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Instructional Designer (Temporary) 

December 18, 2020


Earlham College seeks a motivated candidate to collaborate with faculty and staff on effective course design and the implementation of instructional technologies to support undergraduate and graduate level programs delivered via in-person, remote, and hybrid formats. This position will also support newly developing college initiatives such as online summer classes, workshops, and certificate programs. 

This is a temporary, 1-year appointment, with remote work possible. This is a full-time, 12-month, 40 hours-per-week administrative faculty appointment. The annual compensation range is $42,000 and $45,000 and includes an attractive benefit package. 

This position is supervised by the Library Director and will partner closely with the Library, Information Technology Services, the Teaching and Learning Consultant, and other campus units. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides support and training for the Moodle learning management system, Kaltura video platform, Qualtrics survey software, and other academic technologies in collaboration with an existing academic technology support team.
  • Develops and conducts workshops on instructional technology, and creates instructional materials for faculty, staff, and students on the use of instructional technologies.
  • Collaborate with faculty one-on-one to match pedagogical goals with the appropriate course design and educational technology tools.
  • Demonstrates strong teaching skills, including the ability to develop instructional materials and present instruction to students and faculty, in individual classes and as part of a required course.
  • Partners with the College's Teaching & Learning Consultant to provide professional development for faculty.
  • Conducts vigorous outreach with College faculty, students, and staff.

Experience & Qualifications

  • A Master'sdegree in instructional design, library/information science, or relevant field is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Experience in higher education settings preferred. 
  • Knowledge of best practices in the design of online, blended/hybrid, and/or traditional courses.
  • Knowledge of new instructional technologies and trends.
  • Experience with instructional design models, principles, and learning theories.

Application Instructions

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, statement on diversity, resume, and contact information for three references in a single PDF or MS Word file to:

Human Resources Office
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095

Phone:  765-983-1393

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.

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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
1-800-EARLHAM (327-5426) — Admission


Earlham admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.