Instructional Designer – Wayne, PA

March 8th, 2014

Instructional Designer – Wayne, PA

Location: Wayne, PA
Skills: Instructional Design, elearning, Story Board, Photopshop, blackboard, Adobe, Articulate
Type: Full Time Permanent
Pay Rate: $65-$75k
Post Date: 3/8/2014

Instructional Designer – Wayne, PA

Looking for a creative and innovative instructional designer and online course developer. This position will work in the Instructional Design department. This position will work closely with faculty and external subject matter experts to assist in the creation, design and development of online learning with an eye towards mobile offerings. The ideal candidate for this position should be well versed in principles of adult learning, instructional design and a variety of educational technologies, including mobile technologies. You must have a strong work ethic, the ability to manage multiple deadlines and willingness to communicate with project managers and other team members within the Instructional Design team, often.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work with faculty members to apply instructional design technologies to new, existing and revising content.
  • Effectively collaborate with subject matter experts, technical staff, and project teams to develop topical information into a final product.
  • Communicate new techniques to the organization and develop new courses/learning materials.
  • Serve as an in-house expert on instructional design methodologies, continuously monitoring the latest innovations in the field and the performance of new products.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Instructional Design and inner-department personnel to continuously assess and refine internal Instructional Design processes to maximize efficiency.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in developing online courses including:
  1. Content development, review and SME consultations;
  2. Detailed storyboarding and communications with external vendors;
  3. Ensuring Quality Assurance on developed online courses;
  4. Ability to shift gears between multiple course topics at once
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and documentation abilities;
  • Proven creative approach to developing content that is engaging, exciting and effective;
  • Strong attention to detail and organization;
  • Ability to integrate interactive assessments, audio and video elements into online courses
  • Thorough understanding of online learning principles and instructional design principles
  • Strong proficiency with online course development tools or an interest to learn (e.g. ,Articulate, Storyline, Captivate, HTML, Photoshop, Blackboard and Adobe Connect.)
  • Familiarity with Blackboard from a back-end, administrative and course building perspective.
  • Knowledge of mobile technologies and trends

Required Skills and Educational Background:

  • MS in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, related field or extensive relevant professional experience.
  • Relevant experience in online course development
  • Sound analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Contract/Perm: Full Time Perm

Start Date: ASAP
Location: Wayne, PA
Compensation: $65k to $75k


To apply, please email resume, including position title in subject line, to

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