Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open to the Public
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
$75,328 - $101,311
Open Until Filled
4200 Connecticut Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20008
Brief Description of Duties
The Director of Learning Design & Outcomes will provide
institution-wide leadership for the creation and management process
for building and reviewing courses for quality standard; Provide
direct supervision of an Instructional Designer and Instructional
Consultant to design, develop, and deliver effective courses,
ensuring adherence to targeted outcomes and best practices in
design, assessment, and student learning; work with faculty and
departments to develop strategy, plan, and develop scalable
solutions for building courses; train, mentor, and manage faculty
affiliated with the Center for the Advancement of Learning in the
creation and design of rigorous online and blended courses; create
and deliver training and provide support to faculty and staff
across the university; and collaborate with the Director of
Institutional Assessment and Outcomes on student learning outcomes
assessment at the program level. Lastly, the position is
responsible for all instructional design related project
management, maintaining records, and coordination. Work is
performed under administrative supervision of the Assistant Chief
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Job Requirement
- Lead building, implementing, and coordinating for the Online
Building Certification process and coordinating for the Course
Design Faculty Learning Community.
- Design and coordinate a process for assessing student learning
outcomes in UDC’s Learning Management System (Blackboard
- Consider existing processes and, with input from the
administration and faculty, improve or create a new process for
scalable, collaboratively building online courses.
- Assess quality assurance options and implement, possibly
serving as a reviewer, to ensure courses include Universal Design
for Learning principles and are fully accessible.
- Supervise an Instructional Consultant and an Instructional
Designer (one full-time or two part-time).
- Serve as a mentor to CAL Faculty Fellows.
- Provide recommendations to faculty for a variety of
technological and technique-based strategies for online learning
and online course management. This includes instruction sequencing,
implementation of multimedia elements, converting analog activities
and resources to digital formats, online learning and group
collaboration activities, assessments, assist faculty in
identifying ways to leverage asynchronous and synchronous
- Work with departments to analyze learning objectives, design
digital content and learning activities, and create and implement
strategies for online program creation.
- Assist in the assessment of teaching/learning challenges and
provide tools, resources, and training to the faculty that will
help address these challenges.
- Create professional development opportunities and resources to
help faculty and staff build quality online courses.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union):
- PhD in Curriculum and/or Instructional Design, related field,
or equivalent experience.
- Minimum 5 years' experience with
course/curriculum/instructional design at the university
- Minimum 2 years’ experience teaching online.
- 2+ years of supervisory experience.
- Preferred: Additional online course design certifications or
This position is not
part of the collective bargaining unit.
Selectee will be eligible for health
and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be
covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s
retirement plan (TIAA).
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The District of Columbia
Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities,
matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination:
In accordance with the D.C.
Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section
2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of
Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived
actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation,
marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial
status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily
offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered
veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and
Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of
sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In
addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories
is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act
will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary
Applicants claiming veterans preference
must submit official proof at the time of application.
At this time, the University of the
District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g.
H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical
A person applying for a position who
is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the
position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over
non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference
points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no
less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the
effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7
consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment.
Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year
period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Pursuant to the requirements of the
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill
this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to
notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than
five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute
occurring in the workplace.
Employment with the University of
the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory
background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory
background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the
University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse
to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or
review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based
on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume:
Resumes received outside the area of
consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given
consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive
consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For
the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job
applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC
application will be required.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Talent Management
All inquiries related to employment and
job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Talent
Management at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women,
veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For
a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please