Instructional Technology Consultant

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology

Position Summary Information


Minimum Qualifications

Advanced degree (Master’s or Doctorate) in a teaching or instructional systems design/technology (ISD/IST), curriculum/instructional design, education, or related field.

Experience in instructional design, educational technology, or a related field.

Demonstrated success teaching in higher education to include the utilization of technological tools such as discussion board, grade books, peer review, and more.

Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and constituents in support of campus and the CAE mission.

Demonstrated excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills;

Experience in the development and delivery of presentations, workshops, and seminars to faculty.

License/Certification Required

Prefer training with Quality Matters, but may be acquired after hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience providing instructional support to faculty, trainers, and/or curriculum developers.

Certification in Quality Matters (reviewer, master reviewer, and/or instructor) or other online course development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Facilitate online, blended and face-to-face course and program design, development, and revision using research based practices in the field.

Provide training for faculty transitioning to online and blended course delivery.

Consult with faculty on a regular basis in the design and delivery of online courses to support.

Assist in assuring that content, courses, and programs meet accessibility standards, expectations, and best practices.

Oversee the multimedia development for online, hybrid, and flipped courses.

Provide assistance in the support of the Learning Management System (Moodle). This includes answering faculty and student support questions via email, phone, and walk-in, creating support documentation and on-demand training.

Design and deliver workshops on the use of the LMS and integrating other instructional technologies into the system.

Participate in committees and provide service to the departments, colleges, university, and profession.

Be aware of, understand, and follow all university policies.

Type of Position Full Time Position
Staff/Non-Faculty Staff/Non-Faculty
Appointment Type 1.0
Work Schedule/Hours M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and other hours during any special events
Number of Hours Per Week 40
Number of Months Per Year 12
Mandatory Staff  
Physical Demands of Position  

Posting Details Information


Proposed Date of Hire 03/05/2018
Application Procedure

Please submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts and contact information for 3 references.

Review of applications will begin in January 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. We encourage prospective candidates to review our website for the Center for Academic Excellence ( prior to applying.

Suggested Salary Range $70,000 - $80,000
Disability Accommodation Information

Individuals who desire accommodations for disability may contact Tom Van Gilder, Director of Learning Technology Services, at or 828-262-6731.

Special Instructions to Applicants  
Posting Date 11/20/2017
Closing Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Background Check Statement

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.