Oct 17, 2019

Instructional Designer

  • Cybrary
  • College Park, MD, USA
Full-time Strategy and Planning Education

Job Description

Cybrary is a venture-backed start up in College Park, MD that provides a unique multi-sided platform empowering cybersecurity and IT professionals to develop themselves in their careers. With over 2.5 million users Cybrary is well-positioned to close the employment gap in these fields.


We are seeking an experienced Instructional Designer to join our Content and Community team. The Instructional Designer will guide our best-in-class instructors as they design, develop, and deliver curated online courses and technology-enhanced instructional materials for the Cybrary learning platform. You will support the development of learning systems that scale across the Cybrary platform. The role of the Instructional Designer is cross-functional, and you will work across multiple teams to ensure content releases align with internal objectives.

What you will do

    • Support our instructors as they create multiple types of online learning modalities including programming, security labs, multiple choice assessments, and video-based instruction
    • Consult with subject matter experts to ensure instructional integrity of courses
    • Create clear course standards and outcomes, and use data analytics to evaluate the effectiveness of courses and assessments
    • Provide recommendations for the overall design of instruction on Cybrary platform, including interface design, sequencing of instruction, and the use of assessments
    • Refine, champion, implement, and coach best practices for Cybrary instructors
    • Coordinate with team members and partners to meet project deliverables and timelines
    • Occasionally provide off-hours support and responses to instructors questions

Skills you bring

    • 2+ years of instructional design and/or curriculum development experience
    • Demonstrated success in utilizing the most current technologies for online teaching and learning
    • Exceptional project management and collaboration abilities
    • Proven ability to adapt and learn new procedures and software programs
    • Excellent communication skills
    • A passion for helping others succeed
    • Technical content experience in software, security, or data science a plus

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