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Instructional Designer, Learning and Development Project Management Team

CUNY School of Professional Studies
New York, New York 10017
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
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Instructional Designer, Learning and Development Project Management Team
College: CUNY School of Professional Studies
Department: Professional Education and Workplace Learning
Program: ACS Workforce Institute
Location: 110 William Street, Lower Manhattan, NY
PVN ID: PS-1907-003198
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Closing Date: Oct 01, 2019 (Or Until Filled)
Hours: 35 hours/week (daily schedule 9am-5pm).

The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) provides online and on campus degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of adults who are looking to finish or transition into a bachelor’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, advance in the workplace, or change careers.
Home to the first fully online degree programs at the City University of New York, CUNY SPS offers fully accredited degree and certificate programs for students who want the flexibility and convenience of online education. CUNY SPS was ranked in the top 5% in the Nation in U.S. News & World Report’s list of the 2019 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.

Drawing on CUNY's nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, as well as industry and education partners, the School's programs provide opportunities for personal growth, job mobility, greater civic participation, and new ways to advance knowledge.

Since March 2015, CUNY SPS has been collaborating with the NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) in the development and management of the ACS Workforce Institute (ACS WI). The ACS WI provides professional development training for front-line and supervisory child welfare and juvenile justice professionals across the five boroughs.

CUNY SPS is recruiting candidates for a full-time Instructional Designer for our client, the NYC Administration for Children Services Workforce Institute (ACSWI). We are looking for committed and creative individuals with Instructional Design experience to create dynamic and engaging professional development experiences for adult learners.

As a member of the Learning and Development (L&D) Project Management Team, the Instructional Designer will work collaboratively with a project team, including subject matter experts, to create highly engaging learning activities and courses. Successful candidates for the position will leverage his/her/their in-depth knowledge of adult learning and instructional design best practices to design and develop learning programs that meet learner’s needs and organizational objectives.

As part of the interview process, candidates will be asked to provide samples of their work. The new hire will join a team of CUNY colleagues, and will work onsite at our client offices in lower Manhattan.

Other Duties:
Reporting to the Deputy Director of L&D Project Management, the Instructional Designer will:
• Design and develop new learning programs to be delivered as Instructor Led-Training (ILT)
• Update and maintain existing instructor led learning programs and/or training materials
• Collaborate with ACS Lead (product owner), and subject matter experts on learning program development
• Assess project charters and determine the appropriate learning approach and program design
• Perform tasks necessary to the project management of learning development projects, which includes but is not limited to creating a project plan, managing a project team, budget, scope and timeline
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Bachelor’s Degree required, with degree in related field preferred.
• Minimum 3 years of experience designing and developing adult learning programs
• Experience in graphic design and layout required.
• Knowledge of instructional design methodology and adult learning principles.
• Ability to clearly articulate ideas, concepts and visions for learning projects.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
• High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Customer service and problem-solving skills.
• Experience working with project management software (Microsoft Project, Basecamp, etc.)

How to Apply:
No Phone Calls Please.
Please submit your cover letter and resume via Research Foundation of CUNY website at:



Posted: 2019-08-07 Expires: 2019-09-06

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