Instructional Designer

Job no: 495270
Position type: Staff - Full-Time
Location: Main Campus - Academic
Division/Equivalent: University College
School/Unit: UToledo Online - 101370
Categories: Information Technology, Full-Time, None, Administrative Support

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Title: Instructional Designer

Department Org: UToledo Online - 101370

Employee Classification: U1 - Unclassified PSA FT

Bargaining Unit: Professional Staff Association

Primary Location: Main Campus - Academic

Start Time:  8:15am   End Time:  5:00pm

Posted Salary: The salary will commensurate with education and experience


Job Description:

The position of Instructional Designer will provide consultation services to faculty regarding pedagogical, technical, federal compliance (TEACH Act, Copyright, ADA) and administrative issues in course design, development, delivery, and evaluation. In doing so, this person will design and develop courses, modules, learning objects, asynchronous and synchronous learning activities, and other related materials for the university academic community, and design and teach faculty development courses and workshops regarding pedagogy and technology in online and blended learning environments, conduct Quality Matters (QM) reviews and provide recommendations for course improvement, and promote best practices of teaching and learning with technology. This person will also participate in UToledo Online initiatives contributing to innovations in teaching and learning with technology.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Systems Technology, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Technology or related field.
• Experience in consulting with faculty about teaching with technology in online, blended, and face-to-face environments.
• Experience using technologies to design student-centered learning materials in a digital learning environment.
• Willingness to explore the use of technology and innovative learning and teaching strategies to advance learner-centeredness in online, blended, and web-assisted courses.
• Experience using Microsoft Office, Adobe Create Suite, and other authoring programs.
• Experience using a course management system such as Blackboard, Moodle, or equivalent.
• Knowledge of ADA compliance, Fair Use guidelines, and the TEACH Act.
• Able to work effectively in a collaborative environment.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal/written communication and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

• University/college teaching experience.
• Experience designing and delivering faculty development programs.
• Knowledge of learning theories, instructional theories, instructional design theory and practice, best practices in teaching and learning.


Conditions of Employment:

All UToledo employees on all campuses, including those working on campus and working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have an approved exemption.
To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free.  To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free.  Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. 

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request. 

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

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