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Reference # : 18-01500 Title : Instructional Designer 3
Location : Vancouver, WA
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 12/17/2018 / 12/21/2019  
Description
Instructional Designer 3

NOTE: See Additional Position Information document (if attached) for supplemental information regarding specific requirements for the advertised position.

General Position Overview:

Summary: Develop instructional materials and products and assist in the technology-based redesign of courses. Assist faculty in learning about, becoming proficient in, and applying instructional technology.

Education/Experience Requirements:
? Bachelor?s Degree in Educational Design, Education Training and Development or a related field (Desired)
? 10+ years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience (Desired)

Typical Tasks may include but are not limited to:
? Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
? Develop instructional materials and products for technology-based redesign of courses.
? Teach instructors to use instructional technology or to integrate technology with teaching.
? Adapt instructional content or delivery methods for different levels or types of learners.
? Conduct needs assessments and strategic learning assessments to develop the basis for curriculum development or to update curricula.
? Design instructional aids for stand-alone or instructor-led classroom or online use.
? Design learning products, including web-based aids or electronic performance support systems.
? Develop instruction or training roadmaps for online and blended learning programs.
? Develop master course documentation or manuals according to applicable accreditation, certification, or other requirements.
? Interview subject matter experts or conduct other research to develop instructional content.
? Present and make recommendations regarding course design, technology, and instruction delivery options.

Typical Work Activities may include any of the following:
? Communicating with Management, Peers, or Co-workers - Providing information to management, co-workers, and peers by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
? Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work ? Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work
? Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships ? Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
? Getting Information ? Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
? Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge ? Keeping up-to-date technically applying new knowledge to the work to be performed.
? Making Decisions and Solving Problems ? Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
? Interacting With Computers ? Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to set up functions, enter data, or process information.
? Training and Teaching Others ? Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
? Coaching and Developing Others ? Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
? Analyzing Data or Information ? Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

Knowledge/SKills/Abilities Requirements:
Knowledge ? The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Education and Training ? Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
? Administration and Management ? Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
? Customer and Personal Service ? Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
? Psychology ? Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
? Computers and Electronics ? Knowledge of electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
? Mathematics ? Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
? Personnel and Human Resources ? Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, and personnel information systems.
? Communications and Media ? Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
? Clerical ? Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

Skills ? The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Reading Comprehension ? Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
? Active Listening ? Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.
? Critical Thinking ? Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
? Learning Strategies ? Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
? Instructing ? Teaching others how to do something.
? Active Learning ? Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
? Writing ? Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
? Time Management ? Managing one's own time and the time of others.
? Coordination ? Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Abilities ? The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Inductive Reasoning ? The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
? Oral/Written Comprehension ? Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken/written words and sentences.
? Problem Sensitivity ? The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
? Deductive Reasoning ? The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
? Information Ordering ? The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
? Oral/Written Expression ? Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking/writing so others will understand.

Desired Work Styles:
? Leadership ? Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
? Cooperation ? Position requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
? Initiative ? Position requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
? Dependability ? Position requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
? Self Control ? Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
? Concern for Others ? Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
? Achievement/Effort ? Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
? Adaptability/Flexibility ? Position requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
? Integrity ? Job requires being honest and ethical.
? Persistence ? Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.