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Instructional Designer Associate

Job Type
Experience Level
Organization Type University  
Pay Range $42K - $53K

Job Description

The Learning and Teaching Hub in the Fulton Schools of Engineering (FSE) at ASU is currently seeking a motivated and reliable Learning Experience Design Associate with a growth mindset to join our high-performing team of Learning Experience Designers, Instructional Coaches, Learning Technologists, and Media Developers. Under general direction and in collaboration with team members, the candidate supports FSE faculty in the design and development of digital learning experiences across ASU’s modalities (e.g., on-ground, hybrid, online), such as the creation of courses and other instructional materials using multiple Learning Management Systems and other educational technologies.

The Learning and Teaching Hub directly supports ASU’s charter of access, inclusion and academic success by facilitating a culture of teaching and learning within the Fulton Schools of Engineering. We partner with FSE faculty on ongoing professional development and communities of practice, instructional consultation and coaching, collaborative learning development, and effective use of learning technology and analytics.

The Learning Experience Design Associate is the entry-level position and introduction to ASU’s expansive career opportunities and growth in the field of instructional design and educational technology. Additionally, ASU offers a total compensation package that includes valuable employee benefits, such as tuition discounts for employees and family members.

Working Environment

  • Activities are primarily performed in a regular, climate controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking.
  • Visual acuity and manual dexterity associated with daily use of desktop computer; bending, stooping, reaching and lifting up to 20 pounds.
  • Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential duties.
  • Regular review of completed tasks.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field. One (1) year of experience providing educational technology development services, or formal or informal education. Or, any equivalent combination of experience or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Department Statement

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering is the largest producer of engineering and technical talent in the nation and
seeks to deliver a world-class learning experience for our students and to advance research and innovation – all at scale. We value and emphasize inherently interdisciplinary endeavors that leverage the breadth and depth of expertise among our outstanding faculty, and have built a unique place for large-scale innovation characterized by foundational excellence and translational impacts. We are an engineering school on the rise at the most innovative university in the country and in the heart of the nation’s fifth largest metropolitan area. The scale of our faculty research interests and interdisciplinary mindset, combined with more than 48 graduate degree programs and 25 undergraduate degree programs, provide the foundation for knowledge generation and collaborative opportunities to advance new ideas.

The Fulton Schools of Engineering, located across ASU’s Tempe and Polytechnic campuses, is comprised of seven
schools based on academic programs and research areas. Fulton Engineering has a nationally recognized faculty that conducts research, instructs and mentors students, provides service to engineering, computing and technology
professions and creates lasting impacts across local and global communities.

The Fulton Schools of Engineering follows a framework of values designed to distinguish our practice and guide daily
decisions in our academic, research, corporate engagement and entrepreneurial endeavors. These values influence how we recognize, reward and communicate our achievements. At the Fulton Schools of Engineering, we:

  • Cultivate excellence.
  • Deliver innovation that matters.
  • Encourage bold thinking.
  • Foster a community of learning and collaboration.
  • Build a foundation for all to be successful.

Working at ASU has outstanding benefits that include: health, dental and vision insurance plans; ASU/UA/NAU tuition
reduction for the employee and qualified family members; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; state and optional retirement plans; access to ASU recreation and cultural activities, and more. To estimate the value of your total compensation, please visit https://cfo.asu.edu/compensation-estimator.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional design and pedagogy applicable in on-ground, hybrid, and online settings.
  • Experience in using a variety of industry-leading products (e.g., Adobe Creative Cloud, Articulate Storyline, H5P) for authoring of instructional materials, interactives, presentations, web pages, web applications, and tutorials.
  • Fundamental knowledge of coding/programing languages (e.g., HTML 5, Java)
  • Experience in using Learning Management Systems (e.g., Canvas, Blackboard, Coursera)
  • Experience in troubleshooting computer and educational technology issues.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
  • Evidence of effective communication skills.
  • Evidence of a Master’s degree in a related field or 3+ years experience working in instructional design or educational technology
  • Experience working with faculty in higher education.
  • Experience teaching in-person and/or online.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Essential Duties

  • Assists team members and faculty in the design and development of engaging, interactive and effective digital learning experiences across ASU’s modalities (e.g., on-ground, hybrid, online).
  • Recommends effective and creative uses of technologies to enhance instruction.
  • Assists with delivering training of recommended practices in teaching and learning.
  • Evaluates course design and outcomes using available data and procedures to articulate recommendations for revisions.
  • Supports setup and launch tasks in multiple Learning Management Systems, such as course copy, remote proctoring, etc.
  • Authors engaging micro-learning experiences and other instructional materials, such as interactives, tutorials, documentation, screencasts, etc.
  • Assists with pre/post semester requests, such as course review, UX experience.
  • Supports proactive Quality Checks to ensure successful implementation, (e.g., proctoring, accessibility, copyright, media, assessment).
  • Provides troubleshooting and other technology support for digital teaching and learning products used by faculty, students, and staff.
  • Builds familiarity with, and remains current on best practices, learning theories, instructional technologies and incorporates these into content standards and learning objectives.
  • Assumes or coordinates other duties or projects as assigned or directed.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.