. All revisions must be made prior to application submission. If you need assistance with downloading documents, please contact WTAMU Human Resources at HR@wtamu.edu .
Texas law requires all males age 18 through 25 to be properly registered with the Selective Service System.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution?s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution?s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
West Texas A&M University is a four-year public university that serves a diverse population of more than 9,900 students representing 48 states, 55 countries and four U.S. territories. In 2016, The Chronicle of Education recognized WTAMU as a ?Great College to Work For? in its annual survey on the academic workplace. WTAMU?s more than 800 employees enjoy a growing, dynamic university built on a foundation of respect, support, camaraderie, engagement and dedication, while students thrive in an atmosphere committed to personal attention and teaching excellence.
West Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to
diversity.
If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (806) 651-2114.
Useful Links:
+ Benefits at https://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources-benefits.aspx
+ Employment at https://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources-employment.aspx
+ Holidays at https://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources-holidays.aspx
+ Leave Programs at https://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources-leave-programs.aspx
+ Human Resources Home at http://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources.aspx
+ Retirement Programs at https://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources-retirement-programs.aspx WTAMU Home at http://www.wtamu.edu/
+ WTAMU Accessibility at http://www.wtamu.edu/about/web-accessibility.aspx
+ WTAMU Privacy Statement at http://www.wtamu.edu/about/privacy-statement.aspx
+ Human Resources Contacts at https://www.wtamu.edu/administration/human-resources-contact-us.aspx
+ University Contacts at http://www.wtamu.edu/about/contact-us.aspx

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