Instructional Coordinators

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What do they do?

Develop instructional material, coordinate educational content, and incorporate current technology in specialized fields that provide guidelines to educators and instructors for developing curricula and conducting courses. Includes educational consultants and specialists, and instructional material directors.

Also known as:

Career Technical Supervisor, Curriculum and Assessment Director, Curriculum and Instruction Director, Curriculum Coordinator, Curriculum Director, Curriculum Facilitator, Curriculum Specialist, Curriculum Supervisor, Education Specialist, Educational Specialist, Instructional Coach, Instructional Systems Specialist, Literacy Specialist, Professional Development Director, Program Administrator, School Standards Coach, Technology Coordinator

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Instructional Coordinators in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Instructional Coordinators is projected to grow 6 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For All United States:

  • 6.3%

    Percent Change

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  • 18,600

    Annual Projected Job Openings

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Typical College Majors

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (9.5%)
  • Master's degree (41.8%)
  • Bachelor's degree (30.3%)
  • Associate's degree (5.4%)
  • Some college, no degree (7.3%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (5.4%)
  • Less than high school diploma (0.3%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Evaluate performance of educational staff.
  • Train staff members.
  • Enforce rules or policies governing student behavior.
  • Serve on institutional or departmental committees.
  • Advise educators on curricula, instructional methods, or policies.
  • Collaborate with other agencies and institutions to coordinate educational matters.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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