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Instructional Designer

Company: Treasure Valley Community College
Location: Ontario
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

This position serves as a Distance Education Faculty Trainer and will work with Help Desk staff and IT Director to develop online student orientation materials; present faculty workshops on strategies to improve online teaching and learning. Lead implementation of Quality Matters and works with the Vice President of Academic Affairs. Train faculty on classroom technology.QUALIFICATIONSMANDATORY: Bachelor---s degree in Education, Curriculum Development, Student Development, or related field. Knowledge of Learning Management Systems (LMS), including Blackboard. Knowledge of best practices in distance education educational delivery. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and strong oral and written communication skills. Must demonstrate ability to interact with faculty, students and other staff in an academic setting. Ability to relate to students of various ages, ethnic background, and abilities. Must be able to work effectively both as a team member and independently. Must be willing to work a variety of hours, including evenings to assist and implement distance education strategies. Hours will include evenings and weekends. Must have excellent presentation skills and the ability to represent the values and spirit of a public community college to all of its constituencies.PREFERRED: A Master---s degree in Education, Curriculum Development, Student Development, or related field. An AEDL (Adult Education/ Distance Learning) emphasis or similar training. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish strongly preferred.-- Previous experience in a community college. Experience as a faculty member, college admissions, advising, counseling or student life is highly desirable.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSCollaborate with Department Chairs, adjunct faculty and staff to improve the overall completion rate of online coursework at TVCC.-- Help ensure ADA compliance with online course shellsPartner with campus-wide departments and the community to promote distance education improvements in both online and hybrid coursework.Meet with faculty to ensure they can utilize the classroom technology needed for instruction.Offer workshops and individual assistance to train faculty in best practices for online teaching and learning.Work closely with the VP of Academics and Director of Information Technology to develop and implement orientation materials, in tutor formats, accessible to students enrolling for the first time in online classes.Work closely with Director of Institutional Effectiveness to track progress and improvements in online success rates.Work closely with Writing and Math lab staff to determine means of assisting distance education students with tutoring they need.Assist in developing collaborative college-wide partnerships and serve on institutional committees to develop and further student success, recruitment and retention efforts.Utilize college computer programs and tools to track and maintain data, including confidential information.Maintain up-to-date knowledge of college policies, procedures, programs, and articulation with other Oregon colleges, and surrounding state/private colleges and universities.Be an active member of Oregon Community College Distance Learning Association.This announcement covers the most significant duties performed by the position, but does not include other work, which may be similar, related to, or a logical assignment for the position.TERMS OF EMPLOYMENTThis is a full-time, 12-month, Professional, exempt, grant funded position.BENEFITSBenefits include medical insurance for employee and eligible dependents, Oregon retirement plan as well as 160 hours of annual vacation leave, 16 hours of annual personal leave and 8 hours per month of sick leave accrual.APPLICATION PROCEDURE A complete application file consists of the following:

  • A letter of interest stating how you are qualified to perform the duties of the position.
  • A resume
  • College transcripts, if any (copies are acceptable at this time)
  • A TVCC application for employment. A pdf fillable application may be downloaded at
  • If applicable, a completed DD Form 214 in order to establish veteran preference per OAR 839-006-0445 and OAR 839-006-0450(3)APPLICATION SUBMISSION:-- All application materials should be submitted or mailed to:-- or Human Resources, Treasure Valley Community College, 650 College Boulevard, Ontario, OR 97914.--

Keywords: Treasure Valley Community College, Nampa , Instructional Designer, Other , Ontario, Idaho

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