(Our Daily Bread University)


As the Learning technologist and Instructional Designer, you will work closely with several team members including other IDs, Learning Technologists, Quality Reviewer and Graphic Designers etc. to ensure development of online learning support.


 What You’ll Do:

  1. Collaborate with SMEs to design superior online courses that are supported by research-based best practices in online learning.
  2. Work with SMEs to establish learning outcomes and alignment of content and assessment to those learning outcomes.
  3. Collaborate with SMEs to design relevant assessments that align with course learning objectives.
  4. Suggest relevant open educational resources and appropriate instructional methods for online content delivery.
  5. Document design decisions and assist with preparing documentation for partner approval as appropriate.
  6. Build and set up a course within a learning management system (LMS), leveraging a variety of tools (including LTIs) and coding languages (such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript)  to deliver engaging learning experiences according to project briefs
  7. Have strict adherence to a provided style guide.
  8. Build all content, discussion boards, assignments, tests, and quizzes in the LMS
  9. Ensure the course display is consistent throughout
  10. Ensure all aspects of the coursework properly (hyperlinks, videos, 3rd party integrations)
  11. Ability to master new technologies in short timeframes
  12. Ability to multi-task while meeting deadlines and quality standards
  13. Willingness to embrace the unknown, be flexible and to continually explore and learn in a changing environment


What You Need to Get the Job Done

  • Preferred: Advanced degree in Education, Instructional Technology, Instructional Design or related field.
  • Current, in-depth knowledge of instructional design and learning theory.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with Subject Matter Experts for online course development.
  • Proven leadership in developing courses characterised by innovation in instructional design.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a history of positive results achieved collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead through influence across complex organisational structures.
  • Experience with existing quality standards for course design (e.g., Quality Matters).
  • Competency in various LMS systems.


What Will Make Us REALLY Love You

  • A proven track record of working with partners to create engaging and effective online courses.
  • Ability to establish a collaborative and collegial relationship with subject matter experts (SMEs) while still moving projects forward and meeting project deadlines.
  • Expert in online learning, instructional design and technology, adult learning theory, and pedagogy to support course development.
  • Strong organisational skills, excellent follow-through, and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills.
  • Background in Learner Experience Design.
  • Expertise in competency-based learning.
  • Superior knowledge of available open educational resources (OERs).
  • Quality assurance training and certification (QM, OSCQR, other).
  • Post-secondary teaching and learning experience.


Other Requirements

  • Committed, born-again Christian.
  • Commitment to continued growth in Bible Engagement practices.
  • Willingness to work / travel to the Chennai office and within the country as needed or required.
  • Pastoral reference & Character reference is a must


Location – Prefreably in Chennai, but exceptions can be made for the right candiadate.


This is a two-part application process. You will submit your resume and answer the initial application questions. You will be asked if you are open to completing a learning technology and Learning experience assessment. If you are willing, we will provide you with a course shell to complete the task. Both parts of the application must be completed to be considered for the position.

If you think your skillset fits this opportunity, please send your updated resume to hr.india@odb.org