Instructional Designer Sr., Office for Innovative Technology & Learning Design,CECH

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Justice, and Human Services (CECH) at the University of Cincinnati seeks qualified applicants for the position of Senior Instructional Designer to provide instructional design support to CECH faculty and staff designing and teaching courses in online programs.


This position will be responsible for assisting faculty and staff with all aspects of course design, including planning, assessment development, media creation, accessibility remediation, and quality assurance. Additionally, this role will provide technology guidance and support, particularly with media and web conferencing tools. Other duties include designing and implementing faculty training, overseeing continuous improvement initiatives, creating documentation for the OITLD knowledge base, and managing OITLD student workers.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree with one (1) year experience; -OR- Bachelor's with three (3) years’ experience
  • Experience must be in online/blended course design, curriculum development, faculty or staff development/training, or other related area
  • Experience with educational technologies used in the instructional design process, such as the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS), Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Kaltura, WebEx, Zoom, and Articulate authoring applications

Additiional Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in relevant field with course work in curriculum design, educational technology, or online learning
  • Experience in a university setting in instructional design or related technical field
  • Experience designing and implementing faculty or staff professional development
  • Proficient in applying quality assurance standards for online learning, including Quality Matters
  • Experience with recording and editing video, using tools such as Adobe Premiere
  • Experience creating media and/or interactive e-learning projects
  • Experience building in and providing technical support for LMS environments, preferably Canvas
  • Experience in providing web conferencing technical training and support
  • Experience with assisting faculty with course design and/or activities that fulfill Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles
  • Proficient in file accessibility remediation, particularly with Word, PowerPoint, and PDFs
  • Previous teaching or training experience in online, face-to-face, and/or blended formats
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent customer service skills when assisting with needs analyses and technical difficulties
  • Experience managing or mentoring staff in instructional design or related technical field
  • Knowledge and application of learning theories, including Backward Design
  • Knowledge and application of visual design principles

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 54381 


Salary Range
$52,000.00 - 73,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Cincinnati, OH 45201, US