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Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno Teaching and Learning Technologies department is seeking applications for an Instructional Designer. The Instructional Designer provides faculty support in the application of learning theory to course design, the incorporation of instructional technologies into courses, and assistance in the creation of online courses and materials. The Instructional Designer analyzes and applies trends in learning technologies and instructional design, and works collaboratively with faculty and colleagues in developing and delivering high-quality learning experiences for students. The position reports to the Director of Teaching & Learning Technologies.
The preferred candidate will have experience with a Learning Management System (LMS); be knowledgeable about current instructional technologies; understand online course development standards and procedures; and have experience using specialized instructional technologies such as Camtasia, SnagIt, etc. The department emphasizes good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate well with colleagues and faculty across the university, as well as an understanding of and sensitivity to accessibility concerns in higher education and the ability to work in a diverse, multicultural environment.
Required Qualifications Master's degree and one year of related experience. Related experience: Instructional Design, teaching, higher education and providing software/technical training.
Compensation Grade B
Compensation and Benefits Low $60s, DOE. TIAA/CREF and other retirement options; 24 annual vacation days; generous sick leave policy; tuition benefits for self and family; no state income tax or FICA.
Full-Time Equivalent 100.0%
Required Attachment(s) The following attachments must be uploaded to the Curriculum Vitae section of your application: - Curriculum Vitae - Contact information for three professional references - Cover Letter which includes statements of research interests and teaching experience, as well as a description of how your teaching and/or work in the campus community will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity.
This posting is open until filled Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
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