Instructional Designer

Instructional Designer Education

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) – Central Office Halifax, Nova Scotia

Customized Learning Term Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately September 30, 2015 and ending approximately September 9, 2016 Salary range: $58,671 to $74,861 annually Application deadline is midnight, September 24, 2015 Competition No. 2015-320

What you’ll be doing…

Reporting to the Manager of Customized Learning, you will be responsible for the design, development, implementation, co-ordination and evaluation of courses and programs. Emphasis is placed on quality assurance and faculty training is a priority for this position. You will work in close co-operation with various NSCC groups as well as external stakeholders, associated organizations and government departments.

What we’re looking for…

A collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in their role and who strives for excellence every day. Committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC’s mission, they bring a learning-centered perspective to everything they do. They think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. They flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within their role and the College. Is this you?

You have:

Minimum qualifications: • Minimum relevant Undergraduate Degree or Equivalent and a related Professional Certification/Designation

Minimum experience: • Five years of relevant experience are required for this position in the area of developing, designing and supporting Internet-based courses and programs, or recognized equivalencies. • Your occupational experience also includes a solid base using a diverse range of distance education tools along with knowledge of current courses and programs. • Experience with online learning environments such as Desire2Learn (BrightSpace) and BlackBoard Collaborate is essential. • You have demonstrated knowledge of adult learning techniques and assessment strategies and experience with educational technology, specifically web-based instruction. • You are also proficient in MS Office and development software such as Articulate Storyline. • You are an excellent communicator, possess superb interpersonal and problem solving skills and have the ability to work effectively as a team member in a creative, innovative people-oriented organization.

As a condition of employment, Faculty and Professional Support employees at NSCC must complete NSCC’s Community College Education Diploma Program (CCEDP). CCEDP is a two-year diploma that provides a foundation in adult education principles. CCEDP is a significant investment of NSCC in the learning and development of new employees. To achieve regular status; all probationary, full or part-time Faculty and Professional Support employees of the College must successfully complete CCEDP within their probationary period. Term full-time Faculty who are employed for twelve or more months are also required to participate in CCEDP.

What you’ll experience at NSCC…

You’ll change lives. You’ll join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia’s economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you’ll be part of that change. You’ll find a place to grow. With a lot of opportunity for professional development and collaborative projects, you’ll continue to grow and learn throughout your career. You’ll find a place to thrive. Doing meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You’ll have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence.

You’ll celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. Our college welcomes diversity in both its student body and its employees, and we take every opportunity to become more inclusive. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from all diverse communities including but not limited to aboriginal persons, racially visible persons, people with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner.

Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, relevant references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements. To apply for College jobs, simply click on the Apply Now Online button. To serve you better, NSCC has a user-friendly on-line application process in partnership with Career Beacon. First time users will complete a basic registration and receive a username and password via email (NOTE: email may appear in "Junk Mail" folder depending upon your mail management configuration). You will then have the option of uploading your existing resume(s) and cover letter(s) in seconds or creating them on-the-spot in the "editor". For more information about working at the College, please visit us at


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