Location: Remote, with occasional travel to Montreat, NC
Start Date: TBD
Summary: Reporting to the Director of Online Education (DOE), the Instructional Designer is a skilled professional responsible for designing excellent and high quality online courses. The Instructional Designer will also work with faculty and subject matter experts to guide the course development process, provide quality course checks and update course shells with any new updates.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Serves as the point of contact for all course development projects.
Assists the DOE with course content checks and quality audits of online courses.
Uses a standardized template for prepping course shells in Moodle Rooms.
Write and communicate clearly.
Ensures that every online course has working links, up to date textbooks, current course guides and resources such as Turnitin.com and Library.
Assist faculty with any technology needed in their courses including the LMS web collaboration tools.
Keeps track of course development work using excellent time and project management skills.
Provides training sessions for the faculty on the use of LMS tools.
Creates and manages instructional web-based content, including videos, tutorials, and online research guides.
Serves on committees, attends faculty meetings upon invite or when requested by DOE.
Seeks professional development opportunities, maintains membership in appropriate professional organizations, attends professional meetings.
Successful candidate will demonstrate a professional and personal commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Montreat College. That commitment includes agreement with the published Statement of Faith found here: http://www.montreat.edu/about-us/faith-statement/.
The successful candidate will also demonstrate support for Christian liberal arts education and the specific ability to integrate faith and the discipline in a compelling, thoughtful manner.
Has experience with adult and graduate programs, and online courses.
Experienced with Moodle or Moodle Rooms preferred.
Quality Matters certification desired.
Master's degree in Instructional Design or Instructional Technology preferred
Although this is not a developer position, proficiency in WordPress and Google Apps or Microsoft Office is preferred. Knowledge of Web authoring tools, Web development skills (e.g., HTML and CSS) and an awareness of Web-based tools and social media applications is helpful.
Experience using project management tools and software, and production of instructional videos important.
Supervision: Director of Online Education
Application Requirements/How to Apply: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position of filled.
Candidates are requested to send the following materials electronically to Gregory P. Kerr, Ph.D. Vice President for Academic Affairs at:AGSjobs@montreat.edu
1) Letter of Application
2) Curriculum Vitae (or Resume)
3) Transcripts of Undergraduate and Graduate Work
4) Statement of Faith
5) Statement of Philosophy of Christian Higher Education
6) List of Three References with Contact Information
About Montreat College: Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer masters, bachelors, and associates degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Additional locations in Asheville, Charlotte, and Morganton supplement the main campus. The College is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning, and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.
Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer master's, bachelor's, and associate's degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Sa...tellite campuses in Asheville, Charlotte, and other sites supplement the main campus. The College is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning, and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.