The Instructional Design Technology Specialist consults with, and supports, College of Engineering faculty during the design, development, and assessment of technology-enhanced, fully online, blended, flipped, or face-to-face courses. This position combines instructional design and technical knowledge to create and research strategies that educate and inform, while supporting the mission of the college. Provides faculty development opportunities and works with college and/or program administrators to ensure the implementation of priorities. Coordinates activities with other University units involved in improving teaching and learning at UNL, working collaboratively within the Innovative Instructional Design unit and in partnership with the Center for Engineering Education Excellence.
Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Curriculum and Instruction, Education, STEM or Engineering Education, or related field required. Must have successful experiences working with learning management systems, interactive web development, course design and development, classroom training, educational methodologies, educational technologies and instructional design. Excellent skills in organization, oral and written communication, interpersonal interactions, and team collaboration necessary. Knowledge of learning theories and instructional design essential.
Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Curriculum and Instruction, STEM or Engineering Education or related fields preferred. Three or more years of experience in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Curriculum and Instruction, STEM or Engineering Education, or related fields desirable. Successful experience with project management, multimedia development, advanced HTML, CSS and development in LMS helpful. Prefer knowledge of STEM or Engineering education evidence-based pedagogy and adult learning theories. Skill in design and/or development of multimedia, graphics, audio, and video production applications desirable. Prefer experience with course redesign involving mixed methodologies at the post-secondary level.
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.