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Learning Experience Designer

Location: 

Albany, NY, US

Req ID:  1860
Level of experience:  Entry-Level
Remote:  Yes
Travel Required:  0%-25%

Employee Type:  Full - Time 

 

 

 

At Ellucian, we’re motivated by a mission. Higher education is facing profound change. Shifting demographics and cultural perceptions, combined with declining support and rising expectations, are forcing colleges to do more with less. That’s where we come in. As true believers in the power of education to transform lives, we’re dedicated to helping all our customers thrive—not just survive—in these challenging times by transforming their institutions from the traditional paper-based colleges of yesterday to the agile, connected campuses of today. From cloud solutions built on world-class infrastructure to powerful analytics that drive successful planning, we lead the industry in building enterprise-class solutions tailored to institutions around the world.

Our passion and commitment for learning and continuous improvement drive us internally, too. From professional development to flexibility and work-life balance, we give our global employees the tools they need to succeed so we can all grow together.

This will be an onsite position at a College in Albany, NY.

We are looking for recent graduates in E-Learning, Instructional Designer, or Education Technology.

Relocation assistance will be provided.

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

As a team, we focus on learner experience in our process as well as our product.  We are proud to partner with institutions of Higher Education across the country to deliver high quality, innovative, and effective online courses and programs.  The Designer will work collaboratively within the Ellucian Strategy & Planning team to develop online programs and courses that equip learners with resources and activities necessary to successfully meet outcomes.  This position will also be responsible for the design of instruction to include the refinement of unit objectives, sequencing of materials, creation of assessments, and activity design.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in current and emerging instructional pedagogies, adult learning theories, learning outcome assessment, project management strategies, game-based learning, and competency based education. Strong knowledge in media creation for online courses is necessary. 

 

In addition to knowledge, the candidate must be able to use these pedagogies, theories, and processes to create a vision and transform that vision into engaging instructional strategies and resources. The individual should be able to work without close supervision, have excellent verbal and written skills, and be able to pay strong attention to detail.

The candidate should be prepared to present a portfolio of examples of materials that they have designed.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Two years of full-time experience, or equivalent, in one or more of the following areas: consulting for and development of instructional design; working with faculty and instructors; training faculty and instructors in best practices for use of curriculum and assessment; teaching at the college or university level; using course management systems
  • Knowledge of software and hardware used in technology-based instruction including Learning Management Systems.
  • Demonstrated skill in competency based, prior learning assessment programs, online course development.
  • Experience using backward design for program development.
  • Demonstrated skill in assessment design, including reliability and validity.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in curriculum and assessment, instructional design or related field
  • Experience in program design and online course design for Higher Education
  • Experience either teaching or taking online instruction

Ellucian provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ellucian complies with all laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Ellucian expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Ellucian employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


Nearest Major Market: Albany

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