college, Thomas offers a rich professional studies curriculum for undergraduate and graduate students in a wide variety of programs
including business, arts and sciences, criminal justice, education, and technology.
Thomas College invites applications for the
position of Instructional Designer. This position primarily engages with faculty to identify and integrate the appropriate instructional
design and technologies needed to employ evidence-based instructional practices to enhance the learning process. Duties will
- facilitates and develops programs to inform faculty on trends in pedagogy, instructional technology, and methods for
effective use of technology in teaching
- researches and creates support materials for faculty regarding the instructional design,
instructional technologies, and trends in higher education
- develops multiple means of enhancing faculty professional development to
enhance multiple instructional delivery formats
- consults with faculty to help them match instructional strategies and available
technologies with their student learning outcomes and objectives
- focuses the instructional design process on enhancing student
enrollments, course success, program retention, and timely graduation
- contributes to institutional assessment efforts by analyzing
Thomas student learning needs and preferences
- enhances instructional design procedures, service infrastructure, and tools for
partnering with an academic school in the design, development, and delivery of an academic program
- supports the College’s
efforts to develop and deliver online programs
This position also works with staff and students and reports to our Librarian as
part of our integrated Information Services departments of Library Services and IT Services.
The successful candidate will have
experience designing online or blended instruction, with a preference for experience in higher education. The position requires strong
interpersonal skills, strong prioritization skills, an attention to detail and a high degree of technical aptitude. A bachelor’s
degree in Instructional Design/Technology, Education, or a related field with a strong emphasis on learner-centered instruction is required.
A master’s degree is preferred.
At least three years of professional experience in the field or a related area is required.
Experience utilizing pedagogical best practices and instructional design, training experience, proven leadership and project management
skills, and the ability to work with teams is helpful.
Benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance,
long-term disability insurance, short-term disability insurance, 403(b) matching plan, paid time off, and tuition remission.
Interested applicants should e-mail a single PDF file including a cover letter, resume, and names of three professional references to
David Smith, Librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org. A criminal
history background check is required for finalists.
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