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E-Learning Instructional Design Specialist (Part-Time)

Apply now Job no: 496848
Department: Regl Dean's Office - Middletown Campus
Location: Middletown, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Other
Status: Part Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title: E-Learning Instructional Design Specialist, Temporary
Hours Per Week:

Part-time, not to exceed 28 hours per week

Duties/Physical Demands:

The E-Learning Instructional Design Specialist (part-time, temporary) will partner with faculty to develop online courses. Duties include:

  • Lead the development of online course(s)
  • Demonstrate best practices in course design through the production of engaging and accessible course learning experience
  • Manage multiple projects and timelines, collaborate with stakeholders to execute projects
  • Plan and provide training materials and recommend pedagogical practices to faculty and staff to promote student success with online learning
  • Work collaboratively and advance partnerships with university and campus committees
  • Complete Quality Matters training and administer course checks
  • Perform online and institutional research to aggregate data into final reports to be used in the ongoing accreditation, compliance, and initiative expansion
  • Produce technical written projects that are clear, concise, appropriately detailed, and understandable by diverse audiences
  • Utilize proper grammar, punctuation, spelling, and language rules
  • Ensures consistent application of styles and established layout processes
  • 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
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Significant instructional design, graphic design, curriculum development and project management experience
  • Successful teaching and/or training experience
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Course Authoring and Production Tools, Graphic Design Tools, Web Conferencing, Google Tools, Microsoft Suite, Mobile Technologies, Online Research
  • Basic proficiency with mobile technologies, online research, learning management system tools to create and manipulate graphical and interactive elements
  • Strong organization skills with emphasis on being conscientious and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work with minimal supervision in a collaborative environment to meet project deadlines

Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in instructional design, instructional technology, or a related field of study
  • Computer skills with Canvas and Articulate products, project management tools, video production and Quality Matters
  • Teaching and/or training experience in K-12 or Higher Ed online
  • 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
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Direct inquiries to Julie Straub at

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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