Internal Posting Only
Open to all Internal and External applicants
- Instructional Designer (Temporary Full-Time)
Restricted Funding (Contingent upon continuation of funding)
Faculty Contract Length (i.e. number of paid working months for position)
System: Educational Development; CAA
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
PFT - Professional/Technical
Starting Salary Range
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Provide assistance and training to faculty and IMC team members in the application of instructional and interface design of online and hybrid courses. Coordinate and collaborate with Master Course Development teams to design and produce quality online courses.
Reports To (Title of individual)
Director, Teaching and Learning Resources
Direct the work and provide leadership to the IMC multimedia and Master Course Development team and some part-time employees. Coordinate with Master Course development team to design and produce quality online courses. Provide assistance to team members and faculty with instructional and interface design. Assist faculty in the selection of electronic delivery methods, use of instructional software and effective uses of multimedia. Provide troubleshoot assistance on technical problems. Design and produce learning materials in a variety of formats including print, graphics, and multimedia to support teaching and learning, and college information needs. Design, develop and deliver workshops and online training to faculty and staff in the use of instructional technologies and educational best practices. Offer special session/ training to faculty upon department request for select or new software or technologies. Research innovative and latest trends on educational best practices, instructional resources and technologies and multimedia hardware/ software to support teaching and learning and to assist faculty in the development of new teaching methods. Research, recommend and participate in decision making for the purchase of or transition to new software and technology. Keep current with new technology and web courseware. Keep current with instructional design and ADA web compliance issues. Participate in training and developmental activities and seminars, as required. Collaborate and participate in the design and implementation of the IMC Faculty Fellowship training materials Other duties may be assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Educational Technology or related fields or Associate's degree plus four (4) years of formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed in lieu of bachelor's degree. NOTE: If you are using your college degree to qualify for this position, you must provide a photocopy of the transcript at the interview if your transcripts are not attached on line. For this position, please do not mail, fax, or bring to Human Resources any resumes, cover letters, portfolios or other un-requested materials. If you are selected for hire, an official transcript is required at that time. If you have any questions, you may contact Employment Services at (713) 718-8565. Master's Degree preferred.
Minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience, preferably in instructional design required. NOTE: Part-time experience will be counted as half of full-time experience; for example, two (2) years of part-time experience will equal one (1) year of full-time experience. Teaching experience in an institution of higher education preferred. Experience in a community college is preferred. Experience working with Windows and Macintosh operating systems required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of instructional design theory, principles and practices Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to acquire, synthesize and inculcate expert professional knowledge
Computer Skills Requirements
Comprehensive knowledge of course management systems (Blackboard or WebCT preferred) Comprehensive knowledge of instructional technology applications: MS Office, Dreamweaver, LessonBuilder, HTML, Captivate and other related applications as necessary
Physical Ability Requirements
Security Sensitive Position
Special Instructions for Applying
NOTE: If you are using your college degree to qualify for this position, you must provide a photocopy of the transcript at the interview if your transcripts are not attached on line. For this position, please do not mail, fax, or bring to Human Resources any resumes, cover letters, portfolios or other un-requested materials. If you are selected for hire, an official transcript is required at that time. If you have any questions, you may contact Employment Services at (713) 718-8565.
Additional Credentialing Process Requirements
Acceptable Evaluation Agencies of international transcripts for US equivalence are listed as follows: Evaluators in Texas Foreign Credential Services, Inc., Austin, TX 512-459-8428 phone http://www.fcsa.biz/ Global Credential Evaluators, College Station, TX 979-690-8912 phone http://www.gcevaluators.com International Academic Credential Evaluators, Denton, TX 940-383-7498 phone http://www.iacei.net SDR Educational Consultants, Houston, TX 713-460-5344 phone http://sdr.netfirms.com SpanTran Educational Services, Inc., Houston, TX 713-266-8805 phone http://www.spantran-edu.org Evaluators Out of State Career Consulting International, Sunrise, FL 800-771-4723 phone http://www.thedegreepeople.com Center for Applied Research Evaluation & Education,Anaheim, CA 714-237-9272 phone http://www.iescaree.com Education Evaluators International, Providence, RI 401-521-5340 phone http://www.educei.com Education International, Wellesley, MA 781-235-7425 phone http://www.educationinternational.org Educational Credential Evaluators, Milwaukee, WI 414-289-3400 phone http://www.ece.org International Education Research Foundation, Inc., Culver City, CA 310-258-9451 phone http://www.ierf.org Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., Miami, FL 305-273-1616 phone http://www.jsilny.com World Education Services, Chicago, New York, Miami 800-937-3895 or 305-358-6688 phone http://www.wes.org firstname.lastname@example.org Evaluations from other agencies may be approved on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Transfer Office (713-718-8535) .
Supplemental Documentation Required
Master's Degree preferred.
Criminal History Background Check Notification
In accordance with HCC policies and procedures, effective September 1, 2005 all new hires (FT/PT) will be required to undergo a pre-employment Criminal History Background Check which may include verification of employment history of any and all personnel files, education/training records, character references; criminal arrests and conviction records; criminal and civil court records; birth records, citizenship records; vehicle registration records; and any other public records. A pre-employment Drug Test and/or Alcohol Test may also be required if the position has been designated a safety-sensitive position or as otherwise required by state and/or federal law.
Houston Community College - 22 months ago
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