Posted 2 weeks ago

Instructional Designer

Company: American Academy of Pediatrics
Category: Professional Services


Type: Full Time

The American Academy of Pediatrics seeks a creative Instructional Designer to oversee the research, development, and implementation of initiatives to enhance the quality of virtual continuing medical education (CME) activities and to support related products and services. This position reports to the Manager, Education Design Services and will work closely with subject matter experts (SMEs), editorial board members, and AAP staff to manage the design, development, and evaluation of instructionally sound, innovative, and engaging content for virtual delivery. Some tasks include:

  • Manage the project workflow and lead the design, development, implementation, revision, and maintenance of virtual education course offerings.
  • Work directly with course authors, volunteers, SMEs, contractors, and AAP staff to design and develop engaging virtual courses that use accepted virtual learning concepts.
  • Identify critical gaps in courses through evaluation feedback and develop appropriate and effective learning interventions for reducing gaps.
  • Provide guidance to instructional designers, consultants, video editors, narrators, and copy editors who assist with course development.
  • Collaborate with team to establish best practices and maintain existing style guides to support content development.
  • Contribute to the development of and improvements to the user interface, navigation, layout, and content for the AAP Education Learning Management System (LMS) and all other AAP virtual education products.
  • Work with Education staff to develop project schedules. Report on tasks and deliverables.
  • Assist in facilitating discourse and ideas on developing new curricula with the curriculum review committee and promoting courses to traditional and non-traditional target audiences.
  • Ensure proper documentation and compliance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) standards for all educational programs.