Belmont Abbey College seeks a part-time Instructional Designer.
This position will assist with developing training resources and technical documentation supporting the implementation of instructional technology applications, training and professional development supporting online pedagogy, and supporting the design and evaluation of online courses and certificate programs.
The Instructional Designer will perform quality reviews and provide feedback on the use of learning management system design and structure for online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses. They will create and present training to faculty and staff on technical applications and technology skills including Zoom, Microsoft Office, and Google Suite tools. This role will also be expected to provide support to faculty with technical applications including the learning management system (Canvas) and additional technical applications implemented to support student success and retention (e.g., DropOut Detective, Grammarly, etc). Job duties will include assisting faculty in all stages of online course development from creating learning objectives to final evaluation through regular meetings. The role will be responsible for creating master course templates in Canvas for a variety of courses using instructional design best practices and accessibility requirements of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 508). The role should expect 15-25 hours of work per week, with some fluctuations based on projects and the academic calendar. This role could be completed fully remote.
This role requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design or related field. Ideally, the candidate would have a minimum of one to three years’ experience in technology training and one to three years’ experience in course design. Additionally, this role requires experience with Canvas LMS and Quality Matters certifications. A Quality Matters Peer Reviewer certification is required for this role, and this training will be provided if not already completed. This role also requires an understanding of instructional design philosophies and practices.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as organizational skills are essential. The incumbent will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, be detail-orientated, cordial, friendly, and an enthusiastic team player. Must be a self-starter, able to carry out supervisory responsibilities, manage multiple priorities, and work efficiently and pleasantly with faculty, staff, occasionally students, and other offices in an active work environment.
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In addition, candidates must wholeheartedly embrace the mission of the College to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The incumbent will consistently demonstrate skills, attitudes, and stable disposition of character to support our Catholic and Benedictine identity while fostering the development of mind, body, and spirit in our students, our staff and the greater community. Finally, candidates must have a sincere appreciation and acceptance of our Catholic approach to education and an understanding of Pope Saint John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
A review of applications will begin immediately. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.