Job Title: Regional Instructional Designer
Organization: Birmingham-Southern College
Location: Birmingham, AL
Birmingham-Southern College currently has an opening for an Instructional Designer. The role of the Instructional Designer is to provide consultation and support services in instructional design, strategies, assessment, technology, and blended learning for faculty. The incumbent will work with faculty to develop new and effective blended and other digital learning content to stimulate and support innovation in digital learning.
The Instructional Designer will consult with faculty on instructional design in order to achieve student learning objectives; assist faculty in use of technology as a pedagogical tool; and help to facilitate faculty-led digital learning initiatives across campus. This position will also design, develop, and deliver workshops and training to faculty and staff in the use of instructional technologies and educational best practices and act as a liaison between personnel in Academic Affairs and Information Technology, as needed.
The qualified candidate will have demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications and web page editors, graphic software, LMS, and basic HTML. Must also have knowledge and ability to diagnose and remedy basic difficulties with applications and hardware. The ability to troubleshoot, work on multiple projects concurrently, and work with diverse groups and individuals at any and all levels of an organization is essential. Demonstrated effectiveness in consulting with faculty to assess learning needs and recommend high-impact learning solutions and curricula. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally and build strong relationships with a diverse group of users and support staff are required.
A Bachelor's degree in instructional design, education, computer science, media, instructional technology, or related field and two years instructional design and development experience is required. A Master's degree in instructional design, education, computer science, media, instructional technology, or related field and/or experience teaching in K-12 or post-secondary environment or developing and delivering workshops to adults is preferred
Qualified applicants should complete the Application for Employment, and submit a letter of interest and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Birmingham-Southern College is a selective liberal arts college consistently recognized for its academic quality. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, BSC is a four-year, private institution. The College currently enrolls approximately 1,300 undergraduate students, is included in Pope's 40 Colleges that Change Lives, and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. For more on the College's faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation, visit www.bsc.edu.
BSC is located just minutes from downtown Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama and a leading hub for banking and medical research in the Southeast. There are six higher education institutions within a short commute; a symphony; a ballet; the largest art museum in the Southeast; and annual art, music, and film festivals--as well as numerous opportunities for outdoor adventure activities.
BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act of 1999 and E-Verify. EOE.