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Temporary Instructional Designer

Position Name: Temporary Instructional Designer
Classification: Full-time Exempt
FTE: 1.0
Work Hours: Monday - Friday, some evenings and weekends; This position is online/remote and expected to potentially continue through August 2023. 

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including employer paid and employer sponsored health, dental and vision insurance plan options. 403(b) retirement plan with up to 10% match after one year. Tuition waiver eligibility for UWS academic programs after one year of employment. Free and reduced cost care in the campus health center for employees and their immediate family members. Paid vacation, sick, wellness time and holidays.

University of Western States (UWS) offers a world-class, integrated health care education and provides an evidence-informed approach to health and wellness. Our graduates deliver high-quality health care based on science, the professional’s skill and knowledge, and the preferences and experiences of the patient or client. The university is at the forefront of an emerging, whole-person philosophy of health care by offering a variety of health and wellness educational programs. Learn more about us by visiting our website at

The instructional design and educational technology staff collaborate with faculty and academic administrators to create high-quality, effective and evidence-informed learning experiences at UWS. This role provides Instructional design one-on-one or group level instructional design consultation; answers course-related, LMS and educational technology questions, facilitates new faculty orientation for both on-ground and online faculty; leads or support course development initiatives; prepares courses in UWS’s LMS each term. The position also provides deployment, training and troubleshooting of educational software applications such as Panopto, Zoom, ProctorU eMedley, and others. The educational technologist stays well-informed of software features and upgrades, teaches faculty and UWS staff how to use the applications and provides support to users when applications aren’t working as expected.

Education & Training: BA/BS in instructional design or related field Or BA/BS plus related work experience, training and/or certifications.

Experience: Three years of experience in instructional design.

Related Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Working knowledge of compliance for higher education and universal design principles; Experience with an LMS such as Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas, D2L, etc.

Other Qualifications: Comfortable with educational technology; Excellent communication, research, planning & problem-solving skills; Skilled with working with a wide variety of people and personalities with varying degrees of teaching experience; Comfortable presenting to live and remote audiences.
Salary range $58,000-$66,000 annually

Screening of applicants will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Please submit a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references.
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