Instructional Design Specialist
Union, Missouri - Full Time

East Central College has an opening for an Instructional Design Specialist. This position provides a diverse range of responsibilities including assisting faculty in the design and development of courses and programs, providing Learning Management System (LMS) support and training (Canvas), conducting instructional quality reviews, participating in service and committee work, implementing new technologies, and maintaining professional development.

Minimum Qualifications: (A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) 

  • Completion of bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training; master's degree in Higher Education, Curriculum Design, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, or related field is preferred,
  • Minimum two years of experience in faculty development, teaching in higher education, or instructional design, experience in developing educational curricula and programming, extensive knowledge of Instructure Canvas is preferred.

Essential Tasks: (Employee must be able to perform the following essential functions to the satisfaction of the employee’s supervisor.)

  • Collaborate with faculty, subject matter experts, and various stakeholders to design curricula, instructional materials, and assessment strategies.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Online Learning & Educational Technology to provide optimal service to stakeholders.
  • Assist with Zoom web conferencing management and event setup
  • Support and train users on the Learning Management System and other educational technology platforms.
  • Provide resources, templates, or other materials to help faculty with course design and teaching online.
  • Provide writing or editing assistance to faculty for their online courses as needed.
  • Maintain processes for the review and the improvement of instructional material quality.
  • Helps academic stakeholders, instructors and students troubleshoot issues they encounter while using supported software and platforms.
  • Participate in committees and service work related to instructional design.
  • Research emerging instructional technologies and implement them as appropriate.
  • Stay current with trends in instructional design and technology associated with the delivery of instruction.
  • Perform assigned responsibilities, duties, and tasks according to established practices, procedures, techniques, and standards in a safe manner with minimal supervision.

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Benefits:  ECC offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance with no premium cost to the employee for employee only coverage. Missouri Public School Retirement System benefits, generous paid leave, ECC tuition waiver for self and immediate family and tuition reimbursement benefits for employee.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Salary schedule can be viewed here.  Position is a level 203.

East Central College's Main Campus is located in Union, MO which is about 60 minutes west of St. Louis. East Central College has satellite locations in Rolla, MO which is about 60 minutes west of the Main Campus. For more information about East Central College visit,

East Central College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Inquiries related to employment practices may be directed to Human Resources Director at 636-584-6710.  East Central College is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.