Position: Instructional Designer (16945)
Company: American University
Location: Washington, D.C.
Description: The Instructional Designer will consult and collaborate with faculty and other stakeholders to develop a quality digital learning experience. Responsibilities include providing one-on-one consultations with faculty, supporting university workshops, and researching and promoting emerging pedagogical innovations and technologies. To do this, a solid understanding of the principles of instructional theory; the ability to identify and test existing and emerging technologies and appropriately apply them to meet the intended learning objectives. The Instructional Designer must be able to effectively convey to faculty the advantages and disadvantages of various pedagogical techniques.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Learning Design, Instructional Systems, Instructional Design, Adult Education, Educational Psychology, or a related field.
1-3 years of relevant experience
Working knowledge of instructional design, course development, and technology associated with creating online and blended learning solutions.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
In-depth knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models to apply trends and best practices in instructional design.
Ability to develop instructional content compliant with Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) and Section 508 Accessibility requirements.
Basic knowledge of visual design skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat); visualizing instructional graphics, the user interface, and the finished product.
Skill using computer programs in the development of training curriculum including word processing, presentation software and learning platform technologies (for example Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Articulate, and Captivate).
See full description and requirements on American University's Careers page.