• Instructional Learning Designer

    Job ID
    Global Pediatric Medicine
    Business Support
    Job Location
  • Overview


    The Department of Global Pediatric Medicine (GPM) is a new and growing department looking for professionals who are eager to help implement the mission of taking St. Jude to the world by training the clinical workforce, developing and strengthening health systems and patient-centered initiatives, and advancing knowledge to sustain continuous improvement through research.


    GPM is currently seeking an experienced instructional design professional to serve as an Instructional Learning Designer. Designer will collaborate with GPM faculty and staff, global partner-sites, and other St. Jude departments to design, build, deliver, and manage educational content for use in distance and blended learning environments as well as the Cure4Kids medical education website.


    The Instructional Learning Designer is responsible for educational design and administrative tasks, including:

    • Designing and developing innovative educational content and elearning courses based on knowledge of the latest learning methodologies.
    • Helping to maintain the integrity and functionality of the Learning Management System (LMS).
    • Performing project management tasks for blended and online courses.
    • Participating in team strategic planning to ensure alignment and attainment of education team goals and objectives, as well as to enhance communication between the education team and faculty/departmental clients.
    • Writing and editing content using multimedia development tools, software, and hardware.
    • Facilitating and supporting continuous quality improvement initiatives; helping develop and revise education team policies and procedures.
    • Training staff on educational best practices and use of the LMS.
    • Consulting with faculty and teams on effective learning strategies, course design, outcome testing strategies, and development planning.
    • Collaborating with the Graduate School to provide and facilitate distance and blended educational components associated with the St. Jude Global Academy Master’s degree program.
    • Helping to maintain the software, hardware, and media equipment inventory for the education team.

    All candidates must submit a cover letter to be considered for the position.


    Minimum Education

    • Bachelor’s degree in Learning/Instructional Design, Education/Instructional Technology, Adult Education, or related field
    • Master’s degree highly preferred.

    Minimum Experience

    • Three (3) years’ experience that includes web-based learning programs, administration of learning and content management systems, multimedia development, instructional design, web design, and video recording, production, and editing.
    • Excellent verbal communication skills.
    • Exceptional writing and editing skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate multiple projects/work initiatives.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Outlook Calendar tools, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Advanced ability in contemporary instructional design and graphics software applications (Captivate, Articulate Presenter and Storyline, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite or similar programs) preferred

    Required Credentials

    • Knowledge of e-learning software packages and operations, including multimedia authoring tools (Adobe Creative Cloud/Suite; Articulate 360, Presenter and Storyline; Camtasia, Captivate); web-authoring tools (HTML, Flash, JavaScript); audio and video recording and editing.
    • Ability to work within a team, organize and prioritize tasks, and exercise independent judgment.
    • Knowledge, skill and ability to interact with groups of various sizes and effectively conduct and facilitate meetings and/or teams
    • Knowledge of a second language strongly preferred. Fluency in a second language preferred.
    • Experience in the medical setting and knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
    • Ability to plan and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills.
    • Cultural sensitivity is a must.


    EEO Statement

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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