UT Health Instructional Developer - Children's Learning Institute (CLI) in Texas

Instructional Developer - Children's Learning Institute (CLI)

Texas

Education / Child Care

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 180001AT

The Instructional Developer will

join the Children's Learning Institute (CLI) at UTHealth Science Center. This

individual will support the Texas School Ready (TSR) program which is a comprehensive preschool teacher

training program that combines a research-based, state-adopted curriculum with

ongoing professional development and progress monitoring tools to help children

be more prepared for kindergarten and beyond.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Instructional Developer will possess exceptional communication skills, prior experience developing educational/curriculum courses and information. This candidate should also possess some design and graphic skills for educational curriculum presentation. Works under close supervision.

POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Skillful in instructional design methodology to design, develop, implement and evaluate learning

  2. Understands adult learning theory

  3. Possesses advanced skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate 360/Storyline/RISE

  4. Expert in graphic, video, and audio creation and production design

  5. Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and successfully, bringing them in on-time and within budget

  6. Able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing

  7. Able to develop and enhance collaborative relationships for the purpose of accomplishing work objectives, by listening, sharing ideas, and appreciating others’ efforts

  8. Familiar with accessibility for eLearning – Section 508 and 504 and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) AA compliance

  9. Provide design and production advice to faculty in conversion of courses to electronic delivery basis for basic or small to medium programs.

  10. Other duties as assigned.

CERTIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • MS Office software, advanced – PowerPoint proficiency a must

  • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere)

  • Articulate 360/Storyline/RISE e-learning course development software

  • Client/customer focus

  • Good interpersonal skills

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Technology, education or relevant experience in lieu of education.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

  • Three (3) years of experience; preferably in on-line course management development software.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

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