Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number

Position Title
Instructional Designer I

Contract Length
12 months

Class Summary

Instructional support for the creation and management of interactive and engaging course content for distance education courses, and assist faculty, students, and staff with implementation of multiple technologies in both classroom and online environments.

Candidates Eligible to Apply

Position Type
Exempt Staff

Employment Status
Full Time

Position Funding Type

Posting Detail Information

Minimum Education/Training/Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design or in a related area and two (2) or more years’ experience in Instructional Design.

Preferred Education/Training/Experience

Master’s Degree in Instructional Design.

Minimum Knowledge & Skills

· Working knowledge of current instructional theories and principles applicable to Web-based instruction and online course delivery principles and methods.
· Basic knowledge of graphic design principles.
· Experience creating, packaging, uploading, and delivering content for viewing online through a browser- based application.
· Strong troubleshooting abilities.
· Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
· Office 365 proficiency.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
· Technical knowledge & experience with multiple operating systems.

Preferred Knowledge & Skills

· Knowledge of course management systems (Desire2Learn Brightspace) and related software.
· Experience in the design and development of technology-based instructional materials as related to online learning and or training.
· Experience with podcasts and other live streaming activities.

Licensing/Certification Requirements


Job Duties

· Provide faculty support in online course design and technology implementation which includes online course development and maintenance, researching, analyzing and interpreting educational resources and technology trends and demands, and their impact on COM faculty and students.
· Troubleshoot faculty and student issues within the course management system and surrounding software. Maintain faculty and student access to software, tutorials, and other resources.
· Ensure that quality standards and COM’s vision and mission are reflected in all aspects of the online learning environment by performing quality assurance reviews of courses to ensure quality and compliance with published Online Course Review criteria.
· Develop and facilitate training workshops and assist in the support & maintenance of the Support Center (1st tier response for students and faculty).
· Counsel faculty in the application of instructional design and the integration of instructional technology tools into the curriculum.
· Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

· No or very limited physical effort required.
· No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
· Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

Minimum Salary Range

Mid Point Salary Range

Maximum Salary Range

Posting Open Date

Posting Close Date

Posting Will Be Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please NOTE : All applications must contain complete job histories, which include job title, dates of employment (month/year), name of employer, supervisors name and phone numbers and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached” or “See resume” will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state “unknown” for any incomplete fields. A scanned copy of unofficial transcript(s) must be attached to the online application.

EEO Statement

College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status.

College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This job may require a flexible schedule. You may be asked to work a weekly schedule Monday through Friday between the hours of 7 AM and 6 PM with five 8-hour shifts. Is this something you are able to accommodate?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Instructional Design or in a related area and two (2) or more years experience in Instructional Technology.
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (1 of 3)
Optional Documents
  1. Media File
  2. Portfolio
  3. Additional Transcripts (2 of 3)
  4. Additional Transcripts (3 of 3)

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