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Instructional Designer

Apply now Job no: 493667
Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Information Technology
Division: Business and Finance

Rollins is the best college in Florida, but don't just take our word for it. See what the experts are saying. Explore all of the ways Rollins is top ranked—from our academic excellence and expert faculty to our unparalleled campus and one-of-a-kind study abroad opportunities. 

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At Rollins, we strive to be responsive, respectful, collaborative, competent, and inclusive in all that we do. Whether serving prospective or current students, alumni, local residents, or our fellow faculty and staff colleagues, these standards define the Rollins service experience.

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Benefits & Perks:

  • 25 Days - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time)
  • 10 Days - Paid Holidays
  • 5 Days - Paid College Closure Days
  • Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • 11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
  • FREE On-Campus Parking
  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
  • FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
  • Pet Insurance
  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
  • Plus More!

Additional Perks:

  • Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
  • FREE E-Training Courses & Professional Development Opportunities
  • IT Software & Laptop Discounts (Apple, Lenovo, and more)
  • College Bookstore Discounts 
  • Annual Service Awards & Recognition Programs
  • Discover what it's like to live in Orlando: Live, Work, Play and Learn
  • Plus More!

Rollins offers a competitive salary. Click here to review our full benefits package.

Job Summary:

The Rollins College Information Technology department is seeking an Instructional Designer to join their team! 

  • Support Hybrid and HyFlex Teaching: Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to support and assist with hybrid (blended) and HyFlex (synchronous remote) pedagogies and course design. Foster relationships with faculty to understand their and their students’ needs. Provide resources and expertise on hybrid and HyFlex teaching.
  • Support Learning & Professional Development: Create, organize, and conduct workshops, training sessions, seminars, and other events on educational technology tools and best practices for our community. Develop and maintain a library of resources such as tutorials, guides, videos, and infographics for faculty, students, and staff.
  • Foster Inclusive and Accessible Learning Environments: Embrace and embed best practices in accessibility, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and inclusion into all aspects of instructional technology and resource development. Actively promote these standards by advising and employing these principles in the support we provide.
  • Inspire Innovation: Act as a dynamic change agent with passion and aptitude for using technology and demonstrating an understanding of its potential to reshape teaching and learning. Stay up-to-date with the latest trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in instructional design, pedagogy, hybrid learning, and online learning tools and methodologies.
  • Contribute to a Collaborative Team: Actively contribute as a cohesive team member, providing support and working in concert with colleagues within the instructional design & technology team, and the broader IT department. Commit to a culture of shared goals, mutual support, and open communication to enhance team effectiveness and achieve departmental objectives.
  • Provide Training and Technical Support: Provide ongoing technical training, support, and troubleshooting for the college’s LMS (Canvas) and other tools like Kaltura, WordPress, Microsoft Office Suite (including Teams), Adobe Creative Cloud, Perusall, etc.
  • Manage Projects: Utilize project management software to plan, coordinate, and execute a range of individual and team-based projects.


  • Proven experience in instructional design, particularly in hybrid course development.
  • Experience working in the higher education environment.
  • Classroom teaching experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Hybrid/HyFlex Teaching, Instructional Design, & Pedagogy

  • Knowledge of (and ability to apply) Universal Design for Learning and other instructional design theories and pedagogical methods (e.g. ADDIE, Bloom’s taxonomy).
  • Ability to locate and understand scholarly research on teaching and learning and then apply and share that knowledge.

Communication & Visual Design

  • Ability to design and create simple, user-friendly, accessible, and visually appealing learning tools and resources.
  • Excel in active listening and problem diagnosis, adeptly interpreting and understanding user issues, even when expressed without technical clarity.


  • Ability to identify, develop, and facilitate engaging, accessible, user-centered, and high-value professional development opportunities for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups and academic disciplines.
  • Ability to both apply a collaborative approach to projects and challenges and make independent judgments/decisions within established guidelines.

Organization & Adaptability

  • Ability to adapt to changes in technologies and assist others in this adaptation
  • Strong project management skills.

Technical Expertise & Tools

  • Familiarity with a wide range of academic technologies, including Learning Management Systems, Generative AI, WordPress, Podcasting and Video tools, and Adobe Creative Cloud apps.

Work Environment:

  • This position works afternoons and evening hours. Flexibility in work schedule, including punctuality and the ability to work extended hours and on weekends. 
  • Campus-based position.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and visual strain working on a computer.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

Diversity & Inclusion at Rollins:

Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. To learn more, please click here.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.

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