The Learning House, Inc. a Wiley Brand, helps people improve their lives through education. As an Academic Program Manager, we offer a full suite of education services, including: Online Program Management (OPM), Corporate Solutions, The Software Guild, Learning House International, and Advancement Courses. Built on a foundation of data-driven decision-making, thorough market research, and robust technology services, Learning House is focused on delivering high-quality, relevant just-in-time education services to meet the needs of a dynamic, global market. Through its partnerships, Learning House helps universities acquire more students, produce more graduates, and deliver better outcomes and helps companies attract, develop, and retain a happier, more skilled workforce.
This position exists to design and develop high-quality instructional material for online courses that support company technical products and the application of basic instructional design principles. Instructional Designers demonstrate and utilize effective project management, course development, and evaluation skills to complete course development projects in a timely and efficient manner. These individuals are able to collaborate with media developers to design instructionally purposeful interactive course multimedia. Instructional Designers act as the liaison between partner schools' faculty members and course writers and the internal media team to design and develop engaging courses.
Desired: Master's degree
Minimum: Bachelor's degree
One to three years of curriculum development experience
Collaborates with faculty to establish a clear vision and expectation for the course development process.
Consults with instructors or course writers on course development.
Assesses course materials and provides feedback for improvement based on a rubric.
Applies instructional design principles and suggests instructional technologies appropriate for content.
Manages small projects related to course development or improvement.
Generates regular reports on all course development activities.
Organizes and formats online course materials to align with the functionality and features of the LMS or LCMS.
Reviews online course materials for copyright and ADA and Section 508 compliance.
Proactively improves courses during the feedback process.
Tickets work to other work departments as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Essential Skills and Experience:
Experience managing multiple projects with timely delivery;
Excellence in written and oral communication and customer service.
Working knowledge of basic instructional design principles.
Ability to meet departmental standards with regard to quality, timeliness, and customer service.
Some technical skills, including a basic knowledge of HTML, Web searching, and educational Web tools.
Proven abilities in curriculum development and instructional design.
Interest in the implementation of innovative, creative course delivery methods.
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
Special Position Requirements:
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here represent those that the employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions:
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to sit, walk and stand.
Work Environment: This job is performed in a general office environment with standard office equipment available. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.
The Learning House