Distance Learning Instructional Designer

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Distance Learning Instructional Designer Portland State University School of Extended Studies

The School of Extended Studies at Portland State University seeks candidates for the position of Distance Learning Instructional Designer.

Portland State University is a comprehensive public university with more than 19,000 students. The University is located in Portland's cultural district and enjoys access to excellent parks, transportation and cityscape.

Position Description: The Distance Learning Instructional Designer reports to the Director of Distance Learning. The primary responsibilities of this position involve working with faculty, staff and others to design and develop high quality credit and non-credit courses and other educational programs for delivery through distance education media. This person is part of a team that provides planning, design, and technical facilitation services for distance education activities at Portland State University. This position is renewable and based on a full time, fixed term, twelve-month appointment.

Qualifications: Required: Master's degree in education or related field and experience in distance learning course development.

Preferred: Master's degree or higher in instructional technology or related field, two years of experience designing distance learning instructional materials in higher education; demonstrated knowledge of and experience with web-, live broadcasting- and video-based educational technologies.

Application Procedure: Please forward a detailed letter of application; curriculum vitae (resume); and names of three references with current phone numbers and email addresses (references will not be contacted without the candidate's permission). You also may provide supporting materials (such as course websites, multimedia products, course materials, assessment instruments and results, etc.) to help us evaluate your candidacy. Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin October 30, 2001, and continue until the position is filled. For more information about PSU and the School of Extended Studies visit the school website at http://www.extended.pdx.edu. Send applications to Andie Karinen, Distance Learning Search Committee Secretary, School of Extended Studies, PO Box 1491, Portland, OR 97207-1491. Email karinena@pdx.edu

Portland State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

-- Andie Karinen (karinena@pdx.edu), October 15, 2001

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