University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Instructional Designer - Veterinary Medicine i-Learning
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois is seeking an Instructional Designer to provide consultation and support services in instructional design, strategies, assessment, technology, and distributed learning for instructional development projects for the College of Veterinary Medicine. This is a regular, full-time (100%) academic professional position (12 month, non-tenure tract).

  • Full time
  • Urbana, United States
  • Requires Bachelor's degree
June 1, 2018
3 applicants
Average applicant experience: 2.6666666666667 years
Responsibilities

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and produce online courses under the direction of faculty members using a variety of formats including audio, video, animation and multimedia that support teaching and learning
  • Consult with faculty on instructional design, learning objectives and student assessment
  • Assist in the development of instructional strategies, course materials, assessment techniques, appropriate integration of instructional technologies and best practices
  • Provide assistance to faculty in technology tools and methods, use of instructional software, and effective uses of multimedia
  • Research and make recommendations on educational best practices, instructional resources, instructional technologies and multimedia hardware/software to support teaching and learning
  • Do observations, reviews of student feedback, and consultations for individual faculty and TAs
  • Maintain expertise in the learning management system platforms
  • Other related duties to further the mission of the unit.
Qualifications

MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS: 

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Educational Psychology or an e-Learning related field.  A Master’s degree in Education, Educational Psychology or an e-Learning related field is preferred. Candidates must also possess at least two years’ experience in course design, using new teaching technologies and teaching online. Knowledge of college pedagogy, excellent communication, presentation, team skills and familiarity with the literature on teaching, learning, and course development is also required. Successful candidates must possess a knowledge of instructional technologies and their application in a higher education environment and have the ability to work independently with a large degree of latitude to solve problems. The ability to work with clients from varied administrative, academic, cultural and linguistic backgrounds utilizing clear, concise written and oral communications, and the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment is preferred.

Who You Are

SALARY:

Commensurate with experience.

APPOINTMENT STATUS:

This is a regular, full-time (100%) academic professional position (12 month, non-tenure tract).

PROPOSED STARTING DATE:

At the conclusion of the search.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by June 15, 2018. The review of applications will begin immediately.  Interviews may occur prior to June 15, 2018; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date, and consideration will continue until suitable candidates are identified for the position.  Interested applicants are invited to apply online at http://go.illinois.edu/i_Learning_ID. Applications should include a cover letter stating career goals and interests, resume, and names including contact information for three or more references. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Questions should be directed to:

Dr. Brian Aldridge
College of Veterinary Medicine
2001 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
ba311@illinois.edu

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.

Who We Are

The College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois educates future veterinarians and biomedical scientists, makes discoveries that improve animal, human, and environmental health, facilitates production of a safe food supply, and delivers outstanding clinical care.

Job Function
eLearning Developer/Programmer
Industry
Higher Education
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