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Assistant Instructional Designer

Company:
Spring Arbor University
Job Location:
Spring Arbor, Michigan
Category:
Instructional Technology and Design
SUMMARY
Assists the Instructional Design team with reviewing, organizing, and updating online and blended courses and course design documents. Review/editing includes spelling, grammar, accuracy and clarity, and implementing changes related to instructional content under the direction of an Instructional Designer.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • In-depth editing for quality assurance of content for all eLearning products
  • Follow systematic methods and processes for efficient support of the eLearning instructional design team
  • Follow detailed oral and written instructions for structuring and uploading instructional content in documents and learning management system (LMS).
  • Assist eLearning staff to assure copyright compliance and accessibility (ADA) for eLearning productions
  • Complete assigned tasks to meet deadlines within aggressive timeframes
  • Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong skills in writing, editing, formatting, style, and accuracy of text required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word processing, Microsoft PowerPoint, and HTML editing valued. 
  • Organizational skills required with the ability to prioritize, while managing multiple tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy specifically related to grammar and punctuation, visual design and layout, and documentation of detailed job tasks and instructions
  • Understanding of academic writing.
  • Must be committed to learning and developing in the fast-changing field of eLearning. 
  • Individual will exhibit a life and service that is in full accord with the SAU Concept, the University Statement of Faith, and the Community Covenant.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree required, with additional educational or professional experience in writing/editing/communications or education preferred. Experience using Learning Management Software (LMS) and/or other instructional technology tools is preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, climb or balance, and stoop. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience working in multicultural academic environments preferred and individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply. 
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