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Instructional Design Specialist- AAF

Kennesaw State University
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Kennesaw, Georgia
Instructional Technology and Design
Instructional Design Specialist- AAF

Job ID: 249134
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary
Supports department leadership and staff in to develop and implement technical, pedagogical, and accessible digital courses at KSU. Works collaboratively with other development team members to review online and hybrid courses based on college and university policies and procedures. Provides general support to faculty during digital course design, development, and facilitation.

1. Provides support for faculty teaching, using technologies, developing, and revising digital courses

2. Supports the Academic Web Accessibility team to design, develop, and implement accessible learning

3. Supports instructional designers in sustainable course design initiatives

4. Supports the creation and delivery of professional faculty development resources

5. Supports the creation and maintenance of educational web resources for faculty/staff

6. Assists with service requests for instructional technology, pedagogy, learning resources, etc.

7. Assists with course reviews based on Quality Matters and college-based review policies

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Instructional Design, Technical Communications or Educational related field

Required Experience
One (1) year of related work experience in a teaching, technical writing, instructional design, learning or technology center, or corporate training

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience
Previous experience in higher education and technology-enhanced teaching and learning
Knowledge and experience with Desire2Learn Brightspace
Experience developing and reviewing digital courses in higher education

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Able to pick up skills associated with other computer applications such as project management applications, customer service applications, learning management systems (LMS)
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Experience with at least one learning management system such as D2L Brightspace, Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle, etc.

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national, origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.
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