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Job Title: Instructional Designer (Content Developer, Sr.)
Job Number: 74176BR
Organization: Rollins School of Public Health (EMPH, R-IV PHTC)
Posted: 8/29/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Compensation: minimum annual rate: $51,500; midpoint annual rate: $68,900
Position Description: This position will work with both the Executive MPH program and the Region IV Public Health Training Center.

Executive MPH Program (EMPH): The EMPH program is the distance-based MPH at the Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) designed specifically for working professionals. Utilizing a blended format, students in the Executive MPH program attend on-campus long weekends (Fri-Sat-Sun) at the Emory campus in Atlanta at the beginning and end of each semester. All course work between these on-campus weekends is facilitated by the Canvas course management system. The 42-semester hour program is designed to be completed in six semesters, with a maximum course load of 3 courses per semester. The Executive MPH program currently offers three concentrations (“tracks”) in: 1.) Applied Epidemiology; 2.) Applied Public Health Informatics; and 3.) Prevention Science. Day-to-day staffing for the program includes a part-time program chair; part-time associate chair; fulltime academic advisor; 3.5 instructional designers (instruction content developers); two part-time thesis advisors, part-time faculty practicum advisor; and part-time administrative support.

This position will join the instructional design team and work closely with other members of this team and EMPH faculty to develop/revise EMPH courses as well as maintain them during the semester offered. This position will collaborate on the development of new curricula and/or courses for the EMPH program. In addition, this position will teach faculty how to use Learning Management System tools and appropriate pedagogical approaches to convey course material. This position is expected to stay abreast of current developments in distance learning and instructional technology. This position requires attendance and participation in evening and weekend activities.

Region IV Public Health Training Center (R-IV PHTC): Funded in September 2014 by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the mission of the R-IV PHTC is to strengthen competence of the current and future public health workforce in HHS Region IV, develop a learning community within the Central Office at Emory and the 6 local performance sites located in Region IV, expose public health students to the value of working in underserved areas, advocate for public health systems and policies, and contribute to the work of the national PHTC program. The priority populations for the R-IV PHTC services are public health and other health professionals in governmental organizations that serve medically underserved populations within the following states: Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

In addition to working with the EMPH program, this position will also work half- time with the R-IV PHTC, collaborating on the development and implementation of trainings, with faculty and staff in the Core Office (Emory) and 6 local performance sites (University of Alabama at Birmingham, Medical University of South Carolina, UNC Wilmington, East Tennessee State University, University of Louisville, and Florida A&M University). Training and instructional activities will be offered in-person and via distance modalities and will include webinars, interactive lectures, and virtual skill-based trainings.

This position will manage the e-learning portfolio of the R-IV PHTC including webinar trainings and online training modules. Management of webinar trainings include setting up the Adobe Connect room; registration and promotion set-up; presenter technology and pedagogical support; participant technical assistance; and implementation of practice runs and webinars. The position will also design online training modules and the applicant should therefore be proficient in the use of authoring tools (e.g., Captivate, Camtasia, Articulate 360). Additionally, this position will provide technical assistance for the regional network regarding distance based training. The position will develop protocols (for facilitators, moderators, presenters) for the design and implementation of webinars and online trainings. Lastly, this position will inform the training center about emerging software, tools, techniques and trends in the field of distance-based education.

Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who have: • Proficiency with Microsoft Office • Experience with Canvas LMS • Proficiency with the use of Adobe Connect or other similar web conferencing software for webinars and/or instructional sessions • Experience with Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, Articulate 360, or similar authoring software • Experience designing 508 Compliant instructional materials • Basic knowledge of HTML editing and coding • Knowledge of current technology applications for instruction, such as use of social media • Knowledge of instructional design principles for non-traditional adult learners and for distance learning including instructional strategies developed from competencies and objectives, development of learning materials in a variety of formats, and assessment techniques

Organization Description: JOB DESCRIPTION: Serves as project manager and oversees the development of instructional materials. May supervise project staff. Serves as liaison with outside agencies in the development of instructional materials. Works with faculty to develop instructional materials (both continuing education and for graduate credit) for delivery in traditional face-to- face, web-based, and CD-ROM/DVD environments. Researches and develops case studies based on relevant subject matter or events for delivery using computer and distance learning technologies. Works in collaboration with multimedia developers to develop instructional materials. Assists faculty in integrating instructional technologies in their classrooms. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in instructional design, education, or related field and five years of adult education experience OR an equivalent combination of experience, education and training. The ability to manage multiple projects; strong oral and written communication skills; and the ability to interact with both faculty and staff as part of an interdisciplinary team. Current knowledge on pedagogical issues related to education and technology.

Closing Date: 11/29/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Moose Alperin,  Instructional Designer (Content Developer, Sr.)
Contact Location: 1518 Clifton Road, Office 246
Mailstop: 1518-002-2AA
Atlanta   GA  30322
USA
Contact Location: 1518 Clifton Road, Office 246
  Mailstop: 1518-002-2AA
  Atlanta   GA  30322
  USA
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Contact Email: malperi@emory.edu
Web Address: http://www.sph.emory.edu AND http://www.sph.emory.edu/r4phtc
How to Apply: Go to http://www.hr.emory.edu/eu/careers/index.htm Click on SEARCH FOR STAFF JOBS (EXTERNAL CANDIDATES) Emory HR Job Title: Instruction Content Developer, Sr. Job Requisition ID: 74176BR

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