Educational Specialist - TIPS Education Center
Company: MD Anderson
Posted on: June 12, 2021
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer
Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world
through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research
and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and
graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the
The primary purpose of the TIPS Educational Specialist is to
work with stakeholders at all levels to design, deliver and
evaluate effective educational media components to support learning
activities and interventions produced by CPE and TIPS, in order to
build competency in healthcare professionals, contributing to
quality improvement, safety and patient care.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
- Applies appropriate learning methodology to plan, develop and
evaluate educational products for continuing professional education
learning events, courses, curricula and special projects.
- Designs and develops relevant, effective and engaging
educational media products using principles of UX design and adult
- Creates original educational media in support of approved CPE
and TIPS projects. This includes, but is not limited to graphics,
animations, simulations, audio, video, and other digital
- Leads review sessions for educational products, facilitating
discussion and translating feedback into actionable
- Maintains expertise on advances in professional education,
including standards, industry trends, emerging technologies
(AR/VR/XR), software tools, digital platforms and education
Required: Bachelor's degree in Business, Education, Psychology,
Training & Development, Instructional Design or related field.
Preferred: Master's degree in Instructional Design, Educational
Media or related field.
Required: Three years of experience in related field in a
business or healthcare environment. May substitute required
education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on
a one to one basis
- Three years of experience in a related field in a business or
healthcare environment, designing and developing a broad range of
educational media components using industry-standard tools. Strong
background in camera operations (DSLR, RED, steady cams, 360,
etc.), linear and non-linear editing (e.g, Final Cut, Premiere,
Avid), audio production, and studio and field lighting.
- Experience with rapid authoring tools (Articulate, Captivate)
and web editing experience are highly preferred.
- Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with motion
graphics/animation software (e.g., AfterEffects). Experience
creating AR/VR/XR simulations for education.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer
Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to
race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected
veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected
by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless
such distinction is required by law.
- Requisition ID: 139458
- Employment Status: Full-Time
- Employee Status: Regular
- FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
- Work Week: Days
- Fund Type: Soft
- Pivotal Position: No
- Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 52,000
- Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 65,000
- Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 78,000
- Science Jobs: No
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