|Job Title:||Instructional Designer|
|Reports To:||Director of Educational Technology|
|Location:||On-site and Remote|
General Statement of Job Function
Develop effective online, blended, and web-enhanced courses created in collaboration with seminary professors. Assist faculty with the technical and administrative aspects of course production and assist the ET office with LMS technical support when needed. Develop training and resources that prepare seminary faculty to effectively facilitate their blended and online courses. Serves in a mentor role and as a subject matter expert within the Educational Technologies Department. Provides ongoing analysis of learner needs across programs.
- Instructional Design/Course Development: Guide faculty course designers through the instructional design process to create, revise, and update online, blended, and web-enhanced seminary courses that are characterized by learner-centered instruction, active learning, and the principles of adult education.
- Assist faculty in the technical and administrative aspects of course design. Direct the production of original course content. Work under the direction of the Director of ET to schedule and manage the logistics of online and blended course development.
- Instructional Support for online and blended Courses: Collaborate with the ET Team and instructors to prepare courses for the upcoming semester. Provide course-specific technical and instructional support. Create and revise teaching notes for assigned courses.
- Faculty Development: Collaborate with ET Team to develop resources, protocols, and training modules to train faculty in the principles of adult education, learner-centered teaching, and effective facilitation practices for the online, blended, and web-enhanced environments. conduct training in both formal settings and during informal opportunities.
- Development of Educational Technology Protocols and Systems: Work with the Educational Technology Team to develop, update, and implement protocols impacting instructional design processes, course assessment, learning technologies, and department workflows.
- Technical Support: Assist ET’s Lead LMS Administrator in supporting faculty and students using seminary LMS, and to fill in for Lead LMS admin in his/her absence.
- Master’s Degree or equivalent experience to support the training of faculty.
- 4 years’ work experience in higher education preferred.
- 4 years’ work experience in Instructional Design field preferred.
- Committed personal relationship with Jesus Christ required and a lifestyle consistent with the Seminary’s Community Values and Behavioral Commitments.
- Agreement with Denver Seminary’s statement of faith.
- Working knowledge of adult education principles and blended course design.
- Detail-oriented and strong problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work in a team environment.
- Excellent interpersonal and online communication skills
- Ability to see interruptions as opportunities.
- Ability to quickly learn new software.
- Aptitude for technical writing documentation
- Learning Management system skills required; Moodle experience preferred.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe, HTML, media software, and digital video.
- Graphic design skills preferred.
Denver Seminary prepares men and women to engage the needs of the world with the redemptive power of the Gospel and the life-changing truth of Scripture. Through our educational programs and mentoring process, the Seminary challenges students to grow spiritually, intellectually, and professionally in order to lead God’s people in the accomplishment of His mission in the world. The position of Instructional Designer and Media Development Specialist of Korean Global Campus supports this mission by:
- The Seminary will have high quality online, blended, and web-enhanced courses with faculty who are well prepared to facilitate their courses.
- Faculty and students will receive support and resources that enable them to function confidently in the online, blended, and web-enhanced course environments.
Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Normal office working conditions including computer usage may require occasional standing, walking, long periods of sitting, climbing stairs, balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Denver Seminary is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence in all areas of ministry and operations.
Willingness to support Denver Seminary’s vision, sign the National Association of Evangelicals Faith Statement, and abide by the Seminary’s Community Values and Behavioral Commitments is required.
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