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Instructional Design Specialist

February 11, 2014

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Carthage College is seeking an Instructional Design Specialist who will be responsible for working with faculty to design and develop new course materials as well as incorporate technology and innovative instructional techniques. This person will also support, develop and design online and blended courses across the College.

The successful candidate will work closely with faculty and staff to design high quality courses that use innovative technology to deliver course content that successfully achieves student learning outcomes. They will also:

    • provide instructional design support for Adult Education programs

    • help faculty across the College understand and implement the best pedagogical practices in traditional and adult education

    • work with the faculty to effectively use course management systems and other appropriate technology to deliver course material

    • be able to produce excellent written training materials for faculty and staff

    • show the ability to develop and conduct workshops/trainings

    • have to work independently as well as be part of collaborative team

All applicants must have a Master’s degree in instructional design, educational technology or a related field; at least one year of relevant work experience is preferred.

Carthage was founded in 1847 and is a private college of the liberal arts and sciences affiliated with the ELCA Lutheran Church with approximately 2,500 full-time and 720 part-time students. The College awards degrees in more than 40 subject areas and has a long-standing commitment to educating the whole person by nourishing the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical dimensions of students’ lives. The Carthage curriculum is designed to promote critical thinking while challenging students to express themselves effectively. The College is located on the picturesque shore of Lake Michigan midway between Chicago and Milwaukee and is a focal point in the Kenosha community.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applications should be submitted by Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Applicants should send a cover letter discussing relevant skills and experience, a resume/vita, a personal statement on the role of instructional design in higher education and three references. The application packet should be in a single PDF file and should be sent electronically to:

Graduate and Professional Studies
Carthage College
Kenosha, WI 53140-1994

Carthage College values the diversity of its campus community and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.