Instructional Development Specialist

Posted: 03/16/2020

Instructional Development Specialist
Continuing Education & Special Programs
Collaborates with faculty members to determine instructional strategies, materials and assessment strategies appropriate for technology-based courses offered through Continuing and Distance Education; collaborates with ITS Educational Technology Services and other support units to elevate the quality of support and instruction; conducts course reviews of online courses with instructors to ensure that course designs align with the Quality Matters Rubric standards; and identifies gaps and needs between current hardware and software capabilities and support growth in technology-based courses.

Bachelor's degree in education, English, technical writing or related field; at least one year of instructional development experience in the field of distance education or online teaching with proficiency with web applications including HTML editing with Dreamweaver, and course management systems; excellent organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills; strong attention to accuracy and detail; ability to work well with others in a team setting; and ability to adapt to change and work in a fast-paced work environment required. Master’s degree and experience in data analysis and reporting preferred.

Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by Monday, March 30, 2020 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit

UNI is a tobacco free campus.

Type of Employment: Full-Time