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University of Arkansas

Instructional Designer



Full Time

On Site


Morrilton, Arkansas, United States

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Type of Position:Professional Staff - Academic Affairs

Workstudy Position:

Job Type:Regular
Work Shift:Day Shift (United States of America)

Sponsorship Available:

Institution Name: University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM) is a proud member of the University of Arkansas System. The University of Arkansas System is comprised of land-grant research institutions, a teaching hospital, five community colleges, two schools of law, a presidential school, a residential math and science high school, and an online university, as well as divisions of agriculture, archaeology and criminal justice. These entities exhibit unmatched economic and social impact across the state by providing numerous academic and professional opportunities. Below you will find the details for the position currently available at UACCM including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

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Department:Academic Services

Department's Website:

Summary of Job Duties:General Description:
The instructional designer will work with instructors to develop technology-based
instructional environments and resources that support the College's strategic plan. The
instructional environments will include traditional, online, and blended classrooms. The
resources developed will include college-wide and unique syllabi, course curriculum
improvements and assessments, collaboration activities, LMS course design based on
effective engagement practices, use of asynchrous and synchronous tools, assessment
and evaluation metrics, training for instructors, etc.
Assist instructors with course curriculum development that meets course objectives and
student learning outcomes as well as college and department guidelines

Designs and develops courses demonstrating knowledge and expereince of instructional
design, development, impelmentation, and assessments in an academic environment;
instructional technoogy, learning theories, and effective assessment of programs.

Consults with faculty, program coordinators and deans to incorporate instructional
technology tools based on an active and collaborative instructional approach for all delivery
methods (face-to-face, blended, and online).

Assists instructors with technology used within the classroom. This will include the LMS
along with collaboration tools, synchronous delivery programs, and student assessment tools.

Oversees the development of master course shells to be used as needed within the divisions.
The shells will include reviewing existing courses for continuous improvement recommendations.
Provides leadership in terms of designing courses to Quality Matters standards.

Leads course and training development teams serving as instructional designer, course
developer, and project manager for the LMS upgrades and conversion. This will include the
development of instructional and training materials.

Evaluates, tests, assesses, and provides recommendations on emerging instructional
technologies and technology enhancements. Attend professional development opportunities
to improve knowledge and skills.

Conducts needs assessments on a regular basis to ensure college and departmental
objectives are met. Assists with the development of educational technology policies as
needed. Provides feedback and recommendations for continuous improvements.

Serves on internal and external committees, councils, or task forces. Performs other
related duties as required or assigned.


  • Ability to write and edit instructional material and training documents

  • Proficiency with learning management systems, use of webinar software/tools, video/editing tools, graphic programs, and other common instructional technologies

  • Ability to design and deliver interactive training of graphics, multimedia, productivity, web-based and social media applications.

  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies.

  • Familiarity with higher education, online/blended delivery, legal and ethical guidelines.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with instructors from a wide variety of backgrounds


  • Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, instructional technology, education, or related area

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in the field of instructional design, training or equivalent.


  • Master’s degree in instructional technology, instructional design, or education

  • Proficiency with learning management systems, use of webinar software/tools,

  • video/editing tools, graphic programs, and other common instructional technologies.

  • At least two years of project management experience.

  • Proficient in the use and operation of learning management systems, use of webinar software/tools, video/editing tools, graphic programs, and other common instructional technologies

  • Prior work experience in the field of teaching/instruction

Salary Information:

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

Optional Documents:

Additional Information:


  • Cover letter

  • Resume'

  • Copies of college transcripts-unofficial is acceptable for application

  • List of three professional references with current contact information

All application documents must be submitted to be considered for the position.

Review of applications will begin August 3, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Recruitment Contact Information:

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site [Register to View] target="_blank">[Register to View]

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry, Substance Abuse Testing

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM) is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check, sex offender registry check, and drug screen. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check and/or a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. The University of Arkansas System is committed to leveraging inclusion and diversity principles (via EEO and Affirmative Action programs) in order to continuously broaden our dynamic ecosystem of learning and working. All candidates are welcome to apply without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, and/or other non-merit based factors. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment, and all applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Constant Physical Activity:Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
Frequent Physical Activity:N/A
Occasional Physical Activity:N/A
Benefits Eligible:Yes