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Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
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May 24, 2022

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Instructional Designer Sr

Arizona State University

School Of Social Work

Campus: Downtown Phoenix



Job Description

The Office of Gender Based Violence (OGBV) at ASU is seeking an Instructional Designer Senior to lead training and educational initiatives to build healthy relationships to end gender-based violence. OGBV was recently awarded a Public Health AmeriCorps grant to expand our award-winning Survivor Link program to 11 states and 14 universities. In collaboration with faculty and other subject matter experts, the Instructional Designer Senior will develop and implement a diverse array of cutting-edge training and educational content for national Survivor Link students, volunteers, and the general public on healthy relationships and gender-based violence. 


Salary Range

Depends on experience


Close Date



Essential Duties

  • Our mission is to develop, evaluate, & disseminate information on evidence-based interventions across the spectrum of relational health. OGBV is committed to anti-racist research, practice, & education. This position will focus on the dissemination & education arms of our mission by designing engaging, interactive, & instructionally sound learning materials for undergraduate & graduate students, national service volunteers, social work & public health practitioners, & the general public in both synchronous & asynchronous formats. Ideal candidate will work autonomously to develop locally embedded & nationally relevant educational material using multiple instructional technologies & applying best practices in teaching & learning.
  • Will focus on inclusive design principles & Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging to shape OGBV education & training to meet learners where they are. This includes incorporating transformative theories of adult learning, critical & inclusive pedagogy, & intersectional feminism. This position will design & deliver current, trauma-informed, critical intersectional feminist instruction across a range of gender-based violence & healthy relationships topics by collaborating with SMEs to curate & create innovative, original content. They will incorporate multiple modes of instruction & create accessible, organized, & interactive resource banks that include tutorials, reference material, answers to FAQs, & assessments.
  • Will be responsible for interfacing with Survivor Link + Public Health AmeriCorps students across 14 universities. They will train students to implement domestic violence training in their internship settings (train-the-trainer model), including providing synchronous & asynchronous content, small- & large-group instruction, mentorship, & individual support. In collaboration with national & state coalitions against domestic violence, state & national chapters of the National Association of Social Workers, the Corporation for National & Community Service, & other professional organizations, this position will assure that trainings align with evidence-based practices & current practice trends across disciplines. They will write learning objectives to incorporate content standards, obtain continuing education credits across disciplines & states, & provide verification or certification of learning. They will develop & implement policies & procedures to ensure that performance measures are clearly identified, documented, & met across multiple grant funded projects. 
  • Will collaborate with Technology Manager & Senior Program Manager to ensure that all OGBV content is consistent, branded, & polished across multiple internal & external-facing presentations & platforms (e.g. Canvas, social media, ASU website, additional dissemination avenues). There is potential to oversee students, interns, & volunteers to create & disseminate OGBV content. This position will use & facilitate faculty use of technology to enhance instruction & will develop design standards, content resources, templates, & tools for instructional development across OGBV. They will support faculty & SMEs in delivering content through educational design consultation; active engagement in ongoing development, review, updating, & evaluation of course shells & content; conducting quality assurance, assessing for overlap, adapting content, & implementing recommended changes to improve learning; problem solving; & other tasks as assigned. They will also oversee the undergraduate & graduate certificates in Domestic Violence & Evidence-Based Practice at ASU, connect with academic advisors to recruit students into the certificate program, & report successes & outcomes to the university.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field. Five (5) years of providing learning/instructional design and/or technology development services. Or, any equivalent combination of experience or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in instruction, instructional design, training and/or public pedagogy
  • Experience in delivering content across multiple modes of instruction (e.g., synchronous and asynchronous content, small- and large-group instruction, mentorship, individual support)
  • Experience with technologies and products for the development and storage of web-based content, presentations, and tutorials (including Canvas)
  • Experience identifying, designing, implementing, and achieving learning objectives and performance measures
  • Experience with anti-racism, critical pedagogy, intersectional feminism, or Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging initiatives
  • Knowledge of or ability to ensure that instructional content is inclusive and accessible across divergent adult learning styles
  • Domestic violence practice experience or practice experience with vulnerable populations
  • Knowledge or experience with National Service (for example, AmeriCorps)
  • Experience in organization and time-management skills in an environment with multiple priorities and short deadlines.
  • Evidence of a Masters or doctoral degree in education, social work, public health or a related field preferred
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with learners and experts across multiple states and settings.
  • Evidence of effective communication skills and the ability to provide effective feedback.


Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse 75 percent; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work 10 percent.
  • Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds 15 percent.
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include or are subject to resolution of conflicts.


Department Statement

The Watts College of Public Service embraces students and faculty dedicated to rigorous education and research in the service of social and economic change. Areas of expertise include: improving the quality of life for individuals and families from all backgrounds; innovative approaches to public management; and nonprofit leadership and organizational effectiveness. We partner with that intent on addressing critical social issues and are confident that Phoenix and the State of Arizona can be exemplars for the future.


The School of Social Work is part of the College of Public Programs located at the Downtown Phoenix Campus. The purpose of the School of Social Work is to prepare professional social work practitioners who are committed to the enhancement of individual, family and group problem-solving capacities, and the creation of a more nurturing, just, and humane social environment.


ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.


ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit


Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.


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ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.


Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.


Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.


Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.


ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.


Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.


IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.


To apply please go to see Req Id# 79637BR

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