Instructional Designer II

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Instructional Designer II


Texas A&M University Health Science Center


School of Public Health

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, 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

The Texas A&M School of Public Health is committed to transforming health through interdisciplinary inquiry, innovative solutions and development of leaders through the Aggie tradition of service to engage diverse communities worldwide. Our professors care about impacting the community, as well as their students, with their research. Professors have research projects ranging from emergency preparedness to community health development. Yet, each of them shares a passion for learning. Students use faculty as advisers, and each student participates in a practicum during their stay. Students have conducted epidemiologic studies, assisted in programs/centers of faculty, and many others have served as interns in Texas and abroad.

What we want

We are looking for an Instructional Designer II, under general supervision, to lead and support the development of classroom, hybrid, or online courses. This position will plan, develop, and deliver training and development for faculty and/or staff in areas of instructional design, andragogy, and best practices. Lead project work.

What you need to know

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

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 education in human resources development or associated field

  • 2 years of professional experience in an academic and/or corporate environment, designing and developing online instruction

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications

  • Knowledge of online course design principles and practices

  • Proficient document, image, audio, and video manipulation skills using Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere or Camtasia, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Learning Management Systems and instructional technologies

  • Ability to conduct course reviews using the Quality Matters rubric or other assessment tools

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others

  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely

  • Familiarity with copyright laws and creative commons

  • Strong Project Management skills utilizing tools such as Asana, Microsoft tools, others

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • M.A. /M.S. Master’s degree in education in curriculum and instruction, learning design and technology, human resources development, online education, instructional design, or the equivalent combination of education and experience in instructional design, online education, curriculum and instruction, others

  • 5 years of professional experience in an academic and/or corporate environment, designing and developing online instruction

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of SCORM and other standards for online course delivery


  • Plan/Develop/Design Course Content - Plans, develops, and delivers training for faculty and/or staff on instructional strategies and course design. Applies Instructional Design models/principles (Backward Design, ADDIE, SAM), as well as learning theories to the design of content. Collaborates with instructors and subject matter experts (SMEs) to design, develop, and make recommendations for face to face, online, blended, and web-enhanced courses. Utilizes multimedia tools to develop interactive and engaging instructional resources including eLearning, video, audio, and graphics, using tools such as Articulate Storyline, Articulate Rise, Camtasia, Mediasite, 3rd party tools in Canvas, etc. Works with closed captioning tools as needed.

  • Project Management and Administrative support - Leads and oversees course design for face to face, online, blended, and web-enhanced courses, and development projects. Administers and maintains online development courses/resources. Curates, researches, writes, proofreads, and edits instructional materials. Identifies and recommends the use of instructional strategies, technologies, and applications. Research and reviews emerging instructional design innovations and trends. Creates and revises instructional materials to ensure quality and compliancy to ADA, Section 508, WCAG 2.1, and UDL standards for all learners. 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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