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Curriculum Designer

The Curriculum Designer is an education professional whose job is to identify the performance, skills, knowledge, information and attitude gaps of a targeted audience and create, select and/or suggest learning experiences to fill this gap. He/She provides faculty with course design support in creating effective and engaging learning environments informed by desired learning outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creates stimulating lesson plans and recommends interesting additional resources.
  • Works with subject matter experts to identify the target audience’s training needs
  • Sets instructional end goals and create content that matches them
  • Oversees implementation of online learning programs
  • Trains instructors, students, and employees in how to use learning technologies.
  • Works with technical staff to troubleshoot problems reported by users.
  • Creates supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role-plays, games, etc)
  • Keeps current on best practices in instructional design.
  • Provides instructional design support to faculty through consultation with individuals and collaborative course design teams
  • Oversees implementation of online learning programs

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in instructional design, education, or related field
  • Master’s degree in educational technology or related field is preferred
  • Previous working experience as a Curriculum Designer for 3 years
  • State Educator or Administrator license, preferred
  • Strong planning skills, vision, and creative intelligence.
  • Experience collaborating with a variety of academic and administrative offices within a college/university.
  • Familiar with website design, video technology and editing

Skills needed for this role

The Curriculum Designer ensures that any educational program they work with has the most effective curriculum materials possible. He/She must be a tech-savvy educational enthusiast ready to play the role of facilitator, innovator, researcher, and developer. He/She must be motivated and energetic and has the passion about advancing learning experiences that facilitate acquisition of knowledge. Having a decent level of comfort with and understanding of basic web design concepts is required for this role.

Career Level

More than 5 Years Experienced Employee

Job Specializations

Training and Development