1+ months

Instructional Designer

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Instructional Designer
Requisition Number DU06517
Department Name 8G040:Kinesiology - Health Promotion
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $13.50
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design or a related field with equivalent experience; students in their junior or senior year making progress toward degree will be considered.

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements



10-20 hours a week, will be flexible around your schedule

Job Summary

Student instructional designers: get paid while you build your portfolio with a flexible job in the College of Education as part of our #iCANendthetrend prevention and empowerment program. We are seeking a student to serve as an instructional designer for a variety of projects. Must possess proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and experience creating professional, engaging presentations. Typical assignments will include creation of online presentation modules, assessment indicators, and use of learning-based management systems.
The Instructional Designer works with the Curriculum and Design Team to research, develop, and maintain instructor-led and web-based training and assessment tools for use in training opportunities.
This position reports to the #iCANendthetrend Program Director housed in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. We are seeking someone who can work between 10-20 hours a week (we can flex with your schedule). $13.50 per hour. This job has the potential to continue into the next academic year, contingent on funding. Must be creative, independent worker who meets timelines, responsible, professional, reliable, and able to multitask.
Please include resume, letter of application, and attach a sample of previous instructional design work or link to portfolio.
For position questions, please email: melinda.ickes@uky.edu
Roles and Responsibilities
· Research, design, and develop instructor-led and web-based instructional material using instructional design best practices.
· Prepare learner outcome assessments for both paper and online delivery.
· Update/revise instructional and assessment material as needed based on updates to reference materials and client requests.
· Plan and develop content management shells and designs.
· Assist with audio voice-over editing and implementation.
Qualifications and Requirements Required
· Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design or a related field with equivalent experience; students in their junior or senior year making progress toward degree will be considered.
· Excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to express ideas clearly and logically in a variety of media
· Proficiency in Microsoft Word and basic knowledge of other Microsoft Office applications
· Experience using eLearning development software such as Articulate Storyline
· Ability to be flexible and multi-task in a fast-paced environment and meet stringent deadlines
· Ability to work independently and as part of a team
· Detail oriented, curious, persistent in solving problems, self-motivated, and able to understand complex material and explain it clearly
· Knowledge of Graphic Design principles a plus

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 06/30/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2020-03-04 Expires: 2020-06-10

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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