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Fort Hays State University’s (FHSU) Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning Technologies (CTELT) provides FHSU faculty with opportunities for growth as professional educators and the means to learn innovative teaching strategies for all instructional environments, physical and/or virtual. Working within CTELT, the Instructional Designer is responsible for working with FHSU clients in the production of online courses, curriculum products, and supplemental materials. This individual will collaborate with others to identify appropriate tools and resources to achieve specific learning outcomes and use an evaluation rubric to conduct quality assurance testing on courses developed by others. A key requirement of this position is the ability to consult with faculty to ensure a high-quality learning experience for students, including the design of instructional modules, appropriate learning activities, and assessment tools. This individual will also conduct workshops to train faculty on the use of online tools and innovative instructional strategies. It is expected that the Instructional Designer will stay up-to-date on current trends and relevant research in instructional design, learning theory, and new technologies for instruction.Qualified candidates will hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution in Instructional Design/Educational Technology, have comprehensive knowledge of current instructional theories and principles applicable to online instruction, experience using one or more web-based course management systems (Blackboard, Desire2Learn, etc.), excellent communication skills (writing and speaking), have strong problem solving and organizational skills, have experience working as part of a team, and have the ability to manage instructional development projects from start to finish.Preferred experience include teaching experience especially in a postsecondary environment, experience in the design and development of academic courses for postsecondary education especially those with significant use of instructional technologies, experience creating online course content that reflects Universal Design and ADA compliance, and the knowledge of mobile learning and best practices for designing courses for mobile delivery.Review of applications will start January 17th and continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, current resume/CV, three or more references with contact information, and copies of unofficial transcripts to email@example.com or send to:Susan Zvacekc/o Jennifer WhitmerCTELTFort Hays State University600 Park StreetHays, KS 67601Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Successful candidates will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.
Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, age, disability, Vietnam era veteran status or special disabled veteran status in its programs and activities. The director of affirmative action, coordinator of Title IX, Title VI, Section 504 and ADA regulations, may be contacted at 600 Park Street, Hays, Kansas 67601-4099, 785-628-4033.
Background Check: Successful finalists will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.
Additional positions will be posted as they are approved.
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