Instructional Designer (P7) (Academic Development & Support: CAT)

  • Full Time
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, Cnr Kingsway & University Roads, Auckland Park, 2092 View on Map
  • @University of Johannesburg posted 5 days ago
  • Posted : May 12, 2022 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 177415
  • Offered Salary Market Related
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference reference: uj_000557
  • Centre Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
  • Enquiries
    ENQUIRIES REGARDING THE JOB CONTENT: Mr Mandisa Malindisa (HCM Business Partner) on (011) 5594097
  • Where to submit application
    https://jobs.uj.ac.za/applicant/index.php?controller=Adverts&method=view&advertid=8a819556-0df9-4dc4-a862-b9825cdfef4e
  • Notes
    Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post. Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output. Enquiries (UJ e-recruitment Portal) If you have general enquiries regarding the advertised post, please send an e-mail with the subject line being the reference number of the post to [email protected] If you require technical support / assistance on the UJ e-recruitment website, please contact our service provider PNET on the following contact details: 0861 227337/010 140 3099 or email [email protected] Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments. In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Job Description

Introduction The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, anchored in Africa and driven by a powerful strategy focused on attaining global excellence and stature (GES). With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development and strategic partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice. The University is guided by the Vice-Chancellor’s vision of “Positioning UJ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in the context of the changing social, political and economic fortunes of Africa”. Job description The Council of the University of Johannesburg has declared the University as a mandatory vaccination site as per the applicable policy ((https://www.uj.ac.za/covid-19/). All applications and offers of employment is dependent upon compliance with the said policy. The Centre for Academic Technologies (CAT) supports teaching and learning through the use of innovative and advanced technologies. Ensuring the training and support on the use of such technologies for both staff and students is a central part of CAT. CAT consists of a staff support (Instructional Design Team), student support (Helpdesk Team), and technical/data supports (IT team). Ultimately, we support all staff, students, and support stakeholders on all four of our UJ campuses. Responsibilities: To empower staff/students in the effective use of technologies for teaching and learning. Development of training materials and training support for staff in preparation for varied teaching and learning environments. Project managing project the exploration of new software/technologies. Liaise with the IT team in drawing relevant data to plan for the support of T&L. Manage the detailed T&L processes, which includes supporting faculties with relevant analyses of current and historical Learning Management System trends and future projections. Minimum requirements A Master of Arts degree, or equivalent experience in a relevant field (e.g. Education, Social Science, or any equivalent field with experience in working with data). At least three to five years’ experience working in the higher education sector. At least three years’ experience in working with data extraction, analysis and/or modelling. Familiarity with the Higher Education Systems i.e. Learning Management Systems e.g. Blackboard Competencies and Behavioural Attributes: Proven experience in a detailed planning environment Ability to perform under pressure Excellent writing, oral and electronic communication skills Proven ability to produce high level proposals and reports Excellent presentation skills Ability to initiate and manage projects and work independently Ability to develop collaborative relationships with senior staff across the University Highly developed analytical and interpretive skills Exemplary personal qualities of integrity, sound judgement, attention to detail, energy and interpersonal skills Recommendations: Proven experience and ability in working with, analysing, and interpreting data.

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