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Instructional Designer

Calif State University

Instructional Designer

Bakersfield, CA
Full Time
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    Position Details Position Information Posting Number 18-082-BK Working Title INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER Classification Title Information Technology Consultant - Career level Department Name Faculty Teaching&Learning Ctr Type of Job Permanent Time Base Full-Time Union Code R09-Technical & Support Svs. Temporary End Date Pay Plan 12 Month Salary Range $4,372 - $10,478 (Anticipated Hiring Range is $4,372 - $6,407) Pay Basis Per Month Special Instructions to Applicants Position Purpose The purpose of this position is to support faculty in the development, design, and implementation of online and hybrid courses as well as provide training related to instructional technology. With an increase in the demand for online and hybrid courses, faculty will require assistance in course design as well as support utilizing the learning management system for course delivery. The instructional designer position will provide the necessary support required for faculty and ultimately student success. Duties and Responsibilities Work independently to apply instructional design theories and best practices while supporting faculty in creating new and/or redesigning existing online courses to create innovative and technically advanced learning environments Providing consultation to faculty individually and small groups to enhance use of the campus Learning Management System ( LMS ) course and program development Developing and executing effective training using best practices in online course design for one-on-one, small and large groups in both face-to-face and online formats Developing and delivering web-based self-help support services for faculty teaching on online Creating media to support learning (e.g., visual aids for face-to-face, various multimedia for e-learning and online) Evaluating instructional software, multimedia applications and web based educational technologies as a basis for meeting the needs of faculty Perform other job-related duties and special projects as assigned Attend training and maintain skill currency as appropriate to safely and effectively complete assignments Required Qualifications Equivalent to a Bachelors degree having a concentration in educational technology, instructional design, online teaching and learning, or a closely-related field Two (2) years of professional experience in a position involving: Teaching or Corporate Training with a strong background in using a Learning Management System, such as Blackboard or Canvas Instructional Design Group Training and one-on-one consultation. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of the campus learning management system. Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism. Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds. Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing. Ability to apply instructional design theories and methodologies; Ability to lead, moderate, and guide large and small groups with clear objectives; Excellent presentation skills; Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines. Ability to work independently with general direction; Excellent computer skills and competence with a variety of computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, online systems, Internet as well as online calendaring and email. Preferred Qualifications Masters or higher degree preferred Knowledge of adult learning theories; Instructional design and development for online and hybrid learning; Advanced knowledge, skill, and experience with new and emerging learning technologies; Experience working with and guiding instructors with competing priorities and a wide- range of skill levels for using technology in teaching and learning; Excellent interpersonal/intercultural skills working with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and administrators; Experience teaching online in a higher education setting. Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer- oriented and service-centered attitude. Physical Demands SEDENTARY WORK involves mainly sitting; minimal walking and standing; lifting light weight objects limited to 15 pounds. Environmental Factors N/A Special Conditions SCREENING : Only those applicants possessing experience most directly related to the immediate needs of the office will be invited to appear before a Qualifications Appraisal Board for the purpose of appraising training, experience and interest in the position. BACKGROUND CHECK : Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position. SENSITIVE POSITION : Sensitive positions are designated by the CSU as requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position, based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of the people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to the CSU or individuals in the university community. CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES UNION : It shall be the policy of the CSU in filling vacant CSUEU bargaining Units 2, 5, 7 & 9 positions to fill such vacancies from among qualified individuals currently employed on-campus except when it is determined that it is necessary to appoint outside applicants to meet campus workforce diversity goals or to provide specialized skills and abilities that are not available from current employees. General Information It is the policy of California State University; Bakersfield to hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to present documentation verifying their right to accept employment. You will also be requested to present a social security card at the time of initial appointment in compliance with state payroll regulations. State regulations require that every state employee sign the Oath of Allegiance prior to commencing the duties of his/her State employment, except legally employed non-citizens. These individuals are required to sign the Declaration of Permission to Work. EEO Statement California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status. Posting Detail Information Candidates Eligible to Apply Open to all qualified applicants Open Date 12/14/2018 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Review Start Date 01/15/2019 Quick Link to Apply Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you have equivalent to a bachelor's degree in educational technology, instructional design, online teaching and learning, or a closely related field, AND two years of professional experience in a position involving teaching, training, or instructional design? Yes No * Briefly describe your experience working with faculty or other subject-matter experts. (Open Ended Question) Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents Resume/CV Cover Letter Optional Documents Transcripts

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