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Instructional Design & Technology

Instructional Designer

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry  
Organization Type University  
Pay Range TBD  

Position Information

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

We are one team comprised of individuals who are committed to excellence, curiosity and innovation. We are transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We champion a people-first values-based culture where We Care about each other and those we serve. We believe that we are Better Together because we foster an inclusive environment of respect, belonging, and access for all. We demonstrate Courageous Integrity through setting exceptional standards and acting in the best interest of our communities. We are encouraged to Be Curious about opportunities for learning, creating, discovering, and innovating, and are encouraged to learn from failure. Show Your Fire by joining our team and exhibiting your passion and pride in your work as part of our UNT System team.

Learn more about the UNT System and how we live our values at www.UNTSystem.edu.

Posting Title: Instructional Designer

Department: HSC-Academic Innovation-300530

Job Location: Fort Worth

Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time

Retirement Eligibility: TRS Eligible

Additional Retirement Information: For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php.

Salary Information: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Department Summary: 

The Department of Educational Development is the team that designs & develops innovative learning experiences as part of the Division of Academic Innovation at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. This department works closely with faculty and staff to ensure that learning at HSC – whether for academic credit courses, continuing education experiences, microcredentials, or other learning opportunities – is designed using evidence-based principles that will lead to superior learning outcomes for all learners. At HSC, the Department of Educational Development is the campus leader for online learning, designing credit and non-credit courses, faculty/staff development in education, and educational technology administration and support.

Position Overview

The Instructional Designer is responsible for translating needs and performance requirements into behaviorally-based learning products, with a view to designing and developing the processes, content and materials that will enable learners, instructors and coaches to achieve those outcomes for online, face-to-face and micro-credential courses 

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Educational Design, curriculum development, adult learning principles, writing skills, communication skills, collaboration mindset, analytical skills, project management, assessment knowledge

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in instructional design, learning technologies, curriculum & instruction, education, or related field and four (4) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with Canvas learning management system as an administrator or
  • Experience designing courses to meet quality standards, such as the
    Quality Matters rubric for higher education or OLC Scorecard
  • Teaching in higher education and public speaking experience preferred
  • Health sciences/medical education experience preferred
  • Ability to apply principles of accessible design and universal design for learning

Required License / Registration / Certification

Work Schedule: 

  • Monday to Friday 8-5 on campus with flexible work arrangement available and the possibility of occasional remote work

Driving University Vehicle: No

Security Sensitive: This is a security sensitive position

EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title: Instructional Designer

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting up to 10 pounds, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

Job Duties

  • Create and revise curriculum in accordance with sound instructional design principles.
  • Supports faculty in collaborative program review, assessment, and improvement processes.
  • Aids faculty in troubleshooting curricular challenges.
  • Facilitates design meetings with faculty and professional practitioners.
  • Manages course revisions in collaboration with development team, including program chairs, subject matter experts, librarians, media designer, etc.
  • Define behaviorally-based learning outcomes and create course assessments.
  • Determine appropriate instructional strategies and delivery technologies to meet objectives.
  • Assess business constraints, audience characteristics, technical environment, budget,and other factors to determine the right media and technologies to deliver the learning.
  • Act as lead designer and project manager responsible for executing the end-to-end analysis, design, and development process for individual projects.
  • Design and revise course materials to meet common compliance standards regarding accessibility and copyright.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number: S6521P

Position End Date (if temporary)

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quicklink for Posting: https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/73219

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

* What is your highest level of education attained?

    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate’s Degree
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Master’s Degree
    • Doctorate

* How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?

    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • References – List of Names and Contact Information for 3 

Optional Documents