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University of Virginia

Instructional Designer

🇺🇸 Wise, VA

🕑 Full-Time


💻 Instructional Design

🗓️ December 1st, 2022

ADDIE Bloom's Learning Taxonomy
The University of Virginia's College at Wise, a four-year liberal arts college located in the mountains of Southwest Virginia, invites applications for an Instructional Designer. UVA Wise is a 1-to-1 iPad institution recognized in 2021 as an Apple Distinguished School for its use of technology to create an innovative and enhanced learning environment. The campus is equipped with a mix of Apple and PC based instructional technology.

This position will provide faculty with course design support and coaching in creating effective and engaging learning environments informed by desired learning outcomes and a deep understanding of learning methodologies (e.g. ADDIE, Bloom's Learning Taxonomy, etc.); design, develop, and share learning content using a wide array of learning technologies in the development of course materials; collaborate, assist, develop, and participate in the facilitation of professional development workshops and symposia, particularly with regard to course design, online teaching, training materials, and technology-enhanced instruction; and other duties as assigned.

A bachelor's degree is required, along with a minimum of three years of instructional design experience, proven experience in learning management systems, and experience working with both junior and senior faculty across disciplines. Preferred qualifications include a master's degree, experience working with institutions of higher education, experience providing instructional design support in higher education, experience providing instructional design across modalities, experience collaborating with a variety of academic and administrative offices within a college/university, and expertise in adult learning theory, instructional design methodology, and technology integration frameworks. Candidates should have a knowledge of trends, issues, and accepted practices relevant to the position, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

To apply, please visit Job Openings | UVA HR ( and complete the online application process, attaching a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. UVA Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Employee fulfills duties as a “responsible employee” under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.  A Responsible employee includes any employee:  who has the authority to take action to redress sexual violence; who has been given the duty of reporting incidents of sexual violence or any other misconduct by students to the Title IX Coordinator or other appropriate school designee; or whom a student could reasonably believe has this authority or duty.

UVA Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security.  The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at  A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.

Education: Bachelor's degree
Experience: Three years of instructional computing experience.
Licensure: None

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines
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The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
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