The Instructional Designer works with College faculty and staff to design, develop and revise courses. The Instructional Designer must be able to collaboratively plan projects, analyze the learning situation, design and develop active and student-centered learning interventions, and support the implementation and evaluation of those designs to determine their level of effectiveness. Additional areas of responsibility include providing pedagogical training and support for faculty and leading or collaborating on special projects.
-Apply research and theory to the discipline of instructional design;
-Provide knowledgeable advice in the instructional analysis, the design of outcomes, assessment instruments, and instructional strategies, the development of instructional content, and in the implementation and evaluation of college-level instruction;
-Update and improve knowledge, skills, and attitudes pertaining to instructional design and related fields;
-Deliver presentations that effectively engage audiences and communicate clear messages;
-Promote application of standards of excellence in instructional design and delivery for all modalities;
-Maintain collegial partnerships and collaborative relationships.
Planning and Analysis
-Conduct a needs assessment in order to recommend appropriate design solutions and strategies;
-Identify and describe target population and environmental characteristics;
-Select and use analysis techniques for determining instructional content;
-Analyze the characteristics of existing and emerging technologies and their potential use.
Design and Development
-Plan and manage instructional design projects, as assigned;
-Design instructional interventions;
-Apply appropriate interaction design and interactive learning principles to instructional solutions for diverse learners;
-Select, modify, and integrate existing instructional materials into new designs;
-Ensure assessments align with instructional goals, anticipated learning outcomes, and instructional strategies or activities;
-Collaborate on the design, development, and revision of courses;
Evaluation and Implementation
-Assist in evaluation and revision of instructional and non-instructional solutions based on data;
-Evaluate and ensure the effectiveness, efficiency and level of engagement of each course within the context of best practices, accessibility, ACPHS, and instructional design principles;
-Support the implementation, dissemination, and diffusion of instructional and non-instructional interventions;
-Support a vision of change that aligns learning and performance goals with institutional goals.