Instructional Designer/Learning Experience Designer

Miami University E-Campus
Job Description

The Regional E-Campus Instructional Designer will collaborate with the E-Campus Leadership to advance online student learning experience and collaborative partnerships that result in the growth of high-quality online learning opportunities; using data-driven best practices that promote student engagement and retention. This is a campus-based position with responsibilities at Miami University Hamilton and Middletown campuses.


  • Develop collaborative partnerships with faculty and staff through the development of online course(s) and programs that demonstrate research-based perspectives to the art and science of instructional design.
  • Design and produce engaging and accessible course learning experiences using in accordance with design principles (e.g., color, typography, image selection, visual communication, etc.)
  • Demonstrate efficiency in managing multiple project plans, maintain deadlines, track progress and performance to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Work collaboratively and advance partnerships with university and campus committees
  • Perform online and institutional assessment and research to aggregate data into final reports to be used in the ongoing accreditation, compliance, and initiative expansion
  • Research, troubleshoot, implement and support on instructional media and emerging technologies that benefit the university's online teaching and learning priorities and promote student success
  • Coordinate training and ongoing communication and professional development to ensure pedagogical best practices and student success; continued professional growth and development of professional design skill set(s) for online learning; other duties as assigned.
  • Produce technical written projects that are clear, concise, appropriately detailed, and understandable by diverse audiences using proper grammar, punctuation, spelling, and language rules; ensures consistent application of styles and established layout processes.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments and department achievements.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two (2) or more years of experience in instructional design, graphic design, or curriculum development.
  • One (1) or more years of successful teaching and/or professional training experience applying learning theory and pedagogy to develop instructional and assessment strategies.
  • Proficiency in Course Authoring/Production Tools, Google Tools, Microsoft Suite, Web-Based Apps, Mobile Technologies
  • Highly motivated self-starter with a passion for the learner experience, and dedication to quality.
  • Initiate and prioritize work with exceptional project management, organization, and productivity skills while advancing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Cultivate collaborative team culture with advanced written, oral communication and group facilitation skills.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills; adapt to new technology and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strive to be challenged, innate curiosity for learning, embrace change, adapt to new technology and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • The position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master's degree in instructional design, instructional technology, or a related field of study.
  • Two (2) or more years applying learning theory and pedagogy to develop instructional design strategies with advanced use of learning management system tools and production of online courses.¬†
  • Online Teaching and/or training experience in K-12 or Higher Ed
  • Proficiency in Adobe, Articulate, Canvas, Camtasia software tools.
  • Utilization of project management software to manage instructional design projects and meet deadlines.
  • Quality Matters training and/or certification.
  • Experience using and/or supporting accessible technologies; knowledge of online learning regulatory and compliance agency requirements including UDL, ADA, Section 508 compliance, FERPA, and other applicable laws, rules, and regulations related to online learning.
Application Deadline
Applicant Review begins on October 11, 2019
Date Posted