Instructor Requirements

Online instructors represent The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the mission of BYU-Idaho and BYU-Pathway Worldwide. They guide students to become capable disciple leaders in their personal and professional lives.

Time and Compensation

Online instructors spend roughly 10 hours per week in a typical course. Instructors with a master's degree or higher will be compensated at a rate of $1,075 per credit and instructors with a bachelor's degree will receive $975 per credit. 

Curriculum

Online curriculum is pre-developed by BYU-Idaho faculty and instructional designers. Within the framework of this curriculum, online instructors create an inviting, student focused, learning environment that fosters learning by study and by faith. Typically instructors do not do live video lectures. 

Training

Prior to teaching, new instructors complete an online instructor training experience. This paid, asynchronous training prepares instructors to facilitate a student-centered learning experience online, including the BYU-Idaho Learning Model and best practices in online teaching. 


Requirements

  1. Good standing within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

  2. Master’s degree or higher (unless otherwise stated in the job posting).

  3. State residency where BYU-Idaho and BYU-Pathway Worldwide have permission to hire (see state residency requirements).

  4. Online and/or classroom teaching experience is preferred but not required.

  5. Work experience in a related field is preferred.

  6. Current part-time employees of any entity of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints may not teach online in addition to their current The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints employment.

  7. Retirees of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints entities are not eligible.


State Residency Requirements

At this time, BYU-Idaho and BYU-Pathway Worldwide have permission to hire in the following states

Current Hiring States:
Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming, and Pennsylvania.

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BYU-Idaho and BYU-Pathway Worldwide are currently not approved to hire remote instructors from your state. Complete our survey to receive updates as new states are added.

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