Lead Learning Designer

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH

ID: 7151170
Posted: May 30, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Purpose
The Lead Learning Designer (LLD) is responsible for creating, fostering, and supporting high-impact teaching and learning methods, ensuring well-designed and timely program delivery, including online programs. The LLD serves as a resource for project and program management, providing expertise and support while leading teams in developing new Master’s programs in Healthcare Administration and Engineering/Computer Engineering, both on-campus and online.
Join the emergent Learning Lab (LL) in Learning Design and Innovation (Dartmouth ITC), and help our team of learning and technology professionals to explore, design, learn, and share. Learning Designers at Dartmouth bring the best out of teaching and learning across a variety of modalities. Each project is different, but all involve working with faculty and working in teams that can include technologists, media producers, accessibility experts, and others. In LDI, we center equity, access, and experimentation in our work. Help us to shape the future of learning at Dartmouth College and beyond.

Learning Designers in the Learning Lab work on a variety of different projects and initiatives. Are you interested in accessibility, neurodiversity, and Universal Design for Learning? GreatI. You’d make an awesome addition to our Accessible Dartmouth Initiative partnering with Student Accessibility Services and the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning to help faculty to reimagine their courses and contribute to programming on these topics. Are you interested in making engaging and innovative online learning experiences? Awesome, you’ll be a great fit creating our degree and non-degree online courses where we partner with our professional schools and others! Do you enjoy lifelong learning, mentoring, thinking about standards, and team knowledge? Join us in imagining how to create a community of learning design professional practitioners where we all grow and flourish.
Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp Bachelor's degree
Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Advanced knowledge in Needs Analysis, UI/UX/LXD, Data and Evaluation, ID Theory and Practice, Accessibility/UDL, Inclusive Teaching Practices, and how people learn.
Knowledge and experience with instructional design practices, including backwards design.
Experience working, supporting, and teaching in Learning Management Systems.
Working knowledge of HTML and CSS for content authoring.
Ability to design and build quality face-to-face and online programs and courses.
Ability to partner with faculty to design student-centered learning experiences based on pedagogical principles.
Skill in recommending teaching technologies and strategies for student learning in collaboration with faculty.
Ability to lead course and program design projects effectively.
Skill in effective task and project management practices.
Ability to plan and manage projects and events under tight deadlines and quality standards.
Commitment to continuous evaluation, innovation, and improvement of online learning design methods, practices, and processes.
Familiarity with federal laws, ethics, and information security practices impacting educational tools (e.g., FERPA and accessibility).
Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness in actions, interactions, and communications.
Excellent relationship management skills.
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in education.
6+ years of experience in learning design and faculty consultations in a higher education setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated ability to partner with faculty to design and develop courses and programs that are student-centered and grounded in appropriate pedagogical principles.
Experience implementing and supporting educational technologies which effectively advance student learning.
Progressive experience in completing and managing projects and programs.
Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries Jonathan Kulp
Department Contact Phone Number 603.646.6110
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title Adam Nemeroff, Assistant Director, Learning Lab
Department Contact's Phone Number 603-646-8873
Equal Opportunity Employer
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
Background Check
Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.