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e-Learning Designer
Job Type: Contract
Location: Brampton, ON, CANADA; Oakville, ON, CANADA; Mississauga, ON, CANADA; Toronto, ON, CANADA;
Job Category: Training and Education ; Other Training and Education Jobs
Job Industry: Education
Job Career Level: Experienced
Year(s) of Experience: 5
Date Posted: Jan 17, 2013
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Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit:
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Reporting to the Project Manager, Open Learning Centre, the incumbent will apply their instructional design and project management skills to support faculty in the development of course materials for online learning environments.  He/she will work collaboratively with faculty in their subject areas to develop leading-edge, pedagogically relevant online learning opportunities, through ongoing research.  This position is responsible for implementing sound instructional design principles, developing instruction to address various learner profiles, prepare quality instructional material, provide coaching and training to faculty and staff, and make recommendations regarding instructional design. The incumbent will also work with a design team to support the development and delivery of flexible learning opportunities.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Providing coordination and technical assistance for faculty related to course development and revisions;
• Collaborating with other college resources (i.e. Visualization Design Institute) to design and develop course material, integrating appropriate educational technology, and supporting teaching and learning outcomes;
• Applying instructional design skills, learning theory, and creativity throughout the design process and choosing appropriate instructional strategies and media that support teaching and learning outcomes in the e-learning arena
• Revising, editing and retrofitting existing online courses and programs ;
• Participating in project planning and estimates, including determining timelines and deliverables
• Managing several time sensitive projects simultaneously, determining timelines, documenting team progress;

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in e-learning, adult education, computer studies or a related field of study and a minimum of five years experience creating, developing and maintaining learning content for an e-learning environment.  Experience with a learning management system, HTML programming, and Adobe products is required.  Experience in implementing sound instructional design principles, developing instruction to address various learning profiles and course design and development based on best practice is required. The candidate must possess superior organizational skills, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  A strong ability to manage multiple projects with shifting priorities and timelines is also required.  He/she will be able to work collaboratively with faculty and staff and be a strong team player.

Appointment Details:

Employee Group: Part Time (contract)
School/Department: Faculty of Continuing and Professional Studies, Open Learning Centre
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference #: 13/PT/01
Appointment Details: Hours and remuneration determined on a course by course basis.
Application Deadline: February 8, 2013

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Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities.

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