Reporting to the Instructional Design Manager, this position will provide instructional design, development, and evaluation services to faculty with technology-enhanced instruction that will promote learning technologies for online, blended and face-to-face courses. The candidate will assess instructional design and development learning opportunities/needs and provide individual training and coaching for faculty to meet those needs. The candidate will contribute to faculty development workshops and support residencies that promote teaching, learning, and assessment in areas related to learning strategies, instructional technology, and student learning outcomes. The Instructional Designer will join a team that works collaboratively to support the teaching and learning mission of the University.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate the development of instructional materials that are functional, informative, and consistent with sound pedagogical and instructional design principles.
Collaborate and consult with faculty on the effective use of Web-based resources, multimedia technologies, and instructional software and systems to improve teaching both online and on-campus.
Serve as project manager leading teams with web developers, technical writers, multimedia specialists, graphic illustrators for the timely development of courses or special projects.
Evaluate the instructional effectiveness of programs, courses, and training products.
Plan, develop and teach faculty and staff workshops and other activities that will promote teaching, learning, and assessment in areas related to learning strategies, instructional technology, and student learning outcomes.
Conduct individual training and coaching for faculty to meet instructional design and development learning opportunities and needs.
Research and evaluate new and emerging technologies, instructional design theories, and approaches and policies for potential application to instructional opportunities.
Create and maintain documentation for faculty and staff on pedagogy, course design, tools and techniques for teaching and learning.
Collaborate and consult with other distance education and instructional technology staff at Johns Hopkins and other universities.
Bachelor's Degree in instructional design or instructional/educational technology or in a related professional field.
Three (3) years of experience in the field of instructional/educational technology, including designing, developing, and managing higher education (and/or corporate) technology-based instruction projects and programs. Advanced degree may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented team player who is capable of participating in collaborative instructional development processes and activities, is able to work independently, and has strong intellectual and analytical skills.
In addition, the ideal candidate will have --
Skilled in all instructional design processes: needs assessments, design, development, teaching, implementation, and evaluation/assessment, including developing rubrics.
Extensive knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies.
Proven ability to continually adapt and learn new procedures and software.
Ability to work collaboratively within an academic community.
Experience with training, staff development, and teaching.
Ability to interpret client needs and Commitment to customer service.
Demonstrated written, presentation, and interpersonal communications skills.
Effective negotiation and diplomacy skills.
Ability to solve problems in enterprising and proactive ways.
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Understanding of public health concepts is a plus.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Graduate degree in related field of study preferred.
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