The Instructional Designer in the Psychology Division at the
Graduate School of Education and Psychology contributes to GSEP's
strategic vision for technology and learning. This position acts as
a vital member of the Psychology Division's teaching and learning
community to research, design, and manage on ground and
online/hybrid course development for the Masters and Doctoral
programs by working closely with faculty and GSEPs IT Support
Services; perform other related duties as assigned.
- Collaborate with faculty to design, build, and maintain online
courses in the LMS. Align course objectives, assignments, and
rubrics with adopted PLOs, and contribute to the assessment
process. Provide research-based instructional design support to
faculty through the consultation process from ideation to
implementation, focusing on innovative learning experiences to
increase learner engagement in the online space. Build courses in
the LMS and consult with TechLearn to troubleshoot technical
problems and find solutions. Provide faculty support and training
in the LMS and relevant instructional technologies and tools.
- Assist faculty in implementing technology and support the
ongoing instructional technology needs of the faculty of the
divisions. Work nights and weekends, as needed, for support. Train
student workers to assist faculty with implementation.
- Assist faculty in the acquisition and production of course
materials, such as creating/editing relevant videos and media
pieces and curating library resources, etc. Review courses for
- Effectively manage multiple projects and courses by
prioritizing tasks based on high-demand and need.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
- Uphold University mission through work performed, academic
excellence, and Christian values.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general
nature and level of work performed by employees within this
classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as
a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and
qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Skills and Qualifications
Required: Bachelors degree in education (learning technologies
or educational technology), instructional design, information
technology, or other related field; courses in technology,
education, graphic or information design. Requires minimum 2 years
of relevant work in the field of Instructional Design and IT
Support, or significant experience in Education with required ID/IT
skills. Successful record of instructional design work
demonstrating extensive knowledge of the four key ID roles: design,
manage, support, and train. Current knowledge of best practices in
online teaching and learning. Ability to effectively communicate
and collaborate with faculty and team members. Manage multiple
projects simultaneously and meet firm deadlines.
Advanced knowledge of working with computers and applications in a
networked environment; knowledge of working with Microsoft Office
applications; file conversion, Adobe Creative Suite, Camtasia,
Snagit; Google Suite applications; graphic design software and
graphic preparation for various delivery; digitization of
materials; knowledge of pedagogical theory, tips and techniques
using technology, and learning management systems. Qualified
individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to
diversity, equity, and inclusion, and have the ability to work
effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.
Preferred: Masters degree. Record of innovation and creativity
in identifying and integrating technological solutions to
pedagogical needs. Evidence of ability to generate faculty
enthusiasm for and engagement in the use of new technologies for
Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong
commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively
with individuals from different backgrounds.
Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion
of a criminal, education, and employment screening. Qualified
individuals with criminal histories will be considered for
employment in compliance with applicable laws.
This is a Regular, Exempt, 40 hour per week position.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.