Instructional Designer (Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning)

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 30, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Working Title: Instructional Designer (Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning) Official Title: Instructional Program Manager I Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff FTE: 1.0 Compensation: $43,010 - $53,214 FLSA Status: Exempt Terms of Employment: Annual, Fixed-Term Renewable Position Summary: The Instructional Designer works closely with faculty and instructional academic staff to assist with the development of courses, incorporating appropriate learning technologies and techniques, for both on-line and on-site programs. Responsibilities

60% Instructional Design, development & Evaluation

Work with instructors in developing appropriate and effective outcomes, content, activities and assessment strategies for online courses.

Work with instructors and University departments in producing content in multiple formats and for multiple delivery platforms.

Develop, implement and maintain a consistent user experience for courses in the digital learning environment.

20% Research and develop teaching and learning education

Research emerging and innovative techniques and tools for integration into instruction.

Work with IT and other campus staff to identify applications and strategies that can be applied to instruction.

Support faculty and instructors in identifying and applying appropriate tools and techniques into their curriculum.

Keep a current knowledge of trends in online learning and best practices in instructional design.

20% Divisional and Institutional Collaboration

Work with other campus departments to establish and maintain consistent teaching and learning standards and messaging across the institution.

Conduct faculty workshops in such areas as educational theories, educational technology, distance learning strategies, asynchronous distance learning, and student support mechanisms.

Work with the Provost's office and colleges to develop and implement course development and evaluation policies and practices as they relate to online education.

Qualifications Required:

Bachelor's degree in education, or related field.

2-3 years of experience working with faculty in instructional design and development.

Knowledge of pedagogical strategies in multiple learning environments, such as on-line, on-site, blended, or hybrid.

Proficiency and experience with Learning Management Systems.


Master's in Instructional Design or related field.

Experience working with technical support of instructional technologies

Experience with object creation creation softwares such as Storyline or Captivate

Proficiency within Canvas platform

Understanding of Universal Design, ADA compliance and accessibility issues.

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Resume, cover letter, & contact information for 3 professional references

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

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Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by November 13, 2020, are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

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AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

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CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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