Instructional Coordinators


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+5.9% (as fast as the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Master's degree


What Instructional Coordinators Do

Develop instructional material, coordinate educational content, and incorporate current technology into instruction in order to provide guidelines to educators and instructors for developing curricula and conducting courses. May train and coach teachers. Includes educational consultants and specialists, and instructional material directors.

Other Job Titles Instructional Coordinators May Have

Curriculum Coordinator, Curriculum Director, Curriculum Specialist, Curriculum and Instruction Director, Education Specialist, Instructional Designer, Instructional Systems Specialist, Instructional Technologist, Learning Development Specialist, Program Administrator

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Executive Director ,


I build infrastructure necessary to help cityWILD achieve their mission of engaging diverse youth in personal development, community engagement, and connection to the outdoors. I use the lens of the outdoors and nature to teach leadership skills and self-empowerment.

Program Chair ,

University of Maryland University College

Customer Service -- students, faculty, staff. My success depends on helping others achieve their goals. Project Management -- making sure that courses and curriculum are developed and delivered on schedule, at the required level of quality, and within the resources available to me. Product Design, Delivery, and Management -- overseeing the content of courses in cybersecurity with a management and/or policy emphasis (or both). Quality Management -- assuring the delivery of high quality courses.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Observe work of teaching staff to evaluate performance and to recommend changes that could strengthen teaching skills.
  • Plan and conduct teacher training programs and conferences dealing with new classroom procedures, instructional materials and equipment, and teaching aids.
  • Interpret and enforce provisions of state education codes and rules and regulations of state education boards.
  • Conduct or participate in workshops, committees, and conferences designed to promote the intellectual, social, and physical welfare of students.
  • Advise teaching and administrative staff in curriculum development, use of materials and equipment, and implementation of state and federal programs and procedures.

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