Primary Purpose: Provide instructional design support and teach hybrid and online courses and programs to be delivered both domestically and internationally. This position will work with subject matter experts to design, develop and deliver programs and courses that include best practices for academic and training formats integrating multiple technologies and incorporating multimedia and interactive communication technologies.
Essential Functions: 1. Instructional Design Support for Online and Hybrid Courses and Programs:
Assist instructors with developing assessment rubrics.
Integrate online and hybrid teaching and learning best practices.
Create course development guidelines.
Engage in ongoing continuous improvement of previously created materials.
Develop instructional & interactive content.
2. Academic Program Support and Professional Development/Continuing Education:
Work with faculty and other subject matter experts to implement courses within online/hybrid programs.
Design teaching resources, online tutorials, other learning objects.
Provide training sessions to faculty.
Provide faculty and departmental consultations as appropriate.
Assist faculty adoption and use of the learning management system.
Assist with the development of training materials and analysis of new technologies.
3. Online and Hybrid Teaching:
Teach and/or co-teach online and hybrid continuing education courses through University as needed.
Teach up to 6 credit units (2 courses) per year for teachers and/or adult learners.
Fulfill all University College teaching requirements and obligations.
4. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director:
Engage in ongoing professional development and involvement in professional organizations.
Masters degree in Instructional Design, Education or a closely related discipline. Foreign degree equivalent is accepted.
Doctoral degree is preferred.
Experience with instructional content, learning activities, multimedia, the integration of interactive, online technologies for synchronous and asynchronous communication in both face-to-face and online instruction at the university or comparable level desired.
Quality Matters experience and certification preferred.
Skills/Knowledge and Expertise:
Knowledge of instructional design theories, pedagogical methods, and online/hybrid teaching strategies.
Familiarity with accessibility guidelines and copyright laws.
Demonstrated ability using academic technology teaching strategies, such as: instant messaging, discussions, web conferencing, blogs, podcasting, wikis, social networking/media, surveys, exams, mobile learning and assignments as evidenced by the presentation of a portfolio demonstrating ability to develop courses, best practices, training resources, etc. is required.
Ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal, leadership, teamwork and organizational skills.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
Experience designing and delivering programs and courses leading multiple, simultaneous course development projects.
Experience working with adult learner programs in a professional and continuing education environment.
Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work performed during standard business hours.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, exempt
Background Check Statement: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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