California State University , Los Angeles

Equity Programs Senior Designer and Coordinator

California State University , Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, 90079

Job No: 538008; 4/9/2024

EQUITY PROGRAMS SENIOR DESIGNER AND COORDINATORInformation Technology Consultant - ExpertCenter for Effective Teaching and Learning (CETL)

Salary Range


$7,020 - $13,594/Monthly

Work Schedule


Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; exempt classification.

Essential Functions


Cal State LA's Center for Effective Teaching and Learning (CETL) creates and provides programming on teaching best practices including the use of academic technology in face-to-face, hybrid, and online learning environments. The Center's major projects include: designing, building, coordinating, and facilitating professional learning for faculty on effective teaching and effective use of academic technology ( e.g., teaching with AI, career engaged teaching); coordinating state-side, campus-wide online and hybrid course development; developing extended education online programs and certificates through the College of Professional and Global Education (PaGE); driving accessible technology initiatives in partnership with ITS Campus Accessibility; supporting new signature university programs (e.g., Prison B.A. Graduation Initiative) and/or faculty fellows. Reporting to CETL's Executive Director, the Sr. Designer/Coordinator will work in a fast-paced team environment. They will serve as an instructional design team lead and help oversee programming and course redesign operations. The Sr. Designer/Coordinator will function as the project manager of the following areas. Create new signature university programs that support faculty teaching in the Prison B.A. Program (Prison Graduation Initiative) in coordination with PaGE expand programming offerings beyond Cal State LA faculty to outside audiences, supporting other California higher education institutions and workforce development initiatives, design and develop programming content, provide project management, and coordinate with faculty program directors. Design workforce development programming and professional learning opportunities for lecturers, addressing pressing issues facing higher education teaching and learning related to equity. Design and create short and long form programming, offered multi-modally, e.g., live in-person/online, or asynchronously. Provide day-to-day operational oversight of the Academic Affairs ATI initiatives, mandated by federal law and Chancellor's office directives for accessible instructional materials. Develop faculty outreach and awareness campaigns. Serve on the ATI AIM subcommittee. Coordinate ATI AIM efforts through related programs (Online Course Development Program). Create programming that supports faculty, departments, and colleges in developing curriculum to effectively use artificial intelligence (AI), anticipating disruptive technological and societal changes that affect enrollment and retention. Project management duties include developing/maintaining project plans and sharing progress reports to keep stakeholders informed. The incumbent also develops modular instructional design elements and processes for their assigned programs ( e.g., templates, training resources, samples/examples). The Sr. Designer/Coordinator also provides faculty drop-in support to faculty clients, and provide training, support, and resources to faculty and staff on the effective use of instructional technologies and best practices in teaching and learning in CEIL' s Virtual Support.

Required Qualifications & Experience


Bachelor's degree in instructional design, instructional technology, communications, computer science, information systems, or closely related field, and two years of closely related job experience. Experience with software applications such as Adobe Create Suite, Microsoft Office, Camtasia, Captivate, and/or Articulate to create training and/or instructional content. Experience using a variety of educational technology tools (e.g., screen capture, webcasting, file storage, online collaboration, student response systems, survey tools, ePortfolios, etc.) to support teaching and learning. Experience redesigning courses from a face-to-face format to the hybrid and/or fully online format. Demonstrated knowledge of learning management systems (LMS). Demonstrated knowledge of instructional design principles, instructional development models, and adult learning theory. Strong troubleshooting, problem-solving, and writing skills. Strong oral communication skills. Must possess excellent customer service skills and strong presentation skills. Excellent interpersonal/intercultural skills working with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and administrators. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Demonstrated ability to write, develop, and publish training guides, support documentation, online tutorials, and/or video- or web-based training materials. Ability to train and oversee student employees. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications


Master's or advanced degree in instructional design, instructional technology, communications, computer science, information systems, or closely related field. Five years of experience in instructional design and training, preferably at a higher education institution. Experience with: building and facilitating the development of academic programs online; overseeing course redesign programs and working with faculty in their development of hybrid/blended and/or fully online courses or programs; assessment of instructional materials, courses, and programs using various evaluation methods, including learner analytics; teaching expert adults, particularly higher education faculty; supporting users with an LMS; and in the development of quality online course content and appropriate uses of academic technologies. Demonstrated knowledge of universal design principles and accessibility standards (e.g., Section 508). Familiarity with the Quality Matters (QM) rubric and/or completion of QM training workshops. Ability to: develop, and publish training guides, support documentation, online tutorials, and/or video- or web-based training materials; train and oversee student employees; and work independently with minimal supervision.

Closing Date


Review of applications will begin on April 23, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION. As part of the interview process, a task will be included.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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Apr 09, 2024 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight TimeApplications close: