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Sr Instructional Designer

 
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Institution: Northeastern University
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Category:
Admin-Instructional Technology And Design
Posted: July 18, 2014
Type: Fulltime
Application Due: Open until filled
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Position Title Sr Instructional Designer
Requisition Number STFR001530
Division/College College of Computer and Information Science
Interdisciplinary Division/College  
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 12
Posting Date 05/12/2014
Responsibilities

Reporting to the Associate and Assistant Deans of Graduate Programs, the Sr Instructional Designer is responsible for providing expert assistance to CCIS faculty in the design and delivery of high quality and effective online technology-mediated teaching and learning initiatives. S/he will also work with other instructional designers and faculty to implement online best practices.

This position will be responsible for working with faculty to create individual courses that will be delivered by multiple faculty that result in high quality, consistent student learning experiences and outcomes. The Sr Instructional Designer will work independently and collaboratively to assure CCIS online courses maintain the highest technological and pedagogical standards. The successful candidate will work directly with faculty and administration to design and develop online graduate courses that exemplify evidence-based learning, i.e. application of cognitive science and experiential learning principles.

This job involves supporting the design and development of effective online and hybrid-learning experiences with a focus on mirroring the rich learning environment provided by a Northeastern, experiential education. (S)he will manage the instructional design process in order to ensure timely completion of course design projects, course revisions, while maintaining a high quality end product. Responsibilities also include communicating with other instructional designers, management, staff and faculty, and providing ongoing support and evaluation of faculty and courses. The individual must be able to work with faculty to create online courses that: can be taught by multiple faculty; ensure a consistent student experience across multiple sections; that result in successful student outcomes.

(S)he should be knowledgeable in learning science and have experience developing online courses that are founded on sound learning research. (S)he should also maintain a personal learning network that contributes to ongoing professional development related to instructional design and distance learning and demonstrate comfort and confidence in helping to design courses that reflect the distinct mission and core values of Northeastern University

The successful candidate will be a clear communicator able to articulate and champion with confidence the goals, purpose and accomplishments of team to campus leadership, stakeholders and external community.

Qualifications

• Master’s degree in instructional design, distance learning, adult education, educational technology or a body of work that demonstrates those competencies and 4-6 years’ work experience in instructional design and/or related field. Bachelor’s degree or some computer science background strongly preferred.
• Demonstrated experience designing and/or teaching online courses.
• Strong communication and collaboration skills, including the ability to collaborate across networks and work effectively in virtual teams. Ability to converse with faculty about educational, pedagogic and technology issues.
• Demonstrated problem-solving skills; ability to proactively manage course design and development issues as well as project schedule. 
• Ability to be flexible and creative when faced with novel design and development situations or scenarios 
• Ability to manage multiple deadlines, organize and prioritize work. 
• Demonstrated ability to apply instructional design principles, learning theory, and educational technologies in the design and development of online learning experiences. Knowledge of pedagogical and instructional design methodologies including cognitive science, intrinsic motivation and experiential education.
• Experience with one or more learning management systems as well as common software used in the design and development of distance learning courses. Ability to troubleshoot basic educational technology issues.
• Ability to effectively manage projects that involve diverse individuals who may be local or at a distance.
• Technical skills appropriate to online position (e.g. learning management systems, eLearning authoring tools such as Camtasia, Articulate, etc., basic awareness of video production).
• Maintenance of knowledge in the area of instructional design, curriculum development, teaching and learning.

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