Maryville University is accepting applications for a Learning Designer within the School of Adult and Online Education. The successful candidate will become part of an established learning design team responsible for partnering with faculty and Subject Matter Experts (SME's) to design and develop online course materials centered in student engagement and instructionally sound learning practices. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff and students.
Rapidly design and develop interactive, competency or performance-based learning and professional development
Ensure learning experiences that fully meet the needs of students, faculty, and/or clients, while adhering to the standards of Maryville University
Provide technical and pedagogical assistance throughout the design, development and implementation of online courses
Participate in the full course life cycle
Work closely with internal and external partners to design learning experiences for varied audiences
Develop learning experiences through writing, editing, creating, and updating content, imagery, and interactive learning components
Consult with University personnel and partners to determine learning needs
Research, recommend, and test appropriate media and methods for learning
Participate in the review/evaluation/assessment process to determine course effectiveness
Other relevant duties as assigned
Important: Please include an unofficial transcript with application as well as a link to portfolio on resume/CV or upload via Supporting Documents link in application.
Proven instructional design and development experience within the area of professional development, workforce education, and online training
Proven effective experience working and consulting with subject matter experts and all levels of internal and external partners
Strong understanding of the principles of UI and UX as it relates to the development of learning experiences.
Knowledge of current techniques, tools and procedures used in the design, development, and evaluation of technology-enhanced and online courses and programs
Proven ability to lead and develop projects throughout the full project life cycle (concept-storyboard-final product)
Ability to lead sessions with SMEs and stakeholders to analyze needs and map business requirements to learning programs; comfortable creating design documents that will achieve the defined program needs
Demonstrated experience and advanced knowledge of graphic design elements and tools appropriate for online instruction
Demonstrated advanced experience developing e-learning solutions using common authoring tools (for example, Articulate, Captivate, Photoshop, Presenter)
Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment with deadlines
Adheres to timelines and project management processes that support development
Prior experience working with audio/video producers, e-learning developers, and third-party vendors
Experience working with inclusive and diverse content and populations
Needs assessment, gap analysis, content alignment (matching instructional strategies to expected learning outcomes), content creation and curation, formative and summative feedback
Ability to lead sessions with SMEs and stakeholders to analyze needs and map business requirements to learning programs
Strong, effective written and oral communication skills with a demonstrated ability to produce clearly written learning materials and articulate key concepts in a clear, succinct manner
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work collaboratively
Strong research, content analysis, and content preparation skills
Solid foundation in instructional design, adult learning theory, and universal design
Must be enterprising, diplomatic, and proactive at solving problems
Proven ability to continually adapt and learn new procedures and software programs
Working knowledge of HTML and CSS and current online development tools
Bachelor's degree in instructional design or related area
3-5 years in an instructional design role with progressive responsibility
Master's degree in instructional design or related area
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.
Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.
Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.
Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution more than 6,000 students. Maryville offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the last two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 20 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in West St. Louis County.