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Instructional Content Developer, Sr
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Candler School Of Theology
885520:Candler School Of Theology
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JOB DESCRIPTION: Serves as project manager and oversees the development of instructional materials. May supervise project staff. Serves as liaison with outside agencies in the development of instructional materials. Works with faculty to develop instructional materials (both continuing education and for graduate credit) for delivery in traditional face-to-face, web-based, and CD-ROM/DVD environments. Researches and develops case studies based on relevant subject matter or events for delivery using computer and distance learning technologies. Works in collaboration with multimedia developers to develop instructional materials. Assists faculty in integrating instructional technologies in their classrooms. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in instructional design, education, public health education, or related field and five years of adult education experience OR an equivalent combination of experience, education and training. The ability to manage multiple projects; strong oral and written communication skills; and the ability to interact with both faculty and staff as part of an interdisciplinary team. Current knowledge on pedagogical issues related to education and technology.
Preference will be given to applicants who have: a Master’s degree in instructional design, theological education, or a related field; knowledge of instructional design principles for distance learning, including instructional strategies developed from competencies and objectives, development of learning materials in a variety of formats, and assessment techniques; basic knowledge of HTML editing and coding; experience with Blackboard and other Learning Management Systems (D2L, Canvas, Moodle, Sakai, etc.); experience in theological studies; and at least one year of experience developing courses using distance technologies.
Additional Job Details
The Instructional Content Developer for the Candler School of Theology will support faculty in developing online courses. More specifically the Instructional Content Developer will: 1) assist Candler faculty in the design and management of individual online course modules, including the development of syllabi and learning objectives with corresponding assessment strategies, and with a special focus on the Doctor of Ministry (DMin) program; 2) liaise with University Technology Services and other campus resources for the effective use of Blackboard and other instructional technologies (e.g., lecture capture, blogs, wikis, collaborative and video technologies); and 3) provide occasional support to students enrolled in online courses in the form of workshops, instructional materials, and assistance with final projects of the DMin program. In addition, this position is expected to stay abreast of current developments in distance learning and instructional technology and will teach faculty how to use Blackboard and other online tools and appropriate pedagogical approaches to convey course material.
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