Instructional Designer (IT)

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
  • Curriculum / Program
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Design
  • Information Technology

Under general direction and in cooperation with members of the Office of Digital Learning, the Instructional Designer collaborates with administration, faculty, and staff in the design, development, and delivery of online programs and initiatives.

Job Family
Information Technology

Department Name
Office Digital Learning MLFTC


VP Code

Scope of Search

Grant Funded Position
This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range
Depends on experience

Close Date


Essential Duties

  • Collaborate with faculty members, subject matter experts (SME) and members of the digital learning team on the design, development, and delivery of online learning experiences.

  • Manage the design, development, and delivery of online course content, materials, interactive and multimedia technology-driven components, and other learning materials consistent with established design and development processes to ensure flexibility and reusability.

  • Edit instructional materials for grammar, clarity, consistency and accuracy of content.

  • Collect and analyze data related to online initiatives for the purposes of continual improvement.

  • Remain abreast of technology directions, initiatives, and trends to provide ideas, guidance, and recommendations.

  • Serve on various unit and college teams and committees.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, or a related area. Five years instructional design or technology; excellent editing, writing and communication skills; Blackboard or similar course management experience; needs assessment, evaluation and online delivery; development of original content and exams; project management experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.


Desired Qualifications

  • Experience applying online instructional design principles, practices, and techniques to online learning design and development.

  • Experience designing and developing learning and instruction for online delivery of for-credit offerings.

  • Experience working in Canvas/LMS environments to develop online materials.

  • Experience working with faculty and administrators in a higher education environment.

  • Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

  • Experience managing multiple projects and working both independently and interdependently.


Working Environment

  • Activities are primarily performed in a regular, climate-controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking

  • Use office equipment including a desktop computer.

  • Lift up to 20 pounds

  • Clearly communicate to perform essential duties

  • Receive regular review of completed tasks


Department Statement

Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College creates knowledge, mobilizes people and takes action to improve education. Nationally recognized as a leading innovator in teacher education and scholarly research, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College prepares over 1,500 educators annually through bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. 

Working with a mindset of creative intrapreneurship to bring positive change within organizations, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College brings people and ideas together to improve student outcomes. We seek to develop a renewable resourcefulness in individual educators, in schools, in school districts and in communities. 

In line with the charter and design principles of Arizona State University, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College asserts the following four core values: 

  • Pursue excellence at scale to achieve impact

  • Exercise leadership through innovation

  • Champion diversity of people and ideas

  • Share responsibility for the strength of communities


ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. 

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit 

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. 

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.