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Job Standard for Instructional Designer/Facilitator

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 Instructional Designer/Facilitator Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75628
  • Pay Grade: P8
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Senior
  • Family: Academic Programs
  • Function: Instructional Services


Develop, market, and support the delivery of non-credit programs for private business and industry, government, and non-profit sector clients.

Level Scope

Recognized subject matter expert who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field with limited oversight from managers. Independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; requires deep job knowledge of area typically obtained through higher education combined with experience.  Manages large projects or processes and problems faced are difficult and often complex; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy. Influences others regarding policies, practices and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree and 5 years of professional experience or equivalent relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience with budget development and management
  • 2-3 years outside sales and/or marketing experience
  • 1-2 years’ experience providing high quality professional development instruction
  • Experience conducting accurate needs assessments
  • Knowledge of supervisor, leadership and managerial skills and experience in a position as a supervising manager

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Instructional Designer/Facilitator must:

  • Build and maintain partnerships with high level decision-makers in a variety of organizations
  • Coordinate development of curriculum for non-credit courses and programs
  • Facilitate Executive level coaching and consultation
  • Promote development of a facilitator cadre (Boise State employees and contractors)
  • Develop proposals that meet the identified learning needs
  • Develop schedules for customized/partner classes, including scheduling of appropriate instructors
  • Consult with executive level clients for determining custom coaching needs
  • Assist with the identification and recruitment of employees, adjunct and contract instructors
  • Deliver select courses as needed to support client needs and instructor availability

35% of Time the  Instructional Designer/Facilitator

  • Determined by department needs

5% of Time the  Instructional Designer/Facilitator

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable for Instructional Designer/Facilitator

Career Path

Instructional Design Analyst

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.