Professional Positions

Instructional Designer

Graceland University has a full-time position for an Instructional Designer on the Independence, Missouri, campus (not a work from home position). The successful candidate will interface with content area experts to design and develop online courses for Graceland’s Distance Learning program. Bachelor's degree in instructional design or related field required. Master’s degree preferred. Experience with course delivery software such as Blackboard or eCollege, HTML and the Microsoft application suite required. Knowledge of the Cognos reporting system also desired. Must be detail oriented, work well with a team, have good phone skills and enjoy meeting and working with people. Please send a cover letter, resume and three letters of reference to: Connie Wright, 1401 W. Truman Road, Independence, MO 64050; email:


Equal Opportunity Employment has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Graceland University, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic by law. This policy applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Questions or concerns should be referred to the Human Resources Office.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. and complete employment eligibility verification paperwork.