eLearning: Learning Designer to work to enhance the Miami educational experience as part of the eLearning department at Miami University. Whether a course is 1% or 100% online, this individual supports the planning, designing, and developing of effective learning experiences. This position actively collaborates with individual faculty, programs, and departments to support their digital and innovative learning needs. The Learning Designer is an integral team member of an eLearning department that is engaged in learning design, learning multimedia, learning innovation, and learning technology & support across the university.
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
Work as part of a team, plan faculty development, and support faculty in effectively utilizing technology in teaching
Prepare training and support resources as needed for a variety of instructional technology tools
Serve as a liaison to academic departments to discover and support their eLearning needs
Coordinate and complete eLearning projects
Other duties as assigned
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
Master’s degree, preferably in instructional design, education, communication, media, business, or relevant field
Demonstrated experience in building technologically mediated courses
Knowledge of and experience in education (preferably higher education)
Teaching experience, whether online, hybrid, or face-to-face
Ability to train one-on-one and in a group setting
Advanced experience or skill in any of these desired specialties:
Learning Design: advanced knowledge of developing fully online programs, courses, and equipping faculty; experience leading instructional design teams; advanced knowledge of hybrid teaching & learning; advanced experience in faculty development/training; project management
Learning Media: Advanced post-production or graphic design or other advanced media skills
Learning Innovation: Learning analytics or research in teaching & learning with technology; experience with innovation (in either education, business, communication, or other settings)
Learning Technology & Support: Advanced instructional technology use and/or support; information technology management; emerging technologies, project management, advanced LMS administration experience or user support
Submit a cover letter, resume and sample of your work to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/495945. Direct inquiries to Ben Kitchen at firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applicants will begin September 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
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Internal Number: 495945
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”