Instructional Designer/Learning Designer

St. Louis, MO
Mar 19, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number20100711Job TitleInstructional Designer/Learning DesignerWorking TitlePosition TypeStaff Posting Text

Job Summary/Basic Function

Maryville University is looking to hire two Learning Designers within the School of Adult and Online Education. The successful candidates will become part of an established learning design team responsible for partnering with faculty and Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) to design and develop online course materials centered in student engagement and instructionally sound learning practices. The successful candidates must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff and students.

•Work with SME’s to design and develop online courses
•Write, edit, design and create online course modules
•Provide input to faculty on technical and instructional design aspects of developing blended and online learning applications
•Research and recommend appropriate media and methods for learning and design learning programs using appropriate methods
•Participate in the course evaluation/assessment process to determine course effectiveness

Minimum Qualifications

•Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Education Technology or other relevant field
•Knowledge of current techniques, tools and procedures used in the design, development, and evaluation of technology-enhanced and online courses and programs
•Understanding of various operating systems, file structures, file formats, and protocols.
•Familiarity with graphic design elements appropriate for online instruction, including tools such as Office 365, SnagIt, Canva, Adobe Spark, etc.
•Working knowledge of HTML.
•Experience working with Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Moodle, Canvas)
•Ability to use web conferencing tools (for example, Skype for Business, Adobe Connect, WebEx)
•Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment and meet and manage deadlines
•Understanding of competency and/or adaptive learning methods
•Strong research, content analysis, and content preparation skills
•Proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively with Subject Matter Experts, peers, users and media developers
•Excellent writing, editing, and course development skills
•Solid foundation in adult learning theory and universal design
•Must be able to make effective oral and written presentations
•Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, be diplomatic and proactive while solving problems
•Must have the proven ability to continually adapt and learn new procedures and software programs

Preferred Qualifications

•Experience developing e-learning solutions using common authoring tools (for example, Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate)
•Experience using Photoshop, Presenter, Dreamweaver
•Teaching experience
•An understanding of learning with VR and AI technologies
•Experience working with diverse content and populations

Physical DemandsWork Hours Posting Detail Information

Posting Date03/18/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Please include link to personal learning design portfolio or LinkedIn account in your resume or within the application.

Unofficial graduate transcripts are required to complete the application process.

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Quicklink Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Maryville website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    • INSIGHT Into Diversity
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
    • Diversity Awareness Partnership
    • Personal referral
    • Other
  2. * If you answered "Other" please elaborate on where you learned of this opening:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a minimum of a Master's degree in Instructional Design, Education Technology or other relevant field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you provided a link to your online portfolio or LinkedIn account in your resume or within your application?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Will you now, or in the future, require sponsorship (i.e. H-1B visa, etc.) to legally work in the U.S.?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document