Instructional Designer/Technologist II

University of North Carolina at Charlotte   Charlotte, NC   Full-time     Education
Posted on January 22, 2024
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Instructional Designer/Technologist II

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for an Instructional Designer/Technologist II for the Department of Professional Studies. The School of Professional (SPS) reports to the Division of Academic Affairs, reporting to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. SPS works collaboratively with departments, colleges, and academic support units to ensure integrated partnerships for enrollment growth, student success, and faculty effectiveness in teaching.

Minimum Qualifications: Requires a minimum of a master’s degree in Instructional Systems Technology, Instructional Design & Technology, Learning Design & Technology, or a comparable field; doctorate preferred. Must have at least 4 years of related experience in a comparable role in Instructional Design & Technology in Higher Education specifically. Must have the ability to manage complex projects with different stakeholders. A strong knowledge of instructional systems design (ISD) methods, instructional strategies and methodologies, course design (face-to-face, hybrid, and online), instructional technologies, media selection/design, evaluation, learner analysis, and learning theory. Must know the appropriate hard and soft technologies and their applications used in redesigning courses for blended learning environments. Experience with academic enterprise instructional technologies is required. Strong knowledge of scholarship of teaching and learning and research design in the social sciences is required. Ability to use analytics tools for qualitative/quantitative analysis, data visualization, and learner analytics required. Ability to provide constructive feedback and to work in a team-oriented environment required. Must have the ability to organize programs, project plans, and documents responsive to stakeholder needs and goals. Exceptional communications skills are required, in both writing and public speaking/presentation. Must be confident in leading instruction or instructional programming.

Essential Job Duties: This position provides project management, oversight, and coordination across multiple departments and units, working as a team for the design, development, revision, management, and scaling up of multiple large-scale course redesign learning projects. This will include planning and coordination for these strategic initiatives, supporting and fostering learning innovation, promoting systems thinking and design thinking for faculty and student success, and leading the design and redesign of learning environments and instructional systems. The work involves a highly complex chain of functions requiring strong consultancy skills in fostering change and the ability to execute and deliver results. The position requires that a substantial proportion of the work commitment is devoted to instructional activities and the direction of educational/academic supportive activities. The Instructional Designer/Technologist position is an advanced role for digital innovation and strategic projects in teaching and learning. The position includes functions on curriculum development, implementation, and support; educational technology management; data analytics, faculty development and performance support, and capacity building and stakeholder engagement. As such, the position requires significant project management skills for strategic instructional initiatives, architecting the use and support of instructional technology, functioning as a data learning analyst, and acting as a pedagogical consultant for learning innovation, particularly with innovative approaches for faculty and student success. The ID/T position also requires advanced skills in consultation, support, and training for technology-based instructional systems as well as providing expertise in the use of academic technologies, instructional design, and best practices in teaching and learning. This will include planning, implementing, promoting, managing, and evaluating the changes associated with learning environments and instructional systems. The position requires that a substantial proportion of the work commitment is devoted to instructional activities and the direction of educational/academic supportive activities for student success. More information about this job can be found at: https://teaching.charlotte.edu/about-ctl/idt2-2024/

Salary and benefits are competitive; interested individuals should apply on-line at https://jobs.uncc.edu. Search for job #009311. Applicants are subject to background checks.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.