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

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7074040 (Ref.No. 5769-en_US)
Posted: January 13, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Senior Instructional Designer participates in the planning, design, development, and delivery of high-quality, technology-enabled discovery and learning experiences. This position will work closely with trainers and subject matter experts in creating 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 trainer and subject matter experts to develop instructional materials to support transformation in curriculum design, innovative use of technology and enhanced learning outcomes.

Job Duties

  • Builds collaborative positive working relationships with cross functional teams to ensure successful project completion.
  • Applies learning theories, various instructional design principles and frameworks 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.
  • Coordinates the development of instructional materials that are functional, informative, and consistent with sound pedagogical and instructional design principles.
  • Provides guidance related to the selection and design of exercises and activities that enhance the learning process.
  • Identifies assessment criteria used to judge learner's understanding, provide feedback to learners, and develop assessment instruments.
  • Assists in the evaluation of the instructional effectiveness of programs, courses, and training products.
  • Conducts individual training and coaching to meet instructional design and development learning opportunities and needs.
  • Assesses new and emerging technologies, instructional design theories, and approaches and policies for potential application to instructional opportunities.
  • Collaborates and consults with other instructional technology staff.
  • Maintains project documentation and course folders.
  • Position may work with all missions of the College.
  • Works with current trainers to develop hybrid, remote and virtual training materials. 

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant experience in higher education and clinical environment.
  • Epic e-learning creation.
  • 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 competence of instructional design and multimedia development tools and software (e.g. Articulate Storyline, Captivate, Camtasia, audio/video, web conferencing, enterprise applications, etc.), learning management systems (LMS), web and mobile development, and visual design (HTML5, AICC, SCORM, etc.).  
  • Expert knowledge of and experience with designing and assessing standards based curriculum and the integration of culture and curriculum (e.g., lessons, units).
  • Recognized as an outstanding instructional designer and proven ability to work successfully using a wide range of instructional strategies.

We invite you to learn more about our benefits ( including medical, dental, and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, incentive-based wellness program, and more.




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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