Instructional Designer
Johns Hopkins University Department of Information Technology
United States

Job Req ID: 16641
Instructional Designer
General Summary/Purpose

Reporting to the Instructional Design Manager, this position will provide instructional design, development, and evaluation services to faculty with technology-enhanced instruction that will promote learning technologies for online, blended and face-to-face courses. The candidate will assess instructional design and development learning opportunities/needs and provide individual training and coaching for faculty to meet those needs. The candidate will contribute to faculty development workshops and support residencies that promote teaching, learning, and assessment in areas related to learning strategies, instructional technology, and student learning outcomes. The Instructional Designer will join a team that works collaboratively to support the teaching and learning mission of the University.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Coordinate the development of instructional materials that are functional, informative, and consistent with sound pedagogical and instructional design principles.

Collaborate and consult with faculty on the effective use of Web-based resources, multimedia technologies, and instructional software and systems to improve teaching both online and on-campus.
Serve as project manager leading teams with web developers, technical writers, multimedia specialists, graphic illustrators for the timely development of courses or special projects.
Evaluate the instructional effectiveness of programs, courses, and training products.
Plan, develop and teach faculty and staff workshops and other activities that will promote teaching, learning, and assessment in areas related to learning strategies, instructional technology, and student learning outcomes.
Conduct individual training and coaching for faculty to meet instructional design and development learning opportunities and needs.
Research and evaluate new and emerging technologies, instructional design theories, and approaches and policies for potential application to instructional opportunities.
Create and maintain documentation for faculty and staff on pedagogy, course design, tools and techniques for teaching and learning.
Collaborate and consult with other distance education and instructional technology staff at Johns Hopkins and other universities.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in instructional design, instructional technology, education or related field

Three (3)years of progressively responsible experience in course design and development, faculty training, or program/course assessment/evaluation required.

Advanced degree may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *


Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented team player who is capable of participating in collaborative instructional development processes and activities, is able to work independently, and has strong intellectual and analytical skills.


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Skilled in all instructional design processes: needs assessments, design, development, teaching, implementation, and evaluation/assessment, including developing rubrics.
Extensive knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies
Proven ability to continually adapt and learn new procedures and software
Ability to work collaboratively within an academic community
Experience with training, staff development, and teaching
Ability to interpret client needs and Commitment to customer service
Demonstrated written, presentation, and interpersonal communications skills
Effective negotiation and diplomacy skills
Ability to solve problems in enterprising and proactive ways
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Classified Title: Instructional Designer
Working Title: Instructional Designer
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME
Starting Salary Range: $60,342 min - $83,034; commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00p / 37.5 hrs/wk
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health
Department name: 10001014-Center for Teaching and Learning
Personnel area: School of Public Health

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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