UW Madison, Madison, WI
On Site, Full Time Position
Degree and area of specialization: Bachelor's Degree required. Master's degree preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
- One to five years of demonstrated experience in instructional design and instructional materials
- development (a thorough understanding of curriculum development, instructional design, and test
- Experience managing processes needed to deploy resources on a complex and demanding
- development schedule.
- Experience with courseware production for distance education purposes using the Internet/web in
- an academic setting.
- Experience managing multiple projects at different stages with a record of managing projects to
- successful completion on time and on budget.
- Demonstrated experience with digital delivery methods for instruction
- Project management, needs assessment, and risk management experience
- Technical writing and editing skills
- Critical thinking, analysis, and synthesis skills
- Ability to facilitate collaboration, support, and obtain approval from a variety of stakeholders
Provide instructional design (70%):
- Work collaboratively with faculty and course development teams to design and produce course
- components for digital delivery formats; specialize in designing active learning sessions for courses;
- help to develop supporting course materials.
- Manages the course development process for new courses, revision courses, and conversion
- Ensures academic and quality standards as well as Educational Innovation Professional
- Development's vision and mission are reflected in all aspects of the student experience
- Consults with program managers and faculty during the program review and development process
- Identifies learning resources and maps learning resources to course or program objectives in
- collaboration with program managers and faculty
- Assists in the development of contextually rich, engaging, and objective-driven courses that
- focus on applicable real-world/workplace skills
- Reviews learning resources and assessments to ensure proper alignment to the intended
- objectives and facilitates agreement for necessary changes
- Ensures course development is completed on time and within budget and meets standards of
- Conducts quality assurance reviews on courses and implements revisions
Development of online learning products (20%):
- Develop instructional web and media-based interactive learning objects.
- Lead the building and updating of eLearning solutions.
- Analyze and create course content, and assess effectiveness of learning interaction.
- Create documentation, job aides, reference guides, user guides in support of the program or
- course technologies.
- Evaluate and employ emerging technologies, instructional design concepts and best practices.
Professional Development and Research (10%):
- Keep apprised of instructional technology standards and approaches at UW-Madison and regional,
- national and international best practices.
- Keep apprised of FERPA, ADA/Section 508 and other related laws as it relates to accessible
- course content and website development.
- Keep apprised of instructional design, instructional technology best practices, learning
- methodologies, and course quality standards (such as Quality Matters).
For more information and to apply go to: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/498220/instructional-designer