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Instructional Designer/Accessibility Specialist, UC Clermont College

University of Cincinnati
Clermont College

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

Job OverviewResponsible for designing, creating, and revising learning experiences and Canvas courses for online, hybrid and in person learning, and providing faculty training and support with an emphasis on eAccessibility.

Essential Functions
    Partner with faculty and subject matter experts (SMEs), using core instructional design principles and theories, to design and develop accessible learning materials and courses.Create and conduct faculty training/workshops, and continuous course improvement with an emphasis on eAccessibility.Provide support and training to faculty and staff in developing accessible digital and electronic learning materials.Evaluate and recommend the use of instructional technologies and tools that enhance learning, accessibility, and usability.Monitor and assess the effectiveness of instructional materials, training and workshops and revise based on feedback and data.Maintain up to date knowledge of accessibility standards, and state and federal laws.Work as part of a team to manage online courses and program development.Maintain a collaborative relationship and open communication with partners.Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Required Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Six (6) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Required Experience
    Two (2) years of instructional design experience.Two (2) years of experience creating accessible instructional content in education or related setting.Experience creating content in a learning management system
Additional Qualifications Considered
    Experience with Canvas, Kaltura, and ArticulateExperience in higher educationCertified Professional in Accessibility Core Competency (CPACC)
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
  • Compensation and Benefits

    UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

    • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience ($50,000 - $56,000).
    • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
    • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
    • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
    • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
    • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
    • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

    As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

    To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at

    For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at

    The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    REQ: 96394


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