Instructional Designer – Global Education / Academic Publisher
Excellent Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
**Join a global published with a heritage dating back to 1807**
We are a well-established global publishing company that markets its products to professionals and consumers, students and instructors in higher education and researchers and practitioners in scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly fields.
Our Global Education Team understands the process of designing and implementing innovative learning experiences and comprehensive solutions. Through trusted collaborative relationships, our Global Education division provides innovative content, technology and insights that support its education partners to achieve improved institutional performance.
We have recently partnered with a prestigious University that is growing their suite of online further education programs.
The Instructional Designer will support the Programme Development Manager in designing innovative and engaging online further education courses that inspire students whilst adhering to best practice principles in online learning.
Supported by a Learning Technologist, you will also assist the Programme Development Managers in their collaboration with the graduate school administration on curriculum development, course scheduling, orientation, student services/resources, and other resources that support the program as well as providing expertise to faculty and school administration in web technologies, Course Management System use and support online best practice.
Instructional Designer Selection Criteria:
> Previous experience designing online further education courses to a high standard
> Previous experience working with subject matter experts in the development of quality online learning products which adhere to best practice
> Must have a strong background in learning theory and online instruction
> Competency with CMS systems such as Blackboard, Angel, D2L, eCollege, or Moodle
> Facility with sychnronous and asynchronous online collaboration
> Online teaching experience is highly desirable
> People Management experience is highly desirable
> Must demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail in order to produce a quality product
> Excellent communication skills both oral and written with the ability to communicate effectively through a variety of mediums (electronic, phone, face to face)
> Excellent time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
> Must be a self-starter with the ability to manage own workload in an efficient manner
> The ability to work effectively and collaboratively in teams as well as cross functionally
> Competent and efficient in Microsoft Office including Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
> Educated to degree level (preferably masters) or equivalent, in Education, Instructional Technology or a related field
> Must have a genuine belief in the value of education
Compensation & Benefits:
> Competitive Salary
> Performance Related Incentive Scheme
> Defined contribution pension scheme
> Attractive Company Benefits including 25 days holiday, 50% staff discount, support towards professional qualifications , employee assistance programme.
> The role will be based in the Chichester office
> The expected start date is March/April 2015
> Training and support will be given
> Some occasional UK travel may be required
> Must have the right to live and work in the UK
This role is managed by agency innovator RecruitmentRevolution.com.
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