Instructional Designer, Tenure-Track

Location: James Madison University | Harrisonburg, VA
Date Posted: 04/14/2023
Application Period Closes: Application review begins 04/27/2023
Educational Requirement: Master's Degree

Job Description

James Madison University Libraries seeks a proactive, innovative, and collaborative Instructional Designer (tenure-track position) to join an Instructional Design (ID) department that provides consultation support and co-development of the instructional content, deliverables, and learning experience at the individual course, department, unit, and college levels across campus. 

Our Instructional Designers collaborate with JMU instructors to develop courses, curriculum initiatives, assignments, and course-related content for online, hybrid, and in-person learning modalities. Instructional designers serve as points-of-contact to colleges and departments, along with liaison librarians, about the expertise, services, and resources that the JMU libraries offer for teaching and learning. Along with other Libraries’ professionals, instructional designers support multi-disciplinary efforts across academic departments in the development of quality-oriented instructional content and curriculum. Specific duties for the tenure track Instructional Designer position include consultations, design, and co-development of instruction and learning materials; researching on emerging tools, trends, and methods related to ID; and collaborating with other Libraries’ experts on instructional design projects.

Experience Required

Master's degree and demonstrated instructional design experience required. Experience developing courses and/or instructional materials for teaching in various course modalities such as in-person, hybrid, and fully online.

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