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Instructional Designer Consultant

Boston, MA 02163

Posted: 04/16/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Creative & Production Job Number: 615588 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Instructional Design Consultant
Location: Boston, MA
Pay Rate: Up to $54/hr


As part of the Learning Design & Training Services team the Instructional Designer Consultant (ID) is responsible for designing, implementing, and consulting on applications and technology devices that support the advancement of teaching and learning at the school They assist faculty and staff with developing sound pedagogical strategies for developing and utilizing technologies in and across the curriculum for virtual, hybrid, and in-person delivery. The ID consultant assists in the production and delivery of training materials and end-user documentation on how to appropriately use technology solutions for both academic and administrative uses.

The ideal candidate is an energetic, quick learner who possesses superior interpersonal and communication skills. They have experience effectively consulting with faculty and business partners, developing and delivering a wide variety of technology solutions and trainings in a high-touch, enterprise- level environment. They have excellent listening and critical thinking skills and exhibit the ability to understand current processes and requirements and identify new tools or ways of working to achieve objectives. They possess superior maturity, professionalism, and judgment.

•  Consult with faculty and staff on how IT-supported technologies can be used to meet business needs which can be delivered in a number of different modalities (virtual, hybrid, in-person)
• Coordinate services across the IT and the organization, so that faculty have a central point of service contact for their technology needs (maintaining streamlined and strong customer service for the faculty and programs)
• Evaluate new technologies and their ability to meet HBS community needs
• Serve on project teams in designing and implementing solutions that align closely with teaching, learning, and administrative goals
• Design and create end-user documentation including eLearning, guides, and videos
• Develop and deliver individual and group instruction with sensitivity to differing learning styles
• Assume additional responsibilities as assigned

• High school diploma, GED, or equivalent is required
• At least two 2 years’ professional experience as an instructional/learning designer or equivalent in higher education or similar environment is required

• Experience in developing instructional design strategies, policies, and procedures is preferred
• Expertise in developing, evaluating, and redesigning face?to?face, fully virtual, and hybrid/blended content delivery is preferred
• Expertise with Zoom is preferred
• Expertise with one or more learning management systems is preferred
• Expertise with one or more eLearning authoring tool (e.g., Camtasia, Captivate, Articulate) is preferred
• Teaching or training experience is preferred
• Strong presentation skills is preferred
• Be flexible, open-minded, and comfortable with changing responsibilities and duties as new and additional needs become known is preferred
• Experience with IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and IT Service Management (ITSM) is preferred
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