Job Title: Instructional Designer Consultant

Organization: Florida International University

About FIU

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.

Job Summary:

The Instructional Design Consultant provides consultation to faculty to conceptualize, design, develop, deliver, and assess high-quality hybrid, and online course. The Instructional Design Consultant will recommend, cutting edge and best practices tools to achieve and ensure student-learning outcomes.

 

  • Consults with university faculty and other stakeholders by maintaining a design portfolio of new online courses and quality enhancement courses.

  • Ensures newly developed courses meet quality design standards. Consults with faculty in the writing and development learning objectives.

  • Provides pedagogical consultation services to online faculty including, but not limited to, coaching, mentoring, and encouraging online teaching, learning best practices and FIU Online quality and cost initiatives.

  • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with university faculty, serving as a key source of information on best practices for instructional design, FIU Online initiatives, and advancing excellence in online teaching.

  • Ensures newly developed courses meet quality design standards. Consults with faculty in the writing and development learning objectives.

  • Creates and facilitates training for stakeholders on instructional design practices and theory, development processes, and emerging uses of available tools or resources.

  • Responds to course portfolio requests and performs service recovery in a timely manner.

  • Maintains functional competency with media design and creation skills, LMS tools, and associated educational technologies to perform assigned duties.

  • Collaborates with the Instructional Design Manager on assigned projects or committees to advance FIU Online initiatives.

  • Facilitates training for stakeholders on instructional design practices and theory, development processes, and emerging uses of available tools or resources.

  • May occasionally supervise employees.


Minimum Qualifications:


• Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and five (5) years of experience in a related field; or a Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and three (3) years of experience in a related field.

Departmental Preferences:

 

  • Expert knowledge of Learning Management Systems.

  • Expert knowledge of instructional design principles and the Quality Matters framework.

  • Prior experience working with subject matter experts or faculty members to develop curriculum and design distance learning courses.

  • Certificate or Graduate Degree in Instructional/Curriculum Design.

  • Ability to learn and utilize new software.

  • Advanced knowledge of principles of visual design.

  • Advanced knowledge of media design and educational technology.

  • Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities.

  • Prior experience working with subject matter experts or faculty members to develop curriculum and design distance learning courses.

  • Prior experience designing interactive learning modules

  • Certificate or Graduate Degree in Instructional/Curriculum Design.


Job Category:
• Administrative

Advertised Salary:

$60,000 - $75,000

Work Schedule:
• Begin time: 9:00 AM
End time: 5:30 PM

Pre-employment:
• Criminal Background Check
• Fingerprinting Check

Other Information:
• On call 24 hour by 7 day for possible emergency situations.

For further information or to apply online visit our website at careers.fiu.edu and reference job opening ID # 523456

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.