Temporary Instructional Designer

Chicago, Cook County
Jan 15, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Instructional Design

Location: Chicago, IL
Office Building/Campus: Chicago- 350 Orleans
Home Department: Academic Development
Position Type: Staff Position


Founded in 2009, TCS Education System is a nonprofit enterprise built on the premise that business success and social impact need not be mutually exclusive. Operating as an efficient business with a mission clearly rooted in advancing the greater good, the system includes: a network of specialized institutions that offer an effective approach to higher education; early childhood and K-12 schools that deliver progressive, evidence-based curriculum to change the face of childhood education in our nation; a foundation that attracts charitable contributions to support our schools and their social change endeavors; and more. Our ongoing business success coupled with our social change mission unifies our organization and distinguishes TCS Education System from any other educational system today.

We are currently searching for a Temporary Instructional Designer to join our Chicago Office.

The Temporary Instructional Designer will also support and work with the Instructional Design team by reviewing courses in the LMS system to ensure smooth design. Tentative assignment dates are from January 8, 2014 - February 21, 2014.

Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

Appraise course creation quality in terms of design, writing, editing; identify and provide for corrective action when needed.

Adhere to design and production schedules.

Assist in completing all phases of the design process, including the use of applications such as Flash when needed.

Edit course design and content in already created courses.

Remain current and have a thorough understanding of the latest industry technology tools and trends in online education.

Position Requirements

One to two years working in an Learning Management System (LMS), preferably Canvas.

One to two years in instructional design and revision preferred.

Excellent project management skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to work effectively on a team.

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

For more information about TCS Education System and our affiliates visit www.tcsedsystem.org.

TCS Education System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.