Education Design Coordinator

California, United States
Thursday, 28 January 2021
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Sunday, 28 March 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The Stanford University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education (SCCME) program promotes continuous improvement in patient health care by providing physicians and other health care professionals with high quality, evidence-based educational activities focusing on advances in medicine, new medical technology, biomedical research, and changes in the health care environment. The overall goal of the program is to augment physician knowledge, enhance competence and performance in practice, and ultimately improve patient outcomes. To learn more about our educational programs, please visit us at 

The Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education is seeking an Education Coordinator. The Education Design Coordinator, reporting to the Education Design and Assessment Associate, will work alongside Stanford faculty and staff to create and implement meaningful and engaging learning experiences for clinicians around the world. 

Duties include:

  • In collaboration with the Education Design and Assessment Associate, consult with directors in the development of resources, seminars, courses, or workshops to create unique and impactful learning experiences. 
  • Develop learning objectives for continuing education activities
  • Design instructional experiences for the department.
  • Participate in the development of content according to best practices in instructional design and in compliance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and American Medical Association (AMA) accreditation criteria
  • Implement innovative approaches to the field of continuing education/continuing professional development.
  • Propose design decisions based on learning science
  • Create scripts or production-ready storyboards. 
  • Provide guidance about how the end product of continuing education activities will be structured.
  • Work with faculty and staff to facilitate evaluation of CME activities to identify if they have successfully achieved their learning outcomes.
  • Partner with clients and educational partners by identifying appropriate course evaluation methods

* - Other duties may also be assigned


  • Knowledge of instructional design methodologies, pedagogical issues, and best practices for classroom, online and hybrid learning.
  • Understanding of adult learning principles.
  • A high degree of social facility in obtaining cooperation and support from a broad range of faculty, staff and individuals at all levels both within and outside the institution.
  • Ability to plan, design, develop, and evaluate engaging multimedia learning/training objects.
  • Graduate degree
  • Proficiency with of Qualtrics, Smartsheets, Miro, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.


  • Demonstrated effectiveness in consulting with business partners and subject matter experts to assess learning needs and recommend sound solutions.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in applying instructional design theory, models, and best practices.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using instructional design tools such as learning project plans, design documents, learning hierarchies, storyboards, prototypes, etc. 
  • Ability to clearly and succinctly convey learning content in a manner that engages learners and improves retention rates.
  • Demonstrated application of adult learning principles and methods.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience in industry standard tools such as authoring tools, digital, graphics media, audio, animation and video production tools to create impactful courses.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate the effectiveness of learning materials. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently.


  • None


  • Frequently stand/walk, sit, use a computer; use a telephone, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally reach/work above shoulders, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp forcefully, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, write by hand, sort/file paperwork.
  • Rarely kneel/crawl, operate foot and/or hand controls.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


  • Travel on campus to schools/units

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4631
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: H
  • Requisition ID: 88295