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Senior Instructional Designer

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:31 -- MKaufman

Senior Instructional Designer
Soutnern University, Baton Rouge - Louisiana
On Site, Full Time Position

Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR) in Louisiana is looking for a Senior Instructional Designer to work under the Associate Vice-President for Online Learning Services. The incumbent in this job is expected to assist the SUBR campus in achieving its vision to be a globally recognized leader in providing exemplary online education services. The successful candidate will (1) work with subject matter experts in designing quality online courses and programs aligned with the quality standards for online degree programs (QM Standards) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) Best Practices for Distance Education; (2) work closely with the Associate Vice-President in designing training curriculum and offering expert professional development certification to service SUS faculty, Staff and Administration; (3) produce interactive multimedia assets to design learning environment for non-traditional students; (4)assist in developing policies and procedure for online education quality assurance . The successful candidate is expected to have grounded knowledge of educational technology practices, learning design, learner analytics, learning assessment and reporting. Duties include overseeing the implementation of new online learning programs by elaborating a strategic plan to provide excellent academic and student services. 


  • Ph.D. or MA degree in instructional design, educational technology or similar degrees.
  • Proven working experience in instructional design and instructional technology
  • Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
  • Lesson and curriculum planning skills
  • Solid knowledge of course development software and at least one Learning Management System (Moodle in particular)
  • Visual design skills (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator) and ability to storyboard
  • Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts
  • Ph.D. or MA degree in instructional design, educational technology or similar degrees.

To apply, please send your application materials to Dr. Moustapha Diack Associate Vice-President for Online Learning Services Southern University and A & M College at

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