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[Expired] Learning & Development Specialist, Educational Technology & Production

Posted On :5 Aug 2013


Job Summary

  • Salary:   Undisclosed
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time, Contract
  • Min. Education Level: Degree
  • Field of Study: Interactive Media
  • Years of Experience: 5
  • Skills: Education/Training, Multimedia, Social Networks (tagging, virtual communities, social bookmarks,etc.)

Job Descriptions

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate must be able to work independently as well as in a team, to

  • Give advice and guidance on pedagogical strategies and innovative educational technologies to produce instructionally sound solutions for both print and web-based learning formats for adult learners
  • Work with academics and course developers to produce self-paced multimedia materials for e-learning
  • Research and identify technology trends in the field of instructional design for education
  • Supervise junior officers in course development work

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in Educational Technology/Instructional Design for Pedagogy and/or related disciplines
  • 5 years experience in instructional design work that includes giving pedagogical advice on the development of learning contents preferably for institutions of higher learning or similar work environment
  • Other combinations of education and experience that meet stipulated knowledge, skills and abilities will also be considered

Key Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • Knowledge of pedagogical strategies and adult learning theories
  • Instructional design principles for creating educational content and enhancing collaborative learning
  • Online and Face-to-face Training/Facilitation skills
  • Experience in use of eLearning authoring and Social Media/Web 2.0 tools
  • Working knowledge of learning management systems such as Blackboard as well as expertise in project management

About This Company

As the only national private university in Singapore, SIM University’s mission is to create excellence in lifelong education through a uniquely designed learning experience that equips learners for a better future. Home to more than 13,000 students, SIM University adopts a flexible and practice-focused learning approach and offers more than 50 academic programmes in various disciplines. Eligible students taking SIM University’s undergraduate programmes enjoy government subsidies of up to 55% of tuition fees and access to government bursaries, tuition fee and study loans. SIM University is a not-for-profit university and the SIM University Education Fund has been a Singapore ‘Institution of a Public Character’ (IPC) since September 2005.

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