Instructional Designer

Columbia University School of Professional Studies - New York - Full time

The Instructional Designer will manage the design and development of a portfolio of complex face-to-face, online and/or blended courses for a growing suite of rigorous programs offered across a variety of disciplines and audiences at the School of Professional Studies.

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Instructional Design, the Instructional Designer will collaborate closely with faculty members and will be central to the design/development process in conjunction with media specialists, online support specialists, and educational technologists, as the team works to clearly articulate the goals, assessments, activity paths, learning objects and content for each new course.

The Instructional Designer will also identify the pedagogical best practices and supporting educational technologies needed to effectively execute course mission. This position will oversee end-to-end development of courses during each design cycle. An ideal candidate for this job should:

  • be interested in holding a permanent full-time position with a creative team in NYC
  • have 4+ years of instructional design experience. Experience working in higher education institutions preferred.
  • hold Quality Matters (QM) certification or other Instructional design certifications
  • be comfortable with web development and building courses in learning management systems, like Canvas, Blackboard, etc.
  • be interested in continuous learning opportunities and growth in his/her career.

Qualified candidates should upload their cover letters and resumes directly to the job posting in the Jobs at Columbia (JAC) system:

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Higher Ed Instructional Designer

Experience Level

Mid Level

Columbia University School of Professional Studies

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