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Instructional Designer

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Develop instructional material, coordinate educational content, and incorporate current technology into instruction in order to provide guidelines to educators and instructors for developing curricula and conducting courses. May train and coach teachers. Includes educational consultants and specialists, and instructional material directors.

Contact Info

Center for Career Exploration and Success

45 Armstrong Center

550 E. Spring St.

Oxford, OH 45056

513-529-3831

careercenter@MiamiOH.edu

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Related Job Titles

Curriculum and Instruction Director, Curriculum Coordinator, Curriculum Director, Curriculum Specialist, Education Specialist, Instructional Designer, Instructional Systems Specialist, Instructional Technologist, Learning Development Specialist, Program Administrator

Facts and Stats

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O*NET Code: 25-9031.00

O*NET Summary
  • $66,970 Median wages (annual)

    2020

  • 17,700 Projected job openings

    2019–2029

  • 5-7% Projected growth (faster than average)

    2019-2029

What you Need to Know

  • Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Related Programs

Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Computer based training software — Common Curriculum; EasyCBM; Moodle; Schoology
  • Graphics or photo imaging software — Adobe Systems Adobe Creative Cloud; Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop; Microsoft Visio
  • Video creation and editing software — Adobe Systems Adobe AfterEffects; Flipgrid; Screencast-O-Matic; WeVideo
  • Web page creation and editing software — Adobe Systems Adobe Dreamweaver; Adobe Systems Adobe Flash Player; Nvu; SeaMonkey
  • Web platform development software — Cascading Style Sheets CSS; Drupal; Hypertext markup language HTML; JavaScript

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