Instructional Designer (Specialist I or Specialist II)

Deadline: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018
District/Organization: 
Michigan Virtual
Position Details: 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The role of the instructional designer is to design and produce engaging and effective online activities, resources, and complete online or blended courses offered through Michigan Virtual’s Student Learning Portal (SLP) or Professional Learning Portal (PLP). Course development is accomplished primarily through a team process, with teams comprised of internal and external experts. The instructional design specialist uses production tools such as SoftChalk, Course Arc, Camtasia, andArticulate™ Presenter or Storyline to produce and integrate online content, including those developed at Michigan Virtual and those licensed from other content providers. As an expert in instructional design, this position provides consultation, training, and support to team members and external clients in the course development process (analysis, design, production, implementation and evaluation). The instructional design specialist also provides input about overall, systematic course development strategy on an on-going basis, in a manner that promotes sound instructional design principles.
 
REQUIRED EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, & LICENSURES (minimum requirements):

  • SPECIALIST I:  Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, educational technology, or other related field with 9 credits in university coursework addressing instructional design; and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • SPECIALIST II:  Master’s degree in instructional design, educational technology, or other related field with 9 credits in university coursework addressing instructional design; and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE (minimum requirements):

SPECIALIST I:

  • Up to three (3) years of experience as an instructional designer.
  • Experience with developing online courses.
  • Experience with multimedia and content development applications such as Articulate Presenter or Storyline, Adobe CS2-6 Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver), Camtasia, Audacity, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and SoftChalk.

SPECIALIST II: 

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience as an instructional designer.
  • Two (2) or more years of experience with developing online courses.
  • Experience with a major CMS or LMS (prefer knowledge of Blackboard, Moodle, or Brightspace).
  • Experience with multimedia and content development applications such as Articulate Presenter or Storyline, Adobe CS2-6 Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver), Camtasia, Audacity, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and SoftChalk.
  • Experience with some or all of the following:  HTML and CSS browser compatibility issues, educational game design, web accessibility issues, and web content management tools.
Email: 
jpeattie@michiganvirtual.org
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