Hudson County Community College is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college with two campuses located just minutes from Manhattan in Jersey City and Union City, NJ. The Journal Square campus sits at the center of Journal Square in the center of Jersey City, next to a major PATH station and transportation hub, while the Union City campus sits adjacent to a vital light rail station.
Fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the College offers courses and classes in a wide variety of disciplines to the people and businesses of Hudson County, one of the most historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States. The College was recognized with the 2012 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Northeast Regional Equity Award, was a finalist for the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) Student Success Award, and was presented with the New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s Good Neighbor Awards in 2009 for the Culinary Arts Conference Center and in 2012 for the North Hudson Campus Project, and in 2015 for the state-of-the-art, award-winning Glen Gabert Library Building.
The College is currently searching for a full-time Instructional Designer to serve on our team. The Instructional Designer for the Center for Online Learning (COL) is responsible for leading the Online/Hybrid course design, development, and evaluation of the quality of Online/Hybrid courses. The Instructional Designer will provide online training, professional development, and LMS support as well as responding to student and faculty requests. The Instructional designer will create interactive resources, evaluate new technology implement within the LMS. The Instructional Designer will work with the COL team in assisting faculty with development of web-based course materials and establishing troubleshooting procedures, developing solutions and/or workarounds for various technological issues related to course development and delivery.
Research and develop high quality interactive and engaging student-centered content for online and hybrid courses
Develop collegial and productive collaborative relationships with faculty subject matter experts and instructional teams.
Lead faculty in the design, selection, and testing of technologies, materials, activities, and assessments that are aligned with ADDIE principles, course learning outcomes, pedagogical approach, and course content.
Develop interactive and multimedia resources to provide training to all LMS users on multimedia and interactive content creation, course development and delivery tools including video lecture capture, collaboration tools, and learning management system.
Create and assess different multimedia and online resources. Assist faculty in designing course look and feel, video editing and media assets creation as necessary.
Ensure courses meet accessibility standards as outlined in the College's Accessibility Rubric, including HTML tags, captions, visual design, and document formats.
Assist faculty during course delivery phase with technology and andragogy principles and issues to ensure that courses run smoothly throughout the deployment period.
Make recommendations based on ADDIE and Adult learning principles, best practices, and data for course revisions and assist faculty with revisions as needed.
Design and deliver training sessions on course design, multimedia tools, andragogical principles in online learning
Ensure content meets copyright laws and is ADA compliant.
Lead in developing courses using Adult learning and ADDIE principles.
Lead in evaluating courses on the basis of course design best practices and using tools for assessing quality
Bachelor’s Degree in a technology-related major or comparable technology related field.
Minimum of three (3) years of instructional design and course building experience in higher education.
In-depth knowledge of and ability to create multimedia resources.
Minimum two years’ experience using Final Cut Pro, Dreamweaver, Storyline or Authorware.
In-depth knowledge of online and adult learning principles.
Master’s Degree in a technology-related major or comparable technology related field.
Knowledge of the specific LMS and tools.
Experience working in an educational setting.
Experience in designing friendly user interfaces.
To Apply: Send letter of application with references, resume, and salary requirements via email to:
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.
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About Hudson County Community College
Hudson County Community College is a public, comprehensive urban community college committed to offering high-quality programs that are affordable, accessible and community-centered. Students at HCCC may pursue courses on two campuses, both of which are located in close proximity to public transportation hubs.