United States International University Africa Faculty Advisor (Instructional Design) Jobs in Kenya

United States International University Africa Faculty Advisor (Instructional Design) Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose:

  • Reporting to the Director, USIU Online. The Instructional Designer will plan, execute, test, and assess instructional design projects and support the development of a suite of online courses to be offered at USIU-A.

    Key Responsibilities/Tasks/Duties:

  • Work closely with UI/UX, media developers, and other team members to design and develop premium online course content.

  • Under general direction, use effective instructional delivery methods; modern, sleek and intuitive UI/UX design practices; and provide strong faculty support at all stages of the instructional design process.

  • Support Instructional Design team in training, mentoring, and support of MCF Scholars.

  • Serve as resource person to the Technical support staff.

  • Work one-on-one with MCF scholars in module development and submission to incorporate cutting edge technological tools.

  • Monitor the individual progress of scholars as assigned.

  • Available for full-time or part-time assignment.

    Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience:

  • Master’s degree in instructional design, education technology, or other related field aligned with the responsibilities of the position.

  • 3-5 years professional experience as instructional designer, learning designer or course developer, preferably in higher education.

  • Experience working with faculty and academic leadership in the development and delivery of top tier, visually compelling, engaging, and interactive online course content – including layout and design - at the university level. Teaching experience preferred

    Personal Attributes & Competencies:

  • Strong practical technical skills in a wide variety of online technologies including but not limited to Mac, Windows, and mobile device operating systems; various academic
    software; various media development software, and learning management system platforms.

  • Knowledge of teaching, learning, pedagogy, and faculty development.

  • Understanding of the use of LMS’s and other software and innovative technologies used in a fully online academic environment.

  • Willingness to troubleshoot problems and discover solutions to solving those problems.

  • Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

  • Demonstrated ability to work closely and carefully with faculty, the IT team and other members of the USIU-A community to maintain an atmosphere of courtesy, professionalism and strong service.

  • Experience working in higher education in support of faculty.

  • Demonstrated fluency in written and spoken English with the sophistication necessary to effectively communicate technical details to both technical and non-technical individuals.

  • Demonstrated knowledge on web technologies, HTML, CSS and JavaScript and must have good knowledge of eLearning authoring tools.

  • Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse and inclusive nature of a distinguished higher education environment.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; United States International University Africa Faculty Advisor (Instructional Design) Jobs in Kenya

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