Where Should I Search for Jobs Online?
For example, you could use the search query: Instructional design job in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, read this Google blog post.
In addition, the following online resources may help you in your search for the perfect job in the IDT field:
Let's learn more about resources specific to the IDT field.
IDT Job Boards
The following list of IDT-specific job boards and employment websites may help in your job search. Note, however, that organizations within the corporate sector frequently post IDT-related jobs to general employment websites (e.g., LinkedIn, Indeed) rather than to employment sites specific to the IDT field. These jobs can be found through a Google search or through the general employment websites. Note that data about the number of job postings on each website is from January 2020 and is provided as a general reference; please visit each website for up-to-date information.
eLearning Industry Job Board
Number of postings: 110
Description: eLearning Industry is a networking and publishing company that focuses on eLearning in the corporate sector.
The eLearning Guild Job Board
Number of postings: 32
Description: The eLearning Guild Job Board displays instructional design and eLearning jobs for the corporate sector.
Description: Upwork is a freelancing platform for people to hire freelancer and find freelance work. Although not specific to the IDT field, this is a great tool for people interested in part-time, remote, or contract work within the creative industry.
LXD Connect is a subgroup of ProductHive that helps learning experience designers in Utah to network and learn from each other. The group announces free meetups and job postings in its Slack channel.
HigherEdJobs - Instructional Technology and Design
Number of job postings: 59,000 total; 284 in the Instructional Technology and Design section
Description: More than 1.5 million people use HigherEdJobs each month to look for higher education jobs, news, and career advice.
Number of postings: Over 19,000
Description: The ChronicleVitae is an online careers hub and job board for higher education.
Description: The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) job board has job postings for tens of thousands of higher education jobs, including jobs in the IDT field.
AERA Job Board
Number of postings: 62
Description: The American Educational Research Association (AERA) posts jobs about educational research.
Description: The American Statistical Association (ASA) is a community of statisticians seeking to promote and advance the profession.
AEA Career Center
Description: The American Evaluation Association (AEA) is a professional association that focuses on a variety of forms of evaluation.
K12 Job Spot
Number of postings: 55,208 total
Description: Job Spot helps educators find teaching, administrative, and other jobs in the K-12 sector.
Number of postings: 52,891 total
Description: School Spring is a popular employment website with job postings from the K-12 sector.
Higher Education and K-12
Number of postings: 1,031
Description: The Association for Educational Communications and Technology job board has jobs in categories that include the following:
Number of postings: 668
Description: The International Society for Technology in Education job board has job postings for educational technology careers in academia.
Number of postings: 400
Description: EdSurge is an education news organization that has a job board for jobs in the academic, corporate, and non-profit sectors.