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eLearning Instructional Designer (CC Global)

Cambridge College
Job Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Instructional Technology and Design


The eLearning Instructional Designer role is a professional, team-centered position responsible for the design, development and implementation of online courses in the Canvas learning management system. As a member of the Cambridge College Global’s eLearning team, the eLearning Instructional Designer creates and implements effective online courses using a variety of multimedia tools, researches and evaluates emerging instructional technologies and tools, and models effective design practices. This position requires an individual to work with a high level of independence, have strong multimedia development, project management, communication and collaboration skills, and a passion for creating innovative educational solutions for students and faculty. 


  • Work collaboratively with Program Chairs, faculty subject-matter experts, and eLearning team members to design, develop, evaluate, implement, and maintain effective online college courses in the Canvas learning management system.
  • Provide instructional design assistance to faculty SMEs, recommending appropriate tools and course design structure. 
  • Film and edit video clips and audio files to incorporate in online courses. Identify and edit graphics for use in instructional materials. Create simulations to enhance courseware.
  • Manage and complete projects within a specified timeline while prioritizing and working on multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent time management skills are required.


  • Facilitate the sharing of new learning, instructional techniques, and instructional technologies, including emerging technologies in creative and collaborative ways.
  • Keep current on changes to the LMS; deliver pertinent information to the team.
  • Look for ways improve process & procedures; troubleshoot LMS issues as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 3+ years eLearning instructional design experience working with a learning management system (Canvas preferred); experience working in higher education a plus.
  • Graphic design and audio/video editing experience required. Experience evaluating, selecting, and/or using emerging instructional technologies.
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills used to communicate effectively with people at varying levels of computer literacy.
  • Specialization in one or more of the following: HTML, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Creative Suite, Camtasia, Captivate, Photoshop, Web 2.0 tools and other related applications.
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles, constructivism, facilitation and learner-centered activities in an online environment preferable.
  • Personal Traits - Ability to be creative, flexible and innovative in course design. Ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously. Strong out-of-the-box thinking is a must. Ability to work collaboratively with Program Chairs and faculty subject matter experts. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a development team. Willingness to work a flexible schedule that may include some nights and weekends.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please submit salary requirements with resume/vitae.

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