Instructional Designer - OK
OSU Institute of Technology
School of Engineering & Construction Technologies
25.00 - 40.00, Hourly
GENERAL SUMMARY: Supports the achievement of objectives for course materials funded through the National Science Foundation-Advanced Technological Education grant. Position provides instructional design and support to the Principle Investigator (PI) and Co-Principle Investigator (Co-PI) in the design, development, and delivery of high-quality learning experiences using interactive media for OSUIT's Power Plant Technology program.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for applying instructional theories and principles that will facilitate the creation, implementation and maintenance of high-quality curriculum components and delivery that reflect effective integration of academic technologies and the application of emerging educational trends.
Provide assistance in developing lesson structures, methodologies, materials and learning environments that reflect the latest research in technology and learning innovations as well as lessons that incorporate diversity and inclusion.
Collaborate, consult with grant staff, including external evaluators, on the effective use of instructional design strategies, learning theories, learning space design, and multimedia technologies to improve teaching and learning outcomes in both face-to-face and online delivery.
Establish a defined training curriculum based on research and proven models for delivery through both virtual and face-to-face sessions.
Assist grant staff in the ongoing development of knowledge, skills, and understanding of instructional design processes and implementation of instructional technologies to effectively meet academic goals.
Work closely with all stakeholders to ensure a comprehensive approach to professional development that supports the incorporation of technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge.
Assist grant stakeholders in analyzing and problem-solving issues with existing instructional technology, design, and methodologies; provide solutions and assist with implementation and course redesign as needed.
Incorporate the means for collecting accurate and detailed data for the purposes of lesson analysis, evaluation, and accountability. Develop reports supportive of the grant objectives and evaluation as needed for NSF fulfillment.
Please upload cover letter, resume, and list of references for full consideration. This is a grant-funded part-time position. Earnings will be limited to the availability of grant funds.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Education or related discipline from an accredited college or university; master's preferred.
Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.
Three years teaching experience required, higher education teaching preferred.
Strong background in instructional technologies, adult learning, and online education preferred.
Background and knowledge of the industrial environments preferred but not required.
Experience and achievement in curriculum design and development preferred.
Experience and achievement in educational audio/video recording & editing preferred.
Experience and achievement in implementing mobile technology in learning preferred.
Ability to write and speak fluent English, compose correspondence or documentation.
Ability to apply basic reasoning and critical thinking skills to determine potential solutions to problems.
Strong organizational, human relations, and customer service skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and yet focus on a single task at a given time.
Best practices in evaluation, selection, and integration of technology in both traditional and distance learning environments.
Knowledge of the principles and practices in teaching and learning and their applications to effective instruction in both traditional and distance learning environments.
Computer proficient with core productivity software, e.g., Microsoft Office and presentation/media software such as Adobe Suite.
Current in the application of instructional technologies, related instructional methodologies and instructional design theory.
A positive "can-do" attitude along with a professional appearance and demeanor should be modeled at all times.
Knowledge of various interactive platforms and innovated technologies such as Augmented and Virtual reality.
Must have a willingness to continually self-initiate learning to remain proficient. Should be able to quickly grasp and apply new skills and methods.
Must be customer service oriented for product design that is available to diverse audiences.
Must be flexible, innovative, and self-motivated.
Knowledge and openness to diversity and inclusion concepts and practices.
Other relative duties as assigned.
Ability to communicate in a strong positive manner, both verbally and non-verbally, and to articulate ideas effectively through both written and oral communications.
Must be proficient in information technology mediums to include word processing, database, spreadsheets, and specialized software packages.
Excellent written communication and listening skills and customer responsiveness are essential.
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively recognize and resolve conflict.
Valid Oklahoma driver's license will be required if performing the functions of the position requires the use of a personal or university vehicle.
Travel may be required.
Normal office physical environment: ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
Exposure to industrial environments (pumps, motors, engines, piping, etc).
Must be comfortable with personal use of safety equipment (glasses, hardhats, steel-toed shoes, hearing protection, etc.)
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. This a grant funded position which will expire in June 2023.
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