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Lead Instructional Designer

Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, IL

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Lead Instructional DesignerInformation Technology Services

The Lead Instructional Designer ensures that the University’s fully online and hybrid programs are distinctive and on the forefront of practice in instructional design for online teaching and learning. This is a full time, on-campus position. Generous benefits include health, retirement, considerable time off and access to multiple tuition programs for self and dependents.


Instructional Design; collaborate with faculty to create interactive and engaging digital instructional materials; design course templates consistent with IWU academic objectives and industry best practices; instruct and assist faculty with implementation of instructional materials in the Learning Management System (LMS); leverages effective instructional strategies and relevant instructional resources to positively impact student achievementFaculty and Instructional Support; partner with academic departments as they develop curricula, promoting instructional approaches to interactive and engaging assignment design; support student success in IWU’s fully online and hybrid programsLeadership in Building a Community of Practice; participate in ongoing training and mentoring of interns/Graduate Assistants; take a leadership role in ongoing campus efforts to build a community of practice around excellence in teachingITS Support; contribute to resolution of service requests for teaching and learning technology (Respondus, LMS, etc); participate in campus wide IT Projects


Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred Minimum of three years’ relevant experience; preference for experience in higher education instructional design rolePlease download the application at Feel free to include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately; position is open until filled.Send applications to:

Email: [email protected]

Illinois Wesleyan University
Human Resources, Holmes 209
1312 N. Park Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
Fax: 309-556-1710

The final candidate will pass a pre-employment background investigation.

Illinois Wesleyan University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must reside and be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. Continued employment is conditioned upon maintaining work authorization throughout the employment term.

Illinois Wesleyan University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Illinois Wesleyan University is an EEO Employer. Illinois Wesleyan University’s sexual misconduct policy may be accessed at Illinois Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusive excellence; details at


Illinois Wesleyan, founded in 1850, is a private co-educational university with an enrollment of 1,850 and a student/faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The University consists of the College of Liberal Arts, with 17 academic departments; the College of Fine Arts, comprising professional Schools of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts; and the School of Nursing.illinois_wesleyan_university1.jpg

Illinois Wesleyan's faculty is composed of active scholars who are devoted to teaching undergraduates and to including them in their research. Illinois Wesleyan's 76-acre campus has undergone remarkable growth in the past decade and features such new facilities as the five-story Ames Library, the Center for Natural Science, and the Shirk Center for Athletics and Recreation.



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