Regis College Instructional Designer in Weston, Massachusetts
Regis College Campus - Weston, MA
Under direction of the Office of Academic Affairs, the Instructional Designer is responsible for the design, development, and assessment of instructional content that will be used in on-campus, blended, and online courses for undergraduate and graduate programs.
Work collaboratively with deans, chairs/program directors, faculty, staff, and subject matter experts in the design, development, and revision of courses in face-to-face, hybrid, online, and hyflex instructional modalities.
Guide and support faculty in the best practices for teaching and learning using a variety of methods, content, and programs (e.g., self-paced online courses, workshops, and/or synchronous courses) emphasizing Universal Design for Learning to meet accessibility requirements for course content.
Apply professional instructional design skills to articulate course design, map learning outcomes to learning activities and assessments, and select appropriate tools to achieve course learning outcomes and promote learner engagement.
Develop and effectively implement course design plans in collaboration with faculty to create course content, including learning modules, activities, assessments, and instructional materials.
Collaborate with faculty to integrate appropriate technologies that are learner focused, foster student engagement, and promote active learning, digital scholarship, and collaboration.
Provide guidance to faculty in the effective use of audio, video, graphic, multimedia, online and other resources within courses to improve learning and to engage diverse learning needs.
Support faculty in the creation of asynchronous digital media content, including segmenting of traditional lecture content, ensuring its alignment with learning outcomes, and learning activities.
Assist faculty with understanding and meeting accessibility compliance requirements for online courses and digital learning content.
Assist in the development of assessment measures to evaluate the effectiveness of design approaches and monitor, assess, and evaluate courses, assisting in revision as needed.
Monitor emerging technology and trends in online, hybrid and face-to-face instructional design, asynchronous teaching and learning, and the mobile environment.
Maintain expert Moodle and multi-media skills.
Serve on institutional committees as assigned.
Master’s degree in instructional design, instructional technology, educational technology, or related field required.
Ability to uphold the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
At least 3 years of experience as an instructional designer or related position required.
Demonstrated knowledge of inclusive teaching principles and Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
Ability to plan, strategize, and deliver multiple simultaneous instructional design projects in a higher education setting.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication and organizational skills.
Demonstrated knowledge and use of learning theories and instructional design models, especially regarding the effectiveadaptation of "traditional" face-to-face teaching/learning into online modalities.
Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering professional development workshops for audiences with diverse skills and knowledge.
Experience in the use of multimedia equipment and software including lecture capture.
Discretion in handling confidential information and data.
Ability to work with considerable independence as well as in a small collaborative team environment.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Must be willing to work days, evenings, weekends and/or holidays to meet the needs of the University calendar and projects as needed. The standard schedule is a minimum of 35 hours per week.
Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
Regularly uses computer keyboard, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
More than half of time spent in normal office setting.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran’s status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.