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Instructional Designer II - Office of Teaching & Learning
Utah Valley University

  • Jan. 11, 2018
  • Instructional Designer II - Office of Teaching & Learning
  • N/A
  • Utah Valley University
    Orem, UT
    United States
  • 2/7/2018
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Educational Services
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Instructional Designer II - Office of Teaching & Learning

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time


The Department of Teaching and Learning is hiring a full-time Instructional Designer II. The successful candidate will work directly with faculty and staff to design, develop, and deliver technology-based courses and other educational media; exercises skills in current educational and internet technology, including major learning management systems, social media, office and multimedia software, and web development; collaborates and coordinates with IDS team members; and manages individual and group projects, particularly new online course development; collaborates with faculty in implementing new teaching practices; maintains and assists in improving local standards, processes, and procedures for educational media production; develops strong, cooperative relationships with campus entities; researches and develops educational tools, technologies, practices; assesses and evaluates the appropriateness and effectiveness of technologies and educational media, as well as teaching and learning experiences; trains and mentors faculty and staff on the use of technology to enhance teaching.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a masters degree in Instructional Design, Technology, Education, or a related field and one year experience related to the essential duties or equivalent education and experience totaling seven years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of and work-related experience in developing curriculum, educational programs, trainings, on-line courses, or educational media.
  • Fluency in learning theories, instructional design, program planning, andragogy, and engaged learning practices.
  • Knowledge of accessibility guidelines and copyright compliance.
  • Working knowledge of web authoring tools (e.g. Dreamweaver), HTML, and CSS.
  • Demonstrable skills (such as a portfolio) in developing and delivering creative learning experiences.
  • Experience with decision-making in a highly active environment.
  • Ability to work as a team, lead small groups, and manage projects.
  • Ability to use computers and operating systems, such as Windows or Mac with great competence.

*Ability to use a variety of distance education technologies including major learning management systems (e.g. Canvas and Moodle), social media, office and multimedia software.
  • Ability to collaborate with faculty in the design and development of activities and assessments for courses.
  • Ability to plan, manage, produce, direct, implement, and evaluate training and education programs online course production a plus.
  • Positive attitude and flexibility, leading to the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:

Ability to sit for long periods of time. Fine hand manipulation is done continuously. Ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $41,804 to $55,739

Advertisement Number: ST34417 Teaching Learning Staff 02/07/2018

Open Date: 01/10/2018

Review Start Date: 01/31/2018

Close Date: 2/7/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Please list any higher education teaching experience as part of the resume and cover letter.

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Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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