TITLE: Apply Instructional Designer Curriculum Design and Technology
LOCATION: Longview DATE POSTED: 05-10-2023 REPORTS TO: Dean for Nontraditional Education SCHEDULE:
Full-time position, primarily weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some weekend and other hours will be required.
As part of the Curriculum Design and Technology department (CDT), the Instructional Designer (ID), will work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to support teaching, learning, and scholarship through learning design and the use of technology. The ID will collaborate with faculty members (subject matter experts) to enable transformation of course materials into new formats and technology platforms. The ID must be well versed in current instructional/educational technology and will know how to utilize all forms of technology to enhance curriculum and the learning experience.
The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following functions: • Collaborate with faculty members to create robust, highly engaging educational experiences by recommending design, technology, and delivery options. • Review course content and assignments to ensure high instructional quality, utilization of a variety of learning methods and technologies, opportunities for active student-faculty engagement, and appropriate support resources for student success. • Ensure that course objectives, content, and materials meet University standards and instructional best practices. • Work with academic leadership to coordinate process of updating courses due to new text editions, problems identified in courses, and updated course content. • Create and maintain course templates in the LMS. • Provide technical support to faculty and students. • Develop training materials and information for instructors to improve their use and effectiveness of instructional technology in the learning environment. • Maintain currency in emerging instructional technologies to improve the delivery of educational courses, programs, and/or products.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Must exhibit an enthusiastic and maturing Christian faith and commitment to the evangelical mission of the university. • Must model LeTourneau's concept of faith, learning, and work as a holistic integration. • Bachelor's degree (master's preferred) ideally in a related are such as curriculum, instructional technology, education, or computer science. • Prior experience in instructional design, instructional technology, or curriculum development. • Understanding of how to adapt instructional content or delivery methods for different levels and types of learners. • Expertise with Canvas required; knowledge of several LMS platforms preferred. • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products. • Strong interpersonal, customer service, and problem solving skills. • Ability to manage and complete multiple tasks and projects with attention to detail. SALARY: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University provides a significant benefit package, which includes medical and life insurance and contribution to a retirement program. DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: Immediately PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:
A review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until filled. In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, or national origin. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4171.
Applications are required and are available from www. letu.edu/jobs. Send completed application and current resume to:
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103
E-mail address: [email protected]
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:
LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.
LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups.
LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at https:// www. sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.
The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.
See https: // www. letu.edu for more information.
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