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As Cornell University's online learning unit, eCornell delivers online professional certificate courses to individuals and organizations around the world. eCornell's learning solutions are personally developed in partnerships between eCornell Instructional Design resources and Cornell faculty with expertise in a wide range of topics, including data analytics, management, marketing, human resources, leadership, and STEM. Students learn in an interactive, small cohort format to gain skills they can immediately apply, while earning a professional certificate from Cornell University. eCornell has offered online learning courses and certificate programs for more than 15 years to more than 130,000 students at more than 2,000 companies.
We are looking for a highly motivated, performance driven individual to be a part of our expanding team. eCornell's Customs Programs Instructional Design Associate works with the eCornell design and development team to create premier online learning solutions drawing upon multimedia, progressive instructional principles, and strong collaboration abilities. They work with eCornell staff and Cornell University faculty to effectively design and develop components of online learning products that meet student needs, internal timelines, and budgets, and are in accordance with eCornell instructional, content, and branding guidelines.
Additionally, you will:
Contribute to the evolution of eCornell's online learning products and development model to meet the changing needs of students while taking advantage of emerging and relevant technologies.
Work with complex source material and detailed development cycles, keeping both the process and the content highly accessible, streamlined, and focused for collaborators and stakeholders.
Apply and leverage multimedia techniques and resources (animations, interactives, video, web 2.0/3.0 features), collaborating with graphic artists and programmers to conceptualize and execute animations, interactives, and/or other multimedia elements.
Effectively and efficiently communicate and collaborate with eCornell internal and contract staff leveraged to execute various course-development tasks.
Conceptualize and create an engaging user experience with components that may include graphical user interface, page layout design, interactivity, and flow.
Provide technical assistance by responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions with online learning products as needed.
Actively engage with learning products created by competitors for benchmarking purposes.
What you will need:
Associates degree plus 2 - 4 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Excellent time and project management skills; proven ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines, ensuring timely delivery.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong collaborative qualities, and the ability to explain technical concepts in non-technical terms to SMEs (subject matter experts) and students.
Excellent editorial skills, including the ability to author course content in a conversational tone and storytelling capabilities.
Proven ability to effectively navigate amidst ambiguity and rapid change; creative, practical troubleshooting skills.
What we offer:
The opportunity to work with a dynamic group of people in a high-growth enterprise unit where employee development is promoted.
A broad set of competitive benefits under the endowed program, including educational opportunities, access to virtual wellness programs, health care options, three weeks of paid vacation, 13 holidays, and superior retirement contributions. https://hr.cornell.edu/benefits-pay
**No VISA sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position. **
This position is located in Ithaca, New York. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the University's decision to limit the number of on-campus employees, the successful applicant will be asked to perform this role remotely at a location of their choice in the United States for a limited time, only until the University can permit more employees to work on campus. Once the University permits more employees to work on campus, the successful applicant will be expected to work on the Ithaca campus, although they may be permitted to perform a portion of their work remotely.
The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholdings for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside New York State.
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Instructional Tech Spec II
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