(OPS) Instructional Design Assistant

Tallahassee, FL
Aug 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 42280

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


The Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (FCR-STEM) in the Learning Systems Institute at the Florida State University More information about FCR-STEM can be found at http://www.fcrstem.org/


Support the instructional design team by updating self-paced, online modules using Articulate Storyline 360 (SL360) in a fast-paced development environment. Primary duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Track tasks in Microsoft SharePoint
Use SL360 to open existing projects
Use SL360 to import translation files
Use SL360 to reformat on-screen text as needed
Use SL360, MS Word, and Adobe Acrobat Pro to generate accessible versions of text content from each module
Follow all project guidelines and specifications for procedures, accessibility, Articulate Storyline 360, media use, instructional design, and visual design
Use SL360, Adobe Photoshop, Audacity, etc., to edit images, audio, and video as needed
Conduct quality control evaluations of all products before sending review requests
Use SL360: Publish to Articulate Review
Collaborate with the ID Team Lead, subject matter experts (SMEs), reviewers, translators, and colleagues to request and clarify review feedback
Use SL360 to make all requested revisions
Use SL360 to publish for the web
Regularly communicate with and seek help from the ID Team Lead
Share ideas for improving processes or products
Other duties as assigned


A high school diploma/equivalency and must be a current college student or recent college graduate.
E-Learning design and development experience
Strong English communication skills, excellent attention to detail, and ability to learn new technologies quickly.
Current college students or recent graduates in instructional systems and learning technologies (ISLT) are preferred
Proficiency with eLearning authoring software preferred (especially Articulate Storyline 2 or Articulate 360)
Strong visual/graphic design skills
Strong instructional design skills
Excellent quality assurance and quality control in personal work products
Ability to collaborate effectively on project teams, especially with subject matter experts
Ability to juggle multiple development tasks at the same time
Excellent organization and time management skills
Proficiency with office applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint required.
Proficiency with audio editing software preferred (e.g. Audacity)
Proficiency with video/image capture software preferred (e.g. Camtasia, Snagit)
Proficiency communicating via web-based systems and basic software applications
E-Learning design and development experience


Current college students or recent graduates in instructional systems and learning technologies (ISLT).
Proficiency with graphics applications including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, or their equivalent.

Other Information

Ability to work between 15-20 hours per week on a regular schedule. The FCR-STEM instructional design team is located at the FSU Research Foundation in Innovation Park, which features free parking and an FSU bus stop right outside.

Contact Info

Robert Lengacher, Instructional Design Lead (Assistant in Research) Email: rlengacher@lsi.fsu.edu

Anticipated Salary Range

$10.00 an hour

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.

Soft Money Funded Position

This is a soft money funded position, with renewal based on available funds and the needs of the University.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act, http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=benefits/insurance/insurance_home&ops=1.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf