University of Lethbridge
It’s your time to shine Work where the world comes to create, discover and learn. We are one of Canada’s top universities and leading research institutions. With more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, two campuses (Lethbridge and Calgary), seven faculties and schools, and more than 2,500 employees, ULethbridge is Lethbridge’s second largest employer. Faculty and staff come together to contribute, each in their own way, to establishing ULethbridge as Canada’s destination university. In 2022, Lethbridge was recognized as one of Canada’s top small cities. Who We Are The Teaching Centre is committed to promoting and enhancing outstanding and inspirational teaching in a vital and engaging learning environment at the University of Lethbridge. Our centre supports the creativity, originality, and discovery in teaching. A commitment to excellence in teaching will ensure that, in a rapidly changing educational environment, the University of Lethbridge will continue to provide outstanding learning experiences for its students. Your Team You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse team of highly qualified staff and faculty who are passionate about enhancing teaching and learning at the University of Lethbridge Reporting to the Assistant Director, Teaching Centre, the Instructional Designer position is essential to supporting the creation of new programs and courses at the University or Lethbridge. The successful applicant will be responsible for creating engaging, interactive, and effective learning experiences based on the content provided by our faculty and identified subject matter experts. They will be responsible for working with the subject matter experts and pedagogical support staff to help identify the best methods to meet the needs of the learners and identified content. These decisions will be based on instructional theory and best practices from the field. Course delivery could be completely online (synchronous or asynchronous), blended, or face-to-face. By leveraging the expertise within our faculty and staff, the successful candidate will support the design and delivery of for-credit and non-credit learning opportunities for both our students and the community. This instructional designer position will be integral to continuing to grow our capacity to realize our institutional priorities. This position could be ideally suited for someone with teaching experience and who has an interest in collaborating with subject matter experts to create meaningful learning experiences. This position is a full-time, continuing position that directly supports our revenue generation efforts within our Continuing Education program. The role will have several key areas: Planning/Framework Conduct activities such as creating course frameworks, outcome mapping, competency mapping, assessment design, facilitation planning, project budgeting, and other duties as required. Design and execute technical e-learning solutions (design plans, outlines, storyboards, voiceover scripts, course builds, etc.) for projects, and incorporate multimedia such as video, audio, and animation using the learning management system to create an engaging learning experience for all courses developed. Project Reporting Provide regular status and final evaluation reports, prioritize projects, and ensure projects are completed within the scope, budget, and timeline. Work closely with subject matter experts on content creation (storyboards, scripts) for training resources. Provide expertise in online instructional design, including research and input on the appropriate technical specifications and technology, infrastructure, and opportunities for evaluation of e-learning. Source relevant learning content from SMEs and/or other appropriate sources. Position Qualifications University/College masters/degree/certificate in instructional design (or related field) Teaching/training experience an asset 3 years of experience in instructional design/e-learning (sample portfolio required) Experience in developing competency-based course material (and assessment) Experience with a Learning Management System (Moodle in particular) Experience with Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) An interest in collaborating with colleagues in a professional and respectful manner on projects Starting Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE) $59,758.54 – $75,176.61 annually Full Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE) $59,758.54 – $90,594.68 annually (APO – Grade 3) Campus Lethbridge Employment Group APO Position Category Other Open Date 03/15/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Desired Start Date 06/01/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Employment Equity The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference. The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at human.resourcesuleth.ca so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
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