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POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Mgr,Instructional Design
Position Classification Code: C5017
Job Family: Business, Accounting and Finance
Pay Level: 11
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under general supervision, ensures that NMSU’s fully online, hybrid and campus programs are designed developed and implemented utilizing quality metrics and design standards that meet HLC accreditation standards. This position will assist and lead not only with the instructional design of online, hybrid and campus courses and programs, but will also be focused on advancing the quality of course design, development, and implementation across the non-degree programs. Supervises, directs, delegates, and evaluates work of assigned staff.
Standard Duties:
Under the direction of the Vice Provost of Digital Learning Initiatives, the Instructional Design Manager will have responsibility for identifying programs and courses that may best utilize online instruction and will take responsibility for the design of and aligning of resources. In doing so, the Instructional Design Manager will work directly with faculty and staff to assist in program and course design/development and will advise on best practices for online and in-person instruction. The manager will be expected to maintain strong stakeholder relationships with faculty, department heads, students and will manage projects through to completion, providing first-rate customer service to internal and external customers. The Instructional Design Manger will also be responsible for establishing best practices for online, hybrid and campus-based course/program design at NMSU and for collaborating in the development of assessment tools to measure the effectiveness of designed courses and programs. In conjunction with Academic Technology, the Instructional Design Manager advocates and supports the use of technology in support of instruction, design, and learning. Supervises, directs, delegates, and evaluates work of assigned staff.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent understanding of instructional design principles, online pedagogy and andragogy, learning theory, emerging learning science, and technologies that influence learning design and learning environments, coupled with experience applying this knowledge to real-world projects. Knowledge of project management methods and procedures.
Organizing and coordinating skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Teaching and facilitation skills. Demonstrated experience/skill working with LMS, preferably Canvas.
Ability to communicate effectively, provide persuasive guidance, and manage each development project to meet both deadlines and quality standards. Strong analytical, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; including those needed to create and maintain positive interactions.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Master’s degree in a related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-