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Apply now Job no: 97277-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Instructional Design, Management/Supervisory

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

WIDA e-Learning Technology Manager

Official Title:


Hiring Department(s):




Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 15, 2019


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's or Master's degree required in instructional or education design/technology.

Master's candidates are required to have 3+ years related instructional design experience and bachelor's candidates are required to have 5+ years related instructional design experience.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

* Minimum 3 years of formal people management experience in an instructional design, e-learning, or related setting.
* Demonstrated skills and experience providing excellent service to internal and external clients/customers
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Knowledge of learning theories, instructional design theories, instruction systems. Understanding and demonstrated application of sound pedagogy and andragogy instructional design practices.
* Intermediate to advanced skills in selection, implementation, maintenance and support of technology based eLearning solutions
* Demonstrated leadership in working within teams to analyze and improve instructional design process and eLearning delivery platforms
* Intermediate to advanced skills with CANVAS, H5P and/or Articulate as well as intermediate skills with web development and design (HTML/HTML5 , CSS).
* Prior experience and/or knowledge of pre-K-12 ESL education preferred.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

WIDA, an organization within the University of Wisconsin-Madison Wisconsin Center for Education Research, provides trusted tools and resources for educators of multilingual learners Pre-K through Grade 12 ( WIDA is looking for an innovation driven instructional design manager to oversee the work of a team of professionals who design and develop online or blended e-learning modules for pre K-12 educators serving multilingual Learners.

Given the scope of work for this role, it is required that the selected candidate live in or relocate to the Madison area (working remotely is not an option). Visit for more information on what Madison has to offer.

WIDA has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself and as a valuable means for success in the field of education. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Additional Information:



Franchesca Beswick
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter addressed to Dan Machmeier, current resume, and a document with the names and contact information of three professional references.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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