Instructional Designer

Code: 15207 Posted: 01/25/2019

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Instructional Designer

This position is under the broad policy guidance of Innovations in Learning (IiL) in its role to ensure successful delivery of high quality traditional and various modalities of distance education programs. General supervision for this position is provided by the Director of the Teaching & Learning Center. The person in this position will support the educational needs of faculty, instructional academic staff and students in traditional, hybrid, and online learning environments.

Essential Job Functions
  • Support faculty to create high quality learning opportunities and continuously improve courses/programs offered through online delivery including:
    • Assist in the development, implementation, and assessment of quality teaching and learning practices for face-to-face, hybrid, and online course platforms.
    • Assist with piloting new technologies, collecting feedback, evaluate and lead innovation for online course and program delivery within the Canvas learning management system.
    • Acting with a team to develop and deliver synchronous and asynchronous training, professional development programs and resources designed for instructional academic staff, faculty, and students.
    • Providing one-on-one consulting with instructional academic staff and faculty regarding their instructional technology needs.
    • Monitoring new teaching and learning technology as to the appropriateness of various media, taking into account cost, educational goals and objectives, potential audience, and the sustainability of the technology.        
  • Supporting institutional and program assessment and improvement for hybrid and online, learning including:
    • Performing online and institutional research to aggregate data into final reports to be used in the ongoing accreditation, compliance, and initiative maintenance and/or expansion.
    • Analyzing, designing, and developing instructional materials for existing and new initiatives in accordance with standards and specifications required for online pedagogical best practices.
    • Producing technical written project reports that are clear, concise, appropriately detailed, and understandable by diverse audiences of faculty and staff.
    • Coordinating assessment of student learning outcomes for online programs and work with faculty to improve outcome measures and student success.
    • Make data driven recommendations on online/hybrid program array.
    • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of a Master's degree in Instructional Design or closely related to the area of instructional technology.
  • Two years of experience supporting online/hybrid and traditional program design, development and innovation.
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative assessment methods.
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications
  • CV/Resume
  • Names and contact information for three professional references

Review of Applications

Applications received by Friday February 22, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Julie Lee

Diversity Jobs Employer Member
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