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Job Title: Instructional Designer 2

Organization: The Penn State University College

The Penn State University College is accepting applications for an Instructional Designer to be located at the Penn State Hazleton campus. This position will support the University College in the development of online and hybrid courses by working directly with faculty members. Courses that will be developed and maintained include University College shared degree programs and strategically shared courses identified by the Director of Collaborative Programs. In addition to new courses developed by this position, the designer will build and manage a collection of courses and content developed for the University College. This position will also work with Instructional Designers and staff at other campus locations in support of Commonwealth Campus academic programs. The individual must have the ability to collaborate and consult with faculty members on the effective use of learning strategies, multimedia, and current instructional tools and systems while ensuring compliance with copyright guidelines and accessibility standards. Experience with current generation learning management systems (Canvas is the Penn State LMS) is fundamental to this position. Experience with course review processes (such as Quality Matters) and program assessment is desirable. Travel to Penn State campuses is part of the multi-campus nature of this position, but many meetings can be facilitated via online video conferencing. This job will be filled as a level 2 or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. This position requires the operation of a motor vehicle as a part of job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. Reviews of materials will begin on September 15 and continue until the position is filled. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master's degree or higher in instructional design, educational technology, or a related field, plus related experience in instructional design is preferred. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.


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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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