The Instructional Designer will work with the Director of Learning and Development to create online learning modules and live web based training sessions, instructor led training guides, and supporting materials following an instructional design process.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Define objectives for a course and curriculum.
Outline the concepts for a course or curriculum, defining the course content delivery, assessments, accompanying materials and learning approaches.
Write course content based on input from subject matter experts, written material, and, previous training courses.
Write audio script for courses.
Design quizzes and meaningful course interactions to increase learning and retention.
Work with subject matter experts and course sponsors to collect feedback and integrate it into course draft.
Define project schedules and manage multiple projects simultaneously with the Director of Learning and Development. Keep track of project tasks and status.
Complete various training and administrative tasks as needed.
Participate in team brainstorming and strategy meetings to help define goals and direction.
Keep up to date on learning tools, trends and ideas.
Write and edit newsletter articles as needed.
Design and implement strategy to optimize knowledge in support of meeting and exceeding operational and internal goals and metrics.
Facilitate Training courses either live or via webcast as needed.
Strong written and verbal English grammar.
Knowledge and application of adult learning principles.
Strong interpersonal skills in both employee interactions and team interactions and a willingness to interact with team on a regular basis.
Experience developing and conducting instructor led training either live or via webcast.
Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
Advanced computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft office, Adobe Captivate.
Willingness to jump into a variety of projects.
Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts, Education or a related field and a minimum of 5 years of experience in Instructional design.
Experience as a training professional within the finance industry preferred.
Industrial Design certificate preferred.
Learning Certifications in Design and Facilitation preferred.
Valley National Bancorp