Instructional Designer - 20006554

University of Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 28, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences seeks an experienced, talented instructional designer who wants to contribute to a key strategic initiative in the School.

This is a professional staff position that requires a combination of skills in instructional design, instructional technology, faculty development, and project management. The person hired will develop internal and external relationships. The candidate should be familiar with best practices of online course development, student engagement and deployment.
The instructional designer will consult with faculty about course design and the development of materials for online and hybrid delivery, analyze current online teaching practices, and provide recommendations on teaching strategies and evaluation to improve student learning experiences. Working with faculty and integrating best practices in online learning, he/she will create course development plans, edit course materials, and select appropriate technologies for course development and teaching. An history of experience building online learning objects using a variety of authoring tools is necessary for the successful candidate.

 The position requires strong project management skills to prioritize the needs of faculty members, instructional technologists, and video professionals.

The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in Instructional Design or the equivalent, in addition to five years of relevant experience in online learning, including higher education experience. Experience and demonstrated competence in working with learning management systems/online learning platforms, Web conferencing tools, video post-production, and other multimedia tools, as well as demonstrated high-level interpersonal skills are necessary for success.

3 - 5 years of experience in higher education setting