Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P006746
Salary Range: $51,103 - $65,000
This position is responsible for the design and development of online courses and instructional content, including analysis of course and lesson learning objectives and desired outcomes to construct online structures and content through partnership with subject matter experts.
Duties and Responsibilities:
60% Course Design Oversight and Implementation: Assess, design, implement, and evaluate online course structures. Advise other staff and work independently to revise and/or reconstruct existing learning content to shape it for the needs of the learning audience. Effectively utilize and integrate available institutional resources such as learning management systems and other eLearning tools into course designs. Function as a member of the course development team with an emphasis on course design and the implementation and enhancement of new and existing course design templates and processes.
30% Course Content Development: Provide design support for the inclusion of rich media content in online courses. Consult with faculty experts and production resources to develop meaningful online instructional content in alignment with program or course objectives and outcomes.
5% Instructor Support: Instructor Support: Provide technical assistance and support to instructors when necessary. Assist with the development of faculty and student training and orientation materials. Work in partnership with Information Technology Services to assist instructors with technical issues.
5% Professional Development: In order to remain informed of advances and trends in online course design, best practices, and quality standards, this position required ongoing review of literature and online resources as they relate to instructional design/technology models, best practices, and procedures. Periodic attendance at regional and national education and technology conferences is also required.
Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in education, special education, instructional design, educational technology, educational media, or related discipline with coursework in curriculum development or learning theory; or a Bachelor’s degree in the assigned discipline and two years of experience in teaching, educational testing, or instructional design and curriculum development; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Familiarity with online course development using learning management systems (Sakai or similar) and content development tools. Demonstrated knowledge of design, implementation, and evaluation of di= stance-based instructional strategies. Able to work as an independent developer managing the demands of multiple projects and creatively handling resource and time conflicts. Able to work collaboratively with subject matter experts, program directors, media developers, and programmers to create high quality online content. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong copy editing skills including familiarity with style guides, copyright laws, and Web accessibility standards. Experience with web-based applications and basic knowledge of server technology and network architecture. Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Captivate, WordPress, and a variety of learning technologies.
Hands-on experience with Sakai. Video editing experience.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.