1. Serves as Expert in the School assigned and is expected to perform the following management duties including but not limited to: a. Managing online master course content and design and performing all phases of instructional design including analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation; b. Managing the application of pedagogy and technology into identified course curriculum with emphasis on guiding the selection and development of instructional online strategies and recommending appropriate learning tools to achieve the official course objectives based on education research and best practices; c. Ensuring standards of deliverables adhere to best practices and follow standards for design and performing quality reviews of work completed by other instructional designers and assessing the structure, accuracy, flow, and appropriateness; d. Leading project meetings; prioritizing, resolving conflicts, and managing and tracking projects in accordance with department and college expectations and timelines, inclusive of the completion of assigned courses during each development schedule cycle (2 per year) and meeting established deadlines; e. Identifying design or process issues and producing design standards, templates, and processes. 2. Assumes expert consultation role and provides design alternatives, and applies state-of-the-art synchronous and asynchronous distance instructional design models to courses 3. Provides pedagogical and instructional design consultation and support services to faculty and staff that assist in the effective delivery of instruction, with emphasis on use of technology in hybrid, online and f2f technology-enhanced courses. 4. Manages the development and resources utilized for the integration of all content items into programs to include graphics, illustrations, activities, case studies, and simulations. 5. Develops and leads faculty workshops based on the latest trends and best practices in instructional design and technology. 6. Acquires and maintains a current 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. 7. Designs and produces learning materials in a variety of formats including print, graphics, audio, video, animation, and multimedia to support teaching, learning, and college initiatives. 8. Addresses and/or handles learning technological situations including but not limited to: Installing, configuring, and maintaining software and courseware, as well as troubleshooting problems pertaining to the software; diagnosing and resolving 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. 9. Completes professional development to keep abreast of pedagogical and technological knowledge of rapid changes in the field of instructional design and technology, as well as higher education; participates in relevant committees and task forces as requested. 10. Related duties and projects as assigned.
. Master’s Degree in instructional/curriculum design, instructional technology, educational technology, or related educational discipline; however a Bachelor’s Degree and an additional two years (total of five years) of directly related experience may be substituted in lieu of the degree. 2. At least three years’ of increasingly responsible instructional design experience that included the creation and preparation of learning management materials using an LMS such as Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, Pearson Learning Studio, etc.; and required an awareness of current Instructional Design trends and best practices, knowledge of Universal Design and ADA Compliance standards, and proficiency with HTML and CSS. 3. Prior 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. 4. Excellent relationship building and consultative skills 5. Three years of team, project leadership and/or supervisory experience with a proven track record of successfully managing a team and completing 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 50 years, Ocean County College, a public two-year college, has continued to provide value added higher education instruction to over 10,000 students annually. With more than 50 academic programs offering options for students to continue their studies and earn a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree through a variety of partnerships with several prominent colleges in New Jersey, the college continues to explore and expand new and innovative programs that can be completed on-line and on campus. Centrally located in Toms River, NJ, the campus spans over 275 beautiful acres within a coastal community that affords student, employees and area residents the opportunity to benefit from a variety of cultural, recreational, entertainment and educational enrichment amenities.