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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Instructional Designer (School of Law) in Atlanta, Georgia

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The official university title for this position is Sr. Instructional Content Developer. Within the School of Law, this position serves as the lead school-wide instructional designer for developing distance and e-learning materials for faculty and students within the School of Law. Works with faculty to develop courses and stand-alone instructional materials for delivery in traditional face-to-face, web-based, and hybrid environments. Conducts training for faculty members seeking to expand knowledge and skills in distance and e-learning. Provides in-person and virtual support to faculty during delivery of instructional materials. Performs related responsibilities as required. This position will initially work on developing and re-developing distance/e-learning instructional materials for the school’s Juris Master (JM) courses and developing stand-alone training modules on select topics, such as orientation.

This position will collaborate on the development of new courses/curricula for the school and help train subject-matter expert faculty members to teach in the distance environment. This position is expected to stay abreast of current developments in distance learning and instructional technology.

Preference will be given to applicants who have:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

  • Experience with Canvas LMS

  • Proficiency with the use of Zoom, Adobe Connect or other similar web conferencing software for webinars and/or instructional sessions

  • Experience with Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, Articulate 360, or similar authoring software

  • Experience designing 508 Compliant instructional materials

  • Basic knowledge of HTML editing and coding

  • Knowledge of current technology applications for instruction, such as use of social media

  • Knowledge of instructional design principles for non-traditional adult learners and fordistance learning including instructional strategies developed from competencies andobjectives, development of learning materials in a variety of formats, and assessment techniques

  • Experience with video capture and editing

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in instructional design, education, or related field and five years of adult education experience OR an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.

  • The ability to manage multiple projects; strong oral and written communication skills; andthe ability to interact with both faculty and staff as part of an interdisciplinary team.

  • Current knowledge on pedagogical issues related to education and technology.

To Apply:

Candidates should complete include a resume and cover letter specifically detailing how their qualifications and experience meet the preferences listed above.

Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 74065

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Law

Department School of Law

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta