Moodle Instructional Designer at Karatina University – May 2024

Moodle Instructional Designer

Basic Salary for this position is between Kshs. 108,714 by Kshs. 4,250 to Kshs. 155,461

Job Description for Moodle Instructional Designer

  • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of the e-learning systems.
  • Work with advocacy staff to develop strategies and plans to enhance client services, improve user effectiveness, and foster innovation in e-learning.
  • Ensure the creation and maintenance of all written documentation, including system and user manuals, license agreements, and documentation of modifications and upgrades.
  • Develops engaging and effective online learning materials for the ODEL platform.
  • Applies adult learning principles and instructional design models.
  • Converts classical course content into palatable material for electronic and distance learning.
  • Creates multimedia content (e.g., videos, simulations, interactive exercises).
  • Writes clear and concise learning objectives and assessments.
  • Collaborates with subject matter experts to develop course content.
  • Conducts user testing for course improvement.
  • Manages collaboration softwares and advises the university on licensing models.
  • Stays updated on the latest trends in online learning technologies.

Job Requirements for Appointment

  • Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, ICT or a related field (preferred).
  • At least 3 years post masters experience in instructional design for online learning environments.
  • Strong understanding of learning principles and instructional design models.
  • Proven experience with learning management systems (LMS) and content authoring softwares/tools.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to translate complex subject matter into engaging learning experiences.
  • Experience with multimedia development tools (a plus).
  • Any other professional qualifications will be an added advantage.

Submit Your Application

All applicants are required to submit their applications online through the jobs portal link ( available on the University website (under the careers section). In addition, applicants MUST submit a continuously scanned copy of the application via email ([email protected]) with the subject clearly stating the job title and the reference number (e.g. Lecturer – Linguistics (KarU/HR/LEC/2024). The application should contain a detailed curriculum vitae indicating academic qualifications, professional experience, leadership and management roles, membership of professional associations, email address and telephone contacts, evidence of publications and research grants, copies of academic certificates and other relevant documents.

Interested applicants should submit their applications and address their correspondences to the undersigned so as to be received on or before Monday 27th May, 2024.


The Vice Chancellor

Karatina University

P.O. Box 1957- 10101



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