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Instructional Designer & Technology Specialist
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Doane University | Lincoln, NE
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Job Description

Doane University, a nationally recognized liberal arts and sciences university with campuses in Crete, Grand Island, Lincoln and Omaha, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Instructional Designer and Technology Specialist (IDTS). This position is responsible for standards, design, development, management, and support of online courses; provides consulting and training to ID team members, faculty and staff on the use of computer based instructional and multimedia applications; assists with the technical and programmatic developments of assigned projects and applications; provides assistance with planning and coordinating materials with the course instructor(s) and program director. The successful candidate is expected to be able to apply pedagogical based design in a creative and effective manner. This position is located on the Lincoln campus.


* Master's degree (preferred) with three or more years of direct experience as an instructional designer or related position required.
* Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication and organizational skills required.
* Demonstrated ability to plan, strategize, and creatively design major instructional design projects for online initiatives.
* The ability to persuade, lead, motivate, instruct, act as part of a team and prioritize projects and activities as required.
* Demonstrated experience with online teaching and learning programs in high tech or higher education and familiarity with a learning management platform.
* Demonstrated understanding of instructional design methodologies and adult learning theory is necessary.
* Ability to analyze processes and procedures and make suggestions for improvement is necessary.
* Flexibility and adaptability are key in a work environment where needs change.
* Enthusiasm for researching and experimenting with emerging education and web technologies.
* Three to five years of HTML mark-up experience preferred.
* Audio and video production experience is preferred.
* Knowledge and application of WCAG 2 and ADA standards is required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until the job is filled.

Doane's mission is to provide an exceptional liberal arts education in a creative, inclusive, and collaborative community where faculty and staff work closely with undergraduate and graduate students preparing them for lives rooted in intellectual inquiry, ethical values, and a commitment to engage as leaders and responsible citizens of the world. Central to our mission, Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the university. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society