1+ months

STEPS eLearning Design Specialist

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title STEPS eLearning Design Specialist
Requisition Number TE07151
Department Name 8T110:College of Social Work
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $30 - $40 / hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Education, Multimedia Design or another relevant area to eLearning
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting for prolonged periods of time; prolonged screen time on computer; repetitive motions typical of desk work (sitting/standing/bending/typing); ability to communicate verbally and in writing with various units across the college, university, and outside partners.
Varied / flexible hours (20-40 hours/week)
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky College of Social Work (CoSW) is a renowned leader in social work. Our mission is clear: Through rigorous research, excellence in instruction, and steadfast service, the CoSW works to improve the human condition. Always, in all ways. As the state’s flagship university, CoSW is committed to actualizing our mission through innovative, accessible academic programming. CoSW is home to Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (traditional and online), Master of Social Work (hybrid and online), Doctorate of Social Work (online), and PhD (traditional) degree programs. In addition to Lexington’s main campus, we have a satellite campus at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.

To continue to advance our eLearning opportunities, we are looking to hire an eLearning Design Specialist. This position works as part of a larger team that reports directly to the Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs.

As an eLearning Design Specialist, a typical day may include the following:

  • Work with academic units to design and develop content for online courses, trainings, and programs;
  • Establish/monitor/adhere to project development timeframes and milestones;
  • Engage with instructors to develop and assess course outcomes;
  • Ensure accessibility standards are met;
  • Partner with units to review/develop media assets, to include video, graphics, learning interactions, etc.; and,
  • Assist in implementing strategic changes to improve LMS structure/support.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
This job might be right for you if:

  • You are a bold, creative thinker who looks for creative solutions to challenges.
  • You are proficient in eLearning, web-based, and/or instructional design concepts.
  • You are passionate about figuring out how to make otherwise boring content more interesting.
  • You have worked in and have knowledge of LMS platforms and eLearning authoring software (e.g., Captivate, Articulate, etc.).
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 03/31/2023
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: 2022-12-05 Expires: 2023-04-13

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