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Instructional Designer

University Of Wisconsin-Platteville, Platteville, WI
Position Summary: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is hiring a full-time, 12-month academic staff member to work as an Instructional Designer with UW-Platteville Center for Distance Learning’s programs. This position provides instructional design and support to faculty/clients to facilitate the development of educational materials for delivery in an online environment. This position is physically located on the UW-Platteville campus in Platteville, Wisconsin, with the possibility to work remotely, based on departmental need. This position is an annual appointment beginning June 3, 2019. The work schedule is 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The minimum annual salary is $42,167, commensurate with qualifications and/or experience. Responsibilities: Design and develop interactive, engaging and effective learning experiences for online courses and programs. Support all aspects of the instructional design process, including developing, implementing, evaluating, training, and technical assistance. Collaborate closely with course authors to identify and develop learning outcomes, and create detailed course design plans. Structure content and activities to meet program and course learning outcomes. Adhere to and advance university standards and procedures for the creation of quality educational products. Organize, develop, and maintain curriculum and course resources used for faculty and course development. Identify and provide online course facilitation best practices, online course authoring support, and orientation to the LMS. Provide input about overall course development strategy on an ongoing basis. Provide guidance and assistance to Center for Distance Learning team members and affiliates in the development process for trainings, courses, and technical assistance in a manner that promotes the use of sound instructional design principles and meets learning outcomes and objectives. Conduct research on pedagogy and technology related to online teaching and learning. Promote the use of research in design practices, training content, and evaluation of the effectiveness of outcomes-based learning experiences. Work collaboratively in a diverse team environment. Collaborate with key stakeholders through a variety of communication methods. Qualifications: Required: Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, educational technology, or a related field. 3-5 years of professional work experience in higher education, teaching, and/or online learning. Demonstrated experience working in a team environment developing instructional learning materials. Practical knowledge of instructional design methods and practices. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Organizational skills to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously in various development and implementation stages while meeting corresponding deadlines. Experience working with a Learning Management System (LMS) (e.g., Brightspace by Desire2Learn, Canvas, Blackboard, etc.). Preferred: Master’s degree in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Design or Educational Technology, or related field. Master’s degree plus certification in Instructional Design or Online Instruction may be considered. Thorough understanding of the pedagogical principles of instructional systems theory, creative application of existing and emerging educational technologies, and an in-depth understanding of instructional design issues related to teaching and learning. Significant knowledge and experience developing and implementing outcomes-based training content utilizing adult learning, instructional design, technology-mediated learning and learning theories. Experience designing materials for compliance under the Americans with Disabilities Act and other accessibility considerations, such as synchronous and asynchronous sessions. Knowledge of universal design concepts. Ability to maintain high standards of creativity and quality. Experience with educational media development, digitized audio and/or video technologies. Experience with course development software. Experience with HTML5. To Apply: Applications must be received by April 30, 2019.To apply, please go to our website at http://careers.uwplatt.edu/cw/en-us/listing/. AA/EEO Employer.
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