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Instructional Designer (Online Learning)

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Posting Summary

Position Title Instructional Designer (Online Learning)
Union Status Non-union
Classification Type 02 Administrative Staff
Position Status Full-time
Hours per Day
Days per Week
If temporary position, list end date for position
Position Number A00435
Location Dobbs Ferry
Job Posting Summary

To support the growth of online learning at Mercy College, the Office of Online Learning seeks a creative and dynamic Instructional Designer (ID). The Instructional Designer is responsible for providing pedagogical and technological support for faculty to assure quality in the design and delivery of distance learning courses. The Instructional Designer provides consultation and support in the following areas: use of instructional technologies in distance learning courses, distance learning course design and delivery, creation and selection of instructional resources, faculty preparation for distance learning course delivery, and content accessibility.

This position requires strong knowledge of andragogy and instructional design, plus exceptional skill in developing and maintaining thorough, ongoing quality assurance processes. Experience in educational technology management is a plus. This position will report to the Director of Online Learning.

Experience and/or Skills Required

Required Experience
- 3+ years of experience using the Blackboard Learning Management System.
- Experience in online course design and development.
- Experience in providing technical consultation and support.
- Excellent oral and writing communication skills.
- Knowledge of effective pedagogical/androgogical theories and instructional design methodologies for online learning.

Education Required or Min Education Required

Bachelor’s degree required in Instructional Design and Technology, Educational Technology, or related degree. Master’s preferred.

Licenses/Certifications Required
Preferred Qualifications
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Recruiter Email

Posting Details

Posting Number S00032P
Desired Start Date 04/02/2018
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Electronic applications are required and must include a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Please submit the above documentation online at

EEO Statement

Mercy College actively engages in recruiting a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups, and strives to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, marital status, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Mercy College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Veteran/Disability

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts