Department: Center for Online Learning/Academic Innovation Reports to: Online Learning Coordinator Status: Exempt Time commitment: 40 hours per week
The Instructional Multimedia Designer develops state-of the-art instructional multimedia assets for virtual learning environments. Instructional multimedia includes the development, production, and/or conversion of multimedia content, such as presentation and interactive media - video, motion graphics, animations, and other instructional media elements - creating visual communication and digital learning objects for online delivery. This position will work closely with a dynamic Instructional Support Team in the Center for Online Learning, supporting the university’s growing online programs. The position is based on the main campus of Fresno Pacific University.
Be in agreement with the university's Confession of Faith, have a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, be active in the life of the church, and live a life consistent with a commitment to the Lordship of Christ.
Embrace the mission, vision, and values of Fresno Pacific University.
Be Christ-centered in all areas while working with staff, faculty, students, and guests.
Support faculty and instructional designers to identify, create, and update instructional multimedia resources for newly designed and revised online courses
Translate instructor concepts and contextual materials into a wide range of online graphics, videos, or other illustrative and interactive learning objects to function optimally in the online environment
Create and integrate multimedia interactive learning activities as part of the online course development process
Design and produce multimedia content for student/faculty training and support services
Produce media content in various formats using demos, screenshots, voiceovers, and on-camera delivery
Research, evaluate, and advise on trends in multimedia systems and practices
Establish organized system for managing digital files for editing, storage, and retrieval
Ensure departmental website content and media is current
Train and advise multimedia student assistants
Assist with faculty/student training and support services as needed
Demonstrated personal Christian faith and commitment to the Christian mission of the University
Bachelor’s Degree in Media Production, Graphic Design, Development, Communication, or related field
Experience designing and developing multimedia instructional materials and content
Experience consulting with SME developing multimedia instructional content
Experience managing small to medium scale media development projects
Solid knowledge of multimedia technology and best practices to support e-learning
Proficiency using multimedia development and eLearning authoring tools (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate, Captivate, Snag-It, or similar)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. This includes skills in collaborating with subject matter experts and instructional designers to help write, design, and develop multimedia content
Ability to generate creative ideas and transform those ideas into digital media for eLearning activities
Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills
Ability to work with exceptional detail and accuracy and maintain high levels of creativity
Ability to plan, manage, and organize multiple projects and assets in a highly efficient system
Customer service orientation with a positive, energetic outlook
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Experience with Mac operating systems
Master’s Degree in Media Production, Graphic Design, Educational Technology, Development, Communication, or related field
2+ years experience in College or University setting
Multimedia production experience in an online learning or training environment
Knowledge of web and social media technologies
Knowledge of digital media and accessibility requirements for student learning experience
Experience with learning management system (Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas, etc).
Experience creating learning technology videos, including demonstrating key features on mobile and desktop products along with videos to represent department services and functions
Experience producing SCORM and 508 compliant Web-based content
Ability to apply adult learning principles and incorporate this into curriculum design and development
Experience working with and integrating the use of knowledge bases and online reference for learning and performance support
Indoors in normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, fumes, vibrations and temperature changes at least ninety percent (90%) of the time.
Frequent computer use at workstation, up to eight hours per day.
Frequently work at a fast pace with unscheduled interruptions.
Proficient at multitasking.
Public contact position requiring business-like apparel.
Indoor work environment.
Perform the following, with or without reasonable accommodation stand, sit, kneel, stoop, reach, lift, grasp, finger, see (near and far) for reading and data analysis on a computer screen, hear and talk for ordinary conversation and telephone calls.
Perform analytical and cognitive thinking and decision making.
Approximately 90% of this position’s duties require use of a mac computer system
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds
Attendance and punctuality
Travel alone between regional campuses if necessary
Pay is based upon qualifications and experience. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, section 125 options, tuition waiver, life and disability insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan.
Fresno Pacific University offers undergraduate and graduate programs that stress solid academic preparation and a strong ethical foundation. Some 4,000 traditional and adult students attend classes on the main campus in southeast Fresno or centers in North Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield and Merced as well as online. The university also reaches about 10,000 students through professional development studies. FPU has the highest four-year graduation rate of any Central Valley college or university, is a Hispanic Serving Institution, with a Hispanic student population of 44 percent, and is one of the top 10 HSIs nationally in graduating Hispanic students. The Valley’s only comprehensive Christian university granting master’s degrees, the university is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and ranked in the top tier among western universities—master’s category by U.S. News & World Report. FPU is affiliated with the Mennonite Brethren Church, and all employees express a personal Christian commitment and support the Christian mission of the university. A description of the unique quality of FPU as an academic community can be found in the Fresno Pacific University Idea.
Fresno Pacific University is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic or social background, sex, age, or disability. Committed to excellence and actively supportive of cultural diversity, FPU invites individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply.
The university reserves the right to fill positions before the application deadline or to extend the deadline as circumstances may warrant.