Instructional Design & Technology Specialist

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
Specialist / Associate
  • Curriculum / Program
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Design
  • Instructional Technology

Instructional Design & Technology Specialist (four positions available): With a goal of facilitating learners in acquiring knowledge, skills, and competencies, the Instructional Design Specialist will support and collaborate to create engaging learning environments.

Specific responsibilities include:  Create engaging and effective learning activities and compelling course content in collaboration with subject matter experts; apply instructional design theories, practice, and methods; maintain project documentation; analyze and apply trends in learning technologies and instructional design; develop learning objectives, structure learning activities, and create visual aids; write effective copy, instructional text, and audio/video scripts; support Canvas administration and training.

Salary range:  $58,000 - $62,000.

Submit cover letter, resume, and list of three references to

Resume and cover letter should be limited to two pages each. Review of applications will begin on May 29, 2018 and continues until position is filled.  Salary range $58,000 - $62,000.  

Direct inquires to Donna Gouvan at gouvandm  @

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Job Requirements

Require:  Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, education, or relevant field; three years of demonstrated experience in building technologically mediated courses; demonstrated ability to work with multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; LMS administration experience, including user support; demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with faculty, staff, students, and outside contacts; evidence of excellent attendance history. Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed above may be substituted; experience may be earned concurrently.  This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.  

Desire: Master’s degree; teaching experience, online, hybrid, or face-to-face.  Desired specialties: emerging technologies, project management, advanced-level LMS support.
Ability to train one-on-one and in a group setting.  Project management certification.