Staff Directory

Online Course Designer/Developer

Groups: 
Nunavut Arctic College
Community: 
Iqaluit
Reference number: 
041-290716-CDD-13986
Type of employment: 
Term
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Salary: 
$86,873 to $98,592
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
Open until filled

1 Year Term with possibility of extension.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.                                              

Reporting to the Manager of Distance Learning, the Online Course Designer/Developer works with subject matter experts to develop and design online courses in various Nunavut Arctic College and Department of Education programs. These courses will be intended for both blended delivery as well as online delivery and will make learning more accessible to learners across Nunavut.

The Online Course Designer Developer is responsible for working collaboratively with Nunavut Arctic College staff and the Department of Education is assessing instructional design solutions for successful delivery of courses via distance learning. The incumbent is expected to design and develop curriculum for new courses, when required, ensuring academic guidelines are adhered to. The incumbent is also expected to provide technical assistance to Pathways to Adult Secondary School (PASS) instructors and in some cases, students. Travel to communities across the Territory may be required.

Applicants are required to have successfully completed a Degree in a field related to Distance Learning, combined with a minimum of 2 years’ related experience in the field of education which must include course work in one of the following: instructional design or curriculum development or adult learning. Excellent verbal and written English skills are also required. The candidate should also have:

  • Experience designing and developing courses for blended and online delivery via a LMS, (i.e., D2L, Moodle, Blackboard, etc.);
  • Providing samples of previous work in web programing languages, (i.e., HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.) and multimedia design software, in particular Adobe Creative Cloud applications, (i.e., Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, etc.)

Equivalencies include a Diploma in a field related to Distance Learning combined with a minimum of 4 years’ related experience in the field of education which must include course work in instructional design, curriculum development or adult learning. The candidate should also have:

  • Experience designing and developing courses for blended and online delivery via a LMS, (i.e., D2L, Moodle, Blackboard, etc.);
  • Providing samples of previous work in web programing languages, (i.e., HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.) and multimedia design software, in particular Adobe Creative Cloud applications, (i.e., Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills are required.

Assets include Cross cultural experience, preferably in the North, the ability to speak one of the Inuit Languages, and flexibility, good organization and the ability to work independently.

Current indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees, who apply and are successful on this term position competition, may be offered a competitive transfer assignment for the duration of the term.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact: 
Manager Human Resources (Nunavut Arctic College)

Manager of Human Resources
Nunavut Arctic College
PO Box 600 Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
Phone: 1-867-979-7231
Fax 1-867-979-7108
E-mail: hr@arcticcollege.ca