Instructional Designer 3

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
College of Agricultural Sciences
Full/Part Time:


Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences has an opening for an Instructional Designer. This position is part of the eLearning group, and will work with faculty to design, develop, and maintain semester-based online credit courses. Candidates must have an in-depth knowledge of educational and instructional design theories and emerging technologies, as well as background in developing courses and engaging educational experiences. This position leads a design group of instructional designers and multimedia specialists by providing design guidance, and collaborates to manage staff, training, and SOPs. The College is seeking someone who will manage projects with a collaborative approach and help to foster a team-based work environment. The successful candidate will be able to effectively communicate best practices in eLearning to educators and to staff, and assist them in developing measurable course objectives. The candidate must have experience with Learning Management Systems and multimedia production processes. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills, are essential; it is vital that this position builds and maintains positive, effective working relationships with clients in the college and within the work unit. This individual must be able to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment and apply creative thinking to develop new solutions. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088