Indepth Research Services Instructional Designer Consultant Job


Indepth Research Services
Position: Instructional Designer Consultant 
Description: We are an international training and consultancy organization offering technical training and education services designed for individuals, and organizations working in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health; humanitarian relief; logistics and telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water sanitation and hygiene sectors .
Job Brief: We are looking for a professional Instructional Designer to design and develop learning and practicing experiences.

The goal is to facilitate learners in acquiring knowledge, skills and competencies in an effective and appealing manner.
Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and transfer
  • Work with subject matter experts and identify target audience’s training needs
  • State instructional end goals and create content that matches them
  • Visualize instructional graphics, the user interface and the finished product
  • Conduct instructional research and analysis on learners and contexts
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods
  • Provide exercises and activities that enhance the learning process
  • Create supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games etc)
  • Decide on the criteria used to judge learner’s performance and develop assessment instruments
  • Maintain project documentation and course folders
  • Proven working experience in instructional design
  • Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
  • Lesson and curriculum planning skills
  • Basic HTML and Flash programming knowledge
  • Solid knowledge of course development software and at least one Learning Management System
  • Visual design skills (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator) and ability to storyboard
  • Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts
  • BS or MA degree in instructional design, educational technology or similar

How to Apply

  • If you meet the above criteria, please send your application and a detailed CV to [email protected] by 11th September 2016.
  • Note that due to the urgency in recruiting for this position CVs will be evaluated as they come.
  • Note: use the job title as the subject line in your application email