Ball State University’s Division of Online and Strategic Learning
welcomes applications for a dynamic, creative, and team-oriented
Instructional Consultant who can leverage research-based best
practices and data to inform programming and assessment.
The Instructional Consultant is a full-time position focused on
championing instructional support for courses and programs, and
works within a team of consultants who continuously drive and
improve face-to-face, online, and hybrid learning
Ball State University offers excellent benefits, including health
care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and
dependents, and generous time off with pay.
Inclusive Excellence Statement
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression
are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We
encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan
to learn more about
our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these
Benefits and Community
Length of Assignment
The Instructional Consultant is a full-time position focused on
championing instructional support for courses and programs, working
within a team of consultants who continuously drive and improve
face-to-face, online, and hybrid pedagogy and andragogy through
research, feedback, and tool testing and experimentation.
The Instructional Consultant contributes to our internal community
of inquiry by maintaining and sharing contemporary knowledge on
teaching and learning, instructional technologies, and faculty
development. Eager and well equipped to prepare and present their
knowledge to a wide range of campus stakeholders in multiple
modalities, the Instructional Consultant upholds a positive spirit
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a relevant
At least three years of professional experience in designing
university-level courses; experience with a learning management
system ( LMS ); experience evaluating effectiveness in reaching
course/program objectives; professional experience leveraging data
and writing reports which work to improve learning experiences;
experience consulting with a variety of clients.
Engaging presentation skills.
Authorization to work in the US
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be
employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Additional certification/relevant training.
Five or more years of professional experience in designing
university-level courses; experience with the Canvas learning
management system ( LMS ); subject matter expertise in
instructional design, active learning techniques, assessment
strategies, course support, teaching and learning, and/or teaching
with technology; ·business acumen for consulting; experience
synthesizing information from various sources and conducting
experimental research; ·experience teaching adult learners
Requires successful completion of a background check and education
Position Title(s) Supervised
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity
within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with
disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to
apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any
other legally protected status.
About Ball State University
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an
attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately
22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight
academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer
more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist
degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We
engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors
that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and
meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while
we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our
community, our state, and our world.
Division of Online & Strategic Learning:173020
The Teaching Innovation Team, a part of the Division of Online and
Strategic Learning at Ball State University, provides best
practices, instructional development, and consultation in content
development and innovative learning experiences. We aim to
understand the factors that contribute to learner success and
optimize for a range of metrics.
Department Email or Phone Number
Duties & Responsibilities
Provide engaging and meaningful consultation and support on the
course, program, and campus-wide levels in areas of teaching and
learning, including but not limited to online, face-to-face, and
Meaningfully collaborate as a cross-functional team member in inter
and intra-departmental conversations pertinent to unit and
university-wide strategic goals and objectives.
Design and deliver dynamic instructional development opportunities
and resources which improve teaching and learning.
Regularly explore, test, and assess innovative solutions, including
emerging technologies, and provide guidance for
Contribute to additional duties and projects based on existing and
emerging areas of expertise.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Applications Accepted Through Date
Open Until Filled
Information regarding transcripts
The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official
transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required
at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification
will be conducted.
Special Instructions Summary
In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please
provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would
contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning
community at Ball State University through your teaching, research,
and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when
possible. Word limit 500.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Writing Sample
- Inclusive Excellence Statement
- Master's Transcripts
- Doctorate Transcripts
- Curriculum Vitae
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3