Learning Experience Designer (6148U), Haas School of Business 12855
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: November 30, 2020
UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers a unique opportunity to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and continually learn in a workplace committed to increasing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all. Our distinctive culture is captured within our four Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. These principles distinguish Berkeley Haas as a unique environment, conducive to teamwork, collaboration, and career growth.
Haas Digital's mission is to enrich and expand the reach of Berkeley Haas' world-class learning experience with innovative pedagogy and educational technology. Our team's professionals have a wide range of pedagogy and learning technology expertise. We develop a variety of fully online and hybrid offerings for the Haas School of Business.
Applies professional instructional design skills to articulate course design, apply learning objectives / outcomes, include supportive learning activities and assessments, and select appropriate technologies and tools to achieve academic goals.
Works in collaboration with the senior instructional designer to apply professional instructional design skills to develop a wide range of online courses, apply learning objectives / outcomes, include supportive learning activities and assessments, and select appropriate technologies and tools to grow the portfolio of online offerings by Haas Digital and its organizational partners.
Consults with faculty and staff to determine methods for delivery of course content and effective use of technology that promotes learner engagement and knowledge acquisition.
Consults with faculty and staff on the effective use of instructional design strategies, web-based resources, multimedia technologies, and instructional software and systems to determine methods for delivery of course content, synchronously and asynchronously, to enhance the quality of learner engagement and knowledge acquisition.
The ability to manage a project with multiple stakeholders and shifting priorities is a key component of this position.
Supports faculty and staff in the creation of multimedia content, including interactive learning activities, and oversees the production of course content according to an established schedule.
Video storyboarding design to best represent instructional content is a key component of this position.
Ensures that content is developed according to ADA standards.
Deploys content on various learning management platforms.
Asynchronous (Canvas) and synchronous platforms (Zoom).
Monitors course progress during instructional term and resolves issues with faculty, teaching assistants, and staff.
Actively seeks out knowledge of new and emerging learning technologies.
Actively pursues technical or specialized training within the field of instructional design.
By embracing the principle of student always.
Attend classes to enhance expertise in job areas and improve communication.
Attend relevant campus training courses or classes to gain knowledge of or to become more proficient with campus policies and/or role relevant skills.
Seek additional training opportunities that allow growth within the position and to develop professionally.
Thorough knowledge of functional area and understands how work within one course may impact work being done on other courses or in other areas.
Thorough analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Strong analytical, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and strong collaboration and negotiation skills.
Demonstrates the capacity to quickly acquire thorough knowledge of organization policies and procedures, including policies that impact online course development.
Thorough knowledge of instructional design principles and learning strategies, including needs analysis, backwards design, learning outcomes and assessment design, and instructional approaches including lecture, discussion, activities, projects, etc.
Thorough knowledge of the technical tools and platforms required to achieve the delivery of engaging and media-rich online learning content, and of trends in the use and effectiveness of educational technology and learning.
Thorough knowledge of various learning management systems (LMS) and learning tools interoperability (LTI).
Thorough knowledge of synchronous session platforms, especially Zoom.
Demonstrates working knowledge of HTML/CSS and other basic client-side Web authoring skills and video production for the web.
Thorough knowledge of learning science principles, instructional design methodologies, approaches for evaluation and assessment, and current trends in teaching.
Demonstrates skill in working both independently and as a member of a team.
Availability & flexibility to provide occasional on-call, night, and weekend support.
Minimum of three (3) years of relevant work experience.
Demonstrates proficiency & skill when problem-solving, juggling multiple priorities, and working within set timeframes.
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
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