Senior Instructional Designer

Massachusetts, United States
10 Jun 2020
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10 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

SENIOR INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNERSloan School of Management-Instructional Technology and AV Support Services (ITSS), to join the team responsible for improving teaching and learning in the classroom, online, and blended learning environments. Will serve as the primary administrator of the LMS platform for Sloan-degree courses; ensure courses and enrollments are provisioned each semester; integrate and maintain third-party (e.g., Panopto, EvalKit,, etc.) and custom tools that use LTI and API frameworks; coordinate efforts to maintain LMS and course site standards using industry best practices and local/Institute-wide requirements; work on a variety of projects aimed to improve teaching and learning at Sloan (residential, online, and blended programs); collaborate with and guide faculty and key partners to incorporate instructional design methodology into their curriculum by way of redesigning course materials, activities, and assessments to improve learning outcomes and enhance the student experience; and lead instructional design projects, provide instructional design guidance, and spearhead the development of content to be incorporated into Canvas LMS. 

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED bachelor’s degree in a related field; at least five years of relevant experience; strong demonstrated technical skills using Canvas LMS, Zoom; Panopto, Macintosh and PC platforms, Camtasia, or similar technologies in a teacher role; demonstrated experience using learning management systems or course management systems; knowledge of and/or experience with authoring tools and educational technology standards; demonstrable technical trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills; and experience developing and maintaining technical documentation. 

PREFERRED:  master’s degree in education, instructional design, educational technology, or similar field.  Job #18752-8

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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