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Initial Review Date (IRD): 03-16-2021
Dept Marketing Statement The University of California, Scout is a SAPEP (Student Academic Preparation and Educational Partnerships) program that develops and delivers A-G approved, online classes and curriculum to high school students. UC Scout's Instructional Design department is responsible for the development and support of online courses, as well as oversight of the online learning environment and its users. The Instructional Designer III works collaboratively on a two-person team with an Instructional Design Supervisor, a video production unit, academic and technology staff, and subject matter experts to design, deliver and maintain high quality online courses at a rapid pace.
UC Scout at UCSC Extension headquarters is located at UCSC Silicon Valley Campus, 3175 Bowers Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95054.
Uses instructional design and multimedia development skills and best practices to help shape curricular content into coherent instructional modules that employ multimedia and a variety of interactive, web-based tools aimed at encouraging the engagement of high school students and other learners in knowledge acquisition. Demonstrates high degree of collaboration, flexibility and diplomacy as well as project management and creative problem-solving. Solves complex content or delivery related issues in conjunction with technical teams. Occasionally interacts with senior internal and external personnel. Normally receives little direction for ongoing course development assignments and works most closely with full-time teachers and subject-matter experts.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information: $60,000 - $79,800 / Annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
Applies instructional design skills to articulate course design, including editing and alignment of standards-based objectives/outcomes, review of supportive/inclusive learning activities and assessments, and the selection of appropriate technologies and tools.
Supports faculty and staff in the creation of multimedia content, including interactive learning activities, video, or audio components, and oversees the production of course content according to an established schedule.
Consults with subject matter experts on best practices to determine methods for delivery of course content and effective use of technology that promotes learner engagement and knowledge acquisition. Reviews written work with scrutiny, provides direction and feedback, and performs minor revisions.
Conducts appropriate job and task analyses in the context of instructional design of technical or specialized training.
Actively seeks out knowledge of new and emerging learning technologies.
20% - LMS Maintenance
Deploys content on learning management platforms (Canvas LMS).
Reviews and resolves reported issues post-launch. May collect and/or analyze feedback on course performance and needs for revisions. Recommends strategies for continuous improvement.
Provide support for testing content and tools to meet ADA requirements; research and document copyright for embedded media and other non-faculty-created content.
20% - Collaboration & Communication
Ensures that quality standards, intellectual property guidelines, ADA and copyright requirements are met. Upholds instructional design standards, templates and business processes, to be used across all courses or programs of courses.
Works in highly collaborative environments effectively, including other instructional designers, technology staff, faculty, and teaching assistants. Demonstrates diplomacy and tact in all communications.
Works in a collaborative manner with others in a diverse environment to prioritize work assignments, conduct analysis, and develop recommendations.
15% - ID Project Management
Manages detailed schedules within an established project plan for multiple projects; provides project management throughout course development and revision processes to ensure projects are completed on time and meet quality standards, and keeps others informed of progress against the schedule.
Facilitates project team meetings for new course projects, and as needed throughout the development process.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Thorough knowledge of functional area (instructional design and media) and understanding of how work within one course impacts a program or work being done on other courses.
Thorough attention to detail.
Analytical skills; ability to conduct comprehensive instructional analyses and develop clear instructional recommendations.
Organization and problem-solving skills.
Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills and negotiation skills; demonstrated collaborative skills, flexibility and diplomacy; demonstrated ability to persuade, lead, motivate, instruct, and act as part of an effective team.
Strong written communication skills.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, creative team environment under tight deadlines.
Thorough knowledge of instructional design principles and learning strategies, including standard LMS functionality, needs analysis, e-learning video, learning outcomes and assessment design, and instructional approaches in fully online environments.
Thorough knowledge of the technical tools and platforms required to achieve the delivery of engaging and media-rich online learning content, and of trends in the use and effectiveness of educational technology and learning.
Thorough working knowledge of applying K-12/high school learning theories and educational methodologies.
Demonstrated ability to plan, strategize, and deliver major instructional design deliverables for organization-wide initiatives.
Thorough knowledge of copyright law, ADA compliance in electronic environments, and other regulations and guidelines that relate to online course development and distribution.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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