Montana State University Billings seeks an Instructional Designer for the e-Learning team within the IT Department. Primary duties include: actively reaching out to the faculty to assist in designing excellent web-based learning environments, developing multi-media instructional tutorials and learning objects for use in faculty training, and evaluating the instructional effectiveness and quality of web-based and web-enhanced courses. The Instructional Designer is responsible for the design and evaluation of instructional resources and will collaborate with other members of the IT team for production and implementation of the products. This position is also responsible for conducting design-related faculty professional development workshops. The Instructional Designer is responsible for ongoing training and support of individual faculty members. The position will report to the Director of e-Learning.
• Master’s degree in Education, Instructional Technologies, Library Science, Media Arts of related field from an accredited college or university • Three (3) years’ experience in related work environment with distance education technologies and instructional design • Experience as the instructor of record in teaching online courses • Working knowledge of Desire2Learn or comparable online course management system • Knowledge of emerging technologies utilized in online and blended learning environments • Working knowledge of accessibility issues and Universal Design • Solid understanding of instructional design and learning theories and ability to communicate them effectively to faculty • Strong project management skills, including the ability to supervise and track multiple ongoing projects simultaneously • Excellent public speaking skills, including the ability to provide training sessions for large and small groups • Proficient user of multi-media authoring tools, video and audio editing skills • Ability to establish and maintain cordial and effective communications with faculty, departments, colleges and other campus stakeholders
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