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Manager, Instructional Design

Position Deleted on 1/11/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Chicago, IL
Admin - Instructional Technology and Design
Application Due:
Full Time
Location: Olive Harvey College
Employee Type: Full Time Staff
Department: STEM - Center for Teaching & Learning
Union Status: Non-Bargained For
Hours: 40 hour per week
Salary: $66,000 - $78,300
Closing Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013

The City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) District 508, is the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest in the nation, with 5,800 faculty and staff serving 120,000 students at seven campuses and thirteen satellite sites city-wide. The City Colleges of Chicago is currently in the midst of a collaborative effort to review and revise CCC programs and practices to ensure students leave CCC college-ready, career-ready and prepared to pursue their life's goals.

CCC includes seven colleges: Richard J. Daley College, Kennedy-King College, Malcolm X College, Olive-Harvey College, Harry S Truman College, Harold Washington College and Wilbur Wright College. The system also oversees: the Washburne Culinary Institute, the French Pastry School, two restaurants, five Child Development Centers, the Center for Distance learning, the Workforce Institute, the public broadcast station WYCC-TV Channel 20 and radio station WKKC-FM 89.3FM.

Responsible for developing courses and assisting distance faculty and staff in the use of instructional technologies used in the design and development of Web-bases and Web-enhanced programs and courses.

Responsible for developing courses and assisting distance learning faculty and staff in the use of instructional technologies used in the design and development of Web-based and Web-enhanced programs and courses. Assists faculty and staff with technology-based learning projects from conception, through design and production, to completion. Coordinates activities with members of the STEM-CTL team, external product suppliers and other divisional units to accomplish this duty. Assists faculty and staff in designing and developing graphic elements for integration into Web-enhanced, Web-based, interactive media and production projects in both asynchronous and synchronous e-learning environments.

Evaluates pedagogy goals with technology tools with emphasis on identifying and using the right technology for the situation. Identifies and assesses targeted learning objectives with emphasis on designing end user- learner focused activities. Assesses course progress and success of tools, projects and techniques against student learning objectives. Evaluates requests from faculty and staff for technology-based learning projects and recommends appropriate products and production activities. Uses digital cameras, camcorders, scanners, graphic tablets, and other digital devices to create original graphic design elements for production.

Uses course management software (e.g. Blackboard), web production tools and graphics illustration software such as Macromedia Freehand, streaming audio and video software (e.g. real, QuickTime). Uses HTML design, authoring, and editing tools such as Macromedia Dreamweaver, Flash and FrontPage. Uses PowerPoint and other presentation tools. Participates in the development and presentation of workshops for faculty and staff in the use of Web-based and CD-ROM technologies. Researches and recommends new technologies, processes, hardware, and software for the production and integration of graphic design elements into learning technologies. Maintains current knowledge of new instructional software and hardware. Attends appropriate conferences and seminars as needed. Prepares reports as required.

Performs other duties as assigned.

All CCC employees are required to adhere to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.

Master's Degree in Instructional Design, Education, Education Technology, Communication or equivalent field required. Must possess a thorough knowledge of course management software, graphics and Web production software/hardware in an educational setting.

Experience with Blackboard, instructional graphic design, development and production concepts related to online coursework and material. Strong communication and organizational skills required. Experience working and/or teaching in a multi-cultural, urban community college setting preferred. Previous supervisory experience preferred.

How to Apply

For consideration, all interested candidates, including current CCC employees, must submit a current resume, a legible copy of your college transcript(s), if a degree is required (Unofficial transcripts initially accepted, official transcripts must be provided at time of interview.), and a cover letter in MS Word or PDF format. Submit by electronic mail only to the below email address, type the position title that you are applying for in the Subject heading and indicate Full Time or Part Time position:

HR Administrator

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Vacancies may be pending budget approval.

Due to the high volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in CCC!
City Colleges of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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