Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account? Sign Up

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Become A Senior Instructional Designer

Where do you want to work?

To get started, tell us where you'd like to work.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

Working As A Senior Instructional Designer

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Training and Teaching Others
  • Getting Information
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Mostly Sitting

  • $69,510

    Average Salary

What Does A Senior Instructional Designer Do

A Senior Instructional Designer analyzes and develops complex learning solutions to support business and performance objectives. They organize and prepare course plans.

How To Become A Senior Instructional Designer

Instructional coordinators need a master’s degree and related work experience, such as teaching or school administration. Coordinators in public schools may be required to have a state-issued license.

Education

Most employers, particularly public schools, require instructional coordinators to have a master’s degree in education or curriculum and instruction. Some instructional coordinators have a degree in the field they plan to specialize in, such as math or history.

Master’s degree programs in curriculum and instruction teach about curriculum design, instructional theory, and collecting and analyzing data. To enter these programs, candidates usually need a bachelor’s degree in teaching.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Instructional coordinators in public schools may be required to have a license, such as a teaching license or an education administrator license. For information about teaching licenses, see the profile on high school teachers. For information about education administrator licenses, see the profile on elementary, middle, and high school principals. Check with your state’s Board of Education for specific license requirements.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Most instructional coordinators need several years of related work experience. Experience working as a teacher or as a principal is helpful. For some positions, experience teaching a specific subject or grade level may be required.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Instructional coordinators examine student test data and evaluate teaching strategies. Based on their analysis, coordinators recommend improvements in curriculums and teaching.

Communication skills. Instructional coordinators need to clearly explain changes in the curriculum and teaching standards to teachers, principals, and school staff.

Decisionmaking skills. Instructional coordinators must be able to make sound decisions when recommending changes to curriculums, teaching methods, and textbooks.

Interpersonal skills. Instructional coordinators need to be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with teachers, principals, and other administrators.

Leadership skills. Instructional coordinators serve as mentors to teachers. They train teachers in developing useful and effective teaching techniques.

Show More

Show Less

Senior Instructional Designer jobs

Add To My Jobs
Job type you want
Full Time
Part Time
Internship
Temporary

Real Senior Instructional Designer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Senior Manager, Instructional Design Abbott Laboratories Parkersburg, IL Jan 19, 2010 $109,521
Senior Instructional Designer LRN Corporation New York, NY Oct 01, 2012 $98,000
Senior Instructional Designer Informatica Corporation Redwood City, CA Mar 02, 2011 $79,000
SR. Instructional Designer University of Phoenix, Inc., An Apollo Education G Tempe, AZ Jun 23, 2014 $75,679
Senior Instructional Designer Arizona State University Mesa, AZ Oct 09, 2014 $72,633
Senior Instructional Designer Arizona State University Mesa, AZ Sep 10, 2014 $72,633
Senior Instructional Designer and Developer Illiac Software, Inc. Champaign, IL Sep 04, 2015 $71,688
SR. Instructional Designer Arizona State University Mesa, AZ Sep 10, 2012 $71,000
SR. Chemistry Instructional Designer Sebit, LLC DBA Adaptive Curriculum Scottsdale, AZ Jul 01, 2013 $70,655
Senior Instructional Designer DHL Express (USA), Inc. Plantation, FL Sep 02, 2010 $67,000
SR. Instructional Designer Vivid Learning Systems, Inc. Pasco, WA Aug 22, 2011 $65,000
SR. Instructional Designer Vivid Learning Systems, Inc. Pasco, WA Sep 01, 2011 $65,000
Senior Instructional Designer Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Terre Haute, IN Nov 15, 2015 $62,000
Senior Instructional Designer Saint Xavier University Chicago, IL Aug 01, 2014 $61,283
Senior Instructional Designer Saint Xavier University Chicago, IL Aug 01, 2014 $60,648
Senior Instructional Designer NIIT (USA), Inc. IN May 26, 2014 $60,000
Senior Instructional Designer Customtbt, LLC Marietta, GA Jan 14, 2012 $60,000
Senior Instructional Designer Texas A&M University College Station, TX Jan 11, 2015 $59,496
Senior Analyst Instructional Designer College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV Aug 24, 2009 $58,000
SR. Instructional Designer Bancroft Technology Group, Inc. Lynchburg, VA Aug 31, 2015 $57,750
Senior Analyst Instructional Designer College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV Feb 01, 2013 $56,550 -
$58,000

No Results

To get more results, try adjusting your search by changing your filters.

Show More

Top Skills for A Senior Instructional Designer

InstructionalDesignOnlineCoursesTrainingCurriculumSubjectMatterExpertsSmesAdobeCaptivateTrainingMaterialsTrainingProgramsWebJobAidsLearningManagementSystemAddieTrainingCoursesPowerpointProjectManagementILTLearningSolutionsWBTCustomerServiceLearningObjectives

Show More

Top Senior Instructional Designer Skills

  1. Instructional Design
  2. Online Courses
  3. Training Curriculum
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Worked closely with subject matter experts, program managers, and a small team of talented instructional designers.
  • Assisted faculty with video recording, capturing, editing, and exporting for use in their online courses.
  • Translated functional and system processes to create course outlines and determine business exercises for work management training curriculum.
  • Collaborated with subject matter experts from all business units to develop a consensus on process and training implementation.
  • Skilled in the development of training objectives in collaboration with SMEs to develop dynamic task oriented learning/role oriented learning.

Top Senior Instructional Designer Employers

Show More

Senior Instructional Designer Videos

Career Advice on becoming a Prison Officer by Derek G (Full Version)

Career Advice on becoming a Drug Dog Handler by Alan N (Full Version)

Career Advice on becoming a Senior Officer by Neil S (Full Version)

×