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Job Title: Instructional Developer I
Organization: The Institute of Teaching and Learning at the University of Connecticut
The Institute of Teaching and Learning at the University of Connecticut is seeking qualified applications to fill position of Instructional Developer I. The successful incumbent will work independently or with faculty and design teams to design and develop materials and academic courses grounded in sound educational theory and best practices in instructional design. Incumbents in this position are expected to effectively integrate the best practices of instructional design and instructional technology through faculty development and the use of multimedia, software, programming, and state of the art technology. The successful candidate’s primary role will be to design and develop quality online courses.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in educational technology, computer science or a closely related field; one to three years of experience in the area of instructional design/technology or related field; demonstrated ability in two or more of the following production areas: multimedia development, software analysis, design, programming for web based environments, technology support and comprehensive instructional design (such as active/student-centered learning, authentic assessment, multiple learning styles, information literacy, and relevant use of technology). Incumbents must have knowledge of media technology and instructional design theory; experience and competence with media development tools and course management systems (i.e. WebCT, Vista/Blackboard, etc.); an ability to interact and effectively communicate, one-on-one, in a collaborative and collegial environment; strong presentation skills; and the ability to work in a team environment.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience using formative and summative evaluation methodologies; performing analysis of evaluation and assessment data; experience using quality matters or other online course quality measures, prior experience in higher education with a background in course design for varying modes of delivery such as face-to-face, blended and/or online; and a strong work ethic. Specific and significant experience designing online courses.
Appointment Terms: This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience.
To Apply: Apply on line using Husky Hire http://www.jobs.uconn.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.
POSTING DATE: 1/2012
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