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Job Title: Instructional Designer

Organization: ​Wilmington University

Location: Georgetown, DE


Instructional Designer (PT Temporary) - College of Online & Experiential Learning


Effective immediately: (PT Temporary) Instructional Designer in the College of Online and Experiential Learning, New Castle.


Requirements: A Master’s Degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, or a related subject is required. Must have 2 years of professional experience designing online training or academic courses and 2 years of higher education teaching experience. Knowledge of online pedagogy and course design methods. Exceptional oral and written communication (technical writing, editing, and proofreading). Knowledge of online tools and technologies. Online course development experience. Advanced computer skills. Strong presentation skills. Effective communication skills. The ability to work with diverse populations. Strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize workload while working under tight deadlines. Must be self-directed and able to make decisions independently while also working in a team environment. Advanced skills with Microsoft Office applications. Familiarity with HTML, web design principles, and best practices in online learning. Advanced knowledge of an LMS (preferably Blackboard). The ability to successfully complete time-sensitive projects. Strong customer-service skills.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Collaborate with faculty course developers through effective communication and feedback to design and deliver online courses in a time-sensitive environment.

  • Collaborate closely with team members on projects.

  • Research effective learning resources for implementation into the online environment.

  • Assist with editing and maintaining online courses.

  • Coordinate multiple projects and produce high quality work under tight deadlines.

  • Remain current with and have a thorough understanding of the latest industry technology tools and trends in online education.

  • Ensure adherence to project timelines and quality of project deliverables.

  • Effectively evaluate and enhance online courses.

  • Maintain databases and spreadsheets.

  • Maintain proficiency in the Learning Management System (Blackboard).

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address department and faculty needs.

  • Perform other essential duties which may be required by the Instructional Design Manager.


Hours of Employment: 20 hours/week: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (occasional weekend or evening hours may be required).


Salary: Commensurate with experience


Benefits: N/A


Application Deadline: September 12, 2018


Wilmington University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff to all postings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information, marital status or other characteristics protected by law.


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