Instructional Designer II - North Idaho College
The purpose of this position is to provide curriculum and instructional design and assistance to instructional divisions and faculty, particularly when the designs will be implemented and delivered online (eLearning), completely or in part. These projects may relate directly to curriculum and course development, course evaluation based on best practices defined by Quality Matters or other related and college adopted guideline, faculty and student user training, and user support systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list includes, but is not limited to the following:
• Employs instructional and media design concepts to provide materials and services in all aspects of the development and implementation of online teaching and learning.
• Consults with and provides individualized, continuous instructional and technical support to faculty in the integration of instructional technologies through activities and workshops.
• Collaborates with faculty, staff and other members of the instructional design team in planning, designing, documenting and training on a wide range of instructional resources and projects related to the enhancement of online teaching and learning.
• Plans and develops developmental resources and activities.
• Evaluates and employs emerging technologies, instructional design concepts, and best practices.
• Identifies training improvement opportunities based on surveys, faculty and student feedback, and focus groups.
• Designs and delivers orientation, training, and technical support to faculty and students.
• Assists the College through participation in various planning and advisory committees as assigned.
• Works in a team-centered environment.
• Maintains a positive, helpful, constructive attitude and work relationship with supervisor, college staff, students, and the community.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum qualifications necessary for an individual to satisfactorily perform each essential duty and be successful in the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties.
Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional/Educational Technology, Curriculum and Instruction or related field is required. Master's degree in Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, Curriculum and Instruction, Education Technology preferred.
• A minimum of one (1) year experience designing and developing courses for post-secondary or corporate setting is required.
• One year post-secondary teaching preferred.
• Experience in developing and redesigning face-to-face, fully online, and hybrid/blended courses is preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of instructional design methodologies, pedagogical issues, and best practices for classroom, online and hybrid learning
• Knowledge of processes and standards for planning and implementing instructional design and development
• Knowledge of instructional strategies, curriculum standards, and assessments.
• High level of competency with online learning technologies and resources, content creation, learning management systems and web meeting communication
• Strong interpersonal and communications skills
• Strong organizational and planning skills
• Strong ability to establish and maintaining effective working relationships
• Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems for technical applications
• Ability to employ best practices and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance to online/hybrid courses and materials
• Must be able to work nights and weekends-as needed.
Physical Demands & Work Environment
The physical demands & work environment described here are representative of those that must be met or are encountered by an employee in the normal course of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical requirements and environment are typical of those in a general office setting. This job involves regular sitting, standing, walking, typing, moving, lifting objects up to 20 pounds and exposure to office lighting. A wide variety of standard office equipment is continually used, including phone, copier, printer and computer.