Minneapolis College is seeking a full-time Instructional Designer in the MnSCU Academic Professional 3 unclassified service.
This is a two-year position.
The Instructional Designer will be instrumental in helping faculty in Career and Technical Education (CTE) and other programs of study create highly engaging and effective online and blended learning experiences as Minneapolis College shifts content delivery to online and blended methods. The instructional designer will create and delivery training workshops, courses and events for faculty, and provide drop-in support for CTE and other faculty teaching online or using D2L for face-to-face classes.
This position will lead the expansion of online and blended degrees and courses. This position will provide a comprehensive program of instructional design and Learning Management System (LMS) services and support for faculty that includes best practices in pedagogy. The position will work directly with Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and the Campus Academic Technology Team (CATT) to set institutional goals and design and deliver training for faculty.
Master's degree in instructional design, educational technology, or a related field, and two years of related work experience; or a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position.
Online course design and development experience in a not-for-profit higher education setting.
Experience with pedagogy related to culturally responsive course design.
Experience with a variety of instructional technologies including learning management systems, web conferencing, collaboration, and lecture capture.
Experience developing and delivering training sessions, both face-to-face and online.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Five years experience with D2L learning management system.
Direct experience working with career and technical fields and/or lab sciences.
Ability to conduct reviews of existing blended/online courses using Quality Matters rubric or another assessment tool.
Completion of Quality Matters or other similar certification.
Experience designing instructional materials and media that meet ADA/accessibility standards.
Teaching or related experience in a higher education setting.
Knowledge of academic structures and values.
Two or more years teaching online courses.
To be considered for this position, former employees must have a clean employment record at Minneapolis College (MCTC).
Placement within the salary range for the MnSCU Academic Professional 3 is determined on the basis of relevant experience and education and in accordance with the 2019 – 2021 Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE) Agreement with the State of Minnesota.
The State of Minnesota offers eligible employees an excellent benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, optional dental, short- and long-term disability, paid personal and sick leave, defined benefits and defined contribution (401(a), retirement plans), tuition waiver for employees and dependents, and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.
Internal Number: 1780
About Minneapolis College
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. MCTC enrolls nearly 15,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Created in 1996, under the umbrella of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system, MCTC is the result of the merger of two institutions: a technical college with a long history of vocational education dating back to 1914 and an open-enrollment community college established in 1965. Currently, the spacious campus covers 21.6 acres of land and recent expansions include a new state-of-the-art Science Center, culinary kitchen and dining hall and outdoor plaza.