Instructional Designer

NursingABC and Portage Learning - Chippewa Township, Pennsylvania - Full time

Key Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function(s).

Design exercises and activities in conjunction with course authors that enhance the learning process.

Create and locate supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, gamification, etc.) to be used within the LMS.

Evaluate new educational applications and software programs that would enhance course development and/or delivery from the faculty and/or student perspective.

Review existing curriculum looking for areas of improvement and enhancement.

Building courses within the Canvas LMS and discovering/implementing Canvas features for innovation in course design.

Implement feedback provided by faculty related to course content changes and improvements.

Research new innovations in both learning design and education.

Support Academic Team’s initiatives to align course goals and educational activities and assignments.

Provide guidance and expert advice to management and other departments on technical, systems or process related topics.

Stay current with new technologies in the field through research, conferences, podcasts, webinars, and trade publications.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge/Skills Required:

Excellent working knowledge of educational and learning theories and models.

Experience in designing/converting curriculum to online format.

Skilled in the use of Learning Management Systems (ideally, Canvas).

High capacity for creative thinking and developing ideas for additional visuals, evaluations, activities for current and new courses.

Cooperative – works well in collaboration with content experts; come along side course authors with creative suggestions and ideas, rather than trying to dominate or take the lead on the project.

Excellent communication (written, verbal, listening and public speaking) skills.

Must be service oriented with a focus on helping others.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Qualifications (Education Requirements/Experience):

An undergraduate or graduate degree in Instructional Design or related field.

2 years experience preferred but not required.

Demonstrated agreement with the stated mission, philosophy, values and goals of NursingABC.

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Experience Level

Entry Level

NursingABC and Portage Learning

At NursingABC and Portage Learning our mission is to bridge the gap to educational opportunities. We believe this commitment to the individual student is founded on our core values as a company. We fulfill our mission and purpose through service, integrity, adaptability, and care.

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