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Instructional Design Technology Specialist

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Instructional Design Technology Specialist
Department/College/Unit Online & Distance Education-0791
Requisition Number S_170298
Posting Open Date 05/30/2017
Application Review Date: <br>(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 09/22/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

Position consults with, and supports, faculty during the design, development, and evaluation of distance blended, web-enhanced, or face-to-face courses. Researches and implements teaching strategies and technology solutions for distance learning and instruction. Provides faculty development opportunities and works with college and/or program administrators to ensure the implementation of priorities. Coordinates activities with other University units involved in improving teaching and learning at UNL, working collaboratively within an instructional design team.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Curriculum and Instruction or related field required. Successful experiences working with learning management systems, interactive web development, and course design and development essential. Excellent organizational, oral and written communication, interpersonal and team collaboration skills necessary. Must have knowledge of learning theories and instructional design.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Curriculum and Instruction or related field plus three or more years of experience in a combination of teaching, instructional design, educational technologies, course development, or related areas preferred. Experience within a post-secondary environment and STEM education desirable. Successful experience with project management, multimedia development, and development in LMS helpful. Knowledge of evidence-based pedagogy and adult learning theories preferred. Skill in design and/or development of multimedia, graphics, audio, and video production applications desired.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $48,000/yr minimum
How to Apply

Click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Marie Barber
mbarber2@unl.edu
(402) 472-4354

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
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Appointment End Date

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents