This position prescribes, designs, and develops learning solutions, implements standardization, and provides troubleshooting support to ensure all personnel are effectively delivering instruction using Learning Management System and related teaching tools within the department and courses. This position builds and maintains strong relationships across the learning function and with key stake holders. This individual also designs training sessions and produces training materials to meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff with the goal of the effective use of college-wide software applications. This position ensures professional and complete courses (new, reviewed, and modified) are offered and strictly adheres to the college’s quality standards.
1. Provides pedagogical and instructional design consultation and support services to faculty and staff that assist in the effective delivery of instruction, with particular emphasis on use of technology in hybrid, online and f2f technology-enhanced courses 2. Applies the suitable blend of pedagogy and technology into the curriculum of identified appropriate courses with emphasis on guiding the selection and development of instructional strategies for the online environment recommending appropriate learning tools to achieve the official course objectives based on education research and best practices 3. Develops and leads faculty workshops based on sound pedagogic principles 4. Participates in relevant committees and task forces as requested 5. Acquires an understanding of college curricular priorities such as student learning outcomes assessment, accessibility, and inclusive excellence as they evolve, and applies best design practices in implementing established priorities 6. Assumes expert consultation role and provides design alternatives, and applies state-of-the-art synchronous and asynchronous distance instructional design models to courses 7. Ensures quality of deliverables by adhering to best practices, following standards for design, development, tracking projects and meeting established deadlines. 8. Ensures all solutions produced meet branding and style guide standards; identifies any issues, resolves conflicts and continuously focuses on efficiency and innovation. 9. Diagnoses and resolves problems encountered by faculty in using the Learning Management System and related learning tools; also develops documentation and training material to help faculty improve their use of the Learning Management System. 10. Related duties and projects as assigned.
1. Bachelor’s Degree in instructional/curriculum design, instructional technology, educational technology, or related educational discipline. 2. Four years’ of directly related teaching, adult training and/or staff development experience that required excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to develop and deliver training/instructional sessions in clear, concise, understandable terms. 3. At three years’ experience with the creation and preparation of learning management materials using an LMS such as Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, Pearson Learning Studio, etc. requiring an awareness of current Instructional Design trends and best practices. 4. Basic Exposure to HTML and CSS. 5. Two years’ team or project leadership experience that required excellent relationship building skills and the ability to work independently and as a team member to successfully complete projects within established time frames. 6. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) requiring the ability to prepare detailed reports and documents.
About Ocean County College
For more than 40 years, Ocean County College, a public two-year community college sponsored by Ocean County and the State of New Jersey, has provided area residents with the opportunity to benefit from higher education.OCC offers you a chance for a new beginning, a chance to grow, a chance to learn, and a chance to discover the world around you – all within a supportive yet innovative environment.