Instructional Designer

Instructional Designer


Blue Ridge Community College
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Phone: 828-694-1700

Job Location

Flat Rock, North Carolina - Henderson County


Salary per month commensurate to experience


Standard Benefits Package

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, April 5, 2019
Closes: Friday, April 19, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, July 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

8am-5pm, M-F

Reports to

Director of Distance Learning

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications


The purpose of this position is to provide consultation to College faculty in the application of instructional design best practices and the incorporation of technology into college course materials.  He/she will be responsible for the development, scheduling, and delivery of comprehensive training and support services to promote, support and expand the effective use of online and classroom technologies for teaching and learning. 

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in related field preferred. 

Three years’ experience developing and delivering training and support services; higher education teaching experience, preferably at the community college level, and preferably online.

• Experience in the design and development of online courses;
• Working knowledge of best practices in instructional design and quality online course delivery;
• Experience developing and delivering training and support services for online learning;
• Experience with a Learning Management system (LMS);
• Demonstrated knowledge of instructional design, educational technologies and Regional College Accreditation requirements and best practices;
• Experience with ADA accessibility standards related to digital course material;

Preferred Qualifications:
• Strong technical writing skills and experience developing training materials;
• Knowledge of streaming audio and video, compression methods, file types and formats;
• Familiarity with graphic design elements appropriate for web-based instruction and learning;
• Proven ability to coordinate and direct multiple projects with faculty and staff
• Familiarity with the Moodle LMS
• Experience with Quality Matters ™ or other quality rubrics
• Completion of graduate level Distance Education certifications

Knowledge and Skills:
• The employee will possess strong personal and professional integrity, effective verbal and written communication skills, and a commitment to safety. 
• Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects with varying priorities.
• Knowledge of LMS’s – specifically Moodle
• Working experience with various multimedia software for course enrichment (Camtasia, Articulate, Adobe CC, etc.); Expert knowledge of current Microsoft Office software;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Superior interpersonal and team oriented aptitude;
• Ability to work collaboratively in an higher education environment;
• Ability to advise faculty in the design, development, and implementation of technology that supports and enhances quality instruction and student learning;
• Ability to communicate technical concepts effectively to students and staff;
• Demonstrate and model employability soft skills including: adaptability, communications, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork

Working Conditions: Indoor office environment; moderate level of interruptions; frequent deadlines; occasional irregular work hours.

Physical Demands:
The ability to perform all duties associated with the position including, but not limited to lifting, prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and operating or performing work with associated tools and machines.

Blue Ridge Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution.

Job Post Contact

Teisha Baynard