This position is part of the School of Medicine's Office of Medical Education, which provides curriculum support for the medical degree program. The instructional designer works collaboratively with faculty, administrators, and staff to support faculty and staff use of the learning management system, lecture capture software, classroom polling software, and other academic technologies to support all learning experiences on the Omaha and Phoenix Regional Campuses. In consultation with faculty and staff members the designer will apply the appropriate blend of pedagogy and technology into course design and recommend appropriate learning tools to achieve course objectives based on education research and best practices. The designer will support faculty and staff development efforts based on sound pedagogic principles, work independently and as a member of a team, establish positive working relationships with a wide range of people within an academic community.
MS or MA in Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, Educational Technology or Related field
2-4 years' related experience in academic learning environment
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Knowledge of various operating systems
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
Prefer three (3) years experience as an instructional designer preferably including experience working with distance courses and/or providing front-line support for faculty using a learning management system
Demonstrated ability to identify and employ effective pedagogical techniques to achieve learning outcomes in the distance learning environment
Demonstrated ability to provide basic troubleshooting support for faculty use of a learning management system and other instructional technologies
Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver training to individuals and groups in person and virtually
Exceptional English written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal skills
Seeing: 75 - 100%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 - 100%
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.