Instructional Designer & Technologist
The Instructional Designer & Technologist is responsible for the implementation and support of Learning Management Systems, working closely with faculty and ITS. Responsibilities include day-to-day LMS operations, development of course materials, integration of tools and development/delivery of training to faculty. Reports to the Chief Information Officer.
- Leverage knowledge and experience to design fully online and hybrid course curriculum
- Manage the implementation of the Canvas Learning Management System
- Coordinate and conduct faculty development and training related to the LMS
- Collaborate with Traditional and Nontraditional faculty, directors and ITS staff
- Design and implement Adult & Graduate Studies fully online curriculum
- Migrate course content from legacy Moodle LMS to Canvas and redesign as appropriate
- Develop templates for consistent, reusable online courses
- Administer all aspects of the Canvas LMS including security, course content, accessibility and archival
- Produce policies and procedures related to course construction and faculty delivery
- Research and implement new solutions for improved online course offerings
- Assist faculty to determine the best course delivery mechanisms and tools
- Work with ITS staff to maintain the integration of Colleague and Canvas
- Interface with Ellucian and other 3rd party vendors, opening and managing tickets as necessary
- Review online courses annually for improvement and relevance
- Troubleshoot various technologies related to and incorporated into the LMS
- Document decisions made with faculty in the construction of online curriculum
- Serve as primary ITS contact for LMS related issues
- Respond to critical issues on nights / weekends
- Update web content related to LMS in a content management system (WordPress preferred)
- May serve on select related committees
- Other duties as required
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related experience with demonstrated knowledge of instructional design and educational technology best practices in the context of higher education online, hybrid / blended programming
- Minimum of 5 years Learning Management System and Online Course curriculum development (Canvas preferred)
- Familiarity with emerging learning technologies (lecture capture, streaming, audience response, multimedia, collaboration, etc.)
- Ability to work constructively with faculty on curriculum development and delivery
- Ability to develop and deliver training to small and large audiences
- Experience developing online course content including training programs to streamline delivery
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage simultaneous projects
- Demonstrated experience writing and receiving grants a plus
- A background in teaching and learning is desirable
- Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Detail oriented, analytical and accurate
- Self-motivated and able to work within a team structure as well as independently
- Strong work ethic with excellent interpersonal skills
- Occasional travel to sister schools in consortium on occasion as required
- Must be a self-starter who takes initiative and is able to work independently and proactively.
- Must communicate effectively and maintain a positive rapport with faculty and staff
- Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the maturity necessary to work effectively with staff of varied backgrounds, skills and personalities in order to achieve key objectives
- Commitment to a Faith Community and integrates the following Mission and Vision Statement, and the Defining Values of Eastern Nazarene College in every aspect of the work environment
- Integral member of the ITS Team.
Applicants may make application by submitting their resume along with a cover letter and statement of faith.
Director of Human Resources
Eastern Nazarene College, 23 E. Elm Avenue, Quincy, MA 02170
Eastern Nazarene College, a four-year, liberal arts, residential college of the Church of the Nazarene, located on Boston’s South Shore, seeks qualified persons to join a multi-cultural community to fill faculty and staff positions. ENC encourages women and minorities to apply. Applicants should be committed Christians and active in a local church. Preference in hiring is given to those with Wesleyan convictions and background, though qualified applicants from other Christian traditions will be considered as well.
MISSION STATEMENT The mission of Eastern Nazarene College is to serve God, the Church, and the World by providing a quality liberal arts education to students of all ages. Consistent with its Wesleyan heritage, ENC seeks to create and maintain an environment which awakens and fosters truth, righteousness, justice and holiness as made possible by God’s transforming grace through Jesus Christ.
LIFESTYLE GUIDELINES Our lifestyle guidelines reflect the “Articles of Faith and “Agreed Statement of Belief” of the Church of the Nazarene and the Mission Statement of Eastern Nazarene College. The premise of our lifestyle guidelines is to exemplify such personal, moral, and religious conduct as shall be above reproach. This lifestyle premise is for everyone working and living on campus: students, faculty, staff, and administration. This lifestyle premise is a rationale for desirable behavior and attitudes. To be in accord with the purposes and spirit of the College and with the doctrines and standards of the Church of the Nazarene, our lifestyle practices exclude: drinking alcoholic beverages, engaging in sexual acts with anyone other than your spouse, viewing pornographic and violent videos/movies, using illegal drugs or misuse of prescription drugs, participating in gambling, or using tobacco in any form. The College also asks employees to follow dress code guidelines. The College expects all employees to live by this lifestyle premise. We ask for an understanding of the need for lifestyle standards, a good spirit in keeping them, and cooperative efforts in improving them. As ENC employees, we ask that you consider the larger picture that what we do and how we do it reflects on ENC and affects other people as well as ourselves. Our desire is to glorify God in all our efforts.