Softworld Instructional Designer in Boston, Massachusetts

Instructional Designer

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Date posted:

June 05, 2017

Job Type:

Contract

Location:

Boston, MA

Job ID:

223832

Description:

Instructional Designer Softworld Inc is in current need for an instructional Designer to work with a well-known client in the Boston area. They ideal candidate will assists in the development of online courses to incorporate both established and emerging technologies in support of andragogy as well as working on multiple projects of medium to high complexity that require demonstrated knowledge across multiple technical areas.

Responsibilities: • Building and editing course pages in HTML using existing CSS • Creating and adjusting course settings in discussion threads, group assignments/assessments, as well as implementing selective release features in the learning management system • Implementing upgrades in technology • Standardizing the look and feel of instructional components to the BU style; reviewing course content to suggest multimedia enhancements • Assisting in media production, by coaching faculty and editing their scripts, as well as being present during the recording of instructors’ videos • Troubleshooting technical issues with the learning management system and other online educational technologies to ensure the smooth running of every online course (each semester)

Special qualifications needed for the position: • Strong communication skills, an understanding of online andragogy, excellent attention to detail and ability to prioritize, experience and demonstrated competence with Adobe products, Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, and Blackboard LMS systems.

Education: Master's degree in instructional design, education-related discipline, or human-computer interface design or equated experience.

Duration: 4 Months +