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Instructional Design Consultant

Ball State University
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Instructional Technology & Design, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Distance Education Programs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus)
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Position Title

Instructional Design Consultant

Additional Information

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 efforts.

Benefits and Community



Administrative Exemption



Length of Assignment

Fiscal Year - FT Contract

Position Function

Support faculty and subject matter experts in the development of credit and non-credit online offerings, including micro-credentials, badges, workshops, bootcamps, and other short-term learning modules.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in instructional design/technology, educational technology or relevant field.

Minimum Experience

Three to five years of relevant experience working with instructional design and technology including familiarity with learning management systems and content development applications in higher education.

Minimum Other

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Education

Masters degree in instructional design/technology or educational technology or relevant field.

Preferred Experience

Experience designing online courses; experience conducting or producing research in the area of instructional design, course support, teaching and learning, or teaching with technology.

Preferred Other

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised


Required Certifications

EEO Statement

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.


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Department Information

Department Email or Phone Number


Duties & Responsibilities



Job Duty

Consult on new program development for the Lifetime Learning Initiative.



Job Duty

Develop educational content in collaboration with faculty and subject matter experts in the BrightSpace learning management platform.



Job Duty

Create new templates for instructional modules and interactive exercises in the BrightSpace. Communicate with BrightSpace consultants on development of new content templates as needed.



Job Duty

Contribute to the community of inquiry and good practice in the areas of instructional support, pedagogy, faculty development and learner experience. Encourage use of innovative solutions, including the use of technologies and best pedagogical strategies and practices.



Job Duty

Work and collaborate within a team environment to provide educational services and good practice related to teaching and learning with faculty and subject matter experts, inter- and intra-departmentally.



Job Duty

Maintain contemporary knowledge bases on instruction, teaching and learning, and faculty development.



Job Duty

Engage in annual program evaluation. Collaborate with Lifetime Learning Initiative team to maintain and regularly assess and enhance non-credit course offerings. Engage in regular meetings related to new program identification and planning.



Job Duty

Perform other related duties as assigned.

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Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date


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.

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Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts

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