Instructional Designer

  • Job ID: SUPP-EXT-21/22-101
  • Location: Kingston
  • Deadline: December 8, 2021
  • Job Type: Support
  • Start Date: Immediately
  • Department: Program Planning, Development & Renewal 
  • Number of Positions: 1


The Instructional Designer will develop new and renewed courses and other offerings, which reflect current learning theories, andragogy, and technology practices. The incumbent will support a flexible, customizable, and personalized learning experience for students across all modes of course delivery.

The incumbent will be required to work independently and collaboratively with internal and external curriculum specialists, discipline specialists, and digital asset creators to design and develop effective, interactive, and accessible course offerings, including learning experiences/resources and assessments.

The incumbent will be knowledgeable about curriculum alignment, inclusive practice, instructional design principles, educational technologies, and have excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

The incumbent must be able to write clearly and concisely and must effectively communicate with graphic designers and web developers to support the technical realization of the course design.


Education and Experience:

A minimum of a 3-year Diploma/degree in Education, curriculum, instructional design, educational technology or another field relevant to the duties along with certification in one of these fields of expertise.

A minimum of three years of practical and progressive experience developing courses reflective of current learning theories, andragogy, and technology practices. Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team of specialists to develop, customize and personalize the learning experience for students across various modes of course delivery. Experience collaborating with multi-media specialists to design and develop effective, interactive, and accessible course offerings, including learning experiences/resources and assessments.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Developed interpersonal skills with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency using a variety of computer applications such as MS Office Suite, email communications (Outlook), curriculum management software.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to coordinate multiple deadlines.
  • Team player with the ability to also work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills required (written and verbal).

    Physical/Work Environment Essential Requirements:

    Normal computerized office environment. The successful incumbent must have the ability to report to the work location or work temporarily from a remote location with reliable internet access, as approved by the College and in accordance with the college’s Telework Policy.

    Salary & Terms

    • Support Group: Pay Band H
    • Hours per week: 35
    • Start Rate: $32.64/hour
    • Posted Date: August 19, 2021 
    • Closing Date: December 8, 2021 (4:00 p.m.)


    How to Prepare your Application for Submission: You will be able to attach only one document to your application. To prepare your application: Combine your cover letter and resume as one document. Save your document in .PDF, .doc, or .docx format using Last Name, First Name as your naming convention. Click on the Apply Here button and complete the application form. Attach your cover letter/resume document to the application form.


    This competition will be processed in accordance with College policy, the Academic and Support Staff Collective Agreements. In addition to comparing candidates’ qualifications and experience to the listed technical skills, education, work experience, and personal characteristics (values, attitudes, motivation, and performance), the seniority of Bargaining Unit members will be considered. If the search extends beyond the Bargaining Unit, consideration will be given to accumulated service with the College.

    St. Lawrence College is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage and welcome applications from members of the designated groups, including women, racialized minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation and identity.  St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. SLC provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Human Resources at To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact and our Human Resources Consultants will address your requests for accommodation confidentially.