Position Summary: Under the guidance of the Executive Director for Digital Learning, the Instructional Technology Designer is principally responsible for working with faculty to research, analyze, implement, evaluate, and support the effective uses of technology and teaching in support of online and face-to-face learning. The position is engaged in a wide range of instructional activities focused on outcomes that improve understanding, better engage, and speed student learning. The activities include, but are not limited to, direct assistance and advanced consultation with faculty on instructional design for multiple delivery modes (face-to-face, blended, online; self-learning, peer-to-peer, group); LMS (learning management systems) and other teaching and learning systems administration; design and conduct presentations, workshops, discussions, and individualized meetings with faculty as appropriate in the areas of teaching, learning, and technology. The position is expected to exhibit a high level of creativity and resourcefulness and is competent to work on fairly complex instructional design activities with only general direction; generally operates under deadlines and is capable of handling several assignments concurrently; provides guidance to the other members of the Digital Learning and Technology Support department in matters of instructional technology issues; works closely with faculty at all levels and collaborates with others throughout the university to assess and improve student learning outcomes.
Prerequisite Qualifications: This position requires a bachelor's degree in education, instructional design, or a related filed and several years of experience working at an institute of higher education; expertise with a learning management system; experience working with faculty both one-on-one and in a group; experience designing and leading training workshops; expertise in the creation of instructional content using digital tools; proven ability to work well in a team environment; demonstrated creativity and problem solving skills; excellent oral and written communication skills.
Internal Number: req1956
About New Jersey Institute of Technology
NJIT offers more than 125 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in six specialized schools instructed by expert faculty, 98 percent of whom hold the highest degree in their field. Our academic programs are fully accredited by the appropriate accrediting boards, commissions and associations such as Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA), Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).Our extensive Continuing Professional Education programs and online courses offer important training for professionals already on the job, and our competitive industry internships help land you one of your own.