Instructional Designer

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Instructional Designer

Type: Staff

Requisition No: 17-069

Active Since: July 19, 2017

Starting Compensation: $37,849 to $50,339 per year, commensurate with experience

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (flexible)

Percentage FTE: 100%

Department: Technology & Online Learning Support

Location: SCC


St. Charles Community College is seeking a full-time Instructional Designer who will work with faculty members to ensure instructional outcomes are supported as emerging technologies and new media are added to instruction (e.g. digital design, production of DVDs, web-based and print graphics, streaming video, and course design for the Canvas learning management system). The Instructional Designer will identify instructional strategies to address diverse learning styles, learning problems and training needs of student, faculty, and staff. The Instructional Designer will work with administrators and faculty members to develop quality digital instruction that is appropriately supported by Information Technology.

Other duties: 

  • Determines the current state of learner understanding, defines the end goal of instruction, and creates some media-based “intervention” to assist in the transition.
  • Develops online, hybrid, and blended courses containing online components; assists and supports faculty with the integration of instruction and technology to enhance curriculum utilizing institutional-adopted technologies (web pages, smart boards, and the Canvas learning management system).
  • Takes leadership in initiating a variety of activities designed to inform, motivate, and train faculty in the skillful use of educational technologies in the teaching and learning process, especially related to distance learning delivery.
  • Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with members in the college and external constituents.
  • Works cooperatively with others (Faculty, Learning System Administrator, librarians, web master, and others) to promote awareness and support of distance learning.


Master’s degree or equivalent in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, or other relevant field with three or more years’ related experience is required.  A Doctorate degree in a related field with at least one year experience will be considered. Two or more years of online or hybrid teaching is strongly preferred. Must be able to consult and monitor fair use and copyright in digital environments. Must be proficient with: Microsoft Office; building courses in a Learning Management System (LMS) using 3rd party web tools, Social Media applications, and publisher provided digital content that is integrated in or used with an LMS; developing online multimedia materials; and utilizing HTML/CSS.  Experience with the following applications strongly preferred: Canvas, Respondus, Adobe Creative Suite, ARC, Camtasia, iSpring, and Snagit.

Application for Employment

Applications for Employment* (PDF) may be completed, saved and emailed to Applications are also available in the Human Resources Department and may be mailed, faxed or hand delivered to the following address.

Human Resources Department
St. Charles Community College
Administration Building – Room 1242
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Cottleville, MO 63376
Phone: 636-922-8421 Fax: 636-922-8293

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General Information

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.

A position is posted for a minimum of five days after which applicant screening and selection begins. Positions are removed from posting once filled. These postings reflect general job duties and minimum qualifications rather than comprehensive descriptions of positions. Any unsolicited resume, related document or application that does not indicate application for a specific vacant position will not be accepted, acknowledged, retained or considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The College is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity regarding the treatment of students, faculty and staff. The College adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy in student admission, educational programs, activities and employment regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Complaint Procedures

The college maintains a complaint procedure for the purpose of investigating and providing prompt and equitable remedy.

Student inquiries concerning the complaint procedure or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for academic and student affairs, 636-922-8356, Room SSB 2110 or as an alternative, to the dean of student success, 636-922-8238, Room SSB 1104.

Employee and applicant inquiries concerning complaint procedures or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for human resources, 636-922-8300, Room ADM 1242. Reports may also be made to any administrative officer of the college.


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