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Graphic Instructional Designer, Institutional Effectiveness, Office of the Provost, Nazarbayev Unive
Nazarbayev University

Date Posted Jan. 4, 2023
Title Graphic Instructional Designer, Institutional Effectiveness, Office of the Provost, Nazarbayev Unive
University Nazarbayev University
Nur-Sultan, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Department Kazakhstan
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Instructional Design/Technology

Company Description

Nazarbayev University (NU) seeks a creative and experienced Graphic Instructional Designer to support academic staff in designing and developing learning experiences and material.

The Graphic Instructional Designer position is within Institutional Effectiveness (IE), a sub-division of the Office of the Provost. The IE team provides institutional support to foster excellence in learning and teaching, academic quality, institutional research and analytics, and innovative learning.

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate instructional design support to faculty through consultation with individuals and course design teams;
  • Develop course materials for face-to-face, online, and blended delivery modes.
  • Encourage and implement course transformations and innovative learning and teaching approaches;
  • Assist Schools in identifying professional development needs in learning and teaching, design and deliver relevant PD programmes for faculty and staff;
  • Train and support staff and faculty in media content creation and instructional design;
  • Manage the Innovative Learning Studio and its audio/video resources.


Education: Higher-professional, preferably from higher education institutions with English as the language of instruction; 

Preferred academic degree: Master’s degree in education, instructional design or other closely related disciplines.

Teaching experience in higher education and professional experience in the media industry.

At least 3 years of experience in managing a learning and teaching function in an internationally reputable higher education institution.

Fellowship/membership of a reputable professional body within the field.

Additional Information

Professional competence and personal qualities

  • Experience in the use of audio-visual software and hardware;
  • Experience in the use of state-of-the-art LMS’s/VLE’s;
  • Excellence in the delivery of academic presentations, talks, workshops and online educational activities;
  • Ability to develop policies and guidelines appropriate to the position;
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Qualtrics and other specialist software appropriate to the position.

Recruitment and selection process
Recruitment and selection at Nazarbayev University include the following process: preliminary selection based on experience and qualifications, assessments (e.g. technical skills/capabilities, aptitude, personality, work samples, in-basket exercises, and informal interviews), and motivation.

Formal interviews form the final stage of the selection process.
They are typically based on organizational values and behaviors and conducted in English.
You are encouraged to share your views and values  to identify how they fit into  Nazarbayev University core values

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