Curriculum Designer

Jackson, Mississippi
May 23, 2019
Institution Type
Other Organizations

TITLE:                                    Curriculum Designer

REPORTS TO:                     Senior Associate Vice President of Student Engagement

FLSA STATUS:                    Exempt

WORK LOCATION:           Approved for Telecommuting unless in the Jackson area, then at the Center for Excellence, Jackson, MS

DATE:                                    May 10, 2019

OBJECTIVE:                         To support the Society’s constituents by designing, developing, and coordinating interactive and engaging learning environments that advances opportunities for regional development, honors programs, leadership, and service learning.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Effectively utilizes Web-based resources, multimedia technologies, and instructional software and systems to continually improve constituent learning both online and face to face.

Designs dynamic learning environments that are fully online and based on current best practices in the field of curriculum and instruction.

Researches and evaluates new and emerging technologies, instructional design theories, and approaches and policies for potential application to instructional opportunities.

Assesses all available data on online curriculum participation and curriculum relevance to ensure constituents’ learning and engagement needs are met at the highest possible level.

Coaches members of the Student Engagement team in the design, development and evaluation of high-quality curriculum and instructional methods and materials.

Advances the strategic plan of the Society through engagement in the planning process at the strategic, operational, and individual level.


  • Bachelor’s degree in education, instructional design, instructional technology, or closely related field required.
  • At least three to five years of proven experience in instructional design (demonstrated success in designing dynamic, interactive learning environments).
  • Knowledge of teaching and learning processes.
  • Demonstrated successful online teaching experience required.
  • Ability to travel as needed.


This work environment is an office-like setting with moderate noise. 

  • Physical Exertion: The incumbent may frequently be required to lift approximately 10 pounds and/or occasionally up to 25 pounds. 
  • Vision: The incumbent must possess close, midrange, distance and peripheral vision; as well as the ability to identify colors, judge distances and adjust focus. 
  • Speaking/Hearing:  The incumbent must be able to give and receive information through speaking and listening. 
  • Motor Coordination:  The incumbent in this position is frequently required to:  use their hands and reach with their hands and arms.  The incumbent is occasionally required to: stand, walk, and stoop, kneel, crouch or bend. 


The physical requirements listed for this job are not exhaustive and additional requirements may be added as needed.  Corrective devices may be used to meet physical requirements. 




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