Instructional Designer

Penn State University

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Campus City:
Erie, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Behrend
eLearning Initiatives
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has an opening for an Instructional Designer. Reporting to the Director of eLearning Initiatives, this position is part of the Online Learning division and will work closely with faculty to design, develop, and maintain 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 of 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 a primary campus contact and support for the University’s Learning Management System (Canvas) and other University instructional systems. Cover letter and resume are required for consideration. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of, and experience using, authoring tools such as Canvas strongly preferred. Experience of reporting and applying accessibility standards to online materials and eLearning projects are a plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills, are essential; it is vital that the successful candidate builds and maintains positive, effective working relationships with clients across the Campus. 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