The Media and Design department in the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Instructional Designer. Reporting to the Director of Instructional Design, the successful candidate will provide best-practice instructional design services to faculty developing and teaching in face-to-face, online, and blended learning environments. The candidate should have prior instructional-design experience and have designed, managed and evaluated both face-to-face and online-learning courses. Prior experience should be broad and include being well-versed in appropriate learning theories, conducting needs assessments and evaluations, working with multiple online learning management systems as well as maintaining fluency with applicable instructional-technology solutions.
Collaboration is a fundamental component of this position and this department. The candidate will be highly skilled at collaborating with faculty, subject matter experts, administrators, and colleagues. And while the ability to work in a team environment will be crucial, so too is the ability to work independently; motivation and initiative are essential. This position requires someone who is organized, can set priorities, and is an effective time manager. The McIntire Media and Design Department is a fast-paced and often fluid environment; deadlines may shift and the ability to be agile and flexible is crucial.
To apply, go to http://jobs.virginia.edu, search posting number 0622496, then complete an on-line application and attach a resume, cover letter, and your online portfolio. The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology or related field (Master’s preferred)
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
Ability to work on simultaneous projects, prioritizing and successfully meeting deadlines
Ability to work independently and with a team
Experience working in higher-education settings with faculty:
in instructional design and assessment
in online course design, development and assessment
developing support materials
Ability to work using both PC and MAC platforms
Demonstrated expertise using online Learning Management Systems such as Blackboard and Canvas to develop course content; this includes proficiency with using the specific tools within the LMS system to design course content and assessments
Familiarity with online technology tools such as Tech Smith Camtasia and Snagit, Articulate Storyline, and Adobe Captivate
Knowledge of Quality Matters, Online Learning Consortium and similar rubrics
Familiarity with Universal Design and other accessibility principles to ensure course content is accessible to all learners
Familiarity with HTML or HTML writers
Additional Salary Information: anticipated hiring range is $50,000-$65,000 annually