Posting Summary: The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) at the University of Virginia is seeking to fill a position for an Instructional Designer/Content Developer who will work directly with stakeholders to analyze, design, develop, and implement online training modules and multimedia content.
The Instructional Designer/Content Developer will report directly to the IT Director/Chief Technology Officer (CTO) as part of an integrated team of Subject Matter and IT professionals who support the research mission of the University.
Research at the University requires training to be delivered in the following subject areas: Radioactive Materials, Biological Agents, Hazardous Chemicals, Shop/Mechanical Tools and Equipment, Human Subject Research, Vertebrate Animal Research and other necessary subject matter areas.
Candidates must have an in-depth knowledge of educational and instructional design theories, emerging technologies, as well as experience with developing computer-based and/or online training, and multimedia content.
We are seeking someone who will manage projects with a collaborative approach and help to foster a team-based work environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills, are essential.
Requirements Ownership of design, development, and implementation of training and multimedia content, to ensure UVA remains best in class with its e-Learning content and integrated systems
Embrace and continue forward with our current philosophy of "conceptualizing technical-functional content into something creative that people actually enjoy consuming"
Apply education and instructional design theory, multimedia production techniques, and best practices for end-user experience to develop interactive e-Learning applications
Responsible for updating existing e-Learning content as the platform or processes change. This includes updates to video, audio, graphics, backgrounds, etc.
Leads efforts to assess, review, revise, and troubleshoot current content
Participates in content development to enhance communication and out-reach to our research community
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.