|Req #: ||143762 |
|Department: ||UW CONTINUUM COLLEGE |
|Job Location: || Seattle Campus |
|Posting Date: ||04/18/2017 |
|Closing Info: || Open Until Filled |
|Salary: || |
Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
|Notes: || As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here. |
| The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. |
UW Continuum College (UWC) expands the reach of the University of Washington with programs like UW Professional & Continuing Education, International & English Language Programs, Summer Youth and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the UW that meet the needs of various learners at all phases of their lives. We're focused on removing obstacles to relevant educational opportunities by addressing geographic, financial, length of commitment, and time constraints, increasing access to knowledge for more people. By looking ahead and experimenting with new approaches, we're creating new educational opportunities to help people thrive in a world of change.
UWC has an outstanding opportunity for an Instructional Designer to join their Academic Excellence team.
This individual will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and delivering formal online educational courses for the general public by applying instructional design knowledge to the content knowledge of the University and community faculty in a continuing education setting. This position requires instructional technology skills to provide faculty and administrators with a clear perspective about the options for delivering online courses.
Work directly with faculty, developers, and instructors to define educational needs, design course specifications and analyze various options to meet instructional goals of course development projects; establish production schedules; work as a team member.
In collaboration with Managers and University and community faculty, identify audiences and needs; determine learning outcomes, design learning activities, write, edit text and create simple graphics and tables for units of instruction for publication in Web-based instructional sites; handle several basic assignments or project tasks.
Prepare instructional materials for publication and deployment on University websites, ensuring consistency of style, design, and learner-centered focus; serve as primary contact for assigned projects.
Chair meetings of online course development teams for degrees, programs and courses.
Develop documentation for students, faculty, and staff related to online degrees, programs and courses offered through distance learning technologies, including Web-based and CD-ROM materials; design and conduct training sessions as necessary.
Create documentation on internal procedures and prepares weekly and/or monthly reports on assignments.
Contribute to the overall department goal, mission, and administration by participating in weekly planning meetings and working actively with department staff to keep them informed and communication flowing effectively.
Performs other duties as deemed necessary.
| Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Education or related field and three years of relevant work experience to include: |
Excellent writing, editing and documentation skills.
Experience in the design, development and deployment of learning materials using Internet technologies.
Familiarity with university-level curricula and traditional instructional methods and goals.
Proven ability to effectively manage projects.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
| Master's degree in Communication, Journalism, English, Education, or related field. |
Experience creating Web-based, interactive instructional materials.
Experience teaching in a formal educational setting.
Experience creating distance learning courses.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
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