Senior Instructional Designer Fort Worth, TX
Exciting opportunity for one of our innovative clients as a Senior Instructional Designer. You will perform as a Development Project Leader (DPL) for various strategic training initiatives as well as introductory & periodic training projects and courseware for Advisors, Field Support Personnel, and Home Office employees. You will develop, deliver, maintain, and ensure consistency and quality in training tools, manuals, and systems. Also, utilizes appropriate tools and software to develop and deliver training via OneNet, First Reference, the Client’s Learning Management System (LMS), and other delivery methods. More specifically, you will: design, develop, deliver, and maintain multi-media course materials and training collateral; select and use the training/instructional methods and procedures most appropriate for the situation and the target audience, and advise colleagues as appropriate; research and resolve content ambiguities based on incomplete or inaccurate information or obsolescence by partnering with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs); collaborate with content experts (SMEs) in the field and Home office to identify training requirements and to derive and edit content; use design methodology and a variety of applications to develop, deliver, and maintain training materials and systems; and, effectively communicate basic and advanced instructional design concepts and processes to the customer. Using instructional design experience and judgment, you will convert existing training materials into performance-based training tools/manuals; serve as colleague reviewer and tester for content developed by colleagues; use the appropriate tools and software to develop and deliver training via the Web or other delivery methods; work in partnership with customers to identify and accomplish necessary changes to existing training tools/manuals; periodically review components of the entire training library of modules and resources to ensure consistency and quality in training tools, manuals, and systems; and, input new records and changes to existing records in the maintenance database. As needed, assist with provisioning and basic technical support of Learning Management System and assist with the conversion of videos and other tasks as needed to support home office classes.
Position requires a minimum of 5 years of experience using an instructional design methodology. Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design is essential. Advanced computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications are a must. Experience with Storyline and Adobe Suite needed. Experience with Moovly and Doodly strongly preferred. Excellent analytical ability, attention to detail, and proven ability to work independently and in teams is needed. Must have excellent verbal communication skills, including active listening skills, and excellent written communication skills, to include superior editing skills and the ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. Adaptability to shifting priorities in a dynamic environment of limited resources and ever-changing needs and missions needed. Proficiency in e-Learning authoring tool, Learning Management system, and other tools used in the creation and maintenance of training resources is required. Completion of advanced training in instructional design and/or e-learning is strongly preferred; Training/Certification in Criterion Referenced Instruction (CRI) or a comparable instructional design methodology preferred.
Desired Skills: Instructional Design, Curriculum Design, Training Design, Microsoft Office, Learning Management System, LMS, E-learning, Criterion Referenced Instruction, CRI.
**Local candidates preferred**