Nelson Mandela University reserves the right not to make an appointment. In considering candidates for appointment into advertised posts, preference will be accorded to persons from a designated group in accordance with the approved Nelson Mandela University Employment Equity Plan.

Senior Instructional Designer - Medical School (7468)

Overview

Reference
7468

Salary
ZAR/month

Job Location
- South Africa -- Nelson Mandela Bay Metro -- Port Elizabeth

Job Type
Permanent

Posted
Monday, October 12, 2020

Closing date
23 Oct 2020 23:59


 

CORE PURPOSE OF JOB

The professional Instructional Designer must be able to design and develop engaging learning and practicing experiences.  The goal is to support staff and facilitate learners in acquiring knowledge, skills and competencies in an effective and appealing manner within the Faculty of Health Sciences’ medical program.

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  1. Creation, design, and production of digital course content for online teaching that includes instructional graphics, videos, illustrations, animations and data visualisations
  2. Co-ordination with the university’s Learning Experience Design studio and compliance with the institution’s related business processes and guidelines
  3. Provision of design support for learning, teaching, research, learning analytics and academic development initiatives.
  4. Creative direction of digital course content in an academic and curriculum development context.
  5. Work with academic subject matter experts to identify and coordinate educational training needs into the digital course content
  6. Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods that enhance learning and teaching, to create content that match and meet targets
  7. Conduct research and analysis on the Learner (User) experience and interface of the digital platform

CORE COMPETENCIES

 
  1. Proven work experience of at least three to five years in Graphic / Instructional Design in an academic setting
  2. In-depth knowledge and ability to analyse and apply latest trends and best practices in learning technologies/instructional design
  3. Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
  4. Lesson and curriculum planning experience
  5. Proven ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio and video scripts as part of curriculum development

6. Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with a range of stakeholders in the Faculty of Health Sciences on different projects

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

 

Education

3-year Bachelors’ degree / B. Tech in Graphic Design

Preference will be given to candidates with additional qualification(s) in Instructional Design.

Experience

Three years’ experience in the field of graphic and/or instructional design in the higher education field

Experience in Moodle-based activity tools is essential

Proven video editing skills would be an advantage

Experience in H5P will be an added advantage

Essential competencies

Articulate and/or Adobe Captivate software applied in custom learning path/activity contexts

Adobe Creative Suite on Mac (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat Professional) in a professional studio context

Microsoft Office Suite

 

APPLICANT INFORMATION

 

Closing date:  23 October 2020 

Please note that no late applications are accepted.

Applicants are to provide a cover letter, clearly indicating their exact skills match against the post requirements and the minimum requirements.  In addition, an updated CV, ID document and certified copies of their qualifications must be provided. 

 

Disclaimer:

 No applicant would be accepted after the closing date (Friday 23 October 2020).  

 Nelson Mandela University reserves the right not to make an appointment. In considering candidates for appointment into the advertised posts, preference will be accorded to persons from a designated group in accordance with the approved Nelson Mandela University Employment Equity Plan.

 

No applicant would be allowed to apply and/or would be accepted after the closing date (Friday 23 October 2020).  


Contact information

Karen Campbell


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