Department Name: SAIS Center for Online and Distance Education (CODE)
School: School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Location: Washington, DC (Dupont Circle)
Instructional Designer: SAIS Center for Online and Distance Education (CODE)
Analyze, design, develop, and implement moderately complex online courses, web-based training, and face-to-face training curricula. Provide vision, leadership and coordination in designing, developing, and delivering online courses delivered by the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Additionally, support and guide faculty in strategic use and implementation of educational technology in online, hybrid, or face-to-face courses. Will work collaboratively with the SAIS faculty, administrators and staff in the design and development of online programs.
Specific duties & responsibilities
Partner with SAIS faculty in the development of instructional materials that are functional, effective, and informed by sound instructional design principles,
Proactively consult with faculty and subject matter experts to identify and obtain learning objectives and content to revise existing courses and develop new courses.
Draft storyboards and mock-up. Present recommendations to faculty and SMEs.
Write and develop content as needed
Collaborate with CODE staff and SAIS faculty in the systematic design and creation of online courses, course content, activities and assessments.
Provide recommendations for interface design, sequencing of instruction, assessments, and online interactive activities
Research and evaluate new and emerging technologies, instructional design theories and models and their potential application to instructional opportunities.
Ensure compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1976 and Title III for the American with Disability act. Ensure design & style consistency for standardization, branding, normalization, and accessibility.
Manage project timelines and coordinate with team members and partners to meet project deliverables.
Plan, develop, and teach faculty and staff workshops and other training on the effective use and integration of technology tools for online and blended delivery. Educate faculty and SME's on instructional/educational technology capabilities one-on-one or by conducting workshop or seminar.
Conduct project related risk assessments and skills gap analysis.
Coordinate activities within client budget and time schedule for projects. Provide cost estimates when needed. May provide information for budget development.
Other assigned duties
Bachelor’s degree in educational technology, instructional design, instructional technology, curriculum design, or other related discipline is required with a minimum of 1 year of professional experience designing, developing, and managing online, blended, and/or other technology-mediated instruction.
Three years of progressively responsible experience in course design and development, faculty training, or program/course assessment/evaluation required.
Experience working in a similar capacity in an online education environment
Advanced degree may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
The candidate must have knowledge of current and emerging instructional design approaches and technologies. Must have proven ability to adapt and learn new procedures and software programs. The candidate must be knowledgeable in the pedagogy of online teaching and learning as well as current and emerging technologies.
Must possess e effective communication skills to communicate frequently and effectively with various project collaborators.
Familiarity with graphic design development tools appropriate for creating materials for and supporting online instructional efforts.
Basic knowledge of streaming audio and video, compression methods, file types, and formats. Experience with web-based course management tools (such as Blackboard or other LMS) and online conferencing software (such as Adobe Connect, GoToMeeting, Zoom, etc.).
Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint and Word skills. Competency with Microsoft Excel, basic HTML editing, and image manipulation software, such as Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.
Advanced knowledge of course authoring tools, including Articulate Storyline. Advanced writing and proofreading skills. Advanced knowledge of audio and video planning, production, recording, editing, and publishing
Please include cover letter and resume with your application.
Internal Number: 14251-en_US
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.