Colorado State University
Course Developer/Instructional Designer
Colorado State University

Colorado State University Online (Department of Continuing Education) is seeking an instructional designer to build high-quality online courses that improve student learning and follow best practice guidelines.

  • Requires 5+ years experience
  • Full time
  • Fort Collins, CO, United States
  • Requires Bachelor's degree
  • $50,000/year
April 20, 2018
5 applicants
Responsibilities

Colorado State University Online (Department of Continuing Education) is seeking an instructional designer to build high-quality online courses that improve student learning and follow best practice guidelines.

This full-time position will involve:

  • Working with faculty and staff to design and develop course curricula and instructional materials
  • Supporting the professional development of faculty, adjuncts, subject matter experts, and graduate teaching assistants through consultation and training

The successful candidate will possess an in-depth and current understanding of instructional issues related to teaching and learning in blended and online courses, as well as experience using a wide range of hardware and software tools to develop instructional materials.

The Instructional Designer will report to the Director of Research & Analytics at CSU Online and will join a team that works collaboratively to support the teaching and learning mission of the University.

Salary: $50,000 to $60,000, depending on experience.

To learn more about the position and review http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/55662

Applications are accepted until the position is filled; however, for full consideration, complete information must be received by 11:59 p.m. (Mountain Time) on Monday, May 14, 2017.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Qualifications

Either (1) a Master’s degree in instructional design, curriculum and instruction, educational technology, instructional systems, education, or a closely related field or (2) a Bachelor’s degree in any field and at least five years of work experience in the field of course development by the time of hire.

Experience developing instructional materials for learning management systems (e.g., Blackboard, Sakai, Moodle, and/or Canvas).

Who You Are

The successful candidate will possess an in-depth and current understanding of instructional issues related to teaching and learning in blended and online courses, as well as experience using a wide range of hardware and software tools to develop instructional materials.

Who We Are

For more than 50 years, CSU Online, an enterprise unit formally named the Division of Continuing Education, has been delivering online and distance programs developed at the flagship research campus in Fort Collins, Colorado. Housed in the Office of Engagement, which reports directly to the university president, CSU Online provides affordable access to a high-quality education from wherever students call home around the nation and world, on a schedule that fits their lives. CSU’s online students receive the same education, learn from the same faculty, and earn the same regionally accredited degree as students on at the Fort Collins campus. CSU Online offers more than 40 degrees, online and at a distance, as well as hundreds of credit and noncredit courses and dozens of certificate programs, digital badge programs, and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

CSU Online is a center of innovation at the university, supporting not only the development of online and distance courses and programs but also the enhancement of campus instruction. It enjoys strong partnerships with the Office of the Provost, the Colleges, the Graduate School, the Division of Student Affairs, and key instructional groups within the university, including the Institute for Learning and Teaching and the University Distinguished Teaching Scholars. CSU Online is actively engaged in projects intended to improve teaching effectiveness and educational access and affordability across the university, including initiatives in areas such as open educational resources, open-access publishing, virtual and augmented reality, active and technology-enhanced teaching and learning, and learning analytics.

CSU Online has a staff of about 70 professionals. Key teams include Program Development and Management, Marketing and Communications, Student Success and Engagement, Finance, Learning Technologies, and Research and Analytics. CSU Online collaborates closely with the colleges, departments, and divisions across the university, with other universities in the CSU System, and with government, business, non-profit organizations as well as other educational institutions in the Rocky Mountain region. CSU Online is a vibrant and growing organization with significant potential for continued growth.

Job Function
Instructional Designer
Industry
Higher Education