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Davenport University Is Hiring A Dual Language Instructional Designer-Casa Latina

Dual Language Instructional Designer

LOCATION: W.A. Lettinga Campus Grand Rapids, Michigan*

***Remote schedule possible***


TARGET PAY: $50,000-$60,000

The Role

In this role, you will partner with Faculty to create engaging dual language (Spanish and English) courses and course content within the Global Campus. Guiding the design of this content will be the Quality Matters rubric and Dual Language principles, and Guidelines (DLGP). You will work closely with Faculty to ensure that clear directions, guidelines, course requirements, and content mastery assessments are provided in both Spanish and English. As an Instructional Designer, you will lead the Quality Matters implementation during the development of courses

You Will

  • Manage course development projects from planning to implementation in accordance with instructional design principles including QM and DLGP. Develop and manage course development workflow and status in accordance with tight deadlines.
  • Provide one-on-one consulting sessions in both languages with Faculty through video conferencing, email, collaborative documents, and face to face interactions.
  • Remain current on theory, research, technology, innovations, and strategies in bilingual and dual language education.
  • Understand and adhere to a student-centered philosophy of learning where the student learning experience is the focal point of the online educational delivery.

You Will Love This Job If You Are

  • Ready to take a bold leap to create something new and exciting
  • A collaborator and contributor to team goals, willing to support others on the team to ensure progress toward our common objectives.
  • Someone who thrives in a fast-paced culture. Despite a busy task list, you're organized and productive.
  • Able to work within the Blackboard Learning Management System to create courses and update existing courses for the delivery of quality instruction to learners. This will include troubleshooting issues, working with specific tools, and other educational tools.

Awesome If You Have

  • Professional fluency with written and verbal communication, in both Spanish and English.
  • A Bachelor's degree, (preferably in education, instructional design, instructional technology, bilingual or language education, or IT).
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in instructional design applying online instructional design principles, practices, and techniques to online learning design and development in educational or corporate setting.
  • Experience or training in bilingual, dual language or language learning preferred.
  • Knowledge of bilingual and dual language theory, research, and practice.

Extra Awesome If You Have

  • A Master's degree (preferably in education, instructional design, instructional technology, bilingual or language education, or IT).

Our Culture, Benefits And Perks Empower U With

  • Freedom to grow. We offer free or reduced tuition for staff, spouses and dependents. Nationally recognized internal training and leadership programs, and career development. Is your program not available at DU? Ask about Tuition Assistance.
  • A caring culture DU values work-life balance and offers generous and flexible paid time off, 403(b) with an employer contribution plus the opportunity for an additional employer match with an employee contribution, paid volunteer time off, relocation benefits and more&
  • A Healthier U. Wellness program, free use of Athletic Facilities, Employee Discounts, and access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP.)

Diversity And Inclusion

At Davenport, we believe that engaging diversity, equity and inclusion is essential to achieving educational and institutional excellence. We invite you to join us as we band together to create an environment of equity and inclusivity that leverages diverse life experiences, ideas, backgrounds and perspectives. We respect diversity and are committed to fostering an environment of support, inclusiveness and learning, both in the workplace and throughout the application process. With that in mind, we welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including people of color, people with disabilities, Veterans and the LGBTQ + community. We recognize that not all job seekers have all the preferred qualifications listed in the job ad, but we strongly recommend that you apply if you meet most of the criteria.

About Davenport University

At Davenport University, we know what it takes to be successful. With over 155 years of providing quality education under our belts, thousands of Davenport graduates are making an impact on the world with the knowledge and skills they learned here. Our team of faculty and staff collaborate to make this possible. Joining DU means growing and advancing your own career, while making a lasting impact on our students, colleagues and the communities in which we serve.

Would you like to be part of our success? It all starts here!

EEO-Davenport University is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of a person(s) national origin, race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, transgender identity, veteran or military status, marital status, height, weight, genetic information, and any other category or classification protected by law.