Senior Instructional Designer - Office of Information Technology - Training & Docu

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7068989 (Ref.No. 4546-en_US)
Posted: August 19, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

The Senior Instructional Designer participates in the planning, design, development, and delivery of high-quality, technology-enabled discovery and learning experiences. The instructional designer will work closely with educational leaders and faculty teaching in all modalities including technology enhanced face-to-face courses, online and hybrid or blended courses and programs. The Senior Instructional Designer will have responsibility for instructional design, project management, and collaboration with faculty to assist in the development of instructional materials to support transformation in curriculum design, innovative use of technology and enhanced learning outcomes.

Job Duties

*Leads moderate to high risk/complex innovative blended and online learning projects through establishing project objectives, scope, risk mitigation, high-level timelines, cost-benefit analysis, project milestones, and detailed work plans.
*Builds collaborative positive working relationships with cross functional teams to ensure successful project completion.
*Applies learning theories, various instructional design principles and frameworks (e.g. ADDIE, Design Thinking, Agile Project Management, Improvement Science, etc.) to deliver exceptional solutions.
*Assists trainers/SMEs in creating engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and transfer.
*Applies tested instructional design theories, practices and methods.
*Consults with subject matter experts to identify target audience’s training needs.
*Collaborates with trainers/SMEs to design materials and face-to-face, online and hybrid courses that are learner centered and aligned with outcomes and assessments.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Education, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology or related field.
  • Five years of relevant experience in higher education.
Preferred Qualifications

*Epic e-learning creation is preferred.
*Expert knowledge in instructional design theories and frameworks, including blended and online learning standards and trending digital innovations.
*Expert knowledge of instructional design and multimedia development tools and software, learning management systems (LMS), web and mobile development, and visual design.
*Expert knowledge of and experience with designing and assessing standards based curriculum and the integration of culture and curriculum (e.g., lessons, units).





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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