The goal of this position is to contribute to creating learning opportunities consistent with the University's strategic plan for online education and a digital-first culture. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of shaping distance programs for one of the largest and best-ranked land-grant universities. This role will help change how Ohio State delivers education and will impact a world of learners.
The position will primarily work with subject matter experts to create and maintain high-quality accessible online courses and programs using interactive authoring tools and specified learning management systems, all while utilizing a standard learning theory and project management principles to co-facilitate collaborative course design and development processes with support and significant supervision from senior instructional designers. In addition, this role requires participation in the development, implementation, and facilitation of workshops; sharing of work-related solutions, processes, and outcomes publicly through social media platforms interest groups, and local, regional, and national committees and conferences; researching technologies and pedagogical approaches that support technology-enhanced learning; and engagement in professional development opportunities in learning theory, and eLearning development to bolster instructional design and eLearning artifact development. This role will also engage with and support faculty and Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE) colleagues creating technology-supported courses through other ODEE initiatives.
The successful candidate will be a self-motivated worker who works effectively independently and as part of a team, leads and manages projects, is able to convey complex technical information through summarizing and simplification techniques in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience, and gathers consensus.
This is a two year term position.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Our goal is to foster a community of professionals with diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds who actively collaborate to support the mission of the Ohio State University. We are committed to personal and professional growth of individuals as they achieve their highest potential and support others along the way. In an ever-changing technology landscape our employees are flexible, innovative, and adept problem-solvers.
Bachelor’s degree; 0-3 years of experience in a higher-education institution in a role related to instructional design, curriculum development, or faculty engagement; familiarity with learning theory and the backward design process: ability to describe basics and formulate appropriate questions; experience designing, developing, and evaluating media objects using a variety of multimedia software and tools (e.g., e-learning technologies such as Articulate or SoftChalk; photo, audio, and video editing; e-books basic web design); ability to work across various content areas, technologies, software, and tools; experience with customer service skills in a higher education setting.
Familiarity with Quality Matters; experience with planning and executing projects and multiple priorities; familiarity with copyright considerations and accessibility considerations; familiarity with basic project management principles; familiarity with accessibility in online courses.
Target Salary: $17.47 - $21.35 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Cente...r, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.