Instructional Design Consultant (Hybrid Eligible)

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Academic Programs, Education and Training, Hybrid

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at

Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Assist faculty through consultations, trainings, and referrals in learning and using instructional technologies such as learning management systems, collaboration software, digital images, video, audio, and classroom presentation tools.

Department Overview:

eCampus Center staff offer expertise and guidance, utilizing best practices and a collaborative approach to support the development of online offerings that maintain the high quality and integrity which students, faculty, staff, and the larger community have come to expect from Boise State.

This position may have the opportunity to work hybrid where a mix of in-person work from a Boise State worksite and an alternative work location is utilized. Candidates must be able to work on-site as needed.

Level Scope:

Recognized subject matter expert who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field with limited oversight from managers. Independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; requires deep job knowledge of area typically obtained through higher education combined with experience. Manages large projects or processes and problems faced are difficult and often complex; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy. Influences others regarding policies, practices, and procedures.

Essential Functions:

● Assist with the creation and maintenance of tutorials, tools, and templates based on quality standards and instructional design principles to accelerate the efficient and effective design and development of online courses and to meet the specific needs of the disciplines and programs.
● Work with multiple deadlines and multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment.
● Work closely with the Faculty Development Coordinator and other stakeholders to provide quality customer service to faculty and staff dedicated to professional development related to online teaching and learning.
● Serve as project lead for online course design and development projects, coordinating with stakeholders, including faculty developers and online program coordinators, to ensure project goals are met on time and within departmental specifications.
● Work with supervisor to identify the areas of most importance and best avenues to pursue.
● Working as part of a team as well as individually, providing effective instructional design consultation and direct support to academic programs and faculty preparing to as well as teaching online.

● Work closely with the Faculty Development Coordinator and other stakeholders to provide quality customer service to faculty and staff dedicated to professional development related to online teaching and learning. Assist with faculty development through instruction, facilitation, and assessment on a rotating basis.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Project management skills demonstrating strong conceptual and analytical skills, planning abilities, and sound judgment
● Familiar with usability/accessibility requirements such as ADA Section 580, universal design strategies in online learning environments, and W3C Web Accessibility Initiative and Guidelines; student identity authentication; and technology issues specific to fully online education.
● Ability to design and implement programs to ensure institutional compliance with federal, state, and university policies and best practices
● Excellent oral and written communication skills
● Creative, practical problem-identification, reporting, and solving skills
● Demonstrated ability to successfully develop and maintain positive, collaborative, respect-based relationships with co-workers, customers, and stakeholders.
● Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and cooperatively as a member of a team
● Experience teaching online higher education academic courses and knowledge of trends and future directions of educational technology related to online higher education.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of professional experience or equivalent relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

● Graduate degree in educational technology, instructional design, education/curriculum development, or related discipline from an accredited college or university and at least three (3) years of demonstrated experience in instructional design or related field.
● Experience in one or more of the following areas:

-Working directly with higher education faculty in the design and delivery of online courses
and experience leading a multifaceted instructional design team
-Experience as a teacher, trainer, and/or professional development instructor for adult
-Training and experience using the Quality Matters (™) rubric
-Experience teaching online higher education academic courses and knowledge of trends
and future directions of educational technology related to online higher education

Salary and Benefits:

Salary $61,193.60/yr, commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials:

● Cover letter
● Resume
● Contact information for three references



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