The Instructional Designer develops appropriate strategies for implementing instructional technology across a broad range of academic programs and initiatives utilizing accepted instructional theories and principles. The position is focused around the design and development of effective online courses, including web content, interactive exercises, assessments, and online communication mechanisms.
The instructional designer will be responsible for the project management of assigned course production projects, instructional programs, instructional tools and templates, and other web-focused production efforts. The individual will consult with university faculty on needs assessment, course redesign, project management and the implementation of evaluation procedures to assess effectiveness of technologies and techniques in the online environment.
The position is also responsible for the lifecycle of academic content, ensuring quality development, a positive student experience with the content, and revision and review cycles for content. In addition, the individual will be asked to adapt instructional materials created for one format to another format while adhering to the principles of accessible design.
Requires a Master's degree plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Degrees in education, design, instructional technology or a related field are strongly preferred.
The individual must also have experience developing project plans, managing multiple projects, and meeting project deadlines. We are seeking someone who can work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills, are essential.
Proficient in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of instructional design software and content authoring tools, such as Camtasia, Captivate, and the Adobe Creative Suite. Knowledge of learning management systems, preferably Blackboard Learn.
Qualified candidates can submit their resume/application to:
Attn: Human Resources
501 E 38th St, Erie, PA 16546
Mercyhurst is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that encourages members of diverse groups to apply.