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Instructional Design

Early Learning Instructional Designer

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry  
Organization Type University  
Pay Range $51k  

Job Description

Responsible for the design, development, and delivery of standardized training modules in various formats to the Early Childcare Workforce. Utilizes instructional design methodologies, learning strategies and technology to support the development of content, training materials, training modules, and teaching aids. Works effectively with individuals and groups within and outside the College to include community partners and other training agencies. This is a grant funded position. Continued employment is dependent upon grant funding.

Base Pay: $51,197.00. Offer amount based on College’s Salary Schedule guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

(This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary)

  • Facilitates trainings and provides a learning environment that fosters effective adult learning opportunities.
  • Plans, develops, and designs innovative and engaging course content, materials, handouts, PowerPoint, and assessments for face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses.
  • Monitors instructional delivery best practices and learner assessments. Adjusts techniques or recommends changes when appropriate to ensure delivered skills are meeting learner’s needs and desired performance outcomes.
  • Collaborates with peers on the development, design, and quality assurance of course content.
  • Researches and analyzes current trends in training and market segments in relation to professional development needs
  • Acts as a College liaison for programs and services with outside agencies or community leaders.
  • Plans, directs, and controls the work of people who do not report directly to you, but who provide support to the goals and objectives of your organization.
  • Collects data needed to perform planning and programming activities through methods including field surveys, interview, and records research. Supports the Institute’s Micro-Credentialing Program.
  • Utilizes effective online educational tools for instruction, coaching, and meetings.
  • Assumes responsibilities of lead worker in absence of the department manager. Assists with technical guidance and training.
  • Job Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field of study
  • Four years of related experience

Knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications

Skilled in:                

  • Attention to detail while maintaining effective time and task management
  • Excellent fact finding and analytical skills and strong proficiency in use of applications to extract data and prepare meaningful analyses
  • Promoting cooperative behavior and team efforts
  • Creative thinking and problem solving to explore new technology, processes, and approaches

Ability to:

  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing on a regular basis with internal and external customers, build relationships, manage customer expectations, and take responsibility for a high level of service
  • Organize and prioritize multiple, competing priorities to maximize personal and team effectiveness

Licenses, Registration, Certifications, or Special Requirements:

  • Regular physical attendance required
  • Valid Florida driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree

Work Environment and Physical Demand:

  • Reach and grasp objects
  • Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Stand for extended periods of time
  • Use of video display terminal
  • Use of manual dexterity and fine motor skills
  • Communicate information orally and in writing
  • Receive and understand information through oral and written communication
  • Proofread and check documents for accuracy
  • Operate motor vehicle

This job description is intended to be generic in nature and describe the essential functions of the job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities, and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.

Employment Information

Please review the following information in order to apply for a position at Palm Beach State College:

  • Carefully review the minimum qualifications advertised for the available position as only applicants meeting the minimum requirements will be considered.
  • Background Check/ Drug Screen may be required based on the specific requirements of the position for which the application is being submitted. Employment is contingent upon the passing of a drug test and upon completion of a criminal background investigation.
  • An important goal of the Office of Human Resources is to respond to all applicants once a selection is made. Please take notice of the position closing date advertised. Whenever positions are filled, the Office of Human Resources responds to all applicants who have submitted applications.

Application Deadline

This position is open until filled

About Organization

Founded in 1933 as Florida’s first public community college, Palm Beach State College has been an integral player in the growth and prosperity of Palm Beach County. Our graduates impact every industry and are community and business leaders. With more than 130 programs of study, PBSC offers bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, professional certificates, career training and lifelong learning. More than 40,000 students enroll annually in face-to-face, online, live online and hybrid classes at five convenient locations in Lake Worth, Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens, Belle Glade and Loxahatchee Groves. Learn more at www.palmbeachstate.edu.