Career Opportunities

Instructional Designer

Post University is currently accepting applications for the role of Instructional Designer to work in our Philadelphia, PA location.


The Instructional Designer is responsible for providing expert assistance to internal and external clients in the design and delivery of high quality and effective online and hybrid courses. S/he will work with a team consisting of a subject matter expert (SME - faculty), graphic designer, video/flash producer, and instructional coach to develop outstanding learning experiences for our students. S/he is responsible for the successful execution of online learning best practices and design according to the Post University learning model. The instructional designer plays a critical role in leading the creation of master online courses that are developed with SMEs to ensure consistent high quality of learning experiences, content, and outcomes while being taught by many other full- and part-time faculty. Since the creation process is necessarily a collaborative endeavor, s/he must be able to communicate effectively, provide intelligent and persuasive guidance, and manage each development project to meet both deadlines and quality standards.


  • During the first few months, you will be expected to travel to CT for training. Then maybe every other week up to 6 months
  • Ability to commute to the main campus in CT on a regular basis.


  • Master's Degree in Instructional Design or related field; Ph.D. is a plus
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive experience in Instructional Design
  • Working knowledge of major ID models
  • Understanding of learning theories, emerging brain science, the arts, and technology that influence design learning environments
  • Ability to translate simply, persuasively, and effectively instructional design, learning theory, and ID processes into actionable and achievable quality design learning environments.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Teaching experience - preferably in asynchronous distributed (any-time, anywhere) online learning environments
  • Skills in delivering training virtually via WebEx or other web meeting software, by phone, and in face-to-face environments.
  • Excellent learning design abilities and visual design sense
  • Basic proficiency in Adobe products like Fireworks, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Presenter, and Captivate
  • Ability to produce design documents, develop storyboards for learning experiences and environments, and rework content from faculty, SMEs, and outside content providers according to University design standards

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 120-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(k) and tuition benefits.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Human Resources by applying at:

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Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Human Resources, Post University.

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