Instructional Designer, Penn Dental Medicine - Online Education & Learning Technologies

Job description

Job location: Dental School-Evans Building

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-12
Req: JR00029076
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Instructional Designer, Penn Dental Medicine - Online Education & Learning Technologies

Job Profile Title

Online Training Specialist

Job Description Summary

The Instructional Designer for Penn Dental Medicinel's Onlined Education & Learning Technologies team provides expert advice to faculty and instructional staff, as well as promotes increased understanding of, and support for the use of enterprise-class academic technologies at the School.

Job Description

The Instructional Designer position serves as a technical mentor and guide to faculty in applying technology to the instructional processes in a blended learning environment. Responsibilities include: prioritization and handling of multiple projects of a technical nature and accountability for delivering work by prescribed deadlines while adapting to change in a fast-paced environment; helping to administer the full life cycle of training initiatives including course designs and training material development, delivery, maintenance; and active contributor to the success of the School’s online learning and flipped-classroom initiatives by demonstrating professionalism, enthusiasm and superior client service. This individual will contribute to PDM's knowledge base; participate in committees, focus and pilot groups, and project teams as assigned.

Bachelor's degree and 3 to 5 years experience required. Excellent communications skills and a strong grasp of educational technology related applications are of critical importance. Optional but beneficial skills include: the ability to lead hands-on and web based instruction; developing Train-the-Trainer workshops, and experience in facilitating traditional and alternative forms of assessment in higher education (e.g. electronic exams, web-based proctored evaluations, etc.).

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Dental Medicine

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

Affirmative Action Statement 
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/13/2021
Application Due: 5/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time