Category: Learning Solutions
Location: Largo, MD
Requisition ID: 10003001
Senior Learning Designer
Learning Designs and Solutions
Exempt, Regular, 100% Full Time, Pay Grade 2.3
University of Maryland University College seeks a Senior Learning Designer. Reporting to the Instructional Design Manager, the Senior Learning Designer leads learning design strategy by applying their knowledge of best practices in pedagogy and learning design and technology in the development and evaluation of online instructional materials for The Undergraduate School, The Graduate School, other UMUC divisions, and extra-university agencies. The Senior Learning Designer collaborates with Learning Design Managers, Program Chairs, Faculty, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to lead a team of designers in creating and revising programs, courses, and materials that demonstrate sound instruction, produce desired learning outcomes, and develop targeted competencies. The Senior Learning Designer will provide leadership within the broader learning design team, taking design initiative on all aspects of course development and other design initiatives. The Senior Learning Designer will recommend solutions to design and project management challenges. The right candidate must be able to thrive and succeed in an ambiguous fast-paced and changeable environment with competing priorities.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Possess strong communication skills
Possess technology fluency
Be current in learning science and learning design methodologies:
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in learning design, learning experience design, instructional technology or instructional design. Five to seven years relevant work experience. Knowledge of instructional design, learning theories and learning technologies. Familiarity with current trends and developments in learning design and higher education. Demonstrated experience leading projects with a well-rounded background in current web and educational technologies. Demonstrated leadership experience in an instructional design setting and be able to hit the ground running as a leader on the design team. Portfolio of previous work required. Direct experience with project management of learning design projects, instructional design experience in higher education, experience developing courses and materials for progressive educational paradigms.
POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED
SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE
All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html.