Aga Khan University Instructional Design E-Learning Specialist Jobs in Kenya

Aga Khan University Instructional Design E-Learning Specialist Jobs in Kenya


  • Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, autonomous and self-governing international university, with 13 teaching sites in 6 countries over three continents ( An integral part of the Aga Khan Development Network (, AKU provides higher education in several disciplines, carries out research pertinent to the countries and operates 7 hospitals (soon 8) and over 325 outreach clinics, all at international standards. It has almost 2,500 students and over 14,000 staff. The University is both a model of academic excellence and an agent of social change. As an international institution, AKU operates on the core principles of quality, relevance, impact and access.

  • Applications are invited from appropriately qualified candidates for the position of Instructional Design E-Learning Specialist – Department of Medicine Aga Khan University.

  • Reporting to the Principal Investigator, this position will assist in the adaptation of an Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) training curriculum to an e-learning format for use in training of clinicians and pharmacists at Aga Khan University outpatient clinics. The Specialist will be tasked with creating/improving instructional design elements of course materials, and will work with identified experts to adapt existing training materials into interactive e-learning formats to be delivered in an e-Learning platform. The Specialist will work in collaboration with an E-Learning Lead to ensure that content is consistent with established competencies, appropriate to student learning needs, uses appropriate training methodologies, and conforms to best practices in online learning.


  • Developing storyboards and content worksheets for e-learning courses.

  • Analyzing existing training materials to adapt trainings using best practices in adult learning and online learning.

  • Creating appropriate learning activities, including assesments and examiniations, based existing course material and learning objectives.

  • Creating interactive features from
    existing content

  • Supporting the capture of content audio narration from experts and using software tools to edit and synchronize recorded audio.

  • Identifiying existing learning resources to include in courses.

  • Assembling e-learning content into a learning management system (LMS).

  • Providing technical support to students in online courses.

  • Assisting faculty and subject matter experts in adapting learning content for e-learning formats.

  • Assessing and providing feedback to development team on obstacles and opportunities for e-learning in the Kenyan context


  • Bachelor’s degree in education, instructional design, or related field; or equivalent professional experience.

  • 2-3 years experience in adapting curriculum to e-learning formats.

  • Experience with a variety of e-learning formats and methodologies.

  • Familiarity with basic audio and video editing.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a project team.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

  • Flexibility in schedule to accommodate collaboration with partners in international time zones

  • Experience with e-learning authoring tools such as Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline.

  • Experience using and configuring Learning Management Systems such as Moodle.

  • Experience with web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Experience with developing training material for health care professionals, specifically relating to HIV and other infectious diseases.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Aga Khan University Instructional Design E-Learning Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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