Entry Level Non-profit Jobs – e- Learning Officer at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:    e- Learning Officer
Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Learning Innovations Manager
About US:
The Infectious Diseases
Institute (IDI) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to build capacity
of health systems in Africa with strong emphasis on infectious diseases through
research, and capacity development. IDI has five operational areas through
which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training,
Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere
University-John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
IDI is working with funding
organization to set up a new project which enables and catalyzes research,
capacity development and/or clinical management by deploying Academies and projects,
which can be supported by technology platforms if beneficial. The first of
these Academies is the Ugandan Academy for Health Innovation and Impact (the
“Academy”) which IDI will host over the next five years. The Academy’s
program will consist of a collection of projects proposed by Ugandan health partners
and selected competitively to support HIV and JB research, capacity development
and clinical management.
Job Summary: The e-Learning Officer will work closely
with the IDI Learning Innovations Centre Manager to expand the Institute’s
e-learning programme.
Key Duties and
  • Direct,
    design, and produce all IDI e-learning materials in collaboration with the
    technical trainers Maintain and update the learning management system
  • Actively
    facilitate productive networking and collaboration with relevant partners
    and stakeholders in the distance learning sphere
  • Proactively
    expand relevant open source materials to be included in IDI’s e-learning
  • Regularly
    revise existing curricula for the various e-learning courses and modules
    provided by IDI
  • Take
    on any other Training Department duties as assigned
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    e-Learning Officer should preferably hold a Degree in Education, Instructional
    Design, Instructional Technology, or other related field 
  • Strong written
    communication skills
  • Significant
    experience with Articulate Studio, or similar course authoring software
  • Prior
    experience with Moodle, or similar Learning Management Systems
  • Curriculum
    development experience
  • Instructional
    design experience
  • Exceptional
    PowerPoint skills
  • Keen
    attention to detail
  • Willingness
    to learn and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Fluency
    in both written and spoken English
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
applicants should either hand-deliver, their application letter with a detailed
CV, naming at least two professional referees, to:
The Manager,
Human Resources
Infectious Diseases Institute
P. O. Box 22418, Kampala.
Or send via E-mail: hr@idi.co.ug
NB: Only short listed candidates will be
Deadline: Friday, 10th July, 2015.
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