Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
The Center for Digital Innovation in Learning (CDIL) at Boston College is seeking a Learning Designer, Learning Experience Designer, or Senior Learning Experience Designer to join our dedicated staff. This is an open rank call in which individuals will be considered qualified for a rank based on how well they fit the criteria below.
The Learning Designer supports the mission of Boston College by providing expert guidance to faculty and staff on the design of digital learning experiences and environments, including online and hybrid courses and programs. The Learning Designer provides consultation on pedagogical methodology for digital learning, digitally-enabled assessment and engagement strategies, effective practices in learning design, content development and curation, and instructional technologies to enhance online and digital teaching and learning. Through analysis, consultation, training, design planning, and course development, the Learning Designer supports faculty in designing effective online and digital courses that are learner-centered, engaging, and meaningful.
In addition to these responsibilities, the Learning Experience Designer also provides training and supervision of graduate student employees serving as Instructional Design Assistants and takes a leading role in faculty programming and other highly-visible responsibilities.
In further addition to these responsibilities, the Senior Learning Experience Designer also facilitates workshops, training sessions and individual consultations on the application of Learning Experience Design and design thinking to program- and course-level design, and provides mentorship to learning design colleagues on the use of Learning Experience Design techniques to course design, development, and faculty support.
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience:
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.