Texas Tech University Instructional Designer in Lubbock, Texas


Extended Job Title:

Instructional Designer

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Texas Tech University

Position Description:

Develop instructional materials and products and assist in the technology-based redesign of courses. Assist faculty in learning about, becoming proficient in, and applying instructional technology.

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Travel Required:

Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions:

This position is responsible for the successful production of high quality, asynchronous online and hybrid courses. This position will be the project manager in the collaboration of faculty and Rawls eLearning Center's team members' to design and develop online curriculum and instruction which lead to successful student learning and engagement that satisfy established online course standards. This position requires superior critical thinking, decision-making and communication skills.

  • Oversee the production and revision of online and hybrid courses to ensure timely completion and delivery of online course production.

  • Perform project management duties for the coordination and tracking of online and hybrid course design and development processes.

  • Provides instructional design and online pedagogy consultation to faculty.

  • Assist faculty in learning about, becoming proficient in and applying instructional technology.

  • Guide faculty in the online course design process including the alignment of their course and module's student learning outcomes and assessments.

  • Collaborate with faculty, developers, videographer and other eLearning personnel to create accessible high-quality learning resources in a variety of formats including text, graphics, audio, video, and animation to support curriculum.

  • Directs course builders in building accessible high-quality online course videos that improve student learning and follow best practice guidelines.

  • Directs videographer in building accessible high-quality online course videos that improve student learning and follow best practice guidelines.

  • Review deliverable and adherence to established course development copyright and ADA standards and policies; communicate those standards with other team members and faculty to ensure proper implementation.

  • Edit and organize electronic information to help faculty create high-quality course content that is suited to online learners.

  • Evaluate online courseware for online courses.

  • Develop and maintain course models, standards and procedures for review.

  • Special projects as assigned.

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Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of demonstrated relevant experience.

  • Video recording skills.

  • Expertise with software applications used in designing online learning experiences, including Blackboard and video capture/editing software (e.g. Camtasia or Adobe Premiere Pro), as well as other applications in Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

  • Familiarity with online platforms made available by education companies (e.g.; McGraw Hill's Connect and Pearson's MyLab).

  • Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, or Mass Media and Communications with 2-3 years of experience.


Rawls College of Business

Required Attachments:

Resume / CV

Job Type:

Full Time

Pay Statement:

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

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EEO Statement:

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree plus one year of related experience; or a combination of education and/or related experience to equal 5 years.

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