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Instructional Designer, School of Criminal Justice Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Job Summary

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
5+ to 7 Years
Job Reference Code

Instructional Designer, School of Criminal Justice

About the Job

Instructional Designer, School of Criminal Justice                                       

Date: Apr 9, 2021

Location:Cincinnati, OH, US

                Company:                 University of Cincinnati
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

Job Overview

Responsible for providing instructional design support for current and new on-line courses to faculty, students and staff.

About the Job

This position supports the School of Criminal Justice and the Law & Paralegal Studies program in the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services at the University of Cincinnati. In addition to the below, this role will function as a member of the program's academic coordination and support team.

Essential Functions

Assist faculty and subject matter experts (SMEs) in the development of online and technology-facilitated courses; present programs, conduct faculty training, and help the academic programs implement new technologies and approaches for online learning.
Assist faculty with utilizing web-based resources, multimedia technologies, and instructional software and systems for online course development; collaborate with internal and external business partners that are critical to the success of the course such as faculty, technology/multimedia staff, virtual learning management staff, and department academic support staff to assist with course development, implementation and problem resolution.
Develop and support current and new online courses according to established procedures; ensure that the developments of instructional materials for online courses are consistent with sound instructional design principles and standards; utilize a variety of software development tools.
Assess the effectiveness of the experiences and revise in response to feedback.
Contribute to ongoing research, evaluation and design of online courses and programs.
Work as part of a team to manage online course and program development.
Maintain a collaborative relationship and open communication with business partners.
Research, evaluate and integrate new and emerging educational technologies for improving student learning within online courses.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Six (6) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Two (2) years of experience in course building or course design.

Additional Qualifications Considered

We are specifically seeking experience in online/blended course design, curriculum development, faculty or staff development/training, or other related areas. Ideal candidate with have prior experience with educational technologies used in the instructional design process, such as the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS), Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Kaltura, WebEx, Zoom, and Articulate authoring applications.

The following additional qualifications are desired:

Experience in a university setting in instructional design or related technical field.
Experience designing and implementing faculty or staff professional development.
Proficient in applying quality assurance standards for online learning, including Quality Matters.
Experience recording and editing video, using tools such as Adobe Premiere.
Experience creating media and/or interactive e-learning projects.
Experience building in and providing technical support for LMS environments, preferably Canvas.
Experience in providing web conferencing technical training and support.
Experience with assisting faculty with course design and/or activities.
Proficient in file accessibility remediation, particularly with Word, PowerPoint, and PDFs.
Previous teaching or training experience in online, face-to-face, and/or blended formats.
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent customer service skills when assisting with needs analyses and technical difficulties.
Experience managing or mentoring staff in instructional design or related technical field.
Knowledge and application of learning theories and visual design principles.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Sitting - Continuously
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
Hearing, listening - Continuously
Talking - Often

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

REQ: 63661

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati                                   
Job Segment:                     Instructional Designer, Criminal Justice, Curriculum, Developer, Education, Security, Technology, Research                                       

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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