Position Announcement: University of Nevada, Reno: Web Course Designer, Independent Learning Program
Job Description: Full-time administrative faculty position, reporting to the
Director of Independent Learning and Summer Session, College of Extended
Studies. The position is responsible for designing, maintaining, and
updating online courses using appropriate layout and design for this
teaching methodology. Current course software being used is WebCT. Works
with Independent Learning production team and faculty during design and
development phase and trains instructors who will be teaching online. This
position is also responsible for marketing the courses by researching,
locating, and connecting to appropriate links, search engines and major
educational websites. Serve as technical support to faculty and students,
Qualifications: baccalaureate degree required in related field with two
years experience in higher education or Masters degree with one year
experience in higher education. Preference given for degrees in Educational
Technology, Computer Science, Journalism or other related field.
Job Ability Criteria:
- 1. Demonstrated ability to design online courses in WebCT or comparable
course software as well as possessing a good understanding of online
methodologies and general curriculum design;
2. Demonstrated understanding of hardware systems, internet browsers and
3. Demonstrated knowledge of online marketing opportunities;
4. Ability to plan, organize, and perform a myriad of tasks and projects;
5. Demonstrated ability to communicate well verbally and in writing.
6. Ability to train faculty to manage online courses.
The Independent Learning Program is part of Continuing and Distance
Education in the College of Extended Studies at the University of Nevada,
Reno. See http://www.dce.unr.edu
Term of Contract: Twelve month, full time administrative faculty
appointment, renewable annually. This is a non-tenure position and
continued employment is contingent upon the availability of funds.
Salary: $35,280 minimum
Start Date: As soon as possible
Application: a completed application must include a letter of application,
current resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three work
references and typed responses to the enumerated Job Criteria above (1-5).
Response to each criterion is limited to one page or less, single spaced:
Web Course Designer Search
c/o Chuck Newell
College of Extended Studies/048
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557
Completed application must be received by 5:00 p.m., April 27, 2001.
The University of Nevada, Reno is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran
status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation in any program
or activity it operates. The University of Nevada employs only United
States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.
Kerri Garcia, Director
Independent Learning & Summer Session
College of Extended Studies
University of Nevada, Reno
P.O. Box 14429
Reno, NV 89507