Caldwell University offers 31 undergraduate degrees and 31 graduate and certificate programs, including a doctoral program in Applied Behavior Analysis, the first in New Jersey. The University’s most popular offerings include undergraduate degrees in business, psychology, nursing and education. Caldwell is a leader in autism education offering a state-of-the-art autism center benefiting children with autism and their families in New Jersey. Caldwell University is situated on the beautiful 70-acre campus in Caldwell, New Jersey, less than 25 miles from New York City and an hour to the New Jersey shore. Students receive experiences beyond the classroom through regional internships and shadowing opportunities.
Caldwell University is an Equal Opportunity employer and is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within its community.
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER, ONLINE EDUCATION (REQ #1519)
Caldwell University invites applications for a part-time Instructional Designer, Online Education. Under the supervision of the Director of Online Education, the Instructional Designer will be responsible for working with faculty in developing high quality, technology-mediated academic courses and programs for the online and hybrid classrooms. The designer will be consulting, training, and serving as a resource to faculty in the design, development, evaluation, and revision of teaching, learning, and assessment to support a learning-centered online and hybrid environment. Specific job duties include, but are not limited to:
Working with faculty on designing, developing, and implementing online and hybrid courses and programs using principles of Adult Learning and the Universal Design for Learning framework.
Working with faculty on designing and creating engaging, interactive, and instructional sound online learning activities.
Providing pedagogical support and instructional design oversight for faculty developing, designing, and creating ADA compliant online instructional content. Working with faculty to help apply active learning principles in the development and design process.
Developing and delivering faculty development activities pertaining to successful learning and teaching online.
Recommending to online faculty appropriate Learning Management Software tools, multimedia recording apps and equipment, and teaching strategies that help students achieve Student Learning Outcomes.
Researching and identifying innovative and effective online learning techniques, exploring emergent technologies, and assisting in the evaluation, selection, and adoption of technology products related to distance learning
Assisting in creating and maintaining quality assurance and assessment criteria for the evaluation of instruction and online course delivery outcomes.
Master’s degree in instructional design, educational technology, learning sciences, or a related field from an accredited college or university plus three years of full-time experience in online/hybrid courses and curriculum development is required. Experience teaching online/hybrid courses in higher education settings with experience of Adult Learning principles. Solid knowledge of accessibility standards, ADA guidelines, and Blackboard Learning Management System is strongly preferred. Must have a working knowledge of copyright laws, requirements for accessibility of online course materials, software, and technology to accommodate students and faculty with special needs. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administration. Candidates must be willing to support the Dominican Catholic, liberal arts mission of the University
Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Caldwell University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers our diversity and inclusion efforts, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter specifying position, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information. Applicants must also submit samples of application experience using the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles.
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 31 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 Equal Opportunity Employer and is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within its community.