Online Learning and Design Advisor
Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver, BC
Work Site:
Additional Sites:
Learning Technologies - Vancouver General Hospital

Richmond Hospital, Lions Gate Hospital

Start Date:
Regular Full Time

As soon as possible

0800-1600, with Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays off

Reference#: 121658-mhs

Reporting to the Regional Manager, Distributed Learning, the Online Learning and Design Advisor is responsible for planning, designing, developing, implementing and evaluating education programs and training modules using educational theory and a variety of learning modalities. Works in a team environment of learning technology advisors and learning materials designers, as well as with key stakeholders (educators, managers, staff and contractors throughout the health authority) and clients to assess, design, develop, test and implement quality online and blended learning courses. The Advisor is responsible for editing educational materials and providing consultation on educational content for an online/e-learning environment. As well, the Advisor supports strategic planning initiatives through needs analysis, performance analysis, competency assessment, problem solving, change management, education and training, group facilitation and project management. Collaborates with other team members to promote and advance the development of online learning at Vancouver Coastal Health, as well as to refine, utilize and enhance learning management programming and systems to better achieve department goals and objectives.

Education & Experience

Master’s Degree in a related field (education, distance education, instructional design, Health Administration) plus five (5) years of recent, related experience in instructional design and people development or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Affiliation with an appropriate professional association is desirable.
Knowledge & Abilities

Applies comprehensive knowledge and skill in educational theory, research, technology and related best practices as well as an understanding of health care disciplines and networking abilities to support and enhance educational practices.
Uses superior group facilitation, team building, negotiating, conflict resolution skills and an interactive teaching style to engage learners with a variety of different learning styles and facilitate critical thinking and problem resolution.
Fosters creativity and innovation in strategic planning involving learning and development and in the development of teaching and learning strategies.
Multi-media development skills - Articulate Storyline, Captivate, and rapid development software. Video and photography experience would be nice to have. Proficient with Articulate Storyline.
Experience working with a Learning Management System (LMS) preferably Moodle.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient with Microsoft Office.
Proven ability to develop engaging and effective training programs.
Instructional design experience.
End-to-end course development experience.
Displays comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and methodologies and ability to effectively manage multiple projects.
Applies superior written communication abilities and proficient computer skills in the design and composition of creative high quality, interactive learning materials.
Superior process design applied in the design and development of learning and development initiatives.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Qualified applicants must submit a completed application form, resume and cover letter with competition #121658-mhs in the email subject line.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

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