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Instructional Designer

Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, Colorado 80011
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well being of children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstanding hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known both for its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research and education programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties, Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16 Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.

A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.

Children's Hospital Colorado (CHCO) is seeking a Learning Experience Designer with 3+ years’ experience. This individual will design and develop online content with a focus on innovative, fresh, and engaging user experiences while supporting hospital-required education requirements. CHCO is a mission-driven organization offering the right candidate an opportunity to create and shape online learning for our motivated, invested team members.


Duties include:

  • Exploring and piloting training approaches which provide responsive, relevant, and effective user experiences
  • Enhancing learner experiences though tools, design, graphics, and interactions
  • Working with subject matter experts to define objectives and refine course content
  • Gathering material to create online content based on information from existing sources, regulatory requirements, organization-identified needs, subject matter experts, previous training courses, etc.
  • Compose/edit written content to ensure clarity and consistency throughout deliverables
  • Assessing learner comprehension
  • Providing guidance on best eLearning principles and methodologies


The ideal candidate has:

  • Proven experience building engaging online and experiential learning
  • Understanding of advanced design/development techniques and tools of adult learning theory
  • Strong background with conceptualization, design, and production online training (includes graphics, animation, photography, and other tools)
  • Self-directed interest in emerging technologies and new ideas in instructional design
  • Ability to shift between working autonomously with limited supervision or direction, and collaborating/partnering with other team members
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to meet deadlines for course publication
  • Javascript and Articulate experience a plus

Instructional Design
- Apply instructional design and project management knowledge (ADDIE, SAM) to support the mission of CHCO
- Work to understand and address common concerns and challenges faced by CHCO audiences
- Lead efforts to create content that utilizes continuous improvement methodologies, quality instructional approaches, and empowers data-driven decision-making
- Works with complex source material and within detailed development cycles, keeping both the process and the content highly accessible, streamlined, and focused for collaborators and stakeholders

Project Management
- Manages and prioritizes large, complex, deadline-driven, and high-impact instructional design projects using industry standards and best practices in project management
- Influence stakeholders to meet key deadlines while maintaining relationships

Course development
- Designs, develops and implements electronic instructional materials (e.g., animations, interactive elements, simulations, video, etc.) using content authoring and management tools (e.g., Articulate Storyline/Rise, HTML5, SCORM, JavaScript, etc.)
- Designs and implements modern instructional design and engaging user experiences while incorporating ADA Section 508 guidelines
- Consults with leadership/subject matter experts on the use of research-based instructional strategies (e.g. gamification, interactive applications, animations, information visualization, etc.)
- Comfortable with Office 365
- Compose/edit written content to ensure clarity and consistency throughout deliverables
- Familiar with graphic design/layout best practices and editing tools to create a positive learner experience


This position is responsible for designing multimedia courses, web-based training programs and online learning modules for all levels of end-users. Works with subject matter experts, customers and trainers to identify training needs and translate identified needs into curriculum design.


  • EDUCATION – Bachelor's degree is required.
  • EXPERIENCE – Minimum of three (3) years of related experience is required.
  • EQUIVALENCY – Combination of post-high school education, job related certification and/or related experience equivalent to seven (7) years may be considered in lieu of minimum requirements.

It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation.  Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.


Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-09-27

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Instructional Designer

Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, Colorado 80011

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