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Professional Education Learning Designer

Miami University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 20, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development
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Full Time
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ELearning: Professional Education Learning Designer works to enhance Miami University's professional development opportunities as part of the University's Miami Online office. This individual will support the planning, designing, and development of effective learning experiences for a variety of non-credit offerings. This position actively collaborates with individual faculty, programs, and departments and is an integral part of an office engaged in learning design, learning multimedia, learning innovation, and learning technology & support. The ideal candidate in this position brings to it (or demonstrates potential to learn) knowledge of pedagogical theory & amp; best practices for utilizing technology to enhance learning.

Duties include and are not limited to:

  • Communicate and collaborate with faculty in planning courses, selecting appropriate

educational technology, and course delivery strategies.

  • Apply instructional design theories, practice, and methods.
  • Create engaging and effective learning activities and compelling course content in

collaboration with subject matter experts.

  • Analyze and apply trends in learning technologies and instructional design.
  • Serve as a liaison to academic departments to discover and support their Professional

Education needs.

  • Coordinate and complete Professional Education projects.

Required: Bachelor's degree in instructional design, education, communication, media, business, or a closely related field. Demonstrated ability to work with multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with others to accomplish goals; Ability to organize and pay attention to details. Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Consideration may be given to candidates with a Master’s degree, preferably in instructional design, education, communication, media, business, or relevant field; Demonstrated experience in building technologically mediated courses; Experience with Open EdX and/or Canvas; Knowledge of and experience in professional development training; Familiarity with HTML and CSS;  Advanced experience or skill in any of these desired specialties: Learning Design,  Learning Media, Learning Innovation; Learning Technology & amp.

Submit a cover letter and CV to Inquiries may be directed to Kim Cochran at Screening of applicants will begin July 27, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.


As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.  A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.


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