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The following employment opportunities are posted here on behalf of SLATE member institutions.

See each individual listing for additional information and the application process being used by each institution.  If you have questions, or would like to apply for any of these positions, please contact the individual or institution listed - do not respond directly to this site.

For additional information, posting requirements, and potential costs to post to this job board, please contact Ken Sadowski at:  Postings will remain active for three-months or until the position is filled - whichever occurs first.

Instructional Design Specialist – Moraine Valley Community College - posted September 24, 2014


Under the supervision of the Director of Non-Traditional Learning, the Instructional Design Specialist is responsible for working with faculty to review and redesign (as appropriate), and infuse innovative contemporary methodologies into the teaching and learning process to improve student success. In addition, the Instructional Design Specialist is responsible for raising faculty and staff awareness of student learning styles as they related to curriculum and student success.  This position is dedicated to the learning college concepts by developing programs and facilitating activities that promote student success and lifelong learning.


Master's degree in instructional design and development or related field required; doctorate preferred; minimum 3 years' experience in instructional design and delivery methods, particularly as related to the integration of technology into curriculum and course delivery; at least one year of administrative/management experience preferred.


The Instructional Design Specialist must have comprehensive knowledge of Web development tools; knowledge of student learning styles and the impact on student success, and familiarity with minority student retention issues and success strategies; demonstrated experience in instructional design and related methodologies, computer-assisted instruction, multimedia technology and telecommunications; develop, facilitate, and deliver training workshops sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning; provide hands-on assistance for Blackboard and other educational technology to faculty and staff; plus other duties as assigned.

For additional information (hours, salary, etc.), and to apply for this position, visit: jobs at MVCC and search for position number:  00005856

Sr. Instructional Designer – Roosevelt University - posted August 28, 2014


Roosevelt University's Academic Technology Solutions Team seeks a Sr. Instructional Designer to collaborate with university faculty and administrators in the design, development and ongoing management of online education courseware.

This position is located on the Chicago Campus and requires frequent travel to the Schaumburg campus. This position reports to the Assistant Vice President for Academic Technology Solutions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Master's Degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Curriculum and Instruction or related field.
  • At least 5 years experience applying educational pedagogy and adult learning theories to curriculum development.
  • At least 5 years experience in a combination of teaching, instructional design, educational technologies, distance education course development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and previous application of curricular development, learning theories, and academic assessment.
  • Previous teaching experience, preferably in a higher education setting with demonstrated track record of curriculum development.
  • Demonstrated ability to bring creativity, enthusiasm, and vision to the position.
  • High energy with ability to take initiative and carry projects through completion.
  • Ability to adopt new technologies and identify their integration into the curriculum.
  • Advanced customer service and problem solving skills with ability to influence, establish rapport and gain trust in partnership with faculty.
  • Administration of and experience with LMS solutions (Blackboard).
  • Superior written and oral communication skills with the ability to interact with and collaborate alongside university faculty.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects/tasks while adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability as a team player.
  • Knowledge and experience with Windows, Macintosh, and mobile platforms.
  • Previous experience in design and/or development of multimedia, graphics, audio, and video production applications.
  • Administration of and experience with LMS solutions (Blackboard).
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ed.D preferred.
Essential Job Functions Instructional Design & Development:
  • Manages overall course design procedures and process.
  • Provides course design expertise for the development and support of online courses.
  • Works in partnership with the Director of Innovative Learning to support effective use of interactive instructional design strategies, web-based resources, multimedia technologies and instructional systems to improve and implement online course delivery.
  • Works with the Director of Innovative Learning to develop training materials and programs for instructors.
  • Actively collaborates with and proactively engages faculty in customized development of online curriculum through research, team member input, and advanced functional/technical knowledge.
  • Implements best practice in instructional design and delivery for online course development.
  • Creates a comprehensive procedure for the development of new online and blended courses.
  • Works with the Instructional Technology Trainer to create high quality training for faculty focused on effective utilization of the Learning Management System.
Training facilitation and faculty professional development:
  • In collaboration with the Director of Innovative Learning, provides professional development that is targeted at supporting faculty in best practices in online instructional delivery.
  • Provides the most current instructional design skills, effective learning theories, principles and creativity to online course design to engage course participants in the learning process.
  • Coordinates the Online Teaching Institute to support new and current online faculty in professional development.
Development and Administration of Course Evaluations:
  • Consistently implements comprehensive evaluation for all online courses following a rubric of current best practices and provides written feedback to instructors.
  • Designs and implements a system of data analysis of all online courses.
  • Monitors courses in session to collect feedback and refine materials and approaches to insure effectiveness.
Facilitates the administration of the LMS software:
  • Provides support as the LMS administrator.
  • Works with the LMS vendor to solve any technical issues in a timely manner.
Project Management and Program Promotion:
  • Support and maintain online instructional expectations, procedures, timelines and standards that provide collegial, transparent and accurate communications as a member of the Academic Technology Solutions Team.
  • Works with the AVP for Academic Technology Solutions to identify and gather compelling learning examples and other relevant information for online program promotion opportunities.
  • Innovate and implement leading-edge methodologies using industry benchmarks for online education.
  • Creates a measurable strategy to insure growth in the online course offerings at the university.

