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Instructional Designer (12-Month) Position
Delaware Technical Community College in Dover, Delaware
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Date Posted 10/03/2019
Admin-Instructional Technology And Design
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Title

Instructional Designer (12-Month) Position

Position Number

116105 (G)

Position Type

Regular Full-Time

Hiring Location

Office of the President-Dover, DE

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Work Location

George Campus-Wilmington, DE

Position Specific Details

There is one vacancy at the George (Wilmington) Campus.


Salary is determined by relevant education and experience

Classification Information


Classification Title

Instructional Designer

Job Code

3041 (FT), 3541 (PT)



Position Pay Grade

Salary Plan A

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Summary Statement

An incumbent is responsible for collaborating with faculty to design curriculum and courses; designing, developing, evaluating, and teaching instructional design and technology courses; managing and completing projects; evaluating and recommending appropriate technologies; advising and supporting faculty in a manner consistent with instructional design and technology best practices; coordinating professional development programs; coordinating and conducting workshops; providing first class customer service; and facilitating experiences that prepare instructors to teach in any environment (including online). Off-site travel to other campus locations is required.

Nature and Scope

An incumbent in this class typically reports to an administrative or technical superior. An incumbent will collaborate with Delaware Tech faculty to advance teaching and learning through state-of-the-art techniques, applications, and environments. Duties include, but are not limited to, collaborating with faculty to design curriculum and courses; designing, developing, evaluating, and teaching courses in Delaware Tech’s Instructional Design and Technology Certificate program; advising and supporting faculty to learning approaches that are consistent with best practices in instructional principles and theories; educational technology project management; evaluating requests for technology-based learning projects and recommending technologies that match instructional objectives; coordinating the development and delivery of faculty professional development programs; designing, developing, coordinating, and conducting instructional technology workshops that promote technology integration that enhances instruction; teaching courses that prepare faculty members to teach in classrooms and online; and collaborating with faulty one-on-one to design courses and teaching strategies using advanced techniques.

Principal Accountabilities

An incumbent may perform any combination of the below listed accountabilities:

1. Consults with Deans, Department Chairpersons, and faculty related to the creation and implementation of innovative degree programs, including those that feature technology enabled learning, distance education mediums, and multimedia tools and methods.

2. Designs, develops, evaluates, and teaches courses in Delaware Tech’s Instructional Design and Technology Certificate Program.

3. Designs, develops, and delivers technology orientations aimed at promoting learner satisfaction and success.

4. Designs, develops, and delivers professional development programs for faculty via formal workshops, informal interactions, and one-on-one sessions designed to establish, enhance, and expand competency in pedagogy and the use of instructional technology.

5. Manages instructional design and technology projects and their associated Center for Creative Instruction & Technology (CCIT) personnel, budgets, and time lines, as designated and directed by the Director of Instructional Design and Technology.

6. Advises and coaches Delaware Tech educators on pedagogical techniques, strategies, and instructional technology best practices.

7. Participates in collaborative activities with others across the college who provide counsel, recommendations, services and support to individuals using instructional technology or providing instructional technology resources to faculty, staff, and students in support of teaching and learning.

8. Interfaces with instructors in order to understand concerns, explains technology in teaching strategies, and offers creative high-impact techniques and technology enabled teaching solutions.

9. Conducts research for the purpose of identifying trends, technologies, theories, resources, applications, strategies, processes, methodologies, procedures and practices.

10. Fulfills committee responsibilities, attends unit meetings, prepares designated presentations, delivers required reports, and completes other duties as assigned or delegated by the Director of Instructional Design and Technology.

11. Sets and attains challenging goals.

12. Continually supports the Delaware Tech community by adhering to the President’s Characteristics of Excellence.

13. Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of and proficiency in learning management systems, synchronous learning applications, and comprehensive experience using a wide range of instructional technologies and software applications.
Demonstrated acumen in educational and learning philosophy, pedagogical and andragogical theory, project management, and instructional systems design principles and practices.
Knowledge of multimedia instructional courseware and of instructional delivery to enhance learning.
Ability to work independently or in teams, collaborate with others, lead projects, manage budgets, and provide excellent customer service to the college community.
Excellent interpersonal skills and work ethic that demonstrates an ability to work effectively with others and complete assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
Skill in managing projects effectively in accordance with established plans and policies.
Ability to analyze the work of project team members and provide effective and timely feedback.
Ability to apply a logical, systematic approach to problem solving, with a focus on meeting client expectations and improving the overall instructional effectiveness.
Ability to identify important topics and conduct job related research.
Ability to understand and anticipate the needs and expectations of external and internal clients.
Ability to make clients and their needs a primary focus.
Ability to develop and sustain productive client relationships.
Ability to demonstrate flexibility and independent thinking.
Ability to work with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to partner with faculty in order to create learner focused technology enabled learning environments.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in instructional design and technology or other relevant field.
Two (2) years of relevant experience working with instructional design and technology-related projects, to include familiarity with learning management applications, synchronous learning applications, as well as other learning technology applications.
Classroom training and teaching experience preferred.

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