About the Opportunity:
The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Online Graduate Program is seeking a temporary instructional designer. This position works collaboratively with instructors and subject matter experts (SME) to design and develop online graduate level-courses that demonstrate Adult Learning Principles, Best Practices in Online Education, Learner Engagement, and meet/exceed Quality Matters standards.
The instructional designer should use industry leading authoring tools to develop and maintain course templates, related course syllabi and communications. Tools include, but not limited to, Canvas with CidiLabs/Design Tools, Camtasia, Storyline, HP5, Adobe Suite, MS Office, and Zoom.
The instructional designer will be responsible for managing multiple learning projects/class developments simultaneously from concept to completion, including but not limited to creating curriculum, crafting course maps, reviewing/finalizing syllabi, building course pages, assessments, discussions, and assignments, creating visual aids, infographics, interactive content, videos, and audio.
Other key highlights of this position include: assisting instructors with recording course videos, audio and publishing all online lectures to meet UF-CJC Online standards. Reviewing courses to ensure alignment of learning objectives, instructional materials, assessments, and assignments. Coach instructors through the entire course development process. Ensures all course builds adhere to UF policies/procedures, federal accessibility guidelines and avoid copyright infringements.
This position will need to evaluate course effectiveness and reviews course evaluations for continuous course design improvements. Track status of all projects in Monday.com software program. Create and maintain UF CJC program Style Guide with guidance of program Assistant Director and Director.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communication seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve our diverse students and to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
About the College of Journalism and Communications
The College of Journalism and Communications is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) and is home to four departments – Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, and Telecommunication. The college provides hands-on learning immersion experiences through the Innovation News Center, The Agency, Frank gatherings, the Division of Multimedia Properties, the Summer Media Institute, undergraduate research, various extracurricular groups and activities, etc. To learn more: https://www.jou.ufl.edu/this-is-cjc/
About the CJC Online
The Professional Master’s Degree Program is one of three master’s programs within The College of Journalism and Communications Graduate Division. The program is designed specifically for recent graduates or professionals who want to develop additional skills to become more competitive in today’s communication job market.
Graduate Division: https://www.jou.ufl.edu/graduate/
CJC Online Masters: https://onlinemasters.jou.ufl.edu/