Reporting to the Director of Library Services, this position will help launch Concordia’s Curriculum and Instructional Design Center, a collaboration of Library Services, Information Technology, and the Faculty Scholarship Center.
The mission of Concordia University, St Paul, a university of The Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod, is to prepare students for thoughtful and informed living, for dedicated service to God and humanity, and for enlighted care of God’s creation, all within the context of the Christian gospel. This mission is rooted in academic excellence and Christian vocation. The vision of Concordia University, St Paul is to acknowledged as the leading Lutheran university offering exceptional opportunities for students from all backgrounds who seek relevant career preparation and a challenging academic experience coupled with the insights of Lutheran theology. Concordia University, St. Paul promises to empower students to discover and engage their purpose for life, career and service, in a dynamic, multicultural, urban environment, where Christ is honored, all are welcome, and Lutheran convictions inform intellectual inquiry and academic pursuits. Concordia is known to have one of the most racially and ethnically diverse university student bodies in the state of Minnesota.
The Curriculum and Instructional Designer works to advance knowledge, standards, and innovation related to curriculum development and instructional design. This position works with faculty and staff from across the University to: develop frameworks for curricula and courses; maintain institutional standards related to the delivery of instruction; foster faculty development, innovation, and exploration around pedagogy; work to advance consistent academic program delivery; and ensure existing University resources are incorporated into program and course development processes. This position will work with staff from Library Services, Information Technology, the Faculty Scholarship Center, and external educational service partners to accomplish key University goals related to curriculum design, instruction delivery, and faculty development.
Education and Experience
• Master’s degree required
• 3-5 years in Instructional Design or a similar field in addition, curriculum development and assessment experience developing, delivering, and assessing in-person, online, and blended programs.
• 2-4 years experience with direct student instruction, either in-person or online.
• Experience designing and assessing online instructional materials
• Experience with instructional technology and systems to include but not limited to; Blackboard, Collaborate, WebEx, and other related software.
• Demonstrated experience in leading and/or managing projects related to the creation of new training and professional development content using multiple delivery methods.
Concordia University owns a 41-acre campus just West of Downtown St. Paul with easy access to light-rail and bus transportation. Only blocks away from popular Summit and Grand Avenues, restaurants, shopping, and cultural activities abound. Concordia is known to have one of the most racially and ethnically diverse university student bodies in the state of Minnesota.
In keeping with the mission of our Lutheran University, candidates who are active in their Christian faith are encouraged to apply. For more information about Concordia University, St. Paul, visit: https://www.csp.edu/about/mission-vision-promise/.
Concordia University, St Paul offers a variety of benefits to their employees for more information, please read 2018 Benefit Summary Guide (Download PDF reader).