Instructional Designer 2

Penn State University

Penn State Abington
Campus City:
Abington, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Abington
Online and Information Technology
Full/Part Time:


Penn State’s Abington Campus has an opening for an Instructional Designer. Reporting to the Manager for Instructional Design, this position is part of the Information Technology and Online Learning division (OIT), and will work closely with faculty to design, develop, and manage online credit courses as well as provide pedagogical support for hybrid and face-to-face courses. In addition, the Instructional Designer will work with faculty and staff to provide input on the integration of technology into the learning environment and the design of instructional solutions for multi-mode learning. The Instructional Designer will also be responsible for designing, developing, and conducting live training workshops, and creating other synchronous and asynchronous web-based training resources to support faculty, staff and students in the adoption and effective utilization of appropriate technologies in the College’s physical learning spaces and its online environments. This position will be the primary campus contact and support for the University’s Learning Management System (Canvas) and other University instructional systems. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced knowledge of learning theories, higher education pedagogy, active learning tools and strategies, and ability to communicate and demonstrate their practical application in both face-to-face and online modalities is required. Experience with data analysis and reporting, applying accessibility standards, and working with diverse learner populations are a plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills, are essential. It is vital that the successful candidate has a proven record of building and managing positive, effective working relationships as this is a heavily faculty-facing position that will require frequent collaboration and consensus-building with diverse stakeholders across campus. Cover letter and resume are required for consideration.

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