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Instructional Designer

Community: Sales & Business Development
Location: , United States
Date Posted: Jun 1, 2021
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements: Occasional

Job Description

Description

Instructional Designer

Remote – US

 

 

The Opportunity:

We’re looking for an Instructional Designer to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.

 

 

For more information about Blackboard Inc. and our career opportunities, please visit www.blackboard.com.  

 

 

The Blackboard Global Client Experience Content Development team is focused on building and executing the curriculum development projects for online teaching. As Instructional Designer, you will support the building and executing of the curriculum development project. 

 

 

Primary responsibilities will include: 

  • Designing and developing instructional programs for online teaching 
  • Using multi-media tools to develop highly engaging courses  
  • Applying instructional design principals and methodologies for better learning experience 
  • Working with the cross functional teams to scope requirements, objectives and deliver projects 
  • Owning accountability for the quality of all deliverables 
  • Becoming an expert and a resource for the project team on all related content 
  • This role requires approximately 25% travel 

 

 

The Candidate 

Required skills/qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (example: Instructional Design, Communications, Marketing, English, Journalism, Adult Education and Curriculum Design) or equivalent experience 
  • Minimum 2 years of prior relevant experience 
  • Professional experience in designing and developing instructional materials. Experience designing and developing for online courses 
  • Professional experience in designing and developing online courses utilizing rich media and accessible from mobile devices
  • Advance skills in using PowerPoint, Captivate, Camtasia, or similar content development tools
  • Exceptional writing skills and ability to master technical content 
  • Ability to apply adult learning principals to course design  
  • Experience serving in a client-facing role 

 

 

Preferred skills/qualifications:  

  • Experience collaborating with Graphic Artists and Creative Developers 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop content that provokes engagement
  • Experience working with learning management systems 
  • Experience building online communities, social learning
  • Demonstrated proficiency with SCORM, HTML 5, Web 2.0, Universal Design, and/or ADA/Section508

 

 

 

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.   

 

 

Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.  

 

 

This position is not available for candidates residing in the following states: CO, CA, MA


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