Instructional Design Specialist


Job Description


The Instructional Design Specialist (IDS) reports to and assists the Director of Online Resources to ensure that the Charter College curriculum is current with career skills in the professions for which the College’s academic programs prepare graduates.

Under the guidance of the Senior Instructional Design Specialist (SIDS), the IDS will assist in the process where curriculum is continually developed, updated, evaluated, and revised, with special focus on delivering coursework and programs in on-ground, blended, and online formats.


Under the guidance of the Senior Instructional Design Specialist, the Instructional Design Specialist will assist in the process of quality assurance to ensure the accuracy of the content delivered to the student. Specifically,

  • Lead the auditing of courses to be taught each module, by providing guidance to the Instructional Design Quality Assurance Specialist, and ensuring that the master shell has been reviewed and checked, making any updates and adjustments needed within the course audit timeframe
  • Review and update syllabi and homework addendums as needed
  • Design, create, revise and structure content, activities, and materials for an online and blended format with a focus on the student experience and delivery method best suited for an online and blended delivery to help prepare Charter College graduates
  • Work with Subject Matter Experts (Charter College employees, contractors, and sub-contractors) to identify what students need to learn, to create and revise learning materials and delivery
  • Create media to support learning (e.g., visual aids for face-to-face, various multimedia for e-learning and online)
  • Develop assessments for content, materials and activities
  • Under the guidance of the Instructional Designer II, train faculty to deliver the curriculum and train program heads to administer the program
  • Ensure that the curriculum is aligned with external certifications where appropriate


  • Bachelor’s degree (instructional design, curriculum development, or other closely related fields)
  • One (1) year of experience in on-ground, online, and blended instructional design experience required
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate with different positions within the system required
  • MS Office skills required