Under the direction of the Associate Director of Academic Engagement (engage.ucr.edu), the Instructional Designer | LX Analyst will serve as a practice expert in the use of instructional design models and strategies; perform as a technical specialist in the adaptation of emerging educational technologies; and act as a liaison with the larger campus community, particularly in translating classroom teaching practices into student-centered, active, authentic, and connected learning experiences. In this capacity, the Instructional Designer | LX Analyst will work individually, and in cross-functional teams, to help facilitate high impact online/hybrid projects and programs that align with the UCR 2020 Strategic Plan goals of Academic Excellence, Access, Diversity, and Engagement. This is a one-year contract appointment with the possibility of being extended should additional grant funding be awarded.
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is loca...ted approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.