Lead Instructional Designer
College of Arts and Sciences - 250000
Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge
Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global
citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in
creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational
Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings
people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge,
to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and
embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the
University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about
20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more
than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
- Master’s degree in instructional design, educational
technology, or related field, or bachelor’s degree and work
experience equivalent to an advanced degree.
- Demonstrated knowledge of instructional design theory and
instructional design models, as well as outcomes-based assessment
and online teaching strategies.
- Experience in the design and development of instructional
materials and media, interactive learning experiences, and
assessments for a range of learning environments, including online
and traditional classroom settings.
- Project management experience, including ability to collaborate
with subject matter experts to complete projects in a timely
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with
demonstrated ability to work with all constituents in a courteous
and helpful manner. Strong communication skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the project
manager and oversee the instructional design and development of the
online Veterinary Technician BS program.
- Work with faculty involved in program-, department-, and
college-level projects to advance online course and degree
- Regularly meet with faculty to ensure timely progress toward
completion of course design projects.
- Make recommendations for interactive technologies, media and
- Guide and assist subject-matter experts with the instructional
design process for both selected course components and full-course
- Determine the need for involvement of additional personnel,
hire, and supervise their participation in projects as needed.
- Serve the University community through participation in groups
and committees both within CAS and across Appalachian State
Suggested Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of a professional position within a
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter and Resume.
List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application or
attach a List of 3 References with Contact Information
Appalachian 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.
Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity,
equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.
We understand that the successful implementation of diversity,
equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the
entire university community, including alumni and official
university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an
influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning
opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work
collectively to achieve a just experience for all.
We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an
equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are
safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions,
and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity
opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness,
justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university