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Instructional Design

Instruction Content Developer

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry  
Organization Type University  
Pay Range TBD  

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


At the Emory Centers for Public Health Training and Technical Assistance (Emory Centers), we help our clients and their partners develop the professional skills, evidence-based programs, and policy action needed to build healthier communities. Housed within the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory Centers provides innovative trainings, technical assistance, and materials to build the knowledge and skills to foster strong leadership, increase organizational capacity, and strengthen partnerships. Our clients include state and local departments of health, non-profit organizations, and foundations. Our services span across all public health issues, risk factors, and professional competencies. Our four dedicated subcenters have provided capacity-building and community mobilization services in all 50 states and territories over the last 20 years. Our website is https://emorycenters4phtraining.emory.edu/.

 Job Description:

  • Works with faculty or external constituencies, for example, healthcare and education, to develop instructional materials (both continuing education and/or for university credit) for delivery in traditional face-to-face and/or web/app-based environments.
  • May research and develop case studies for delivery using novel approaches, including computer and distance learning technologies.
  • May work in collaboration with multimedia developers.
  • May assist faculty or external constituents in integrating instructional technologies into their teaching and training.
  • Evaluates and recommends new instructional methods and associated technology.
  • May instruct students, faculty, and staff in the selection and use of appropriate instructional methods and associated technologies.
  • Serves as training facilitator as needed.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

Additional Job Details:

  • Provides cross-center support for curriculum development, instructional design, writing and editing of learning products.
  • Engages with Emory Centers clients to support the writing and editing of stories for communications through various mediums (newsletters, podcast, case stories, curriculum content, etc.).
  • Works closely with the health equity CORE team to ensure inclusion of culturally appropriate and language sensitive content.
  • Provides curriculum and/or instructional design support for curriculum products and updates of learning tools
  • Provides SME quality control of webinar content and other training products through editing and standardized branded look and feel (provided by communications core)
  • Works with MATCH recipients and community partners to interview and write success stories and lessons learned, and to develop and/or edit content for communications related products (newsletters, presentations, etc.)
  • Provides editing and script support for podcasts as needed
  • Management of the Learning Management System and co-creation of LMS structure as part of team; provides regular tracking reports to evaluation team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field and three years of related experience in an educational environment, OR an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects; strong oral and written communication skills; and the ability to interact with both faculty and staff as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Current knowledge on pedagogical issues related to education and technology.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with writing and editing content 
  • Experience developing effective communication materials. 
  • Experience working with virtual teams via online group meeting software, and comfort with learning systems and technologies 
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and populations

Note: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed and at times, on short notice.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran’s status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.