Instructional Design Specialist

Instructional Design Specialist

Instructional Design Specialist
Angola, Indiana


The Instructional Design Specialist supports the development of high-quality online courses through standards and processes established by TrineOnline. The Instructional Design Specialist works with faculty and staff to develop online courses and provide faculty support in the areas of instructional design and technology. The successful candidate will be a team-oriented professional who is willing to learn and participate in a collaborative setting under the direction of the Director of Instructional Design and Development.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with faculty throughout the course development process, ensuring accessibility, inclusivity, and effective pedagogical use of technology.
  • Work closely with faculty and staff to design high quality online courses, promoting active learning and student engagement.
  • Build collaborative working relationships to design technology-driven learning experiences.
  • Successfully complete tasks and projects through professional communication and constructive, yet sensitive feedback.
  • Implement educational technology tools assist faculty and staff with online learning projects.
  • Update online Master courses to meet TrineOnline quality standards.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of online delivery by sharing and implementing ideas and techniques.

Education and/or Experience

Required: Bachelor's degree required and five (5) years of combined work experience in instructional design, online education, mentoring faculty, content development, and multimedia production.

Preferred: Experience using Moodle or other Learning Management Systems (LMS) and knowledge of instructional technologies. Certification in Quality Matters or other online certification of quality control in distance delivery of educational content.

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Benefits offered include:

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs, flex spending or HSA accounts
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with employee life insurance (1½ times annual salary)
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children
  • Vacation and Sick Pay – in accordance with Trine's policy


The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification.  Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.