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Instructional Technologist / Learning Designer

Instructional Technologist / Learning Designer

ESMT Berlin is an international business school founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, and a master’s in management as well as executive education programs. We strongly believe in cross-team collaboration to achieve our mission to develop entrepreneurial leaders who think globally and act responsibly.

For the school’s Educational Technology Lab, we are looking for a Instructional Technologist / Learning Designer (m/f/x, full-time, to start in June 2019).

Purpose of the job
You will work in partnership with faculty and staff to advance the educational goals of ESMT through purposeful use of technology and new media for the development and delivery of online and blended courses, as well as provide support and training for the development and integration of instructional technology into the online learning environment.

As Instructional Technologist / Learning Designer in the schools EdTech Lab, you will:

  • Integrate emerging educational technologies, learning science research, and learning analytics into the design, delivery, and evaluation of learning experiences
  • Identify innovative pedagogy and technology solutions during course development, helping determine which technology tool is most appropriate for faculty needs
  • In collaboration with the EdTech team, prepare one-on-one faculty consultations, workshops, training sessions, manuals, and guidelines on educational technologies
  • Develop online courses, assisting and supporting faculty in the use of online course components while focusing on course goals, objectives, and learning outcomes
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to educational technologies used in online and blended courses for faculty, staff, and students
  • Complete user testing to ensure the content works as expected on educational technologies
  • Liaise with internal and external providers to enhance departmental use of educational technology including testing and coordinating upgrades and refreshes of instructional technology systems and tools
  • Assist our Media Designer with setup, operation, and editing of multimedia production tools including the small-scale video pre-production planning, on-site production, and post-production activities for video

You should have the following experience, knowledge and skills


  • Knowledge of current pedagogy and training in the use of educational technologies for instruction
  • The ability to successfully work on multiple projects simultaneously and drive these through to completion
  • Ability to review and evaluate online and/or blended courses to ensure they are effective
  • Demonstrable interest and enthusiasm for the use of technology in education
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (native/C2)
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Confident, willing and able to show initiative and take decisions on routine matters
  • Meticulous attention to detail, works to a high level of accuracy
  • Reliable and responsible with excellent time-keeping and organizational skills
  • Ability to influence and lead peers and external partners
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


  • Evidence of prior experience in online and blended learning design
  • Experience of utilizing technical development tools and applying new learning technologies
  • Creative design knowledge and visual design skills (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator or similar)
  • Basic familiarity with: audio tools, image editing software, and screen capture and editing technology
  • Ability to learn and develop basic video and audio editing skills
  • Knowledge of business studies' subjects
  • Strong level of technical and creative design knowledge

This is what we can offer you

ESMT offers a very collegial and international environment with employees from more than 35 different countries. We encourage initiative and contributions with meaningful and lasting impact. We celebrate and support diversity for the benefit of our employees, our programs, and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that guarantees employment opportunity regardless of gender identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, marital status, disability, or age.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Please submit your application by using our online application form including:

  • Motivation letter
  • CV with relevant certificates and references
  • Salary expectations and possible start date

ESMT Berlin
Carolin Ludwig
Human Resources Manager
Schlossplatz 1
10178 Berlin
Tel: 030 21231 0
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