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Job Title: Instructional Designer for Adult Programs

Organization: Mount Mercy University
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Mount Mercy University is a Catholic, coeducational University founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1928 enrolling approximately 1900 students. The University offers a variety of liberal arts, professional, accelerated, and graduate degree programs. Mount Mercy University invited applications for the Instructional Designer for Adult Programs.


This person will be responsible for assisting faculty in developing and implementing learning experiences that reflect scholarship and best practice in teaching, primarily in the online and undergraduate accelerated programs. The Designer works collaboratively with departments and individual faculty, particularly related to instructional materials and strategies, objectives and assessments, and optimizing use of the Brightspace digital learning environment. This individual also provides training courses for online or accelerated instruction, conducts course reviews, and contributes to assessment processes.


The Instructional Designer reports directly to the Dean of Adult Programs. The successful candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, college transcripts, the names and contact information for four references. Submissions must be emailed as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat attachments to: with the subject line, “Instructional Designer for Adult Programs”. Only application materials emailed to this address will be considered. Application materials submitted on paper will not be reviewed. The review process will begin October 9, 2016. Position is open until filled. Visit for further information.


Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free environment.

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