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Johns Hopkins University seeks Instructional Designer
Instructional Systems Development, Education
Baltimore, MD
UMBCworks ID#9224406

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is seeking a Curriculum Developer/Instructional Designer who will be responsible for working collaboratively with Faculty members and for providing expert technical knowledge and leadership in designing, developing and delivering curriculum and fully on line and hybrid educational experiences and courses,and technology-enhanced instructional materials for under-graduate and graduate level courses in the Carey Business School. The position requires actively participating in the training of faculty, staff and students in the production of on line courses and supplemental materials. It also requires participating in the development of curriculum/workshops; coordinating the development of course materials that are functional, intuitive, informative, and consistent with sound instructional design principles with the faculty members; and collaborating and consulting with the faculty members to insure instructional integrity of the course development projects through a method of systematic design and clear course standards and objectives. Additionally, the Instructional Designer acts as project manager for web development, technical writing, multi-media specialty, and graphic illustrations; evaluates the instructional effectiveness of programs, courses, and training products; provides recommendations for interface design, sequencing of instruction, use of assessments, and on line interactive activities; and shares knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies and an in-depth understanding of pedagogical issues related to on line teaching and learning. The Instructional Designer will also provide periodic reports to the Faculty on line committee and others regarding the course development projects; provide advice on the strategic, tactical, pedagogical, and operational issues associated with the development of instructional technology at Carey Business School; research and evaluate new and emerging technologies, instructional design theories; and approaches and policies for potential application to instructional opportunities.

Minimum requirements for the position are a Bachelor's degree (Master's in instructional design, instructional/educational technology or related degree strongly preferred); experience integrating technology into on line instruction; a well developed understanding of micro-computers, servers, databases, streaming audio/video, demonstrated; the ability to train one-on-one & groups; strong oral, written and interpersonal skills and ability to deal with multiple constituencies; familiarity with graphic design elements in on line instruction; and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies; proven ability to continually adapt and learn new procedures and software programs; an understanding of pedagogical issues related to on line teaching and learning, particularly adult learning; and ability to work collaboratively within an academic community are also required. Experience with training, staff development and teaching as well as the ability to interpret client needs; commitment to customer service; effective negotiation and diplomacy skills; and the ability to solve problems in an enterprising and proactive ways. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented team player who is capable of participating in collaborative instructional development processes and activities, is able to work independently, and has strong intellectual and analytical skills.

Valerie S. Cloud, Sr. HR Coordinator
Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
100 North Charles St, Suite 721
Baltimore, Maryland 21201



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