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Instructional Designer

St. louis, MO 63110 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 06/06/2024 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Category: Software Development Job Number: 16598

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.

We are currently looking for an Instructional Designer to join our team.

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) and colleagues to design, develop, and implement student-centered, engaging learning experiences and digital solutions.
  • Ensure all courses and learning materials meet quality assurance standards.
  • Assist in the daily operations, management, and support of academic technology systems, such as the learning management system, proctoring system, lecture capture and video streaming, and audience response and polling tools.
  • Build collaborative and professional working relationships with faculty, staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Provide support, consultation, and training in the areas of instructional design models, learning theories, online design standards, UX/UI, learning technologies, industry best practices, and digital solutions.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and project management skills to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Prioritize tasks effectively to ensure timely completion and adherence to quality standards.
  • Actively seek personal, professional development opportunities to improve instructional design knowledge and skills and stay updated with industry trends and standards.
  • Share this knowledge internally to continually enhance the expertise of the design team and university stakeholders.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Education Technology, Interactive Media Design, or related field.
  • Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, or Education is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in instructional design or related role.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of instructional design theories and methodologies, ensuring the development of effective and engaging learning experiences.
  • Demonstrate competence in using various academic technologies and e-learning tools to enhance instructional materials and learning outcomes, such as D2L Brightspace, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office 365, TechSmith Camtasia, Panopto, and Poll Everywhere.
  • Display strong organizational and project management abilities, prioritizing tasks effectively to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Utilize analytical skills to assess the effectiveness of instructional materials coupled with organizational abilities and evaluation techniques to make data-driven improvements.
  • Apply creative and innovative approaches to designing engaging and interactive learning materials.
  • Focus on creating learning experiences that prioritize and enhance student engagement and achievement, accommodating diverse learning styles.
  • Take initiative to identify and address potential issues, implementing solutions to maintain momentum and quality.
  • Ensure accuracy and thoroughness in all aspects of instructional design and project execution.
  • Commit to continuous professional development and staying updated with the latest trends and advancements in instructional design and educational technology.
  • Demonstrate the ability to adjust to changing educational needs and technology advancements, maintaining effectiveness in various teaching and learning scenarios.
  • Exhibit strong written, verbal, and listening abilities to convey information clearly and collaborate with others.
  • Foster and maintain positive professional relationships with faculty, staff, and stakeholders to enhance collaboration and team effectiveness.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment, contributing to a supportive and productive atmosphere.
  • Navigate and resolve conflicts professionally, ensuring a respectful and cooperative work environment that aids in clearly defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, drawing valid conclusions, and providing simplified results.
  • Practice active listening to understand the needs and perspectives of others, fostering mutual respect and understanding.
  • Demonstrate empathy, respect, and kindness in all interactions, creating a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere.
  • Maintain a consistently positive and respectful demeanor, creating an encouraging and supportive work environment.
  • Uphold the highest standards of honesty, ethics, and integrity in all professional interactions and responsibilities.

Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Job Requirements

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