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Online Course Instructional Designer


Job Qualifications

Do you enjoy collaborating with others?
Do you thrive in being creative and efficient?
Do you have a passion to enhance student's education?
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As part of the online learning team, the Online Instructional Course Designer (“Designer”) is responsible for developing, designing, and supporting courses for online delivery. The Designer works closely with faculty to enhance pedagogy and facilitate the design and delivery of high quality online courses. The Designer brings knowledge of instructional design theory, models, and best practices into their collaborative efforts with faculty, SMEs, and productions. The Designer will be expected to utilize project management skills to move projects and course developments to completion.


  • Analyze instructional goals and objectives for online courses
  • Design online courses according to best practices for instructional design and current research
  • Write instructional objectives; designs lessons, and develops assessment instruments that measure student learning
  • Collaborate and communicate with faculty to select appropriate educational technologies, delivery strategies, and design courses accordingly
  • Manage online course developments from inception to completion. Use project management skills to develop courses and projects in a timely manner
  • Advise and manage online instructional designer assistant(s)
  • Work with various departments and teams to ensure elements of courses are produced
  • Identify appropriate instructional design strategies based on analysis of learning goals
  • Advise faculty on best practices and strategies in online and hybrid learning
  • Assist conducting faculty development workshops and training resources related to online learning
  • Work with Learning Management Systems
  • Create and develop learning resources using media and rapid e-Learning software (i.e. Camtasia, Captivate, etc.)
  • Assist in other departmental tasks as needed

Work Environment

In the fast paced, technology driven culture we live in, Online Learning utilizes these advances by putting an exceptional theological education at the fingertips of students from all parts of the globe. Not only that but they mesh top notch technology with curriculum that is extensive and engaging.
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