Instructional Designer for medical & clinical engineering eLearning projects (temporary remote opportunity) Location:
UM System - Columbia Full/Part Time:
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The University of Missouri System (UM System) consists of system administration and four universities: The University of Missouri-Columbia, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Missouri University of Science and Technology, the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and all of their component parts, including MU Health, MU Extension and UM Engagement. It has a unique mission to advance the opportunities for success and well-being for Missouri, the nation, and the world through transformative teaching, research, innovation, engagement, and inclusion.
Missouri Online | UM System Office of eLearning supports each of the four universities in providing vision and leadership regarding excellence, quality and scale in academic program services for online and digital education. Through the provision of these services, and led by world-class faculty and staff, the Office of eLearning strives to deliver high-quality, interactive, convenient and engaging learning experiences for a globally diverse student body.
This position is funded through the State of Missouri for a set duration of time (till June 2022) and will be part of a bigger temporary Instructional Designer team, working together on this project. The Instructional Designer will be responsible for working with subject-matter experts to develop and launch engaging, top-notch eLearning courses and certificate programs for credit and non-credit including end-to-end development of highly effective eLearning materials for MU Engineering and MU Extension. A team of instructional/graphic designers will work together to meet the grant objectives.
Subject-matter curriculum and content development includes topics in the medical and clinical engineering areas such as information technology and networking design for healthcare, radiology imaging essentials, bio-medical healthcare, radiographic fluoroscopy, healthcare provider customer care, and other related fileds.
Missouri Online | UM System Office of eLearning considers alternative work arrangements (e.g., remote work), depending on the situation and ability to successfully achieve expectations.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
- Work directly with faculty and other experts through the design, development and launch of educational programs. Apply instructional designer techniques through the coordination and development of content and curriculum including scripting, storyboarding, media acquisition, online simulations, scenarios and interactions, and video production. Pursue a deep understanding of the desired learning outcomes to assist with ensuring optimal curriculum development.
- Perform needs analysis and project scoping to establish a plan for delivering the end product within budget and by established deadlines. Identify learning objectives, create assessment strategies, map content, and define learner activity types to effectively change learner behavior.
- Provide contemporary educational adult learner strategies, pedagogical and curricular consultation, ensuring educational assessment principles are applied.
- Apply instructional design techniques to build conceptual and detailed curriculum and course design plans for complex learning initiatives.
- Perform graphic design work including create graphics, templates and interactive tools to enhance the learning outcome. May develop and edit videos for educational purposes.
- Utilize various platforms including Canvas, Articulate, InDesign, and Adobe Creative Suite authoring tools, best practices, and current thinking from educational technology trends to create highly effective, engaging learning experiences.
- As with all positions, involvement with other duties and responsibilities may be expected in order to support the mission and purpose of the University of Missouri.
- A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least three years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
- A Bachelor's degree in instructional design, instructional technology. media design or educational technology (or related field of discipline and at least two years of experience in adult education/training development, online teaching and learning, instructional technologies or closely related field which demonstrates experience in curriculum development and design in online and/or hybrid environments.
- Graduate certificate or Master’s degree in Adult Education, Instructional Design, Learning Technologies or closely related field.
- Experience working in a learning management system and/or other educational technology applications for corporate or in high education, including using learning technologies to support educational objectives.
- Graphic design skills a plus.
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
This opening is classified as a GGS Grade: 10 / Instructional Designer III
Internal applicants can determine their current GGS Grade by accessing their Talent Profile in myHR.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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