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Instructional Designer | Wiley

The Company:

Wiley Education Services uniquely understands the process of designing and implementing innovative learning experiences and comprehensive solutions that address today’s higher education challenges. We provide education solutions, including online program management services for higher education institutions and course management tools for instructors and students. Through trusted collaborative relationships, Wiley Education Services also provides innovative content, technology, services, and insights that support its education partners to achieve improved institutional performance and learners to achieve their goals.


General Purpose: 

This position exists to design and develop high-quality instructional material for online courses that support company technical products and the application of basic instructional design principles. Instructional Designers demonstrate and utilize effective project management, course development, and evaluation skills to complete course development projects in a timely and efficient manner. Instructional Designers act as the liaison between partner schools’ faculty members and course writers and to design and develop engaging courses.


Role Qualifications: 

  • Minimum: Master’s degree
  • One to three years of curriculum development experience


Position Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborates with faculty to establish a clear vision and expectation for the course development process.
  • Consults with instructors or course writers on course development.
  • Assesses course materials and provides feedback for improvement based on a rubric.
  • Applies instructional design principles and suggests instructional technologies appropriate for content.
  • Manages small projects related to course development or improvement.
  • Generates regular reports on all course development activities.
  • Organizes and formats online course materials to align with the functionality and features of the LMS or LCMS.
  • Reviews online course materials for copyright and ADA and Section 508 compliance.
  • Proactively improves courses during the feedback process.
  • Tickets work to other work departments as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Essential Skills and Experience: 

  • Experience managing multiple projects with timely delivery.
  • Excellence in written and oral communication and customer service.
  • Working knowledge of basic instructional design principles.
  • Ability to meet departmental standards with regard to quality, timeliness, and customer service.
  • Some technical skills, including a basic knowledge of HTML, Web searching, and educational Web tools.
  • Proven abilities in curriculum development and instructional design.
  • Interest in the implementation of innovative, creative course delivery methods.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite


Physical Requirements and Work Environment: 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here represent those that the employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions:

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to sit, walk and stand.

Travel: Up to 10% travel

Work Environment: This is a work from home/remote position.