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Instructional Designer

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 13:20 -- MKaufman

Instructional Designer
Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, Pasadena, CA
On Site, Full Time Position

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Proactively consult with subject matter experts to identify and formulate learning objectives and content.
  • Develop Instructional Design materials, including course goals, learning objectives, evaluation and assessment processes, and module content, with teaching methodologies appropriate for e-learning.
  • Use an iterative instructional design process to draft storyboards and prototypes, and guide faculty in the ongoing development and refinement of course content and reference materials.
  • Share best practices along the education continuum (UME, CME and GME) through collaboration with other institutions.
  • Identify new strategies, and the necessary resources, tools, and equipment, for production, post-production, and delivery of learning materials.
  • Develop course content within learning management systems.
  • Design interactive content/experiences with case-authoring tools (e.g., Captivate, Articulate).
  • Adapt instructional materials created for one format to another format (e.g., help convert analog to digital).
  • Create media to support learning (e.g., visual aids for in-person teaching, and various multimedia materials for e-learning and online material).
  • Serve on relevant KPSOM committees.


  • Minimum three (3) years of experience working with teams and consulting subject matter experts to assess and develop content to meet learning needs.
  • Education
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in education or related field.
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Proficiency with instructional design tools such as learning project plans, design documents, learning hierarchies, storyboards, prototypes, etc.
  • Ability to clearly and succinctly convey learning content in a manner that engages learners and encourages retention of material.
  • Ability to apply adult learning principles and methods.
  • Proficiency and experience in industry standard tools such as authoring tools, as well as digital, graphics media, audio, animation, and video production tools, to create impactful modules and courses.
  • Proficiency with learning management systems, and curriculum management systems.
  • Ability to bridge technological platforms for the purpose of content creation and assessment.
  • Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of learning materials.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in applying instructional design theory, models, and best practices.
  • Experience in a higher education setting.

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