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Instructional Designer (Multiple Positions)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Instructional Technology and Design

Posting Number: req11742

Department: Administration

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

This Instructional Designer I position will be complementing the development of curriculum, learning materials, and job aids for Financial Services, our Shared Service partners and includes the Financials Modernization Project. The materials developed must be easy to understand by all types of individuals who use the University's financial software to conduct business. This position will analyze learning needs and partner with team lead and subject matter experts to provide input for course content; review content for consistency of branding, graphics, and voice; and ensure learning materials, curricula, and skill assessments meet specific training needs. They will also conduct EDGE Learning system maintenance and identify strategic opportunities for system management and configuration.

The University of Arizona is located in the heart of Tucson - Home of the Wildcats! Financial Services, a division of Business Affairs, plays a vital role in the daily University operations by providing quality financial and business services in support of the University's faculty, staff, and students. Financial Services is a diverse organization of over 200 employees who prosper in a team-oriented environment that emphasizes the values of integrity, inclusion, compassion, exploration, adaptation and determination. Come be a part of a team that is full of fun, dynamic, and highly motivated employees.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create and
    evaluate learning materials to meet identified training needs. Works closely
    with the training lead for guidance on more complex projects.
  • Analyze learning objectives
    and training requests; provides recommendations to the Training Lead;
    contributes to the development of skill assessments associated with produced
    learning materials.
  • Material design and development, ensuring content
    is current, relevant, and aligns with the goals of Financial Services, our
    Shared Service partners, and the Financials Modernization project.
  • Support EDGE System maintenance. Identifies and
    communicates strategic opportunities for process improvements in the management
    and configuration of the learning management system. Engages in the EDGE
    Learning Administrator group and acts as backup representative if training lead
    is unavailable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficient in Articulate 360 Storyline and Rise
  • Knowledge of University of Arizona systems, procedures, and business rules
  • Familiarity with Adobe Software

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • 1 year of instructional design/training development experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Articulate and Adobe software
  • Experience working in a financial environment and familiarity with financial and purchasing terminology
  • Experience with development and implementation of training materials, including current concepts, principles, methodologies, and best practices

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Instructional and Assessment Services

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $22.60

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Instructional Design & Support

Job Function

Instruct & Assessment Services

Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Number of Vacancies: 2

Contact Information for Candidates

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume, Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant

Along with your resume and cover letter, please also submit two previous relevant work samples as Additional Documents.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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