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:
General and Academic Officers - College of the Liberal Arts
The Filippelli Institute for e-Education and Outreach
Full/Part Time:


The Filippelli Institute for e-Education and Outreach in the College of the Liberal Arts is seeking an experienced instructional designer to join our team. The primary responsibilities of this position include working collaboratively with faculty to design and develop online courses, serving as lead designer for online programs, and providing supervision and guidance to other staff. Candidates must have a comprehensive and proficient knowledge of learning and instructional design theories and be able to apply this knowledge in their course design. They must also be able to effectively explain instructional strategies and best practices to faculty authors and staff during the course development process. Candidates must have experience in designing online courses in higher education and using a learning management system, preferably Canvas. They should be knowledgeable of emerging technologies and trends and be able to evaluate the value and feasibility of their use in course design within the college. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills are essential. A good understanding of copyright and accessibility is required. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

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