University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 92056

Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 09/22/17


Working Title:
Instructional Technologist/Designer
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
Bachelor's required, preference for a degree from an education, arts or communication field
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Required Qualifications:
¿ Six months experience with Adobe Captivate, Camtasia Studio or Articulate
¿ One year experience with web-programming code
¿ One year experience with graphical editing software in the Adobe Creative Suite
¿ Six months experience with the design of face to face training curriculum
¿ Six months experience with the delivery of face to face training curriculum
¿ Experience in a consulting role
¿ Strong time management skills
¿ Positive attitude
¿ Ability to problem-solve

Preferred Qualifications:
¿ Experience leading or co-leading instructional design planning with subject matter experts or instructors.
¿ Experience or credentials with instructional design or curriculum development
  Position Summary:
 DoIT Academic Technology advances the University of Wisconsin-Madison's mission and strategic priorities as well as the Wisconsin Idea by wisely applying technology to current and future academic environments. More specifically, this position works within a team that supports faculty in the design and development of undergraduate timetable courses. The team also supports campus compliance training and UW grant outreach efforts when online education is a distribution method.
Principal duties:
Course content development (45%)
* Web page coding working within a course management system
* Audio recording & editing
* Creation of narrated online presentations using software such as Adobe Captivate
* Design and develop visuals such as icons, charts and diagrams

Instructional design (25%)
* Curriculum design using tools or methodologies such as Bloom's Taxonomy, backwards design or ADDIE
* Partner with subject matter experts to identify learning objectives, assessment strategies and delivery methods
* Inspire innovative, pedagogically appropriate technical solutions to instructional needs

Plan, design, and facilitate workshops, training sessions, and related events (20%)
* Plan and implement campus learning activities using sound instructional design, pedagogical practices, and appropriate technologies for delivery
* Design and lead customized workshops, training sessions and web conferences

Project management, communication and administration (10%)
* Communicate effectively both in person and through electronic methods
* Work within defined budgets and timelines
  Additional Information
 The work schedule for this position may vary from week to week. The person hired should expect to work between 15-40 hrs per week.

This position is initially expected to last 6 to 12 months, with the possibility of extending the position up to a maximum of two years.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required

  Employee Class:
 Academic Staff
Full Time Salary Rate:Minimum $20.28 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications
Term:This position will end on APRIL 15, 2018.
Appointment percent: 
Anticipated begin date:OCTOBER 16, 2017
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: OCTOBER 11, 2017
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should specifically address the Required Qualifications listed in the Relevant Work Experience section.

Apply online, by clicking on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Bradley Molzahn
Phone: 608-262-0596
1210 W Dayton St   
Fax: N/A
2118c Computer Sciences   
Madison, WI 53706-1613   
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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NOTE: Please indicate in writing if you request that your identity be kept confidential. If you do not indicate your preference to remain confidential, the University may be required to disclose your identify and/or application materials. The identity of finalists and successful candidates will be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).  

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.