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Job: Instructional Designer/Course Developer - Princess Margaret Hospital - Ontario

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Job: Instructional Designer/Course Developer - Princess Margaret Hospital - Ontario

Started by M Koole April 25, 2012 - 3:23pm

Instructional Designer/Course Developer

Site: Princess Margaret Hospital  
Department: de Souza Institute
Reports to:  Manager
Status:  Temporary Full Time for one year

Working with a dynamic and innovative team at de Souza, the Instructional Designer/Course Developer position provides an opportunity to work on a leading edge initiative that delivers healthcare education to oncology nurses across Ontario.  As an Instructional Designer/Developer, your main focus will be to create de Souza Institute’s e-learning programs by collaborating with educators and IT team members to design and write storyboards, design and edit documents, and develop e-learning courses as required.

The successful candidate will have excellent skills in collaborating with team members to create, design, and produce effective visual presentations for blended and online learning experiences using graphics, animations, artwork and photos.


• Under minimal supervision, design and develop interactive online education programs
• Design web-based courses that effectively and creatively use technology to meet educational and business goals
• Develop, test, and debug modules so that they work without defects
• Analyze existing instructional materials to identify potential areas for design modification using new technologies
• Participate in planning and design meetings with educators and other staff
• Estimate workflow and meet deadlines
• Participate in establishing course development schedules

• Post secondary degree in training / education or web development preferred
• 2+ years practical experience in developing online/multimedia courses required
• 2+ years practical experience in designing online learning solutions, grounded in adult learning principles required

• Experience with 3rd party course authoring tools (e.g., Captivate, Articulate, Trainer, Lectora) for developing online courses required
• Experience with media development tools preferred (e.g., Dreamweaver, Flash, HTML, JavaScript) for developing interactive online courses
• Experience with graphics designing tools (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks) an asset
• Knowledge of Learning Management Systems (e.g. Moodle, Sakai, ATutor) required
• Demonstrated ability to design creative, interactive online courses required
• Ability to work independently and demonstrated skills in working within a team under strict, tight timelines, demonstrating a high degree of self direction, initiative and motivation preferred.
• Superior interpersonal, communication and computer skills and the ability to work with people from a variety of different groups preferred.
• Technical writing experience an asset

de Souza Institute thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.