Instructional Designer (at Instructor rank) (Job ID: 3117)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location Clearwater Bay
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Dental plan, Gratuity, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Design > Others
Education / Training > Others
Published On 06/10/2016

Job Title:                   Instructional Designer (at Instructor rank)
Department:              Center for Education Innovation
Job ID:                      3117


Job Posting Details

We are seeking a motivated and committed professional to join the Technology-enhanced Teaching Team in the Center.  As part of the team, the appointee will be responsible for the instructional design of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) and Blended Learning courses.

The appointee will work very closely with instructors from various departments to structure their course content to suit the delivery of MOOC/blended approach; devise effective instructional design strategies; choose from a variety of eLearning techniques/technologies to address different learning needs; write and/or edit scripts/storyboards for interactive online content; and review and evaluate the effectiveness of online content.

Applicants should have a degree in instructional technology or related discipline with at least 5 years of work experience in the design of instructional content using a variety of eLearning techniques; expertise in identifying learning outcomes, adult learning principles, events of learning, message design principles, instructional development models, formative and summative evaluation methods, etc; and strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills. Written and verbal communication at native/near native English level is a must.  The appointee is expected to be highly creative, and have the ability to work in a team and independently, and be familiar with Microsoft suite for scripting/storyboarding. (Duration: 2 years, renewable)

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.  A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Application Procedure
In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Thursday, 27 October 2016.  Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission.  We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.