Sr. Instructional Designer
University of Miami

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Department of Information Technology has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Senior Instructional Designer to work in Coral Gables, FL.

The Senior Instructional Designer plans and implements engaging learning activities and compelling course content to meet the learning needs of a target audience. Furthermore, the Senior Instructional Designer serves as a lead to lower-level instructional designers and provides guidance as needed.

Department Specific Functions

Oversees training team's content development and delivery to ensure they meet department's quality standards. Oversees training programs and user group networks. Under the direction of the Sr. Manager, Change Management, assigns training team's workload to ensure deliverables are met. Conducts needs analysis studies and confers with managers, supervisors and subject matter experts to determine target audience needs and design and develop training content. Ensures training policies, programs, and schedules are implemented based on knowledge of identified training needs. Selects, designs and implements appropriate instructional procedures or methods such as individual training, group instruction, self-study, lectures, demonstrations, simulation exercises, role-play, computer-based training as well as hybrid training. Designs effective e-learning content to meet the needs of specific audiences. Writes effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts. Provides input in the performance review of trainers and instructional designers.


  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field, Master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum 4 years of experience designing and delivering on-line learning content. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.

  • Experience in managing the workload of others preferred.

  • Instructional Design or e-Learning certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Must possess critical thinking skills, exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities and the ability to work and interact with departments throughout the organization.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning principles.

  • Ability to prioritize, schedule and meet deadlines of self and others.

  • Continuous improvement mindset.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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