Instructional Design Consultant

Job description

Job Title: Instructional Design Consultant
Location: Green Bay
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 602292

Department: Learning Solutions

Reports To: Dean, Learning Solutions

FLSA Status: Exempt

Salary Grade: C

Amount of Travel Required: Day and Overnight - 3/month
Positions Supervised: None

Position #: 03100016

LOCATION: Green Bay Campus

STANDARD HOURS: 40 hours per week. Typical hours Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Flexibility required to include other evening and/or weekend hours as necessary.

MINIMUM SALARY: $65,273/year

*Current benefit eligible employees will be placed within the pay range based on their current rate/range.

Required online application available on website:

The College is seeking to attract ethnically diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Consideration will be given to equity-minded individuals committed to collaborating with faculty, staff, administration, students, and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps.


This position is responsible for providing instructional design support by assuring quality standards are upheld in the design, development, delivery, revision, and documentation of curriculum.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description.
Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Coordinate College course development and documentation initiatives and presentations to internal and external entities. Collaborate and build relationships with faculty, students, and other College individuals to ensure delivery of consistent, quality learning opportunities.
  • Support the course development process, providing learning leadership with regular status reports to help assure that projects are completed on time and within established requirements.
  • Engage and lead work teams as an authority on course development, providing guidance with a focus on quality of instructional design.
  • Collaborate with College partners, i.e. full-time and part-time faculty, employers, K-12 partners, in the development of new program and courses to meet the needs of the NWTC community.
  • Evaluate course content for pedagogical, accessibility, and instructional design practices, as well as College quality standards and policies related to design, development, and instructional delivery mode.
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration with the Assessment Coordinator, Program Design Consultant, High Impact Practice Coordinator during the design and development process. Serve as a connecting point to these resources for faculty during the course development process.
  • Recommend emerging instructional technologies or methods to enhance student engagement, success, and persistence.
  • Serve as the primary instructional design resource for multimedia, eLearning content development and innovation pilot projects.
  • Recommend changes to course materials or delivery methods, based on information such as instructional effectiveness data, current or future performance requirements, feasibility, and costs.
  • Provide recommendations to faculty and learning leadership regarding innovative practices for course design, instructional technology, and instructional delivery options.
  • Participate in the process for Developing a Curriculum (DACUM) occupational analysis identifying job duties and tasks as the foundation of program development and revision. Analyze results and create reports of results for College stakeholders. Incorporate results in program and course curriculum development.
  • Collaborate with Talent Development design and implement faculty development initiatives, e.g., instructional design, course documentation, assessment strategies, and related technologies, to improve quality and access of instruction delivered at the College.
  • Contribute data to College and Academic Program accreditation requirements by external agencies, as needed.
  • Provide leadership to WTCS decision-making bodies as they pertain to qualification, assessment, and instruction.
  • Serve as a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System Curriculum Management Solution (WIDS) Advisory Committee.
  • Collaborate with the Information & Instructional Technology department to administer the curriculum management solution (WIDS) and provide technical support to users.

Competency Statement(s)

  • Values - Demonstrate behaviors and action that support the College’s values - Customer Focus, Everyone Has Worth, Passion and Inspiration, Collaboration, Emotional Intelligence, Results and Accountability, Valuing Talent and Well Being, and Ethics.
  • Student Success – Demonstrate behaviors and actions that support student recruitment, retention, and student success initiatives.
  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
  • Adaptability - Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Autonomy - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.


Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: A minimum of three years teaching in higher education. A minimum of three years’ experience in curriculum development.

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office Suite and experience working in a relational database environment

Other Requirements

Must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the District’s standard insurance policy terms.


Physical Demands



F (Frequently)


O (Occasionally)


C (Constantly)

Handling / Fingering

C (Constantly)

Reach Outward

O (Occasionally)

Reach Above Shoulder

O (Occasionally)


N (Not Applicable)


N (Not Applicable)

Squat or Kneel

N (Not Applicable)


N (Not Applicable)

10 lbs or less

O (Occasionally)

11-20 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

21-50 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

51-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

Over 100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)


12 lbs or less

O (Occasionally)

13-25 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

26-40 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

41-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)

Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

The College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the College reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the College may deem appropriate.

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Talent and Culture.

NWTC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or other protected classes. Inquiries regarding the College’s nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Chief Officer for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at (920) 498-6826 or [email protected].




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Job No:
Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 5/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time