Distance Learning Center

Instructional Designer

Job Details:
Hiring a full-time, 12-month academic staff member to provide instructional design and support to faculty/clients to facilitate the development of educational materials for delivery in a Web-based environment. The position is an annual appointment with the period of employment beginning June 15, 2013. The work schedule is 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The annual salary is $41,336.

  1. Bachelor's degree in instructional design, educational technology, or related fields required. Master's degree preferred.
  2. 2-3 year of professional work experience.
  3. Demonstrated experience of working in a team environment developing instructional learning material.
  4. Working knowledge of instructional design methods and practices.
  5. Commitment to or experience with diverse populations.
  6. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  1. Experience with educational media development.
  2. Experience in digitized audio and video technologies.
  3. Experience in effective pedagogical application of technology to teaching and learning, with a strong educational technology background.
  4. Experience with Adobe development tools, i.e., eLearning Suite.
  5. Experience with the design and creation of instructional graphics.
  6. Ability to maintain high levels of creativity and quality.


To Apply:
Submit a letter of application that addresses each published qualification for employment; a concise separate statement describing the applicant┐s history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; a resume; and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Materials must be submitted via the online application system.

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UW-Platteville Internal Applicants

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Please direct questions to:
Pam Mootz
Distance Learning Center

To Ensure Consideration:
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by May 15, 2013. Applications will be accepted until positions has been filled.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls approximately 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students in over 40 majors including institutional emphasis areas of middle level education, engineering, technology management, agriculture, and criminal justice. The campus is located in scenic southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. UW-Platteville is recognized as a cultural and educational center for the tri-state region of Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

Platteville is a friendly, progressive community of 11,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community. More information is available at http://www.platteville.com/.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report is available at http://www.uwplatt.edu/university/documents/student_policies/safety.html#crime_statistics. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608-342-1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.