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Instructional Designer

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Instructional Designer
Department Distance Education - 34000
Vacancy Number E170
Position Number 6846
Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus
Summary of Position

Instructional designers at UNCW develop face to face training and self-instructional materials for faculty and student use. Other duties include: providing hands on support for both faculty and students of online and web-enhanced courses; provide course quality reviews for ADA compliance; provide web and in person trainings on new technologies; participate in regional, national organizations, and research to stay current with trends and best practices in eLearning.

Minimum Requirements

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, or Educational Technology or comparable work experience in Instructional Design; Experience in e-Learning and instructional design experience with Blackboard Learning Management Systems.

Preferred Qualifications

Skills in using Camtasia, Snag-it, Respondus, VoiceThread, Captivate, Dreamweaver, WebEx Live Classroom and MS Office products at a master level and be able to learn the instructional uses of other training development tools.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Office of e-Learning is committed to providing training and resources to guide faculty in the development of high-quality online and web-enhanced courses. Through individual course consultation and group training and events, the Office of e-Learning serves as a guidepost for applied online pedagogy, as well as an information hub for the latest in instructional technology.

College/School Information
University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 15,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions
Months Per Year 12 Months
Position Type Permanent
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions
Job Posting Date 05/09/2017
Priority Consideration Date 06/09/2017
Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita

Posting Specific Questions

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