The Instructional Designer will be responsible for assisting faculty and subject matter experts in designing innovative teaching materials for a self-directed, flipped classroom approach. The position will also work cooperatively with other technology personnel to implement a technology-rich teaching and learning environment. An ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences is essential.
Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:
* Leads the design and development of online learning projects to support a self-directed learning curriculum. * Supports projects and builds collaborative working relationships that foster integration of consistent delivery and reporting methods across the curriculum. * Works independently under general direction with physicians and educators requiring use of business vocabulary, ethical consideration, tact, discretion and professionalism. * Applies adult learning theory and innovative instructional design methodologies in the development of school of medicine curricula. * Assists faculty and subject matter experts in designing innovative teaching materials to maintain best practices in Usability, Visual Design, Accessibility and Regulatory compliance (i.e. FERPA, HIPPA). * Provides direction for developing video-based, synchronous and asynchronous online teaching and learning technologies. * Assists faculty in developing learning materials for a self-directed, flipped classroom approach. * Works cooperatively with other technology personnel to implement a technology-rich teaching and learning environment. * Troubleshoots questions and problems related to the use of the software associated with developing and implementing teaching and learning tools. * Researches emerging teaching and learning tools, initiatives and trends to provide ideas, guidance, and recommendations to faculty and staff. * Develops and delivers online web-based resources such as tutorials, reference material, design standards, content resources, templates, and tools for instructional development. * Develops training materials and provides training and support for faculty and staff in session recording technologies, in-class room presentation and delivery modalities, web collaboration and productivity tools. * Follows and abides by institutional policies regarding technology and communication use. * Integrates automated learning across the curriculum to improve learning outcomes. * Performs other duties as assigned.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree and four (4) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
* Master's degree in instructional design, education, educational technology, or other related field. * Three (3) plus years' relevant experience in a higher education environment. * Experience with any of the following: Mac and Windows operating systems, instructional technologies in a health-related field or education institution, session audio/video capture technologies, screen capture, curricular/learning management systems (CMS / LMS), in-class room presentation and delivery modalities, web collaboration and productivity tools, presentation software, or graphic design software. * Universal Design Learning Certification.
Internal Number: 5841
About UNT Health Science Center
The University of North Texas System includes the University of North Texas in
Denton, the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth and the
University of North Texas at Dallas. The UNT System is the only public university
system headquartered in Dallas-Fort Worth – the fourth-largest metropolitan area
in the United States. The UNT System is dedicated to serving our students and this
diverse region through a wide offering of degree plans and research initiatives. With
combined enrollment of nearly 44,000 students, the UNT System awards more than
9,000 degrees each year – including the largest number of master’s and doctoral
degrees in the DFW region. The UNT System has an annual budget of $1 billion and
boosts the Texas economy by $5.2 billion each year.