Instructional Designer

Massachusetts, United States
11 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
11 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.

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNERSloan School of Management-Instructional Technology and AV Support Services (ITSS), to join a team responsible for improving teaching and learning in classroom, online, and blended learning environments. Will research and prepare for topics for course and content development; support a diverse group of faculty and constituents towards creation of online curricular content from initial consultation to project close; set project expectations and timelines with faculty and vendor partners; use adult learning theory, assessment, and other education principles to guide the development of online course content, assessments, and learning activities; collaborate with SMEs to develop/coordinate the development of instructional videos, images, audio, quizzes, tests, simulations, or other learning objects; consult with faculty to draft script, storyboard, knowledge checks, and associated lesson plans for any flipped classroom video content; and support and possibly manage relationships of internal and external partners, including studio/editing vendors, MIT technology partners, and faculty in creating appropriate content for online courses.

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in a related field; at least three years’ relevant experience; demonstrated curriculum and program design experience in higher education; demonstrated experience and proficiency with Canvas LMS, Zoom, Panopto, Macintosh and PC platforms, and Camtasia or similar technologies in a teacher role; demonstrated experience using learning management or course management systems; knowledge of and experience with authoring tools and educational technology standards; strong technical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills; and experience developing and maintaining technical documentation, teaching/training one-on-one or in a group setting, and using technologies to design student-centered learning materials in a digital learning environment.  

PREFERREDmaster’s degree in education, instructional design, educational technology, or similar field. Job #18753-7

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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