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31 Mar 2022

Full-Time Jr. eLearning Content Designer

American College of Education – Posted by aKhaliqi22 United States

Job Description

Who is American College of Education

Founded in 2005, American College of Education continues to be a leader in professional development through our online programs. The mission of ACE is to deliver high-quality, affordable and accessible online programs grounded in evidence-based content and relevant application. Our graduates are prepared to serve, lead and achieve personal and professional goals in diverse, evolving communities. As a socially conscious institution, we’re dedicated to making a positive impact and inspiring our students to do the same.

ACE is a premier organization that is continually recognized for its commitment to social responsibility. In 2016, ACE became a Certified B Corporation. As a socially conscious institution, we believe we have a responsibility to our students, alumni, employees, local communities, and society. We strive to make an impact in the world that goes well beyond our bottom line.

Who You Are
You are passionate about helping students achieve their educational goals. You thrive in a competitive and collaborative team environment. You are comfortable working remotely and have experience collaborating with others in a virtual environment. You possess a strong attention to detail.

As the Junior eLearning Content Designer, you are responsible for designing/developing multimedia content for a variety of content areas that promote user engagement and reflect best practices in instructional design and content development. The goal is to facilitate learners in acquiring knowledge, skills, and competencies in an effective and aesthetically appealing manner.

What We Look for in the Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrates self-reliance by meeting/exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrates positive attitude and motivation, concern for students, teamwork, and excellent time management skills.
  • Follows established processes as outlined by organization and leadership.
  • Completes assigned duties based on daily business needs and individual skill set.
  • Consistently produces a high volume of quality work.
  • Capable, and adapts as needed, to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work independently with limited supervision and with other department personnel.
  • Must support and embrace the College’s B Corp mission to improve the people and communities we serve through our civic engagement initiatives.
  • Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills.
  • Must be “self-motivated” as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems.
  • Must be collaborative in driving decisions and a team-player.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail.
  • Builds and maintains student satisfaction.
  • Recognizes and anticipates student needs.

Day to Day Responsibilities
In this role you will wear different hats, but your skills will be especially essential in the following areas:

  • Design and develop eLearning course materials that are functional, intuitive, informative, accurate and consistent with sound instructional design principles focused on adult learning theory.
  • Design and develop graphics, audio, animations, and video for eLearning courses.
  • Possess strong proofreading and editing skills.
  • Ensure quality assurance of all course material prior to sharing with the Senior eLearning Content Designer.
  • Possess a good sense of aesthetics-designs interactive features that are visually appealing and support learner’s understanding of content.
  • Develop course materials using presentation software compatible with the LMS, Adobe Creative Suite, Vyond, and/or Articulate 360.
  • Experience recording & editing voiceovers using Audacity or like tool; experience using video/screen capture software.
  • Conduct instructional research and applies tested instructional design theories, practice and methods to course design.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • BS or MA degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Adult Education, or a related discipline.
  • Some experience preparing Multimedia Content and publishing multi-screen interactives using course authoring tools such as Articulate 360 (preferred).
  • Background in applying Universal Design for Learning concepts, ADA compliance and web accessibility along with assistive learning technologies.
  • Experience creating & editing voiceovers using Captivate, Audacity or like tool; experience using SnagIt (version 10 or newer) or like tool for screen shots.
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere) and one of the established Learning Management Systems (Canvas LMS, highly preferred).

Our Commitment to Employees

Just as we strive to empower our students for success, we also aim to enrich the lives of our employees. For five years, ACE has received recognition as one of Indiana’s Best Places to Work, winning the #1 spot for medium-sized companies in 2020. As a virtual first organization, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a family-like inclusive work environment. For our full-time employees, we offer the following benefits:

  • Medical, dental, & vision Insurance
  • HSA and FSA options
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Tuition reimbursement & reduction programs
  • Generous PTO
  • 401k and employer match
  • Full-service wellness and EAP program
  • Employee recognition and awards programs
  • Employer paid life & AD&D insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Employer paid long-term disability
  • And more…

Physical Demands
The physical demand described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with and receive communications from students and ACE employees in real time using online and other electronic media.

Diversity

At American College of Education, we believe that the best learning environment for students and staff is one in which we encounter viewpoints and experiences that are different, yet complementary to ours. This environment is fostered by the presence of persons with diverse backgrounds. While a necessary precondition, diversity is in and of itself, insufficient. To create and maintain a truly inclusive learning community, we must strive to make all feel equally valued. We may celebrate diversity, but we “live” inclusion.

 

Additional Notes
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

American College of Education seeks to attract and retain a diverse staff consistent with its diverse student body and surrounding communities. At this time we cannot consider candidates residing in Alaska, Washington D.C., Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Mexico, South Dakota, or Alabama.

ACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply

Jr. eLearning Content Designer 

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: content, design, Education, and elearning. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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