Instructional Designer

Community Colleges of Spokane
Job Description

Job Summary: The Instructional Designer is responsible for supporting faculty teaching online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses in advancement of the CCS Strategic Plan. This position consults with faculty to design/redesign high quality learning environments based on sound adult learning theory and instructional design practices while promoting the effective use of technology in teaching and learning. Major areas of focus include (a) course design consultation, (b) faculty professional development in the use of online teaching pedagogy and technologies, (c) constructive course reviews, and (d) the integration of new educational technologies into curriculum. The instructional designer is well-versed in adult learning theory, pedagogical strategies, instructional design models, and instructional technology.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Or an equivalent mix of education and experience that demonstrates the candidate meets all competency requirements for this position.
  • Experience in instructional design, e-learning, and/or professional development.
  • Experience delivering instruction such as classroom teaching or professional development delivery.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collegial partnerships with faculty, interpret needs, and produce meaningful instructional materials. Willingness to be a problem solver and proactively seek solutions to support instruction.
  • Thorough understanding of curriculum development and instructional design; demonstrable ability to design and evaluate effective web-based curriculum using current instructional design methodologies, techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of adult learning theories, pedagogical strategies, instructional design models and concepts as well as alternative and authentic assessment methods and techniques.
  • Ability to design and deliver online and face-to-face professional development workshops. Must be able to engage an audience and lead small and large groups to mastery of learning objectives.
  • Demonstrable proficiency using MS Office software, with advanced expertise in learning management systems, screen-casting software, web conferencing platforms, eLearning authoring tools, and hardware used to support instructional software.
  • Exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal communications.
  • Excellent project management and multitasking skills; creative and flexible approach to problem-solving.
  • Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.
  • A demonstrable understanding and acceptance of the mission, values, goals and objectives of CCS.
  • The ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution, community and technical college system.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting a teaching, learning and working environment that honors diversity, equity and inclusion.
Application Deadline
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