Support Staff Employment Opportunity

Instructional Designer

Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#112-17.18Closing Date:December 12, 2017 4:30pm
Employment Group:P.T.S.U.Salary or Rate:$47,864 - $62,225 Per Annum
Employment Date:(tentative)As soon as possibleHours per Week:Full-Time (36.25 HPW)
Position Length:(tentative)ContinuingFunding:University Budget


This position is accountable to the Coordinator of Teaching & Learning Services within the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning (CETL). The Instructional Designer provides academic, instructional technology, and instructional design services to support the academic mission of the university.
Representative Responsibilities
·    Provide training, and develop professional development resources for faculty members to support technology adoption around the learning management system.
·    Use evidence informed instructional design theory/models to inform best practices for instructors who are designing course material.
·    Encourage the integration of media-rich video and other objects to D2L Brightspace courses in pedagogically effective ways.
·    Develop long-range plans for course enhancements through technology integration.
·    Provide system administration expertise, and technical problem solving needed.
·    Evaluate the effectiveness of course implementations, especially as related to technology integration.
·    Research, advising on and adapting instructional methodologies and assessment strategies in the educational technology context.
·    Provide input to management on educational technology project priority setting.
·    Other duties as assigned.
·    Bachelor’s degree. Preference will be given to those with a Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Adult Education, or Educational technology.
·    5 years’ hands-on experience in course design, development and support, preferably in a post-secondary environment.
·    Experience in creating teaching workshops and one-on-one training sessions for instructors.
·    Experience with D2L Brightspace, or other learning management systems.
·    Ability to play a leadership role as well as working constructively and collaboratively in a team environment.
·    Knowledge of instructional theories, learning theories, and best practices in course development.
·    Knowledge of tools within learning management systems, popular usage, and functionalities.
·    Knowledge about and experience in using educational technologies, in particular multimedia tools.
·    Demonstrated project management skills.
·    Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
·    Demonstrated time management, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
** To be given consideration for this competition, you must demonstrate how, when and where you acquired the requirements outlined for this position. Your resume must present education and work experience in chronological order, with work experience detailed in both months and years, and whether it was part-time or full-time**


For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.