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INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER
Position Status Full Time
Classification Title Instructional Designer-12m
Work Location Main Campus-3600 N. Garfield, Midland, TX
Job Summary

The Instructional Designer is responsible for providing pedagogical and technological support for faculty to assure quality in the design and delivery of distance learning courses. The Instructional Designer provides consultation and support in the following areas: use of instructional technologies in distance learning courses, distance learning course design and delivery, creation and selection of instructional resources, faculty preparation for distance learning course delivery, and content accessibility.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in instructional design, instructional technology or related field

Minimum of 2 years experience in instructional design in higher education

Minimum of 3 years experience in distance learning, teaching online/hybrid/interactive video conference classes

Experience in developing and conducting instructor-led training

Proficient in use of a Learning Management System and standard office software applications

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Certificate in Online Instruction

Quality Matters Certifications (Facilitator, Peer or Master Reviewer)

Knowledge of multimedia development or video creation/editing software

Knowledge of web accessibility issues, including understanding of W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, and other applicable laws and standards

Essential Functions

Collaborates with faculty and provides professional development and technical assistance with instructional design of distance learning courses (online, hybrid, and interactive video conference)

Coordinates the program for preparing faculty for teaching distance learning courses

Collaborates with faculty and provides training and technical assistance with the implementation of Quality Matters

Collaborates with faculty and provides training and technical assistance with the development and revision of distance learning courses to meet quality standards

Coordinates the Midland College quality assurance course review process

Evaluates instructional technology tools and software applications for possible adoption to meet emerging needs, and assist with the implementation, training, and on-going support for selected tools

Provides professional development and technical support for faculty on educational best practices for instructional technologies and media resources to support instruction

Assists faculty in the selection and use of technology to enhance learning in online, hybrid, and web-enhanced environments

Collaborates with faculty and provides training and technical assistance in the creation of accessible materials in a variety of formats including Word, PowerPoint, PDFs, multimedia, and learning management system content to ensure accessibility of distance learning courses

Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands

Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time

Ability to lift or move up to 25 pounds

Use of manual dexterity

Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

Traveling for training, meetings and events both in and out of town

Min Salary 49,500 per year
Max Salary 54,500 per year
Pay Statement Salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P00032S2016
Open Date 10/12/2016
Close Date
Position Available Immediately
Special Instructions to Applicants

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application, resume or CV, transcripts, three letters of reference, and a statement addressing responsibilities, qualifications and how the candidate meets the desired characteristics. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with application. NOTE: Official transcripts sent directly from the institution(s) attended to Midland College Human Resources are required within 30 days of hire. If a specified closing date is not listed on the posting, there is a required minimum posting period of five business days. All Midland College positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. An employment offer is contingent on completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.

EEO Statement

Equal opportunity shall be provided to all applicants for employment and employees, without regard to their race, color, creed or religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or other factors which cannot be lawfully the basis for a personnel decision.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years experience do you have in distance learning?
    • None
    • 1-2yrs.
    • 3-4yrs.
    • 5+yrs.
  2. * How many years experience do you have teaching online/hybrid/interactive video conference classes?
    • None
    • 1-2yrs.
    • 3-4yrs.
    • 5+yrs.
  3. * Do you have a Master's degree or higher in instructional design, instructional technology or related field?
    • No
    • Yes
  4. * Rate your experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.):
    • No Experience
    • Below Average
    • Average
    • Above Average
    • Superior
  5. * Rate your proficiency with video creation/editing software?
    • No Experience
    • Below Average
    • Average
    • Above Average
    • Superior
  6. * Rate your experience in developing and conducting instructor-led training:
    • No Experience
    • Below Average
    • Average
    • Above Average
    • Superior
  7. * How many years do you have teaching in higher education/dual credit?
    • None
    • 1 yr.
    • 2 yrs.
    • 3+ yrs.
  8. * Provide the years of experience you have in instructional design in higher education:
    • None
    • 1 yr.
    • 2-3 yrs.
    • 4-5 yrs.
    • 6+ yrs.

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Statement Addressing Responsibilities & Qualifications