Florida International University
Instructional Design Consultant
Florida International University

This role provides consultation to faculty to conceptualize, design, develop, deliver, and assess high-quality hybrid and online courses. The Instructional Design Consultant will recommend cutting-edge and best practice tools to achieve and measure student learning outcomes.

  • Requires 5+ years experience
  • Full time
  • Miami, United States
  • Requires Bachelor's degree
  • $65,000/year
February 5, 2024
  • Consults with university faculty and other stakeholders by maintaining a design portfolio of new online courses and quality enhancement courses.
  • Ensures newly developed courses meet quality design standards. Consults with faculty in the writing and development of learning objectives.
  • Provides pedagogical consultation services to online faculty including, but not limited to, coaching, mentoring, and encouraging online teaching, learning best practices and FIU Online quality and cost initiatives.
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with university faculty, serving as a key source of information on best practices for Instructional Design, FIU Online initiatives, and advancing excellence in online teaching.
  • Creates and facilitates training for stakeholders on Instructional Design practices and theory, development processes, and emerging uses of available tools or resources. 
  • Responds to course portfolio requests and performs service recovery in a timely manner.
  • Maintains functional competency with media design and creation skills, LMS tools, and associated educational technologies to perform assigned duties.
  • Collaborates with the Instructional Design Manager on assigned projects or committees to advance FIU Online initiatives.
  • Facilitates training for stakeholders on Instructional Design practices and theory, development processes, and emerging uses of available tools or resources.
  • May supervise lower-level staff.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and five (5) years of experience in a related field; or a Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and three (3) years of experience in a related field.

Desired Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge of Canvas Learning Management System.
  • Expert knowledge of principles of instructional and visual design, educational technologies, and the Quality Matters framework.
  • Prior experience working with Subject Matter Experts or faculty members to develop curriculum and design distance learning courses.
  • Prior experience designing interactive learning modules.
  • Certificate or Graduate Degree in Instructional/Curriculum Design.
Who We Are

Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

Job Function
Learning and Development Consultant
Higher Education