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Job Title: Instructional Designer Contractor

Organization: Junior Achievement USA

We are looking for an instructional designer who is ideas-driven, comes from a teaching or training background, and is passionate about making learning an invigorating and empowering experience. Instructional designers can expect to work with subject matter experts, a diverse range of formats, and multimedia production platforms. Other responsibilities include developing objectives, rewriting and reshaping content, and developing assessments.


Successful instructional designers should have a firm grasp of students (k-12) learn, and excellent web design, writing, communication and collaboration skills. Ideally, the perfect candidate should also have experience in managing projects and a working knowledge of basic graphic design.


Instructional Designer Responsibilities:


  • Working with experts to determine what is to be learned.

  • Ensuring content matches established objectives.

  • Reshaping content for changing needs.

  • Structuring content and activities for optimizing learning.

  • Creating and testing output elements.

  • Developing entire courses and curriculum.

  • Creating student guides and training manuals.

  • Conducting any research required.

Instructional Designer Requirements:


  • Master's degree in instructional design or educational design.

  • Teaching or training background beneficial.

  • Passion for learning.

  • Imagination.

This is a contract position that will last at a minimum 10 months. Individuals may also have other contracts, but focus would be on the deliverable of this role. Position may continue indefinitely should there be a good match with the organization. To apply, email your resume to

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