Instructional Content Developer
Company: Hudson Valley Community College
Posted on: December 3, 2019
Instructional Content Developer
Notice of Vacant Position
Applications are being accepted for the following vacancy on the
Non-Teaching Professional staff of Hudson Valley Community College,
Troy, New York.
Instructional Content Developer HV-NTP-2016
In order to be considered an applicant for this position you must
meet the minimum qualifications as stated in this announcement.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States
and appointment will be contingent upon completion of a background
check. Please note: HVCC does not sponsor VISAs.
Overview: This is a production role, responsible for creating
accessible, high quality content for web-enhanced, hybrid and
online courses, using universal and instructional design concepts.
Working as a team with Instructional Designers and faculty, the
Instructional Content Developer will support ongoing course
revisions, and new course development, by creating engaging content
using LMS (Blackboard), multimedia and authoring tools, on behalf
Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree in Instructional or
Educational Technologies, or other related disciplines. Experience
building content within and LMS (Blackboard preferred) using LMS
features and functionality. Demonstrated expertise using tools for
creating and deploying online assessments, creating and modifying
web content, editing and authoring multimedia, video and
interactive content, creating and deploying test banks and other
publishers and OER content packages. Experience with Respondus,
Camtasia, SoftChalk, Collaborate, VoiceThread or equivalent
products, and basic knowledge of HTML. Demonstrated organizational
conceptual and problem-solving skills, with excellent attention to
detail and accuracy. Ability to quickly and independently research
and learn new technologies and software. Ability to work
independently and collaboratively as a member of a course
development team in an academic community, handling multiple
projects and meeting deadlines. Excellent written and interpersonal
Preferred: Experience with online courses quality standards such as
OSCQR or QM
Nature and Scope of Duties: The Instructional Content Developer
reports to the Director of Distance Learning or his/her designee
and performs the following duties:
Assists faculty and Instructional Designers by producing and
maintaining engaging, high quality, and accessible course content
for the LMS (Blackboard) environment for web-enhanced, hybrid, and
fully online classes.
Produces lecture content, interactive exercises, assignments,
assessments and multimedia, in collaboration with Instructional
Designers, using Respondus, VoiceThread, TechSmith Relay,
SoftChalk, Camtasia, Ally, Collaborate, and other tools, with and
Supports the ongoing course revision cycle and continual
improvement of courses, meeting the OSCQR rubric criteria,
producing and updating materials with and for faculty as
Assists with accessibility tasks prompted by Ally reports,
including captions, alt-tags, and semantic structure in documents
and course pages.
Converts faculty authored content into digital content and deploys
in the LMS (Blackboard).
Builds out OER and publisher packaged content into accessible,
well-designed course structures in the LMS (Blackboard) as needed
Works with the Instructional Designers to test and pilot
technology-based learning materials.
Supports faculty and Instructional Designers in the adaptation of
full semester Blackboard course structures into 3,6,8 and 12 week
versions for alternative schedules.
Supports "just-in-time" edits and modifications to course content
for rapid redeployment as needed.
Participates in professional development activities such as
workshops and conferences in order to keep current in instructional
uses of technology and new software.
Provides some backup support for Help Desk phone calls and emails
Performs related duties as assigned.
Salary Range: $54,000-$58,000.00
Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities and
veterans are encouraged to apply.
Hudson Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal
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