Online Course Designer at CNM

  • April 09, 2019 10:25 PM
    Message # 7275398
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CNM currently has openings for two positions. Visit to apply.  The application process is online and there are some documents you will need to upload.

    Questions? Contact:

    Mildred (Millie) Adams Bellah

    HR Recruiter / Technician

    Human Resources

    Central New Mexico Community College

    Phone: 505-224-4000 Ext. 53410


    Position Title: Online Course Designer

    Requisition Number: req623
    Compensation: 38,750.00 - 46,500.00
    Job Grade: E1
    Department: CNM Online - Academic Support
    Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
    Compensation Type: Exempt (Salaried)
    Campus Location: Main Campus

    Benefits Statement: 
    This is a benefits eligible position. CNM offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance as well as pension and retirement plans. CNM also offers generous educational benefits to employees, their spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children.

    Union Representation: 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Under limited supervision; works closely with faculty members to design new online, blended, and hybrid courses and reconfigure existing courses to best employ electronic delivery methods.  Responsible for developing and conducting online technology courses for faculty that align with distance learning tools and systems.  Possess pedagogical as well as technical expertise.  Works closely with the Information Technology Services (ITS) Department as well as other academic support units.  Assists faculty members in their teaching activities by identifying technology solutions within the LMS.

    Duties and Responsibilities 

    The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

    •Provides instructional design and online course development support to faculty. Researches and recommends online learning technology to faculty.  

    •Works closely with faculty to ensures online course contains course goals, identifies required skill set to ensure student success, and the course is set up to create a community (i.e. discussion board or other methods for the students to actively engage in the class).  

    •Ensures a variety of methods of course delivery are designed into the course to include: readings, video lectures, narrated animations, PowerPoint slides, posts, real-time question and answer sessions, and other visualizations or interactive media or simulations.  Evaluates new technologies to discover new and better ways to enhance instruction.  

    •Assist faculty in discovering methods of improving their instruction with the use of technology.  Researches, organizes, plans, promotes, encourages, empowers, and assists in the use of instructional technologies and theories.  Works with faculty in the development of online courses, instructional aids, lesson plans, handouts, or examinations.  Recommends changes to curricula or delivery methods, based on information such as instructional effectiveness data, current or future performance requirements.

    •Facilitates, schedules, and coordinates online faculty training.  Works with the schools to ensure faculty are trained in the design, development, and delivery on on-line courses.  Develops tools and resources for faculty to use in the design of their shell to include videos, narrated PowerPoint presentations, test databases, and other interactive methods to keep their students actively engaged in the course.  

    •Create training materials, tools, and resources to accommodate faculty in the use of course design and development.  Conduct training sessions teaching faculty and staff on the use of educational technologies.  

    •Enable faculty to bridge the gap between students and content through sound pedagogy/andragogy and by training faculty to use the right tools for a successful course outcome.  Provides technical support to faculty in the implementation of designed instruction or in task analyses and instructional systems design.  

    •Contributes articles to the department website to support course design success.

    •Performs on-line course certification reviews.  Follows the Quality standards for ensuring all online, blended, and hybrid courses are consistent in format to contribute to student success.  Researches and recommends solutions for courses that fall short of stated quality standards.  

    •Works closely with faculty to ensure online courses deliver a high quality of learning and are as academically rigorous as the on-campus courses.

    Minimum Requirements:

    •Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Information Systems, or related field;


    •Three (3) years’ experience in course design and educational technology, two (2) of which must be with higher education.


    • Direct experience using one or more online learning management systems.
      Previous application of and use of Quality Matters course design.

    Additional Comments to Applicants:
    The best candidate will possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal. This position will require the potential candidate to work both independently and as a part of a diverse group of faculty, staff and administrators. To be considered for this position, all applicants must attach to application: Resume, Cover Letter and Transcripts (official or unofficial) at time of applying.

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