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Manager, Instructional design

Location: * Washington, DC
Department: Exec Office - InDepth
Job Level: Mid-Level
Employment Type: Full time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Description

Chemonics seeks an Instructional designer, to join our “InDepth” team. InDepth is a hybrid knowledge sharing and learning platform for Chemonics’ global workforce. InDepth provides high-quality and dynamic content to ensure our global workforce is better connected, has work-related trainings at their fingertips, and is empowered to do their work efficiently and successfully. The Instructional Designer for InDepth produces scalable training content for all of Chemonics’ global workforce. The Designer works with subject matter experts to design, create, implement, and maintain instructional content in a hybrid learning environment for a diverse global audience. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
 
Responsibilities include:
 
  • Generate and customize innovative, high-quality trainings and learning objects for Chemonics’ global workforce
  • Maintain branding standards and define User Experiences (UX) and (User Interfaces (UI) for the InDepth platform to ensure consistency and instant awareness for users
  • Perform needs and task analysis, scope projects, and evaluate existing documentation to identify the most appropriate training approach and content
  • Collaboratively create storyboards, audio, and video scripts, job aids, scenarios and case studies, learning activities, online course content, web applications, infographics, learning assessments, and user guides using sound instructional design theory
  • Create engaging quizzes, simulations, and assessments based on learning and performance objectives
  • Manage complex relationships with global SMEs in an environment with short deadlines and high business impact
  • Maintain and develop course templates, models, standards, and procedures
  • Stay abreast of the latest trends and best-practices in the eLearning and instructional design community in order to enhance and expand on training objects and deliverables
  • Collaborate with team of instructional designers to ensure quality standards are met on all projects
  • Supervise, develop, and evaluate assigned staff
  • Foster and demonstrate a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation and exceeding expectations
 
 
Qualifications:
 
  • Minimum three years of proven experience designing trainings
  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
  • Experience using authoring tools (e.g. Lectora, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Demonstrated ability to create new environments using a combination of Java, HTML, or CSS
  • Strong graphics skills to create style guides, course templates, web applications, graphic user interfaces, flow charts, etc.
  • Familiarity designing and developing eLearning, multimedia and other computer-based training in a short amount of time, ideally within a corporate training environment
  • Experience translating technical-functional content into an enjoyable and consumable user experience
  • Experience in social-collaborative learning methodologies and able to create XML-based reinforcement and promotional games and animations
  • Knowledge of Section 508 requirements as applied to course design and development
  • Familiarity with SCORM, AICC, and xAPI (limitations and possibilities)
  • Demonstrated experience working cross-functionally with other technical and non-technical teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
 
Application Instructions: 
 
Apply through our Career Center at  https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1  by May 20, 2019. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. ​




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Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.