The primary responsibility of this position will be to provide instructional design expertise in the development of multi-media educational resources in support of animal and plant agriculture.
Work closely with subject matter experts and/or course faculty to design educational materials. This includes working with a team of multi-disciplinary subject matter experts to author content, assisting experts with defining course goals and learning objectives and designing a variety of instructional activities including online, face-to-face, and blended learning.
Work closely with colleagues at the Center for Educational Technologies to develop imaginative course activities and learning resources (e.g. web-based case studies with web-based learning activities, instructional videos, and interactive face-to-face exercises) that allow learners to achieve the course goals and demonstrate mastery of the learning objectives.
Work with subject matter experts and/or course faculty to create appropriate formative assessments to provide learner feedback and summative assessments to measure learning outcomes.
Represent the interests of the Center for Educational Technologies through professional communications (e.g. lead meetings, oral presentations, written reports) with a variety of internal and external constituents.
Follow established project management processes and coordinate activities closely with other members of the team to ensure products are delivered on time, on budget, and fully meet the clients’ needs.
Conduct and publish educational studies to demonstrate the impact of educational programs.
Assist the director in securing extramural funding to meet the annual operating budget.