Norquest College


    Job Location CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/12/2018 5:28 PM)
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  • Job Description




    Reporting to the Manager, Curriculum Development, the Instructional Designer will play a key role in the college’s effort to support best practices in quality curriculum design and development. This position will focus on new program development curriculum. The Instructional Designer will work collaboratively with faculty and the curriculum development team to create curriculum materials that incorporate teaching and learning theories, universal instructional design principles for accessibility, and the quality standards such as those developed by eCampus Alberta.




    • Apply instructional design theory to develop print, hybrid, and online curricula
    • Identify and communicate best practices for applying teaching and learning theories and instructional technologies to curriculum design
    • Apply universal instructional design principles to ensure curriculum documents are accessible to all learners
    • Plan and conduct workshops for faculty on instructional design
    • Manage numerous course development projects simultaneously
    • Identify and implement best practices in curriculum and instructional design and development, and bring new approaches to NorQuest



    • Master's Degree in Education with specialization in instructional design and/or curriculum development
    • Minimum of three years’ experience in designing curricula in a post-secondary environment is required.
    • Minimum of three years teaching experience in a post secondary institution is required.
    • Experience developing courses and/or teaching within a Learning Management System (e.g., Blackboard, Moodle)
    • Thorough understanding of instructional design theories, methodologies, and best practices
    • Solid understanding of e-learning content delivery technologies
    • Knowledge of universal instructional design principles
    • Proficiency with eCampus and eCampus Quality Standards is considered an asset.
    • Successful project management experience
    • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks, and set and meet deadlines
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
    • Diplomatic and proactive problem-solving skills


    SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience. This is a Faculty term position until June 29, 2019. The position offers a competitive base salary and generous vacation entitlement, as well as a comprehensive benefits package including immediate enrolment in our pension plan.




    CLOSING DATE: October 26, 2018


    TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document


    NOTE: Notification of receipt will be sent only to online applicants.


    NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.



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