Under the direction of the Senior Instructional Designer, this position is a member of the ATS instructional design consultant team. It serves the role of an instructional designer, providing faculty comprehensive instructional design consultations to enhance and develop teaching and learning, with a focus on utilizing academic technology for online, hybrid and blended course designs. Instructional design consultants work as a team to develop and deliver faculty training workshops in the use of the campus Learning Management System (LMS) and other academic technology supported by ATS. Serve as a technical and functional expert and knowledge transfer agent for Learning Technologies Support, Training and other ATS units supporting academic technology.
- Work collaboratively as a team to support, develop, and conduct academic technology training materials and workshops for faculty on the campus Learning Management System (LMS) and the interactive uses of current and emerging technologies in teaching and learning for face-to-face, hybrid and online modes of instruction.
- Provide individual and faculty group comprehensive instructional design consultation for various modes of instruction with a focus on utilizing academic technologies to create web enhanced, blended, hybrid, and on line courses to enhance student learning experience.
- Serve as a technical and functional expert and knowledge transfer agent for Learning Technologies Support, Training and other ATS units supporting academic technology.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Ability to apply instructional design theories and methodologies; Experience in instructional design and development for online and hybrid learning. Ability to work independently, possessing the experience and credentials to be fully proficient in performing most or all of the work assignments defined for this position; ability to provide effective technical coordination of projects and/or provide work direction to others. Knowledge of instructional design and the technology-enhanced design process. Demonstrated experience with student-centered learning and learning theories; outcomes based curricular design and program development; technology-enhanced teaching and learning including learning management systems, webinars, video conferencing, ePortfolios, and technology used in instructional efforts enhancing teaching and learning. Recognize and understand federal and state access laws that relate to making instructional materials accessible in accordance with the California State University's Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI). Expert knowledge of effective instructional uses of a learning management system such as Blackboard and/or Desire2Learn. Knowledge of current copyright regulations and intellectual property concepts as they relate to the academic environment. Working knowledge of multiple computer operating systems i.e. Mac and Windows. Ability to describe complicated technology topics in a non-technical manner and maintain confidentiality. Comprehensive understanding of educational environments, especially related to the role of technology in all aspects of these environments. Ability to interact in a professional, effective, and appropriate manner with diverse multicultural populations, the University community, and the public. Familiarity of multimedia development, MS Office products, wireless technologies, basic to advanced web-enhanced, blended, online development, and graphic software packages. Possess excellent communication, motivational, and interpersonal skills, flexibility, good customer service attitude, attention to detail, and be able to work collaboratively. An ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks is essential.
Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience
Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Educational Technology, Communications, or related technical field and 2 years of experience providing training and support to faculty and students in higher education environments required, 3 years preferred. Minimum of 2 years of experience designing and developing online courses using Desire2Learn LMS or other learning management systems, or 2 years of related instructional design experience in higher education and training.
• Master's degree in instructional technology or other equivalent degree preferred.
• Online Teaching Certification preferred.
Instructional Technology Support Services
The salary range for this classification is $4,372 to $10,792 per month. Salary dependent on experience and qualifications.
Full-time, 40 hours/week. This is a temporary position with a maximum assignment of 180 days. This is not a telecommuting position.
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The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and 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.
Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.
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Closing Date/Time: December 31, 2021