The NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research is committed to creating new knowledge about the root causes of poverty, developing evidence-based interventions to address its consequences, and rapidly translating research findings into action through policy and best practices.
We are looking to hire a talented and motivated individual to serve as a full-time Instructional Design Associate. Reporting to the Assistant Director, Clinical Education and Innovation Department, the Instructional Design Associate will be responsible for the development and dissemination of online self-learning modules through the Learning Management System. The institute is invested in adult self-learning with regards to poverty alleviation, the dissemination of behavioral health best practices, and translating knowledge into practice.
Work closely with the Learning Management System Manager on identifying, designing, and disseminating e-courses
Utilize adult learning theory and other industry-recognized instructional design practices to develop online training content
Work with behavioral health (subject matter) experts to translate content into online self-learning modules using Articulate Software
Track online learner progress, manage content dissemination and learner enrollment, and track user data within the Learning Management System
Project management of content development for ongoing Learning Management projects
Assist in developing a strategic plan for the development and promotion of the Learning Management System
Collaboratively create and deliver new offerings for future dissemination
Recruit and contract with specific consultants as necessary to complete content development
Collaborate with the Global Learning and Innovation Team at NYU and/or other consultants as needed
Master's degree in Educational Technology or Instructional Design preferred
Minimum of 3-5 years' relevant experience
Must have experience developing original self-paced eLearning content for adult learners
Good understanding of adult learning principles and current best practices and trends in eLearning
Excellent communication, collaboration, project management, and problem-solving skills
Experience working with subject matter experts
Excellent computer/application skills along with an understanding of current eLearning development tools (Articulate Storyline, Articulate Rise, iSpring, etc.)
Experience setting up courses and tracking data within a learning management system
Graphic design experience a plus
Interested applicants should attach a detailed cover letter and resume/CV. Please include a portfolio or work samples in your application as well.
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