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Instructional Design

Instructional Design Consultant

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry   Mid  
Organization Type University  
Pay Range $4k - $6k / month  

The Instructional Design Consultant works collaboratively with Washington State University College of Nursing faculty, designated subject matter experts, and designated University departments to design, develop, evaluate, and maintain online, blended, and on-campus courses for academic degree, certificate, and/or professional development programs at the College of Nursing. Courses may be asynchronous self-paced, asynchronous instructor-led, or synchronous online; as well as on-campus or blended (flipped).

Essential Duties:

  • Curriculum Evaluation and Compliance – 50%
  • Curriculum Design – 40%
  • Training and Professional Development – 5%
  • Other – 5%

Required Qualifications:

A Master’s degree and two (2) years of professional experience that has included designing and facilitating learning opportunities for diverse groups, educational assessment, maintaining learning environments and communities (may or may not be technology enhanced), and best practices in teaching and learning; or equivalent combination of education and experience in related areas.

Additional Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in instructional design, education, or other applicable field from an accredited university or college.
  • Two (20 years of experience working with faculty or subject matter experts in a learning environment.
  • Experience designing and maintaining courses that are delivered via a learning management system.
  • Experience incorporating principles related to adult learning theory, UDL, and backwards design in the course development and evaluation process
  • Experience using Quality Matters or other criterion-based standards in order to evaluate and maintain course quality control

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience designing learning experiences for a competency-based curriculum.
  • Experience developing learning experiences in the fields of nursing, medicine, or other healthcare related field.
  • Experience using software and tools such as Articulate, Camtasia, Captivate, etc. to support development and delivery of multimedia learning objects, graphics, presentations, and deliverables.
  • Demonstrated ability to acquire new knowledge and skills needed to complete job duties.

Additional Information:

Area/College: College of Nursing

Department Name: Curriculum and Evaluation

City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202-2131

Department Link: https://nursing.wsu.edu/

Monthly Salary: $4,508.70 – $6,763.06; commensurate with qualifications and experience
In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to mid-point of the salary range. For more information regarding Administrative Professional (AP) Compensation at Washington State University (WSU), please visit the following website: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/classification-compensation/ap-compensation-structure/.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.

For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for AP staff visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2024-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP-1.pdf.

Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.

Overtime Eligibility: This position is eligible for overtime.

FTE: 100%

This is a Permanent position.

Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by Sunday, April 28, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions:

As part of your application materials, you are required to include your current resume and a cover letter addressing your qualifications as they relate to the qualifications listed in the job posting.

  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume (required)
  • Cover Letter (required)

External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application.  

Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter” section of your application.

Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer. 

Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.