Employment Status: Full-time, "Exempt" Temporary position, with the possibility of converting to permanent.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
First Review Deadline:This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2017.
CSU San Bernardino seeks a dynamic, energetic and self-motivated individual to provide assistance in instructional design and in building online courses and holistic degree programs to support the University's initiative for online and hybrid programs. The successful candidate will consult with faculty on instructional design, its processes, methodologies, timelines, and costs. The Instructional Designer will also partner with faculty in the development of instructional materials, assessments and multimedia production following industry-standard best practices.
The functions include but are not limited to:
Promote instructional and pedagogical best practices for creation and delivery of online/hybrid courses.
Work with instructors and program managers to insure timely completion and delivery.
Design and develop teaching, learning, and assessment resources in a variety of formats including print, graphics, audio, and video and animation technologies to support curriculum offerings.
Provide design and production assistance to faculty in the development of electronic delivery methods.
Work closely with the Teaching Resource Center to develop and offer faculty development of electronic delivery methods.
Explore and make recommendations for educational software for use by faculty and others, monitor closely technology trends and the latest research on online/hybrid teaching and learning.
Collaborate with faculty on instructional design issues, create web pages, and manage online course development.
Consult with faculty on optimal design of curriculum and instruction and effective uses of multimedia.
Perform other related job duties as assigned.
Applicants must have the following minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in educational Technology, Instructional Design or a closely related field from a regionally accredited program.
Minimum of three years of experience in a combination of instructional and curriculum design, development and implementation of on-line, hybrid or blended courses.
Ability to collaborate with faculty through brainstorming process that will result in an instructional framework based on both agreed instructional objectives and best practices for on-line delivery.
Demonstrated experience with time management, to meet milestones and deadlines; to create and manipulate audio and video files, visual designs, along with the ability to story board.
Experience in developing processes to test, evaluate, and recommend use of learning software and technology; must be current in methodologies and models for best practices in instructional design.
Previous professional experience working in a higher education environment.
Online course development and online teaching experience.
Master's degree in Educational Technology, Instructional Design or a closely related field from a regionally accredited program.
Knowledge of learning models and learning-related research.
Previous professional experience working in a higher education environment;
Experience with Learning Management Systems, Blackboard.
Online course development and/or online teaching experience
Proven ability to collaborate with faculty on instructional frameworks based on both agreed-upon instructional objectives and best practices for online teaching/delivery.
Experience with at least one of the following: (a) multimedia technologies such as graphics, audio, video, animation technologies, augmented reality, virtual reality, gaming; (b) learning analytics, statistical modelling, data analysis; (c) online and mobile pedagogies; (d) programming and/or software development.
Demonstrated experience with project management and the ability to meet milestones and deadlines
Essential Skills and Abilities
Applicants must be current with best practices in classroom as well as online teaching.
Familiarity with adult learning strategies, theories, and models.
Customer-centric approach to service delivery.
Ability to discuss general e-learning attributes, capabilities, and features.
High level of digital fluency.
Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated proficiency in multimedia tools, social media, and mobile technologies, and attention to details.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.