The Instructional Designer for Distance Learning is a full-time position that works with the medical school faculty and administration to develop online medical education modules and technology-enhanced blended learning experiences. The Instructional Designer is also the operational manager for the learning management system, the natural language search program, and the lecture capture system. The Instructional Designer, a member of the Office of Medical Education, reports to the Director of Educational Program Development.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
\u2022 Collaborating and consulting with faculty and administration on the effective use of online resources, instructional software and systems and multimedia technologies to enhance online education, flipped classroom and blended learning experiences. \u2022 Working with faculty on the timely development of effective instructional materials consistent with sound pedagogical principles. \u2022 Proactively engage faculty to recommend and assist in use of Camtasia to create new learning modules. \u2022 Evaluating the student learning and programmatic outcomes of the educational products developed. \u2022 Collaborating with the Director of Program Evaluation Program Development to conduct faculty and staff workshops and other activities that promote teaching, learning and assessment linked to educational strategies, instructional technology and learning outcomes. \u2022 Assisting the Instructional Designer for Active Learning with technology implementations for educational projects. \u2022 Able to work with instructional designers on technological implementation of educational efforts within the MD program. \u2022 Collaborating with faculty to turn their work on educational innovations and results into educational scholarship. \u2022 Researching and evaluating emerging technologies and novel instructional approaches for possible use. \u2022 Functioning as the operational manager for the student learning management system (currently, Canvas) and software which integrates with it such as the natural language search program (currently, iSeek) and other third-party vendor solutions that integrate with the learning management system by means of a national standard integration protocol. \u2022 Being responsible for training faculty and staff in how to use the software and will provide second tier support for all programs at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. \u2022 Being responsible for ensuring the lecture capture system (currently, Mediasite) operates optimally. \u2022 Managing the learning management system including oversight of entire system for the College of Medicine, ensure that the system is operating optimally, serve as liaison with Instructure, makers of Canvas, for technical support. \u2022 Collaborating with other individuals within Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center to ensure that users (faculty, staff, students) have appropriate access to the LMS. \u2022 Developing and providing training and training guides for staff and faculty in the use of the LMS, including course design and implementation of course elements. \u2022 Providing level 1 and level 2 support for the MD program users of the LMS. \u2022 Overseeing the utilization of the LMS by other divisions of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and provide level 2 support to those divisions. \u2022 Collaborating with other individuals within Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center to ensure that programs used for medical education, are appropriately integrated with the LMS. \u2022 Providing oversight for all issues related to the lecture capture system (currently, Mediasite), including recorder updates, server updates, server management, system utilization, file management within the server, and processes for giving individuals appropriate access to the system. \u2022 Providing training and coordination of the audience response system (currently, Poll Everywhere). \u2022 Other tasks as assigned.
Internal Number: 2018-11425
About Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.
Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health s...ystem, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.