Job No: 532956 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Information Systems & Technology, On-site (work in-person at business location)
The Instructional Designer will work with SDSU faculty and staff across SDSU and the CSU system to provide support in accessible technologies and universal design techniques for teaching and learning. The Instructional Designer will provide consultation, training, technical support, and leadership in the effort to make all SDSU instructional materials effective for diverse learners and compliant with accessibility best practices, guidelines, and laws specified by the state and federal government, CSU chancellor's office, and organizations such as W3C and CAST. Instructional materials (IM) include all textbooks and other print-based instructional material, course packets, e-Reserves, syllabi, online documents, assignments, websites, and multimedia, whether created by a publisher, instructor, or a third party, when incorporated into teaching and learning activities.
The Instructional Designer supports faculty in the ITS Faculty Instructional Technology (FIT) Center, providing assistance with instructional technologies. The Instructional Designer also assists with training and support of quality learning and teaching across SDSU, including a focus on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and accessibility.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent/probationary position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.
Instructional Technology Services provides support and leadership to the university in the effective uses of technologies to enhance teaching and learning, to create effective learning environments, and to facilitate research and strategic initiatives. Instructional Technology Services is made up of twenty-four staff and four administrators.
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Education and Experience
To enter this classification, a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in technical information systems and application program packages is a prerequisite. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, educational technology, communications, or related fields, or similar certified coursework in applicable fields of study. Foundation knowledge and skills for the Information Technology Consultant, depending on the nature of the position assignment, may include working knowledge of common software application packages, equipment platforms, reference database systems and sources, and training methods and a basic understanding of networks, data communication, and multimedia systems.
Experience producing accessible instructional materials including multimedia
Two years' experience designing and developing online courses using learning management systems, or two years of related instructional design experience in higher education and training.
Four or more years of experience providing academic technology support in a higher education setting.
Experience supporting faculty using Canvas or other learning management tools and systems.
Experience supporting faculty in designing hybrid and/or fully online courses.
Experience supporting instructors in approaches to teaching and learning associated with Universal Design for Learning.
Master's Degree in Educational Technology or related discipline preferred
Valid California driver's license is required. Defensive driving course, as specified by the CSU Office of Risk Management, must be completed as soon as possible after beginning employment.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $5,167 per month.
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,678 - $11,547 per month.
Diversity and Community at SDSU
At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.
Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here.
At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs, and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.
SDSU's Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on October 27, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by October 26, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.
SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Taylor Jaress at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advertised: Oct 12, 2023 (1:30 PM) Applications Close: Open until filled
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