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Open Educational Resources (OER) Instructional Designer

Loyola Marymount University


Application Deadline

Apply By Oct 2nd, 2023


$64,480.00 to $70,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Los Angeles, CA




Not Required

Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Not Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

The OER Instructional Designer is a two-year, grant-funded position that provides skilled support to twelve teams of faculty developing, adapting, and publishing OER across a variety of disciplines. Reporting to the OER for Social Justice Project Director, the incumbent will coordinate with faculty members, librarians, and instructional technologists/designers from across four California colleges and universities to design, develop, and implement OER to improve the affordability, accessibility, and diversity of course materials for twelve high-enrollment courses. 

This position is fully funded from the point of hire (target date Jan 8, 2024) through December 31, 2025 through the U.S. Department of Education Open Textbook Pilot grant.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

The grant-funded salary for this exempt position is $70,000/annual ($5,833.33 monthly), with a 3% increase in year 2. The position is funded from the point of hire (desired start date January 8, 2024) through December 31, 2025. An earlier start date may be negotiable.

Additional Info & Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Curriculum and/or Instructional Design, Educational Technology or related field, or equivalent experience. 
  • Minimum two years of experience working in university-level learning environments or equivalent training in curriculum design and instructional design.

The Community

The William H. Hannon Library (http://library.lmu.edu) serves as the intellectual and cultural hub of the university. The Hannon Library was the recipient of the 2021 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award in the university category.

We share the university's commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. We invite women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming people, people living with disabilities, and/or individuals with other diverse life experiences and beliefs to apply. 

Please read more about the library's commitment to DEIA and our efforts at: library.lmu.edu/deia

HR Info

Special Instructions:

We are hosting two online, webinar-format information sessions for prospective candidates to learn more about the position, the grant, and the William H. Hannon Library. Register here:

For full consideration, applicants should submit the following materials before 9am on October 2, 2023, in addition to completing the staff application and references questionnaire in Workday:

  • A letter of application describing your qualifications for the position; explaining your interest in the position; and affirming your commitment to the mission of LMU.
  • A current resume. 

For more information about the position, please contact: Nataly Blas, Project Director. nataly.blas@lmu.edu / 310-338-5329

Posted Aug 23, 2023