Employment Opportunities

Instructional Technologist
Hampton U Online
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Open Until filled


The Hampton University - University College invites nominations and applications for the position of Instructional Technologist beginning September 2019.

Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically black university (HBCU) located on the Virginia Peninsula in the City of Hampton.  It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution.  Hampton U Online offers students the freedom to study online anytime, anywhere.  Our ever-expanding range of certificate, associate, bachelor, masters and doctoral degree programs offer students flexibility, peer interaction and engagement; along with comprehensive student support services which offers real help from real people.  

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinates the development of instructional materials that are functional, informative, and consistent with sound instructional design principles, including alignment of educational objectives with content, activities, and assessment.  Responsible for managing the design, development and maintenance of online courseware and related materials; while also managing the Resource Hub for Online Learning and Teaching Innovation.


  • Assess, design, develop, implement and evaluate online courseware for online programs.


  • Apply best practices and knowledge of instructional design and adult learning theory to the strategy, design, and delivery of online programs.


  • Identify program needs, analyze and logically organize information, and transform information into professionally designed, engaging and effective online program.


  • Utilize multimedia technology and authoring tools to develop interactive, engaging online programs.


  • Consult with Subject Matter Experts and others to design and develop hands-on exercises, scenarios, assessments, self-study, discussions and other online instructional content that effectively engages the students.


  • Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts, graphic designers, developers, and other personnel to ensure the highest level of quality in final products.


  • Convert on ground content to online environment and additional courseware as required.


  • Maintain and develop course templates, models, standards, and procedures for review and approval.


  • Identify problems in curriculum development process and develop solutions to ensure both quality standards and planned deadlines are achieved; alert management to quality related issues and/or delays in program development.


  • Review online course regularly for quality and ensure alignment of all instructional materials prior to release and during quality review cycles.


  • Regularly maintain and update online course content based on feedback from students, faculty, program surveys, Learner Services, Operations, and other functional areas.


  • Maintain, manage and develop the activities of the Resource Hub for Online Learning and Teaching Innovation.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.


  • Excellent analytical and evaluation skills. (required)


  • 3+ years in training, education, or instructional design in online platforms. (required)


  • Previous teaching experience in higher education. (preferred)


  • Direct experience with the Blackboard LMS. (required)


  • Demonstrated ability to apply principles of adult learning, learning styles, and various instructional design approaches and processes to the learning content. (required)


  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google docs.  (required)


  • Experience with authoring tools (required) e.g. Flash, Articulate, synchronous tools-WebEx, Zoom, etcetera

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a Hampton University Application for Employment for faculty, a letter outlining the candidate's commitment to teaching, professional and scholarly work; a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation on company letterhead. Complete applications may be submitted electronically to HUONLINE@hamptonu.edu or mailed to:

Hampton U Online

Attn:  Neina Osibogun

PO Box 6162

Hampton, Virginia 23668


  * Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 **This is not a telework eligible position.

*** Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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