The Instructional Design supports student success by empowering College faculty and staff to apply best practices in instruction and use of academic technology. Provide faculty development in best practices for online/hybrid instruction and oversee course redesign, including developing, converting and revising courses for online/hybrid delivery. Position will also act as a resource for best practices in online/hybrid instruction for adjunct faculty who are piloting courses.
This position reports to the Title III Director who reports directly to the Vice President of Instructional Services, who reports to the President of the institution and will work closely and align with the Director of Learning, Innovation, and Design.
Qualifications for Position
Masters degree in Education or related field with an emphasis on curriculum and instructional design.
Minimum of five years of instructional experience, preferably at a community college.
Experience in curriculum development and instructional design.
Experience in online teaching and curricular design.
Experience with professional development.
Demonstrated experience in the application of instructional technology.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Provide professional development and technical assistance with instructional design of online and hybrid courses.
Coordinate program for preparing faculty for teaching distance learning courses.
Provide training and technical assistance to faculty with implementation of Quality Matters.
Provide training and technical assistance with the development and revision of distance learning courses to meet quality standards.
Coordinate the Kaskaskia College quality assurance course review process.
Evaluate instructional technology tools and software applications for possible adoption to meet emerging needs, and implement, train, and provide on-going support for selected tools.
Provide professional development and technical support for faculty on educational best practices for instructional technologies and media resources to support instruction.
Assist faculty in selection and use of technology to enhance learning in online and hybrid environments.
Collaborate with faculty and provide training and technical assistance in the creation of accessible materials in a variety of formats including Word, PowerPoint, PDFs, multimedia, and learning management system content to ensure accessibility of distance learning courses.
Conduct needs assessments, testing, and research to determine best practices in applying academic technology to achieve instructional goals and related approaches to training.
Maintain a library of academic technology support and training materials, in alignment with department strategy for training and technology.
Deliver scheduled or just-in-time training sessions for groups or individuals in support of academic technology strategy or to address immediate support requests.
Perform other duties as assigned
Supervise student workers as necessary
While consultation with the Title III Director and other senior administrative staff is available and necessary, the Instructional Designer must be able to work independently and with a minimum amount of supervision. In addition, employee must be able to use independent judgment and discretion on a daily and routine basis
Position is expected to follow all Kaskaskia College policies and procedures, along with all local, state and federal laws and regulations. Position is also expected to adhere to and promote College core values of compassion, honesty, respect, fairness, and responsibility.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Position is performed in standard office environment and includes frequent interruptions and distractions. Position requires flexibility in dealing with constantly changing situations and the ability to meet frequent and strict deadlines.
RE: Title III Instructional Designer IS080323
27210 College Road
Centralia, IL 62801
As an AA/EEO employer Kaskaskia College is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College.
BENEFIT SUMMARY SHEET FOR EXECUTIVE/MANAGERIAL AND PROFESSIONAL/MANAGERIAL STAFF
The following information is based on the current employee fringe benefits that Kaskaskia College offers. It is not intended to be a contractual agreement and in no way limits Kaskaskia College from altering such benefits in the future.
VACATION LEAVE 1.83 days per month, for a total of 22 days per fiscal year. For grant-funded employees, vacation time must be used in the year that it is earned.
SICK LEAVE 12 days per fiscal year
PERSONAL LEAVE 3 days per fiscal year
PAID HOLIDAYS Minimum of 13 paid holidays per year
HEALTH INSURANCE is effective the first day of the month after hire date and includes comprehensive medical, vision and dental coverage.
Rates effective 9/1/23:
$247.00 per month employee only coverage
$394.00 per month employee plus one
$420.00 per month employee plus family
Provider is Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois.
LIFE INSURANCE is provided by the College and is effective the first day of the month after hire date. The benefit amount is equal to annual salary. Additional voluntary insurance is available at employees expense.
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT and 403(b) PLANS are also available.
The State Universities Retirement System requires that 8% of an employees monthly gross pay is deducted for individual retirement purposes.
It is also required that .75% of an employees monthly gross pay be deducted to fund the College Insurance Plan for Community College Retirees.
TUITION WAIVERS areavailable for staff and family.