The Center for Teaching and Learning is looking for a Learning Designer to partner with faculty on the design of blended and online learning experiences for the purpose of advancing departmental curriculum goals. The Learning Designer would collaborate in the planning and development of educational projects defined by faculty or school partners.
Partners with faculty on the design (developing learning objectives, designing assessments, and co-creating deliverables) of student-centered learning experiences for blended and online courses. Partners with faculty on the implementation of designs for a variety of modalities, platforms, and scales often leveraging emerging educational technologies, learning science research, and learning analytics.
Manages (timeline and scope) learning design for small teaching and learning projects like on-demand resources, learning objects, or course design, often collaborating with other learning designers. instructional materials for using technologies covered in the course. Provides guidance to programmers and designers on development of digital materials.
Conducts outreach and follow up with assigned departments and schools. Develops strong working relationships with academic staff and effectively accesses institutional resources. Provides guidance and direction for key stakeholders/clients and maintains office open hours.
Collaborates on the development of related resources such as documentation, on-demand resources, and educational development materials. Designs and delivers workshops for instructors on a variety of online tools and media services especially LMS support materials.
Stays abreast of emerging research in learning design and evolving standards in educational practice.
Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree or equivalent, and a minimum of 2-4 years of related experience.
Extensive experience using Macs and Windows machines.
Knowledge of educational technology, research in the learning sciences, and data analytics.
Proficiency with HTML and CSS.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent presentation skills.
Familiarity of pedagogical concepts and instructional technology issues.
Familiarity with programming concepts and techniques.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 510712
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.