Penn State Harrisburg is accepting applications for an Instructional Designer in the Faculty Center for Teaching at Penn State Harrisburg. The instructional designer works collaboratively with faculty to design and develop online credit courses; supports faculty in face-to-face and hybrid courses; functions as a lead project manager, using a range of technology-enhanced systems to develop content for a variety of delivery modes. A solid understanding of pedagogical principles of instructional systems theory, an application of existing and emerging educational technologies, and an in-depth understanding of instructional design issues/best practices related to teaching and learning in all course delivery modes are required. The ability to demonstrate to faculty the advantages and disadvantages of various pedagogical techniques and principles is essential. Candidates should be able to manage the scope, timeline, and deliverables of multiple projects being developed simultaneously and must possess solid communication, collaboration, time management, troubleshooting, and teamwork skills. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.