Edgewood College
Course Development And Instructional Design Coordinator
Edgewood College

Under the general supervision of the Director of Online Learning, the Course Development and Instructional Design Coordinator works closely with faculty and instructional designers to manage and continuously improve the instructional design, development, and quality assurance processes for online and hybrid/blended courses across the college. The position also directly supports online faculty in the effective integration of instructional and assessment technology tools into the Learning Management System through individual course design consultations. For the full position description, please see here.

  • Requires 2+ years experience
  • Full time
  • Madison, WI, United States | Remote
  • Requires Bachelor's degree
April 22, 2024
  • Manage Instructional Design and Quality Assurance processes for online and hybrid/blended courses and support faculty on online and hybrid/blended course maintenance tasks and revisions, including course master sites.
  • Manage Online Team document sharing and storage in the LMS, OneDrive, and SharePoint.
  • Support and advise online faculty in pedagogically sound use of the LMS and online instructional technology and assessment tools.
  • Ensure that Online Team design standards regarding the LMS and other course technologies adhere to accessibility standards and best practices in accordance with UDL and Quality Matters.
  • Revise and maintain the Orientation for Online Learners course in the LMS.
  • Participate on relevant campus committees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Necessary Education Or Work Experience: 

  • Earned bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience with an education, instructional technology, or instructional design emphasis (master's preferred).
  • At least two (2) years of experience in supporting faculty with a Learning Management System (Blackboard preferred).
  • At least two (2) years of experience in supporting faculty in integrating instructional technology in online or hybrid/blended courses.
  • At least two years of experience in instructional design of online or blended/hybrid courses in a college or university setting.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in teaching an online or hybrid/blended course in a college or university setting.

Required Knowledge And Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and enthusiasm in using instructional technology tools to enhance teaching and learning in online and hybrid/blended courses.
  • Ability to efficiently troubleshoot technology tools and embrace an attitude of persistent curiosity in resolving technology issues.
  • Strong knowledge of effective online teaching and instructional design.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Positive attitude with a commitment to continuous professional growth.
  • Proven experience in developing and teaching for-credit online and hybrid/blended courses at the college or university level.
  • Proven customer service skills, including diplomacy, patience, timely communication, and respect.
  • Solid leadership and supervisory skills in managing and motivating diverse work teams.
  • Thorough understanding of effective online and adult learning principles for traditional and returning adult students.
  • Adherence to principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Quality Matters standards into every online and hybrid course.
Who We Are

Edgewood College is located on 55 acres of wooded land on the shore of Lake Wingra in a residential neighborhood of Madison, Wisconsin near parks and an arboretum. The Edgewood faculty and staff is composed of laypersons and Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, who bring a wide variety of intellectual and religious backgrounds to the teaching-learning exchange.

Sponsored by the Sinsinawa Dominicans, Edgewood College is a community of learners that affirms both its Catholic heritage and its respect for other religious traditions. As a small institution, the liberal arts are the foundation of all our curricular offerings in the humanities, arts, sciences, and professional programs. The College is able to offer highly personalized educational services with flexible opportunities for independent study and the close interaction of students and faculty in more than 40 undergraduate majors as well as graduate programs in five fields.

The city of Madison is generally regarded as one of the best places to live and raise a family in America. Home to three lakes, Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake Wingra, Madison is a haven for all types of outdoor enthusiasts, including boaters, sailors, and bikers. As the capital, Madison is the seat of state government. It's also home to the state's major public university. Its public and private schools offer education that is superior.

As a member of our community of learners, you'll have the opportunity to participate in our retirement program, tuition remission for yourself and your family, and a variety of highly valued fringe benefits.

We offer a generous leave program in case one is in need of personal or family care. In addition, the College adjusts hours in the summer to allow staff to have Friday afternoons off.

Between health care programs, dental care, insurance, and other intangible benefits, the total compensation package at Edgewood College is outstanding. It all adds up to a great place for a career of service to our students.

Edgewood College administers all employment practices without discrimination to ensure equal treatment of employees regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, color, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. These practices include, but are not limited to, those pertaining to recruitment, hiring, transfers, promotions, tuition remissions, compensation, benefits, terminations, and selection for College-sponsored training.

The College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the College. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other College-administered programs.

Edgewood College welcomes women and men who reflect the rich diversity of the world's cultures and perspectives. Committed to personal fulfillment and the common good.

Job Function
Instructional Designer
Higher Education