Instructional Designer

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Job Description Summary:

It is the academic mission of the George Washington University’s School of Business (GWSB) to be a preeminent business school recognized for scholarly research, teaching excellence, innovative curricula and focus on the responsible management of organizations in the global environment.

As part of its mission, GWSB utilizes state-of-the-art techniques and media to create engaging online courses that promote real-world experiences and active learning in degree and certificate programs. GWSB is searching for an Instructional Designer with graphic design experience. This position collaborates regularly with university faculty to plan for and design online courses, including, but not limited to, finalizing course goals and learning objectives, course alignment and outline, and plans for the use of media in the course. The position develops and facilitates the development of all course content, including course media, assessments, grading tools, learning activities, readings, and other course materials. The position may participate in the course review process, ensuring that all courses meet quality standards and that these standards are incorporated into the design of each course.

This position reports to the Senior Instructional Designer. The position has no direct reports but may schedule, train, and supervise student workers in their roles as instructional design assistants.
The primary focus of this position is to design, develop, and produce new online courses, and improve existing ones as a team member in GWSB’s Office of Instructional Design.

Key responsibilities:

Work with other members of the instructional design team to implement the application of new knowledge and improved methods in course development.

Build and assist in the design of courses in the Blackboard Learning Management System.

Build digital materials that promote active learning, with instructional activities linked to explicit learning objectives using Articulate 360, graphic design software, and Vyond animation software.

Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.

Knowledge of Quality Matters or Quality Scorecard. Quality Matters certification preferred.

At least one year of professional experience with course design software including Articulate 360 Storyline and Vyond.

Professional experience working with faculty in a university setting.

Experience with a Learning Management System for the development of learning content; familiarity with BlackBoard preferred.

Professional experience using HTML and Adobe Suite (Photoshop and InDesign) to create instructional materials used in an online environment.

Graphic Design experience is a plus.

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Instructional Design or Instructional Technology.

Typical Hiring Range $52151 - $71734 How is pay for new employees determined at GW? II. JOB DETAILS

Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. College/School/Department: School of Business (SB) Family Academic Technology Sub-Family Academic Instructional Design Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9AM-6PM; some nights and weekends Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:

Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S008052 Job Open Date: 03/05/2019 Job Close Date: 04/02/2019 If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Briefly describe your relevant experience using Articulate 360, graphic design software, and Vyondanimation software.

    (Open Ended Question)

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  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 3/16/2019
    Application Due: 3/28/2019
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