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Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning: Online Program Coordinator/Instructional Designer

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Commensurate with Experience
Date posted
Jun 3, 2024

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POSITIONA full-time, professional academic staff position is available in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) beginning July 15, 2024. The working title for this position is Online Program Coordinator and Instructional Designer with an official title in the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Specialist III title series.  This is a renewable assignment, contingent on performance and funding. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSA Bachelor's degree in the area of educational technology, instructional design, training and development, or related field is required; knowledge of current practices in inclusive pedagogy, assessment, and online teaching; demonstrated skills in project creation, development, implementation, and evaluation; demonstrated ability to be detail orientated, manage multiple tasks, follow-up, and deadlines; experience creating resources and professional development for online course development, and/or teaching with technology. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in a related field, teaching experience, knowledge of instructional design models and practices, experience in providing technical support, working knowledge of HTML, and ability to diagnose and solve complex technical problems.

DUTIESThe Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) seeks an Online Program Coordinator and Instructional Designer to coordinate and manage online programming for UW-Eau Claire. This position will manage online programming and assist in instructional design for instructors creating and revising courses. As part of a collaborative team, the Online Program Coordinator will assist in coordinating online program development processes associated with program prioritization and planning for revisions of existing programs. This position collaborates with the Associate Director in CETL in developing and maintaining a system for program development, planning, and maintenance. Also, the position works closely with instructors and instructional academic staff to create high-quality online courses. 

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, facilitate, and assess programming for teaching, learning, and assessment for faculty with all levels of teaching experience.
  • Develop strategies and objectives for online program success that coordinate with the campus strategic plan. 
  • Provide effective project management and overall coordination of online program development in collaboration with Learning and Technology Services         partners.
  • Monitor and manage the online program development budget.
  • Prepare reports for online programming stakeholders, highlighting progress and outcomes. 
  • Designs and develops engaging, effective learning experiences for online courses.
  • Collaborate with faculty and key stakeholders to create high-quality, academically rigorous, engaging online courses.
  • Utilize expertise in Universal Design for Learning, adult learning theory, digital accessibility, and online pedagogy to develop curriculum for courses and program-level alignment.
  • Create resources and professional development for online course development and teaching with technology.
  • Assist the Associate Director with duties as assigned.

THE UNITThe unit of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning consists of three staff members that provide programming and assistance for faculty and staff to enhance their work as educators. The unit offers inclusive space for faculty and staff to meet professional growth. We focus on teaching, learning, and instructional technology. This unit works collaboratively with Learning and Technology Services to provide professional development focused on teaching and learning. 

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITYUW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Online Program Coordinator and Instructional Designer position (Job ID # 20916) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to: Angie Stombaugh, Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning;

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by Thursday, June 20, 2024.  However, screening may continue until the position is filled.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer.

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