Title:  Senior Instructional Designer - eLearning

Division:  School of Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $75,150 - $99,148
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  9302


Are you a creative designer who enjoys designing innovative elearning modules and courses? Do you have a passion for game-based learning and the art of storytelling? Are you an ardent learning who is always looking for improvement?  Can you play nice with both humans and machines?  The Interactive Instruction and Innovative Delivery Core is seeking a creative designer to join this growing team.  


Are you good at: 
•    Helping people and working collaborative to solve complex educational problems.
•    Designing highly interactive and engaging elearning courses using tools such as Articulate Storyline, Rise, Captivate, Camtasia ?
•    Designing graphics, 3D modeling and using animations to “tell stories ” and case studies
•    Producing and editing videos that go beyond passive?


Do you have: 
•    Strong proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite applications (i.e. Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat) MS Office, Google Suite, and 
•    Experience in producing videos and motion graphics (Adobe Premier, After Effects)
•    Demonstrated history of innovative and creative thinking
•    Experience in 3D production (animation, modeling, texturing, architectural rendering) (Blender, Sketch-up)

If you want to be a part of the foundation of a creative team dedicated to supporting medical education through the design of innovative hybrid educational experiences, we’d like to talk with you! 


This position works in Houston but may travel to Temple as needed.  Position may have the opportunity to work remotely on occasion.


Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) School of Medicine (SOM) develops diverse, compassionate physician leaders and educators who provide expert patient-centered care to diverse populations, supported by evidence-based practice and scientific innovation. The SOM offers programs that cover the learning continuum from Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Graduate Medical Education (GME) to Continuing Professional Development (CPD). In addition, SOM also offers MD/PhD and Baccalaureate/MD programs. Baylor's UME program has an accelerated, integrated approach to teaching the core scientific concepts that underlie medicine and our exceptionally diverse clinical training opportunities combine to create a curriculum that prepares our students for success. Commencing with AY2023-2024, the UME program will expand to Temple, Texas (BCM Temple), in partnership with Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH). Baylor Scott & White Health is prepared to support the program with its expansive clinical enterprise with a focus on value-based care that features a 640-bed teaching and research hospital with a Level I trauma center. As a part of a large multi-specialty integrated physician group located in central Texas, students at BCM Temple are able to serve a diverse population and be exposed to the full spectrum of medical care. The campus also has established GME programs which have been training residents and fellows for over 100 years. There are more than 40 residency and fellowship programs accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education training nearly 500 active GME residents and fellows. We are seeking talented professionals to join the BCM Temple team. Applications may be submitted through the BCM Careers portal and should include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae.

Job Duties

  • Assists faculty with creating engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and transfer.
  • Applies tested instruction design theories, practices, and methods.
  • Consults with subject matter experts to identify target audience’s training needs.
  • Collaborates with faculty to design materials and face-to-face, online and hybrid courses that are learner centered and aligned with outcomes and assessments.
  • Coordinates the development of instructional materials that are functional, informative, and consistent with sound pedagogical and instructional design principles.
  • Provides guidance related to the selection and design of exercises and activities that enhance the learning process.
  • Identifies assessment criteria used to just learner’s performance, provide feedback to learners, and development assessment instruments.
  • Assists in the evaluation of the instructional effectiveness of programs, courses, and training products.
  • Collaborates and consults with faculty on the effective use of web-based resources, multimedia technologies, and instructional software and systems to improve teaching both online and on-campus.
  • Plans, develops and teaches faculty and staff workshops and other activities that promote teaching learning, and assessment in areas related to learning strategies, instructional technology, and student learning outcomes.
  • Conducts individual training and coaching for faculty to meet instructional design and development learning opportunities and needs.
  • Trains faculty to leverage technology and implement pedagogy effectively.
  • Assesses new and emerging technologies, instructional design theories, and approaches and policies for potential application to instructional opportunities.
  • Creates and maintains resources for faculty and staff on pedagogy, course design, tools and techniques for teaching and learning.
  • Collaborates and consults with other instructional technology staff.
  • Maintains project documentation and course folders.
  • Participates in instructional research and analysis on learners and contexts.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  • Five years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Experience in higher education.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.