Learning Designer, Digital Education

University of Michigan
Michigan, United States
Competitive Salary
Jan 22, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, include your salary requirements, and outline experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is looking for a Learning Designer who can work with our diverse team to bring to life course and program strategies, stories and ideas. You'll have a foundation in the science of learning and learning design. You will report to and work with the Managing Director, Office of Digital Education to create and incubate a collection of exciting, and ground-breaking digital offerings. 

  Responsibilities* What You'll Do

Faculty Collaboration and Support

  • Work with Ross faculty to create new digital courses and programs 
  • Work with Ross faculty to transform pre-existing courses into new digital courses
  • Work with Ross faculty to author lesson plans that apply science of learning and follow Ross digital Assurance of Learning initiative 
  • Work with Ross faculty to transform their research into new digital assets 


  • Work with the Managing Director and Senior Learning Designer to build a digital education strategy that aligns with the strategic priorities of the school
  • Work with researchers in the Office of Digital Education to create research-based curricular and co-curricular digital courses and tools
  • Develop singular educational templates and digital educational content for learners around the globe
Required Qualifications* You'll Have
  • Bachelor's degree plus three years of experience in a relevant industry
  • Experience in concept ideation and delivery
  • Experience in higher education environment
  • Progressive experience in project management including successful launch and implementation of new projects
  • Service-oriented attitude
  • Commitment to teamwork
Desired Qualifications*

It would be great if you also had

  • Master's degree in education or a related field
  • Two years working experience in a discipline taught at Ross 
  • Experience working with faculty 
  • Promoter for the value, benefits, and future of digital education
Additional Information

Benefits at the University of Michigan

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off, a retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting, many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses

Learn more about U-M benefits

Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent staff who grow and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment.

The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven days.  The job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.