Learning Designer- Job Announcement

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Interested in joining a dynamic, award winning team dedicated to untethered, humanized, and open learning? Are you a lifelong learner with a passion for exploring new technologies, innovative approaches to learning, and collaborating with others? If yes, perhaps you are a good fit for our Learning Designer position. Located on the beautiful CSU Channel Islands campus in Camarillo, CA, just ten minutes from the beach, our team works across the Division of Technology & Innovation and Academic Affairs to support faculty in developing transformative learning experiences for our students. This position set to be up to 80% remote as it is focused primarily on online/blended learning. Please see our website, or check us out on Twitter (@TLIatCI) and Facebook to learn more about our team.

faculty communitiesPURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Implement, support, and develop faculty development efforts focused on blended and online instruction at CSU Channel Islands. Works with the Executive Director of Teaching and Learning Innovation to cultivate a vision of innovation for online and blended learning.  

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: Design and facilitate online faculty learning experiences for faculty in consultation with Teaching & Learning Innovations team. Consult with academic programs interested in blended and online learning programs. Expand and maintain an online community for faculty on our campus who are focused on innovation in teaching and learning. Will collaborate with faculty via social media, email, blogs, and video conferencing to develop ideas for blended and online instruction. Will research emerging technologies and effective practices for online and blended instruction. Along with Teaching & Learning Innovations team pilot emerging technologies focused on humanizing the online learning experience.

REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Bachelor’s degree in any academic discipline required. Advanced Blended Learning Preparation Programdegree in Education or related field highly desirable. Must have a growing vision of the role of information technology services in higher education. Evidence of the ability to envision innovative programs and products, and to implement these programs and products on a university campus is highly desirable. Expertise in online and blended learning required. Knowledge about humanizing online learning desirable. Knowledge of a wide range of educational technologies is required. Must possess an understanding of Learning Management Systems. Recent experience in educational technology and blending or online teaching experience is also required. Knowledge of WordPress, VoiceThread, and Canvas a plus.

This is an unofficial description of our openings. To access the official postings and to submit your application and electronic portfolio, please visit www.csucijobs.com and search for Learning Designer.