Here’s your chance to join a young, lean company with an agile approach to business that places emphasis on relationships. We have team members positioned across the U.S. and we maintain a virtual team that works primarily from home offices. We’re looking to add a trainer/instructional designer to our team who is interested in joining our team of self-motivated, responsible, and customer-oriented people.
We’re a close-knit group who are passionate about creating meaningful customer experiences. Our team is helping one of our government clients build strong training programs for their internal IT organization.
We have an ambitious roadmap, and as a member of our stellar training team, you’ll take ownership of planning and executing a dynamic training program and curriculum that caters to various learning styles. Our team develops and delivers online, in-person, and blended training programs that ensure consistency no matter where or when lessons are delivered.
You’ll help us fulfill our customer’s training requirements to ensure that their work force is educated on the latest IT solutions, cyber security concerns, and policy issues. Moreover, you’ll also be helping Team b build its training program!
In this full-time position you will perform strategic analysis to determine the appropriate solution(s) and, when training is the answer, you will design, develop, and facilitate learning in both online and in-person training environments, create and maintain job aids and knowledge bases, lead the creation and revision of course curricula and their underlying courses, and collaborate with colleagues to ensure course participants are able to transfer learning to the job. The ideal candidate will have experience thinking strategically, gathering and analyzing content and information, coordinating logistics, developing training materials, and evaluating at all five of Kirkpatrick’s levels of evaluation.
What you’ll be responsible for:
- Helping our client see their learning solutions from a strategic perspective
- Helping Team b build out its training program and service offerings
- Developing all aspects of end-user training material including full curriculum development, course outlines, presentations, e-learning, and evaluation materials
- Coordinating and implementing ongoing training schedules based on organizational needs (both our client’s and ours)
- Conducting classroom training in a variety of information technology-related topics
- Working with e-learning tools, Learning Management Systems, course development and delivery, and webinars
- Coordinating the delivery of self-service content while working with other groups to create awareness campaigns for new products and services
- Analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating training solutions from start to finish
What you need to apply:
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field, Master’s degree is a plus
- Proven history of designing and delivering training in person and online
- 3+ years experience in training and/or instructional design (if you have less than 5 years, you need to be ready to prove your chops!)
- Be a strong team player with the ability to communicate effectively across an organization
- Excellent oral presentation and written communication skills
- Ability to independently manage several projects simultaneously and to deliver high-impact training that produces a measurable skills transfer
- Ability to travel up to 50% when necessary
You’ll get extra credit for:
- Experience in a government workspace
- Familiarity with instructional design tools such as Articulate Presenter, Articulate Storyline, or other eLearning software
- Graphic design skills
- An understanding of Cybersecurity, Policy and Governance, or other IT related topics
- Government clearance
What you’ll get in return:
- The opportunity to contribute to a growing, energetic company
- Competitive salary
- Medical benefits
- Training and continuing education opportunities
- Work remotely, no requirement to be permanently on-site
How to apply:
This part is important. Please email your resume to email@example.com. Along with all the usual info, your resume should include information about your background in Instructional Design and curriculum development. If you feel compelled to include a cover letter, please tell us about yourself and why you’re a good fit for our team. If you have an online portfolio – make sure you send us the link. We will also want to see some sample training materials, so if you don’t have anything prepared in advance feel free to prepare a short lesson to teach us about a topic of your choosing (get creative – we love creative).