Instructional Designer, Online Learning
eLearning Design and Delivery

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as a Second Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.


The eLearning Office is seeking a highly skilled instructional designer to work with a project team to develop and maintain a variety of online courses and instructional resources. This is a full-time continuing position.


The successful applicant will be self-motivated, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, work well under minimal supervision, and be willing to stay current with instructional methodologies and related technologies and their applications.


Applicants must have a Master's Degree in Education or the equivalent, supplemented by a minimum of two years’ experience in instructional design. Applicants should be skilled in areas such as online and blended learning, course development, and educational technologies. Individuals with BlackBoard Learn and project management experience as well as experience working in a post-secondary environment will be preferred.

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This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full Time Continuing
Salary $70,024.33 to $91,031.62 per annum
Closing Date July 3, 2015
Competition No. 15.06.054
Apply In Person/By Mail MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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