“Durham Regional Police Service”: http://www.drps.ca is seeking a Instructional Designer. Reporting to the Academic Training Sergeant, Police Learning Centre, the Instructional Designer will work collaboratively with the Multimedia Developer, appointed Subject Matter Experts and the Academic Training Sergeant in the analysis, design, course production, testing and assessing of online courses and supplemental reference materials. This position will research, recommend and adapt instructional methodologies and assessment strategies consistent with adult learning principles. The Instructional Designer will: design engaging and effective online instructional materials that are functional, intuitive, informative, and consistent with sound instructional design principles; design course curricula, content, instructional activities, assessments, and provide recommendations for interface design; as well as develop scripts and storyboards for online course authoring. In addition, this position will determine the instructional effectiveness of course materials.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Plans and produces innovative strategies and designs for interactive multimedia programs and materials (graphics, photography, video, VR, quizzes, test items, glossaries, online Help, etc.);
- Utilizes a variety of programs, including but not limited to the following: MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Macromedia Flash, Macromedia Captivate, Windows Media Encoder, Quicktime VR and ForceTen;
- Ensures the instructional integrity and effectiveness of Multimedia projects through systematic design, interactive strategies and the clear writing of authoring scripts, narratives, media selection and specifications and storyboards;
- Tests, assesses and monitors learning activities and outcomes to ensure performance standards are achieved, capabilities continuously improve, and course content is current;
- Conducts research into best policing practices with other police services and relevant external sources;
- Communicates instructional design and media strategies, with the project collaborators and the Multimedia Developers to ensure that goals and objectives are being fulfilled, content is accurate and logical, and that problems are solved;
- Maintains expertise with evolving technology and software;
- Explores new emerging technologies and trends, for potential application to instructional challenges;
- Responds and resolves e-learning user inquiries and provides dedicated support to the Police Learning Centre;
- Must not have been convicted of a Criminal Offence for which a pardon has not been granted. Must not have any charges pending
- Must be a Canadian Citizen or a Landed Immigrant
How to Apply
Applications must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 11th, 2006. Please submit resume with a cover letter by e-mail, fax or mail to [email protected]. Please quote job number 06-68.