Instructional Designer I

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Auburn Online

Division Name

Provost and VP Academic Affair

Position Title

Instructional Designer I

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Provides instructional design services and support to faculty, instructors, and subject matter experts in the development of online courses and modules.

Essential Functions

- Manages, facilitates, and participates in course development projects, as well as the development of instructional materials
- Collaborates with faculty, instructors, and subject matter experts to design and develop interactive online courses
- Determines appropriate instructional application of online technologies in conjunction with stakeholders
- Researches and utilizes the most up-to-date practices and technologies related to instructional design and online learning applications
- Gathers feedback from stakeholders to continually update and improve course design and content
- Analyzes and ensures all online courses meet quality standards, including Universal Design for Learning ( UDL )
- Works with faculty and administrators to improve and relaunch online courses based on an evaluation of relevant student engagement and performance data and analytics.

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Instructional Design, Graphic Design,
Computer Science, Education, or a related field.

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Experience in designing and developing online instructional materials and courses.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

The selected individual must possess the ability to work effectively and in a positive manner while providing excellent customer service, have excellent communication skills and diplomacy, and the ability to work in a team environment.

Minimum Technology Skills

Canvas LMS, LTI / API integrations, publisher products and services, web-based applications, cloud-based sharing and storage services.

Minimum License and Certifications

None Required

Desired Qualifications

Demonstrable knowledge of the following: Canvas LMS : setup course shell, layout, modules, configure and report analytics; theoretical knowledge and application of design thinking and instructional strategies including gamification, adaptive learning, micro-credentialing; editing and producing audio and video.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$39,300 - $65,500

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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Closing Date


EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach a cover letter, resume, and a portfolio.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Portfolio
Optional Documents
  1. Other
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Graphic Design, Computer Science, Education, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have 1 year of experience in designing and developing online instructional materials and courses OR an advanced degree to use in lieu of experience?
    • Yes
    • No

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