Instructional Designer I

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Instructional Designer I


Texas A&M University Health Science Center


Academic Technology

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The Instructional Designer I, under general supervision, supports the development of classroom, hybrid or online courses. Assist in the development of training for faculty and/or staff in areas of instructional design, andragogy, and best practices.

What you need to know

Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

COVID-19 information: In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place. 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.

  • Knowledge of online course design principles and practices.

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • Minimum one (1) year experience in the development of instructional design

  • Knowledge of Canvas.

  • Knowledge of Learning Management Systems and instructional technologies.

  • Knowledge of various instructional technologies implemented at Texas A&M University.

  • Knowledge of Articulate Storyline 360 or similar rapid online authoring tools.

  • Moderate skill level in the development of instructional materials.

  • Experience in the creation and conducting of instructional media trainings for staff and/or faculty


  • Instructional Design and Development: Provides design, development, and quality control of instructional materials provided by Academic Technology, Media & Communications. Assists faculty throughout the design process and make key recommendations based on best practice(s). Manages the overall design and development process for assigned projects. Collaborates with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to design and develop sound instructional materials

  • Instructional Design and Development Support: Consults with faculty to assist in the design of instructional materials. Develops trainings, in collaboration with the Instructional Design Team, to assist faculty and staff in the development of sound instructional materials. Develops, in collaboration with the Instructional Design Team, a series of online resources to assist faculty and staff in the development of sound instructional materials

  • Technical Support for Exams: Assist in the delivery of technical support for all in-person and virtual exams. Assist in the deployment of loaner laptops for students. Assist with requests from School of Medicine faculty and staff regarding exams

  • Evaluation of Tools and Software: Evaluation of instructional tools and software prior to implementation. Review and recommend tools and software. Assist faculty and staff in the evaluation of instructional tools and software. Performs other duties as assigned

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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