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Tue, 12/19/2017 - 07:57 -- MKaufman

Instructional Designer
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104
On Site, Full Time Position

 The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. http://www.seas.upenn.edu/ The University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science is looking for an Online Learning Designer to expand Penn Engineering’s online course presence. We are looking for an experienced Instructional Designer with considerable project management skills to lead the design, production and refinement of Penn Engineering online courses and programs. Reporting to the Director, Online Learning and Analytics, the Instructional Designer would serve as an expert in online education, technology, pedagogy, and evidence-based teaching and learning strategies. The Instructional Designer will work closely with faculty and the Online Learning team to develop innovative and engaging for-credit, non-credit, and blended online programs and courses. Working both independently and collaborating with the Penn online learning community and external vendors, this position has direct responsibility for ensuring the quality of online courses. Additional responsibilities include ensuring courses meet accessibility standards, providing guidance to faculty on copyright policies, and making sure projects are completed on time and within budget.

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and online, blended or flipped classroom instructional design experience is required. Degree in computer science or engineering and formal training in education, instructional design, learning theory, and/or assessment design preferred. Excellent project management skills, significant experience in working with faculty to design and develop online courses, a background in engineering or computer science education, a demonstrated record of innovation in the online learning space, and a passion for making positive impacts on learners worldwide through online education.

For more information and to apply go to: http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/33010

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