Instructional Aids Associate

The Ohio State University
Job Description

Works with subject matter experts to design, develop, and implement courses associated with The School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University. Utilizes backward course design to create engaging learning activities and compelling course content for adult learners in a professional and/or higher education setting.  Develops courses and professional development opportunities that can be delivered online, in-person, or as a hybrid. Conducts market research to identify target audience and their training needs. Sets instructional end goals and creates content that matches them. Incorporates standard layout and consistent branding in course user interface (i.e. Learning Management System) and course documents. Analyzes and applies trends and best practices (i.e. Quality Matters) in learning technologies and instructional design. Provides exercises and activities that enhance the learning process and supports metacognition. Creates supporting materials/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games, etc.) that comply with universal design and accessibility standards. Devises modes of assessment, such as tests and quizzes, that measure course outcomes and maintains academic integrity. Participates in annual conferences (i.e. ODEE Innovate Conference, Academy of Teaching Conference on Excellence in Teaching & Learning, CFAES Teaching & Learning Symposium, etc.). Maintains working knowledge of University supported tools through professional development and training.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Previous working experience in instructional design
  • Project management and lesson and curriculum planning skills
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and Learning Management Systems (Canvas preferred)
  • Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio and video scripts
  • Good interpersonal skills and experience working in a team environment
  • Ability to work full-time at the OSU-Wooster campus
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