Learning Engineer – Instructional Design- Kenzie Academy

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  • Post Date: August 3, 2022
  • Apply Before: October 1, 2022
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Job Overview

We are one growing team with one powerful goal – and as a global leader in education, we strive for a workforce that reflects the individual differences of our learning community. We believe that our employees can be their best selves when they can be their true selves. That is why we’re committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion in which all our employees feel welcomed, valued and empowered. Together, we will shape the future of education by transforming lives beginning with yours.

Our Workforce Is Expanding Beyond New Hampshire!

We have remote work opportunities available in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia and Wyoming.

The Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced instructional designer to join our Learning Science Team. The Instructional Designer/Learning Engineer will help to improve and scale our pedagogy to ensure our students learn the necessary skills to be placed in well-paying jobs upon completing their programs. You will report to the Director of Curriculum and Assessment and work with the team of curriculum developers and learning specialists.

You’ll Get To:

  • Maintain a learner-first approach to designing the curriculum flow and learner experience for a variety of technical programs
  • Work collaboratively with subject matter experts (SMEs) and instructors to design and support all curriculum
  • Align curriculum with quality design standards, pedagogical practices, and program outcomes
  • Establish cross-curricular learning competencies and align course learning objectives and skills within these
  • Develop programmatic curriculum maps to ensure understanding of outcomes with assessments, content delivery methods, learning approaches, and accompanying materials
  • Design innovative solutions to complex problems, including the integration of multiple technologies and interactive programming experiences within a learning environment
  • Collaborate with Academic Program Director to ensure understanding between Marketing and Sales, Admissions and Recruitment, Academic and Instruction, and Feedback and Assessment
  • Recommend changes based on feedback, research, and data to existing curricula, including technology or instructional methods, to enhance the learning experience and scale our instructional bandwidth
  • Develop a streamlined flow of information between all partners to ensure understanding among departments
  • Identify areas of improvement within existing curricula and processes, developing innovative solutions and strategies to address these
  • Develop documentation and systematic processes to inform the design and development of new programs
  • Expand upon the current curriculum management system to design new features such as tagging, search and filter, and others
  • Design learning experiences that support students from several backgrounds and of several levels of English proficiency
  • Identify new ways of collecting and analyzing learning data from within the program curricula
  • Use learning data to conduct analysis and review of curriculum and program effectiveness
  • Determine criteria for evaluating learners’ performance on program learning outcomes to develop and implement the appropriate assessment strategies
  • Complete other tasks as may be assigned. This might include, training, job aids, scripts, lesson plans, and presentations.

What we’re Looking For:

  • You understand software development principles and experience developing software in a language such as JavaScript, Java, or Python
  • You have 3+ years of experience developing curriculum and assessments that align to learning outcomes
  • You have experience working in Canvas, or other LMS platforms
  • You are a master at taking information from a variety of partners and data sets to develop curriculum design recommendations
  • You have worked with a variety of tech tools including learning management systems, content management systems, learning data applications, and assessment tools
  • You have a solid understanding of instructional methodologies, especially mastery learning, project-based learning, and flipped classroom
  • You can apply effective and appropriate pedagogical approaches that support student-centered learning
  • You have experience with learning and continuous improvement – you draw from a balance between research-based practices, innovation, and data to lead the instructional design

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience using course development authoring tools like Articulate360, Camtasia, Genialy, Canva, and Visme.
  • Project management experience (Agile-like project management experience would be ideal!)
  • Experience with edtech tools such as Canvas and collaborative, cloud-based tools such as Dropbox Paper and Airtable
  • Experience with designing curriculum for software engineering or web development

Thinking about the job, but not sure you should apply? We still want to hear from you.

We recognize that not everyone enters the world of work with the same advantage, opportunity, and privilege. This is why your skills and experiences are important to us. Take the leap and apply, you just might be the person we are looking for!

Are Benefits Important to You?

We offer exceptional benefits, many available starting on the first day of employment:

Anthem BlueCross affordable, low-deductible Medical insurance available on day one

Low to no-cost Dental, Vision and Life Insurance options

5 weeks of Paid Time Off that starts accruing on day one & Paid Holidays

Retirement Plan with a 9% Employer Funded annual contribution

Tuition Benefits with family offerings

Who Are We?

Kenzie Academy, a tech apprenticeship program that develops modern tech workers, reimagines higher education, combining training in the latest tech skills, real-world work experience, and mentorship from industry experts.

To ensure equal employment opportunity, Kenzie Academy shall not discriminate against any individual or group because of race, color, creed, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran/military status, genetic information, or on any other legally prohibited basis.

Join a community of students, instructors, and staff – here to support your education, goals and dreams.

Remote work disclaimer?

Please note that this is a remote eligible position. At SNHU, we ask that our remote employees have access to a reliable internet connection and a dedicated, properly equipped workspace at a fixed location within the United States (in one of the approved states as reflected above) that is free of distractions and dependencies.

Please note that a background check is required for employment.

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