Allen College and St. Luke’s College are seeking candidates for a part-time, 16-month position that is funded by the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund grant and will assume the role as soon as possible. This person will work remotely, and the position is a shared position between Allen College – UnityPoint Health and St. Luke’s College – UnityPoint Health. Allen College and St. Luke's College are specialized colleges, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, offering nationally accredited programs of study in nursing and health sciences education. Allen College has more than 600 students and St. Luke's College has nearly 300 students.
The instructional course designer reports to the chief academic officer of the Colleges. This person will support faculty in the development of effective and efficient environments for online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses and the integration of technology into curricula; collaborate with faculty to ensure that courses meet approved outcomes and incorporate both established and emerging technologies effectively; provide training and support for faculty relative to methodologies associated with the application of various technologies to promote teaching and learning; serve as a leader in the consultation and production of courseware incorporating web-based interactions, and digitized audio and video where appropriate; monitor and research instructional design theories and technologies applicable to instruction; and support faculty, staff, and students on distance education training and support issues.
Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, instructional technology or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university, master’s degree preferred.
Minimum of one year of full-time work experience in designing, developing, and implementing online and hybrid courses-three or more years of experience preferred.
Knowledge of innovative educational methods and equipment and online course development, webpage design, and other software applications such as Blackboard (Administrator level) Wimba, Respondus, Impatica, Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop. Softchalk, Studymate, Web 2.0 etc.
Experience with Quality Matters preferred.
Ability to prioritize work and function within a structured time frame in a variety of job situations.
Effective communication skills and ability to work well with people of various levels of computer knowledge and skill.
Ability to handle large volumes of work with attention to accuracy and detail, and to work with interruptions with minimal supervision.
Ability to schedule, meet, and maintain routines and deadlines and maintain integrity of records.
Internal Number: 88521
About Allen College - UnityPoint Health
Allen College has a tradition of more than 90 years of excellence in healthcare education. Allen College students may enroll in the following degree programs: Associate of Science in Radiography, Bachelor of Health Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Doctor of Education in Health Professions Education degree programs. We are regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. We are located on a beautiful campus in Waterloo, Iowa. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls metropolitan area combines the diversity of a large city with the friendliness of a small town. Residents value their high quality of life and strive to maintain it. The metro area offers a setting appropriate for nearly every occasion-from shopping and dining at an increasing number of retail areas and restaurants, to leisurely walks along nature trails and exhilarating nights at concerts, shows or sporting events.