Specialist, Instructional Design

at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Title:Specialist, Instructional Design

Job Description:POSITION TITLE: Specialist, Instructional Design
STATUS:Full time
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO: Director of iCampus
PLACEMENT: Support Staff, Grade 8
MINIMUM PAY RATE:$49,497.49 annually

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

The Instructional Design Specialist (IDS) works with faculty and staff in the planning, development, support, and evaluation of online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses that are of high quality and incorporate best practices in adult learning theory, accessibility, and copyright law. Assists faculty, staff, and students with use of the colleges Learning Management System and supported software and tools. Creates and provides training opportunities and step-by-step guides and other documentation for faculty, staff, and students. The IDS will possess a positive attitude toward their work, the college's mission, lifelong learning, collaboration, and quality service.

Important Schedule Information: Regular working hours for this position will be from 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday.

1. Collaborate with faculty in the planning, design, development, and management of online and hybrid course instruction using the college's online course design guidelines, adult learning theory, and rubrics.
2. Develop and provide training opportunities to assist faculty in learning, practicing, and developing pedagogical theory and skills related to web-based instruction and technology.
3. Create reference materials (help documents, how-to guides, videos, courses, and other similar items) that prepare faculty, staff, and students to use the college's Learning Management System and related technologies.
4. Configure, maintain, troubleshoot, and support software provided by third-party vendors and publishers, and others which integrate with the college's Learning Management System and other tools and systems.
5. Serve as a system administrator for the college's Learning Management System (LMS).
6. Perform online and hybrid course reviews per department guidelines.
7. Provide assistance and technical support to faculty, staff, and students utilizing the college's Learning Management System and related technologies.
8. Research and improve distance learning delivery methods through a strong commitment to continuous professional growth in areas of educational technologies. Remain current in industry trends and related technology. Participate in regular professional development opportunities.
9. Develop reports and answer information requests from college offices that require data found within the Learning Management System.
10. Recommend, promote, and support appropriate uses of technology for online learning.
11. Communicate all pertinent information regarding online course reviews, LMS and other software and tools, technical problems, and general concerns to the Director of iCampus.
12. Serve on committees as needed.
13. Perform other related duties as assigned.

1. Bachelor's Degree in instructional design, distance learning, educational technology, or related field.
2. Experience working with web technologies and/or learning management systems.
3. Experience training and working collaboratively with higher-education faculty.
4. Knowledge of distance learning technologies, intellectual property laws,... For full info follow application link.


Joliet Junior College is committed to maintaining an environment that is safe and free from discrimination, harassment, and misconduct on the basis of sex, which includes sexual orientation or gender-related identity. The College prohibits sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, stalking, and relationship/dating violence has put measures in place to ensure a safe and healthy educational and employment environment, and meet legal requirements in accordance with: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in the College's programs or activities; relevant sections of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, including gender-related identity; and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), which requires timely warning to the community of certain immediate threats.

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Job Posting: 11905553

Posted On: May 16, 2024

Updated On: Jun 15, 2024

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