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Instructional Designer in St. Louis, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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    St. Louis, MO
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Job Description

Instructional Designer

Opportunity Overview

Responsible for producing performance-based, interactive learning experiences to meet the business needs of the division/branch so they can effectively meet associates'/clients' needs. Works in a collaborative team environment and uses proven instructional design methodologies to analyze learning needs, design and develop content, define measurement strategies and assess the effectiveness of learning programs.

Other responsibilities:

  • Represents and advocates for the division, financial advisor or branch team roles.

  • Collaborates with subject matter experts throughout the firm to analyze needs, develop appropriate learning objectives, and gather/maintain information.

  • Establishes a process and schedule for regular audits of learning programs to:

  • evaluate overall alignment with business objectives.

  • ensure that the most current information is included

  • Selects and recommends appropriate media and delivery methods for coursework.

  • Manages learning programs of varying scales from inception through evaluation within designated timeframe

  • Adheres to department and Compliance quality standards and ensures appropriate implementation of courses

Preferred Work Schedule/Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with flexibility

Position Requirements

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, education-related field, or equivalent work experience

  • 1+ years in an instructional design/development position

  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning principles

  • Strong knowledge of key instructional design concepts and practices

  • Strong written and oral communication skills - demonstrated ability to produce clearly written learning materials and articulate key concepts in a clear, succinct manner

  • Proficient in MS Office products

  • Working knowledge of current online development tools

  • Receptive to feedback

  • Adaptability and flexibility are very important

  • The hiring leader is home-based so this person must be self-motivated and comfortable reaching out to her if needed. This person will have resources in the department; however, must be comfortable not having a leader onsite.

Preferred Skills

  • Series 7 and 66 preferred

  • 2 - 4 years in an instructional design/development position preferred

  • Working knowledge of Captivate, Articulate and Storyline preferred

  • Training or technologist experience in addition to Instructional Design experience a plus