Caldwell University is a private, Catholic coed four-year university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Caldwell offers 25 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today’s global marketplace. The university has 15 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, New Jersey. Caldwell was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. Its core values of respect, integrity, community and excellence influence academic and campus life. For more information about Caldwell University, visit caldwell.edu.
Caldwell University is an EOE.
Title: Instructional Designer
Department: Online Education
Caldwell University invites applications for a full-time Instructional Designer. Reporting to the Director, Online Education, the Instructional Designer is responsible for supporting the development of high quality, technology-mediated academic courses and programs for the online and hybrid classrooms. S/he will consult, train, and serve as a resource to faculty in the design, development, evaluation, and revision of teaching, learning, and assessment needs to support a learning-centered environment. Specific job duties include, but are not limited to;
• Providing pedagogical and technical support to faculty to develop, design, and create online instructional content applying instructional design oversight and active learning principles in the development and design process.
• Working with the faculty to design, develop, and implement online and hybrid courses and programs using best practices in design, Section 508 Accessibility standards and Quality Matters standards.
• Providing development opportunities to faculty including designing and delivering workshops about innovations updates, selecting and constructing materials, and instructing using new technologies.
• Assisting faculty in the use of course management software and multimedia recording equipment.
• Researching and identifying innovative and effective online learning techniques, exploring emerging technologies, and assisting in the evaluation, selection, and adoption of technology products related to distance learning.
• Managing the workflow of online and hybrid course development to ensure a successful rollout.
• Assisting in creating and maintaining quality assurance and assessment criteria for evaluating instruction and online course delivery outcomes.
Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, or a related field from an accredited college or university plus three or more years of related experience in curriculum development design and developing effective distance learning courses and programs is required. Experience teaching online courses are preferred. The successful candidate will be a team player with excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills who keeps current of ongoing innovations, technologies, and compliance requirements related to this field. Candidates must be willing to support the Dominican Catholic, liberal arts mission of the University.