Instructional Designer Employment Opportunity: The College at Brockport

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Instructional Designer Employment Opportunity


Budget Title: Assistant for Instructional Resources

Campus Title: Instructional Designer

Salary Level: SL3

Minimum Salary: $59,000

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Academic Systems and Instructional Support, the Instructional Designer will be responsible for working with faculty in developing new, and revising existing, courses that conform to current pedagogical standards and expectations for online, hybrid, and face-to-face instruction. The ID will work with faculty in the college’s LMS (Blackboard) and associated add-in tools (e.g., Kaltura CaptureSpace, VoiceThread, Ally, SafeAssign, etc.).

Major Responsibilities

• Promotes instructional and pedagogical best practices for creation and delivery of all course delivery methods.

• Organizes and conducts training workshops for teaching and learning in online and hybrid formats.

• Manages the development of online and hybrid courses from conceptualization through production.

• Appraises course quality design consistent with Online Learning Consortium (OLC) best practices and assist faculty in making course adjustments, as needed.

• Provides Blackboard and associated instructional technologies support for faculty, staff and students.

• Develops and maintains online web-based resources such as tutorials, reference material, design standards, content resources, templates, e-newsletters, and other instructional tools for faculty.

• Serves as an administrator within the College's LMS.

• Engages in continuous professional development to maintain knowledge and skills related to emerging technologies and instructional practices to provide ideas, guidance, and recommendations.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, curriculum development, instructional technology, education, or similar field from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization; working knowledge of Blackboard (or similar LMS) and embedded tool; demonstrated ability to apply principles of adult learning and universal design processes to instructional design, development, and evaluation (IDD&E); and, excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in instructional design, curriculum development, instructional technology, education, or similar field from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization regionally accredited college or university (or equivalent); experience and demonstrated competence with both Windows and Mac operating systems; experience providing IDD&E training/coaching in an education environment; experience with curriculum development; ability to work effectively with diverse faculty, staff, and administrators; online teaching experience, preferably within the higher education environment; Quality Matters (QM) or Online Learning Consortium (OLC) certification; OPEN SUNY COTE Instructional Designer certification; understanding of, and/or certification in, Open SUNY Course Quality Review (OSCQR); and, strong project management and follow-up skills.

The College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement, and generous paid time off.

Application Instructions

This position is subject to the Brockport Professional Promotion Program Policy. Priority 1 internal applicants are given first preference and Priority 2 internal applicants are given second preference. Internal application materials will be accepted until 11:55pm on Thursday, January 24, 2019. To apply, please visit and input requisition number 494062 in the Search field to access the position. For consideration, please complete the application and include your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.



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