Instructional Design Specialist

North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 09, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

As a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina, Elizabeth City State University offers baccalaureate, professional, and master's degrees for a diverse student body. Our mission is to promote economic, social, and environmental progress for the people of northeastern North Carolina, the state, and the nation. Through teaching, research, and community engagement, the institution's rich heritage and its current multicultural student-centered focus provide a firm foundation for its endeavors. It serves the needs and aspirations of individuals and society; producing graduates for leadership roles and life-long learning.

The Office of Distance Education supports and encourages collaborative efforts involving faculty, staff, and administrators, working to serve as a model for change and growth at ECSU via distance education delivery methods. Distance Education at ECSU extends availability and access to convenient course offerings to students who are isolated from campus due to time and/or geographic location, utilizing existing, new, and emerging technological strategies.

ECSU invites applications for an Instructional Design Specialist (IDS).  The IDS will provide professional development and support to faculty members who design and teach online courses. The IDS will collaborate with subject matter experts to design or adapt coursework to online learning platforms and will support faculty use of instructional technologies as well as develop initiatives that build and monitor quality online instructional design and delivery. This position performs a wide range of responsibilities such as: providing leadership in the support of faculty members who teach in an online environment, serving as a learning management system administrator, and serving as the Quality Matters Coordinator.

Requirements: Possess a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree is preferred, in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology or a related field with one to three years of experience providing instructional design support, instructional technology support and professional development to faculty and staff. Experience in higher education preferred.

Application Process: Submit letter of application, resume, copies of certifications, transcripts and three (3) professional reference letters via Elizabeth City State University online employment site at

Elizabeth City State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

This position is Exempt from the State Human Resources Act.