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Job Description:

TITLE: Instructional Designer


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REPORTS TO: Chief Marketing Officer

JOB SUMMARY: The Instructional Designer (ID) will be responsible for managing the analysis, design, planning and evaluation of e-Learning solutions in the KIT Online Learning Center (Learning Management System). The ID will also be responsible for creating content that is engaging, entertaining and educational. In order to complete these responsibilities effectively, the ID will develop and communicate a clear vision of best-in-class digital instructional design practices. In addition, the ID will need to collaborate with Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) and the Digital Content Producer to ensure the content, learning objectives and delivery modes meet the project goals within the allocated budget.

CLASSIFICATION OF POSITION: Full Time Exempt

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Conceptualize innovative digital learning experiences for new products / programs within approved budgets, timelines, standards and specifications.
  2. Develop course revision process and timeline to ensure engagement and effectiveness of current content.
  3. Communicate a consistent set of principles and standards for digital instructional design while providing thought leadership for innovative, leading-edge instructional experiences. 
  4. Write learning objectives, performance assessments, outlines, manuals and resources.
  5. Create storyboards for proper interactive and development strategies.
  6. Work with SME’s and KIT Trainers to translate live training curriculum into digital content for integration into KIT Online Learning Center (OLC) and ensure it is engaging while meeting the learning objectives.
  7. Conceptualize and design creative blended-learning approaches for multimedia presentation to maximize learner understanding and improve retention.
  8. Measure effectiveness of new programs to ensure excellent customer experience and learning outcomes.
  9. Work on a project timeline and communicate any deviations from the expected delivery date.
  10. Ensure e-Learning courses meet IACET standards.

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform similar or additional duties as requested by supervisor.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  1. Four-year degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Instructional Design or related field, or has equivalent experience.  Master’s Degree preferred, but not required.
  2. 5 years minimum of demonstrated work experience in an educational institution or similar computer-based training environment.
  3. Project management experience.
  4. Experience with budgeting process.
  5. Knowledge of adult learning principles and theory. 
  6. Familiarity with various instructional design theories and models.
  7. Demonstrated ability to create needs assessments and knowledge of the online course development process.
  8. Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
  9. Attention to detail with good planning and organizational skills. 
  10. Ability to work under limited supervision.
  11. Experience working with faculty or SME’s to plan and design new programs or redesigning existing programs.
  12. Ability with spreadsheets and databases. Salesforce experience a plus.
  13. The ideal candidate will also have some experience with teaching learners or a teaching certification. 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  1. Ability to multi-task
  2. Must be 18 years or older. 
  3. A keen eye for design and attention to detail.
  4. The ability to work quickly and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  5. Strong collaboration talent with negotiation skills.
  6. Ability to deal with changing priorities and tight deadlines.
  7. Good people skills and the desire to work in a team-oriented environment.
  8. A self-starter who excels at working independently.
  9. Possess excellent problem solving skills and ability to research and discover creative or technical solutions to business challenges.
  10. This position requires use of a computer for extended periods of time.

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DISCLAIMER:

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designated to contain, not to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job. Changes or modifications can be made, with the agreement of the Chief Executive Officer, at anytime to the above. KIT is an equal opportunity employer.

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