E-Learning Instructional Designer

The E-Learning Instructional Designer is a new role within Orbis that supports our goal of ending avoidable blindness around the world by building the capacity of health care professionals to detect, diagnose and treat blinding eye conditions.

E-Learning Instructional Designer

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JOB SUMMARY

The E-Learning Instructional Designer is a new role within Orbis that supports our goal of ending avoidable blindness around the world. The E-Learning Instructional Designer is focused on building the capacity of health care professionals to detect, diagnose and treat blinding eye conditions.

As an essential member of the Telehealth team, the E-Learning Instructional Designer is responsible for leading the technical construction, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of online course content delivered through the Cybersight platform. You will support an existing Learning Management System with more than 25,000 users and a collection of 20+ custom courses aimed at eye health professionals in low- and middle-income countries.

BACKGROUND


The Telehealth team focuses on integrating Cybersight with Orbis programs across the world and works together to expand Orbis’s clinical educational. The E-Learning Instructional Designer reports to the Global Program Specialist and will work closely with the Telehealth team and the Clinical Services team.

REPORTING & WORKING RELATIONSHIPS


The E-Learning Instructional Designer reports to the Global Program Specialist. This position works closely with the Telehealth team, the Clinical Services team, Orbis colleagues around the world and directly engages with learners who use our services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Lead the construction of new online courses, working with a cross-disciplinary team of program staff, trainers, medical experts, medical illustrators and video editors
  • Manage the upkeep, review and refresh of existing online courses and related content
  • Perform technical maintenance and troubleshooting of course content and the LMS
  • Establish standards (platforms, technologies) that help Orbis be a global leader in the delivery of distance medical education in the communities we serve
  • Support the development and delivery of hybrid in-person and online training programs
  • Develop and implement innovative ways of evaluating knowledge transfer to learners
  • Facilitate live and recorded training (e.g. lectures)
  • Create and implement training for Orbis staff on how to use the LMS (building curricula, running reports, viewing learner transcripts)
  • Implement reporting mechanisms that help Orbis evaluate the uptake, output and outcomes of its distance education programs
  • Collaborate on surveying the needs from learners and sharing this feedback to be actioned as appropriate
  • Analyze course enrollments and completion rates and implement strategies to increase both and monitor for learners progress and utilization
  • Act as Tier 2 support for learners needing support to access or complete courses
  • Be responsible for our LMS platform and vendor relationship, maintaining awareness of the marketplace and new/emerging platforms

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in training, communications, adult education/ instructional design or information and communications technologies
  • Experience working in building successful courses in medical education (ideal experience in ophthalmology)
  • 3-5 years’ experience developing and implementing a successful Learning Management System platform with a focus on medical tech
  • Experience with HTML, image, audio and video editing and course-development software
  • Knowledge of and experience with e-learning content standards (e.g. SCORM, xAPI)

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Fluency in other languages is desirable
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and exercise independent judgement regarding operational decisions, processes or systems.
  • Ability to travel occasionally, including travel to and within developing countries.

Orbis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a global organization, we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures who reflect the five Orbis values of Trust, Caring, Commitment, Accountability, and Excellence.

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E-Learning Instructional Designer

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