All applications must be submitted online via the Roosevelt Careers website at: University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes women, LGBTQ, disabled, veterans, international and minority-classified individuals as applicants for all positions.

College of DuPage - multiple positions - posted July 10, 2014

At College of DuPage, we believe that a community college should offer the advantages of an actual community. Ours is composed of highly diverse students, administrators, and professionals who are dedicated to furthering the future of our neighborhood and our world. We are the second-largest higher education institution in Illinois, dedicated to creating a positive influence on everyone whose life we touch. Our team strives to support and sustain the educational resources we offer with extensive knowledge, impressive service, and unparalleled expertise from individuals representing every culture imaginable. Become a new member of our inclusive community in the following roles: 

• Web Content Editor 
The Web Content Editor will be an experienced writer and editor, and will be responsible for the content on the Academic Affairs and COD Online portion of the College of DuPage website. The Web Content Editor will learn the details about the programs, degrees and divisions in Academic Affairs, and fulfill change requests to keep the website updated. This position will have responsibility for expanding the scope and content of the COD Online website and ensuring that the college's online students and faculty have a comprehensive resource at their disposal. 

  • Complete change requests for the Academic Affairs portion of the College of DuPage public website. 
  • Become familiar with the academic programs and degree requirements across the college and be able to communicate effectively about them to student, faculty and community stakeholders. 
  • Coordinate video shoots and web application development with staff members and with Multimedia Services. 
  • Keep current with content marketing trends and skill sets. 
  • Support faculty in the effective and appropriate use of technology tools for teaching and learning. 
  • Deliver a regular schedule of technology training workshops and modules for faculty, based on applicant's area of expertise. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 
Education:  Bachelor's degree in a communication, technology or instructional design discipline or equivalent experience. 
Experience:  Two years of professional experience in some area of web design. 

Education: Bachelor's degree in a communication, technology or instructional design discipline or equivalent experience. 
Experience: Professional experience using Adobe Creative Suite software 

• Instructional Technologist
The instructional technologist will be a creative problem solver and energetic collaborator who will work closely with faculty members and COD Online team members to create and implement innovative technology solutions in support of teaching & learning at College of DuPage. The Instructional Technologist will work independently and in conjunction with the Instructional Designer to develop course content within the College's LMS, develop learning objectives using HTML 5 and other appropriate technologies and tools, and to integrate existing external assets into LMS. 

  • Develop original learning objects and assets in support of online and hybrid course design and development. Identify and integrate existing external assets and resources into the college LMS that align with and support learning outcomes. 
  • Support faculty in the effective and appropriate use if technology tools for teaching and learning, including the college LMS, video and audio software, collaboration tools, etc. 
  • Work closely with technologically advanced faculty users and provide high-end support and consultation on technology topics. Recommend original technology-based solutions for teaching & learning problems. 
  • Design and deliver a regular schedule of technology training workshops and modules in online, hybrid and face-to-face formats. 
  • Keep current with web development trends and skills sets. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 
Education:  Bachelor's degree in a technology or instructional design related discipline. 
Experience: Two years of professional experience using Blackboard or another commercial LMS. 

Education:  Bachelor's degree in a technology or instructional design related discipline. 
Experience: Professional experience with a server-side language such as PHP. 

• Instructional Designer
The Instructional Designer will be a creative thinker and energetic collaborator with a strong interest in helping faculty to transform their teaching. The Instructional Designer will work closely with faculty to design, develop, deliver, and assess technology-based learning solutions that make a significant impact on the student learning experience. The Instructional Designer will be responsible for serving as the design and development lead on multiple online and hybrid course projects, as well as working in a consulting role with individual faculty members using technology tools. 

  • Develop and revise online and hybrid courses using instructional design models and best practices in online education. 
  • Regularly consult with individual faculty members regarding course design issues and in the effective use of technology tools. Recommend appropriate solutions. 
  • Coordinate with the Instructional Technologist, Multimedia Services and other college units to plan and schedule the development of media assets for online and hybrid courses. 
  • Ensure developed online and hybrid media assets are in alignment with course learning outcomes. 
  • Design and deliver a regular schedule of online pedagogy and technology training workshops and modules in online, hybrid and face-to-face formats. 
  • Stay current in the fields of instructional design, online learning and instructional technology. 
  • Other duties assigned. 
Education:  Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Learning Theory or similar discipline. 
Experience:  Demonstrated knowledge of instructional design theory and online learning best practices. 

Education:  Master's degree 
Experience:  Require three years of professional experience creating web-based instructional materials.