Instructional Designer – FA006 - closes on 06/08/13
Hiring Range: $52,314 - $65,000
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
General Information: John Tyler Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.
Responsibilities: The Instructional Designer serves as a consultant to instructional divisions and individual faculty regarding the instructional design of online and hybrid courses and the integration of technology into face-to-face course design; the development and implementation of instruction; the evaluation and assessment of course design; faculty development and training requirements; and pedagogical methodologies associated with the application of various technologies to teaching and learning. Provides pedagogical support for college-wide uses of instructional technologies, performs needs analyses and implements college-wide and individualized faculty training and development.
Design and implement professional development for faculty and instructional staff in the design, development, implementation and evaluation of courses using best practices and emerging technologies to improve the quality and effectiveness of instruction. Assesses faculty, staff, department and program needs for educational technology and the pedagogical practices associated with those technologies. Responsibilities to include project management, student support, event coordination and the development of support materials. Provides guidance and individualized consultation for designing face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses, assisting faculty and academic divisions with revising and updating existing courses, adapting courses from one delivery method to another and developing new courses. Monitors and researches innovative teaching and learning strategies, instructional design theories and technologies applicable to instruction. Assist with identifying and producing resources to support faculty and students develop digital fluency skills. Collaborating with other campus support entities (librarians, information technology, faculty, testing services, etc.) to design and deliver workshops and training resources and assisting with continual improvement. Where appropriate, advises faculty in the selection and use of effective multimedia development tools and software. Where appropriate, provide consultation in the development of audio and video course elements. Performs other duties and functions as directed by the Coordinator of Instructional Technology.
Qualifications: Required qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university. One year of college/university-level experience with online instruction and course development and delivery. Deep understanding of effective instructional design principles and strategies and ability to stay current with emerging pedagogical practices, especially those supported by technology. Experience designing, delivering, evaluating, assessing and managing faculty professional development. High level of digital literacy/fluency, including ability to adapt to new technologies and learn new tools quickly, strong verbal and written communication skills and strong visual design capacity. Strong evidence of customer service focus/orientation. Strong personal and interpersonal organization habits and skills, focused on project management and collaborative group productivity. Ability to work independently and as part of a team and to maintain cooperative and effective working relationships. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check. Preferred qualifications: Coursework in instructional design, distance education, adult learning, instructional technology, or a related field and community college experience.
Application Instructions: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the state job website located at https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov. REQUIRED: A fully completed state application, CV or resume, cover letter, copies of all unofficial transcripts, and three signed letters of recommendation must be submitted through the state job website by the closing date to receive consideration. Additional documents can also be sent via email to email@example.com by the closing date. Applications which state “see resume” will not be accepted and considered incomplete. Should you need assistance or have questions, please contact Adrienne Green at (804) 706-5033.
Nondiscrimination Policy: John Tyler Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation or disability in its programs or activities. Inquiries related to the college’s nondiscrimination policy should be directed to Susan Grinnan, Director of Human Resources, who can be reached by mail at 13101 Jefferson Davis Highway, Chester, VA 23831, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by at phone 804-706-5035/804-594-1418.