Davidson County Community College (DCCC) is an award-winning institution known for a commitment to excellence and student success. The DCCC community is dedicated to providing a high-quality education designed to prepare students to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world. To this end, DCCC celebrates the value of a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. DCCC faculty and staff are passionate about equity and our responsibility to work with each unique student to support them in successfully attaining their goals.
DCCC's benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of all of its members. The future is here!
The Instructional Designer supports student success through working with faculty in course design consultation, guided implementation of new teaching strategies and assessment methods, and supporting the use of technology to enhance learning. This position reports directly to the Director, Learning Design. The Instructional Designer has the following responsibilities:
Research, design, develop, administer, and facilitate group and one-on-one professional development activities for faculty with regard to various instructional technology and design topics such as andragogical best practices, course design, learning theory, effective use of instructional technology tools, high impact practices, accessibility, and compliance requirements.
Serve as a consultant to faculty with regard to course design, development of program and course level assessments, and assessment methods and tools to achieve student learning outcomes.
Through consultation with faculty, design and develop digital media assets to enhance instruction and support the attainment of student learning outcomes. Remain proficient in the use of digital media tools and software.
Participate in the implementation and continual assessment/improvement of the course quality assurance process led by the Coordinator, Learning Design.
Provide frontline user support to faculty and troubleshooting for course management systems and other instructional systems.
Manage and maintain a learning management system and other instructional technology systems, including testing upgrades and maintaining user accounts and permissions.
Monitor developments in the field of instructional design and technology to remain current on innovative and effective strategies and practices; evaluate, select, and assess new instructional technology tools, strategies, and resources.
Manage multiple projects on various timelines from development to delivery to assessment; collaborate with partners on cross-campus projects.
Participate in department meetings.
Attend College meetings.
Serve on College committees as appropriate.
Perform other tasks as assigned that support the mission and initiatives of the College.
Qualifications Required: Master's Degree in Instructional Design or related field (e.g. Instructional Technology, Educational Technology, Education, etc.) Three years of relevant experience working with instructional design and technology-related projects. Thorough knowledge of instructional design principles and pedagogical strategies. Experience developing instructional learning material and providing user support services. Consultation skills to assess user needs, content, and identify gaps. Experience working with subject matter experts. Ability to work independently or in teams, collaborate with others, lead projects, and provide excellent customer service.
Qualifications Preferred: Experience with Quality Matters rubric and peer review model Experience with various multimedia creation tools such as Camtasia and Articulate Storyline or Rise. Experience with synchronous tools such as PolyCom, Google Hangouts, and Blackboard Collaborate. Experience with Learning Management Systems such as Moodle.
About Davidson County Community College
Davidson County Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College system. DCCC serves Davidson/Davie and adjoining counties with the main campus located on the border of Lexington and Thomasville, and the Davie campus located in Mocksville. We also have three satellite education centers in the area for students who find it convenient to study in a smaller environment. Davidson County Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. (See Davidson County Community College website – www.davidsonccc.edu – Street Address: 297 DCCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360-7385 – Post Office Address: P.O. Box 1287, Lexington, NC 27293-1287)Davidson County Community College’s mission is to develop minds, inspire imaginations, and prepare students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment.