Digital Prospectors Instructional Design Consultant in Newton, Massachusetts

Instructional Design Consultant

Newton, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Chris Howgate at

Phone: 603-772-2700

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Job Title: Instructional Design Consultant

Location : Greater Boston, MA

Duration: 25-35 hours per week


This role has 2 openings, one ending Mid May and the other at the end of August. Manager is ok with candidates having worked on other LMS systems. Candidate can work remote but must be able to come to the university a couple of times during the project.

Our client is seeking a temporary instructional designer to assist faculty members in designing and developing online courses. We are looking for an individual who has experience designing and developing fully-online courses, with experience in higher education, and particularly with experience working directly with faculty members. We require individuals who can quickly adapt to their internal processes and culture and provide faculty members with robust support. The instructional designer will be assisting faculty members in the design, development, and implementation of 11 courses (8 for early May launch and 3 for late August launch). Our client will provide substantial onboarding related to their culture and processes as well as resources to learn unfamiliar technologies.


  • 3-5 years of experience in instructional design with the higher education environment

  • Experience working directly with faculty members

  • Experience designing online and/or hybrid courses

  • Deep knowledge of learning outcomes development and instructional alignment

  • Experience using the Canvas Learning Management System

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Phone: 603-772-2700