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Reporting to the Faculty of Continuing and Professional Studies (FCAPS) Manager Learning Solutions on a project basis, the Instructional Designer (ID) is responsible and accountable for the entire design of a course, from the creation of a Course Outline to the integration of the course assets in Sheridan’s Learning Management SystemDuring the project’s planning phase, the ID develops the official, approval-ready Course Outline and drafts a Course Design Plan. The ID is responsible for guiding the Subject Matter Expert (SME) through a systematic Content Production Process (such as Knowledge Mapping) to conceptualize and elicit subject matter knowledge, and to formulate a working content structure within the information and skills to be taught. The ID is responsible for guiding the SME in the creation of course materials during the production phase. During the Quality Assurance phase, the Instructional Designer conducts a self-review using the Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RACI chart) and implements recommendations arising from the official review.
Specific responsibilities include:
The successful candidate will possess a Master’s Degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Adult Education, e-learning, or a related field of study and a minimum of two years’ experience creating, developing and maintaining learning content for an online (asynchronous and synchronous) and blended environment. Experience with a learning management system, and Adobe products is preferred. The candidate must possess superior organizational skills, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills. A strong ability to manage multiple projects with shifting priorities and timelines is also required. He/she will be able to work collaboratively with faculty and staff and be a strong team player.
Employee Group: Part Time
School/Department: Continuing and Professional Studies
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference #: 15/PT/04
Appointment Details: Hours and Renumeration determined on a course by course basis.
Application Deadline: Open until filled