Instructional Designer

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Position NumberN99990Functional TitleInstructional DesignerPosition TypeTemporary StaffPosition EclassET - EHRA Temporary (Not Faculty)University Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

The Division of Online Learning extends the resources of the University through traditional and non-traditional instructional programs conducted on and off campus, and online for local, regional, statewide, national and international audiences. While most programs offer academic credit , others are non-credit and are open to interested persons regardless of educational background.

Our team is a diverse group of educators, program managers, project managers, graphic and video artists, programmers, editors, customer service personnel, and financial and registration staff, who work in close contact to achieve the highest quality learning experiences possible throughout all of our programs.

Position Summary

The Instructional Technology Consultant, under the direction of the Senior Director, is responsible for facilitating instructional design, research and support for the Division. The ITC duties include the development, delivery, research and support of graduate, undergraduate and non-credit online learning courses targeted specifically to online. Principal responsibilities include collaborating with UNCG academic department faculty and instructional technology staff in developing online courses and interfacing with campus units that support online education. Develop and maintain courses using tools to include WordPress, Adobe Captivate, and Canvas LMS. Serve as liaison to other academic units’ Instructional Tech Consultants to design and develop stand-alone online courses and blended on-campus courses; Work with the Division’s Dean, Executive Director, Senior Director, Assistant Directors, Director of Liberal Studies, Director of Summer Session, and Director of Marketing in market assessment, promotion of credit and non-credit online education courses.

The ITC will work as part of a team to develop instructional materials for online classes. The position will have the opportunity to work independently and will be expected to work independently on learning objects directly associated with online classes under development by the Division. The ITC should be capable of both directing instructional design elements for online courses, coordinating efforts across project teams, and ensuring educational standards are followed for all online classes in the development queue.

Minimum Qualifications

Proficiency in WordPress and Google Apps/Microsoft Office is essential. Bachelor’s degree in a related field required

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with learning management systems (e.g., Canvas), knowledge of Web authoring tools, Web development skills (e.g., HTML and CSS) and an awareness of Web-based tools and social media applications would be beneficial. Experience with project management software such as Basecamp, Wrike, or Microsoft Project is preferred. Master’s degree preferred

Tenure StatusSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsRecruitment Range52,000Org #-DepartmentUNCG Online - 10301Job Open Date03/29/2019For Best Consideration DateJob Close DateOpen Until FilledYesFTEType of AppointmentTime LimitedTime Limited Duration

12 months

Number of Months per Year12FLSAADA Checklist

ADA Checklist

"R" for Rare (0-30%),"O" for Occasional (30-60%), "F" for Frequent (60-90%),"C" for Constant (90-100%).

Physical EffortReading - F, Writing - F, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - O, Sitting - O, Walking - OWork EnvironmentInside - CApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Link to Professional Portfolio
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you earned a bachelor's degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If hired, are you willing to relocate to Greensboro or the surrounding area in order to work in-person in the office daily/weekly?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I currently live in the area
  3. * Have you employed quality scorecards (Quality Matters, OLC, OSCQRc etc.) to ensure or assess course quality?
    • Have developed and assessed courses based on quality scorecard standards
    • Have developed or assessed courses based on quality scorecard standards
    • Have not developed or assessed courses based on quality scorecard standards
  4. * Have you developed or remediated courses to be accessible to students of various physical and mental abilities?
    • Have developed ADA-compliant courses and remediated courses to meet accessibility standards
    • Have developed ADA-compliant courses or remediated courses to meet accessibility standards
    • Have not developed ADA-compliant courses or remediated courses to meet accessibility standards
  5. * Have you used Canvas to develop or participate in a course?
    • Have developed course(s) in Canvas
    • Have participated in and/or taught a Canvas-based course
    • Have developed course(s) and/or participated and/or taught in another learning management system (LMS)
    • Have not used Canvas
  6. * What is the highest degree you have earned?
    • Doctorate (earned or currently in progress)
    • Master’s (earned or currently in progress)
    • Bachelor’s




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Posted: 7/27/2019
Application Due: 9/7/2019
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