Instructional Design Consultant

Indiana University
September 3, 2020
Indianapolis, IN
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Department Information

The Division of Infectious Diseases at Indiana University School of Medicine is committed to superb patient care, medical education and research in infectious diseases. We strive to achieve these interrelated missions by capitalizing on our strengths to ensure meaningful progress in each discipline. Our basic, clinical, translational, and implementation research in conjunction with our patient care and education programs promote the acquisition of knowledge concerning infectious diseases and lead to innovative strategies to improve the lives of people both locally and globally.

Job Summary

The Instructional Designer identifies the knowledge, skill, information and attitude gaps of various student groups or educational experiences within each component of the base curriculum, telehealth, and scholarly concentrations in support of the primary goals of the grant program utilizing best instructional methods. Interprets and evaluates curricular information and learner needs to determine appropriate technology solutions. Applies project management techniques to analyze and evaluate learner systems and programs through informed consulting practice, workshop facilitation, creating online educational materials. Serves as an expert resource on a range of current and emerging instructional design and technologies by evaluating trends and their application to the overarching instructional goals of the grant. This includes evaluating and facilitating learning management systems, active learning classrooms (and supporting technologies), electronic collaboration and social networking, ePortfolios, instructional use of multimedia, adoption and effectiveness of electronic conferencing, administering computer-based exam systems, and virtual environments. Collaborates in person and virtually on statewide grant initiatives and working groups to acheive the PRIME Grant objectives while supporting the mission of the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM). The emphasis for all activities is on evidence-based best practice in the use of instructional technology.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in instructional design, instructional technology or a related field and five years of instructional technology/design or related experience working with faculty, conducting workshops and training, creating instructional, training or informational materials, etc.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

Excellent communication and multiple project coordination skills. Strong service orientation with attention to detail. Training, reasoning, independent thinking, creativity, originality, interpersonal, and team skills. Strong problem-solving skills. Knowledge of guidelines for handling sensitive information. Familiarity with FERPA, HIPAA, and other Federal requirements around student and health information. Ability to interact with a diverse group of people with varying degrees of technical knowledge.

Preferred Qualifications

Application in higher education student services.

Working Conditions / Demands

Attendance and ability to travel between campuses a few times annually to lead workshops. Ability to create educational materials. Incumbent may be sitting, keyboarding and/or working in front of a computer for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Work Location

IUPUI Campus

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Salary Plan: PAE

Salary Grade: 3IT

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Information Technology

Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .

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