Instructional Designer (Temporary)
|Req #: ||144461 |
|Department: ||VP CONTINUUM COLLEGE |
|Job Location: || Seattle Campus |
|Posting Date: ||04/28/2017 |
|Closing Info: || Open Until Filled |
|Salary: ||Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. |
|Shift: ||1st Shift (Days) |
|Notes: || This is a TEMPORARY,FULL-TIME position, scheduled Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. It begins Upon Hire and is expected to run through November of 2017. |
| 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 a Temporary, Full-Time Instructional Designer to join their Academic Excellence team.
This individual will be responsible for developing, maintaining, 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.
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND ADMINISTRATION
Under the guidance of supervisor, work directly with faculty 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 Program Managers, 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 by the Director of Online Learning.
| 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 distance learning materials using Internet
Familiarity with university-level curricula and traditional instructional methods and goals.
Proven ability to effectively manager projects.
| 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.
|CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:|
| Application Process: |
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