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Instructional Designer (Content) Manager I

Council for Professional Recognition Washington, DC
  • Expired: 22 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

JOB SUMMARY

Under direct supervision of the Learning and Development Manager II, the Instructional Designer Manager I serves as a leading specialist in the design of multimedia courses, demonstrating sound instructional principles and possessing strong knowledge of subject matter. S/he will assist with the creation and piloting of new programs and services. This position will also collaborate on ways to drive and implement new metrics/data initiatives for new and existing products and services.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

· Plans, assesses, designs and creates engaging and adaptive multi-media learning solutions that are aligned with organizations’ strategic initiatives and business needs.

· Creates and provides training that is adaptive in content and delivery method to learning styles, topic, content complexity, etc.

· Supports performance improvement through development, writing and editing of materials such as user guides, instructor manuals, presentations, job aids, learning activities and assessments, e-learning story boards and audio scripts using sound instructional design principles.

· In collaboration with the Learning and Development Manager II, makes instructional recommendations about learning solutions (instructor-led, e-learning, mobile and blended content) to address training needs and/or skills gaps.

· Develops, implements and maintains reliable qualitative and quantitative measurements of student success according to established learning theory.

· Manage multiple innovation projects in a fast paced, intense, and results-oriented environment.

  • Train and support Innovation Specialist(s).

· Provide administrative and logistical support to the project teams in completing project activities and tasks.

  • Provide regular updates to Learning and Development Manager II and Council Programs Director I and provide inputs to communications for internal stakeholders, such as the Executive team and Board.
  • Align training objectives Establish operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews.
  • Refine processes, structures and materials for new products and services.
  • Establish and assist with the development of a quality monitoring plan and process.

· Work with managers to identify processes and practices aimed at accomplishing the Council’s mission and goals, improving overall department/team effectiveness, and helping employees understand the importance of their contributions.

  • Assist with communicating new product/program information to internal and external stakeholders via phone, email, web site, and in person at scheduled events. Interfaces with the finance department to ensure compliance of receipt of all correct documentation.
  • Work with the Council Programs Director I to manage and coordinate new programs and refinements to existing programs, including project management, research and development, preparing RFPs and other written materials, managing vendors as needed, and evaluating the effectiveness of Council services.

· Project Management - Manage project quality, including work plans, analyzing quality issues and identifying continuous improvement opportunities.

· Assist the Innovation Manager II in tracking, monitoring, and reporting on individual project and/or portfolio-wide activities and progress.

  • Since the Council continues to grow and evolve, we expect a high degree of self-motivation in shaping the role and a sense of responsibility for contributing to other areas, when needed.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

· Adheres to Council Policies and Procedures.

· Learn and sustain knowledge of all Council programs and services.

· Provide excellent customer service to all Council stakeholders.

· Work closely with subject matter experts and stakeholders to identify target audience’s training needs.

· Establish an annual professional development plan with goals that are monitored on a quarterly basis.

· Project Management - Manage project quality, including work plans, analyzing quality issues and identifying continuous improvement opportunities.

· Work with leadership team and managers to identify processes and practices aimed at accomplishing the Council’s mission and goals, improving overall department/team effectiveness, and helping employees understand the importance of their contributions.

· Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s degree in Business, Instructional Design, Adult Learning or related field(s).

· 6 to 8 years of work experience in training, content development, instructional design.

· Broad subject matter expertise in instructional design methodologies and adult-learning best practices.

  • Management experience – supervising staff and demonstrating successful multi-project management.
  • Possess general Learning Management System knowledge; SCORM or compliant courses in a LMS. Knowledge of ADDIE required.
  • Positive professional demeanor, creative instincts and eagerness to implement innovative ideas.
  • Energy, creativity, initiative, eagerness to learn, aptitude for working as a team member and professionalism required. Candidate must exemplify the core staff values of respect, teamwork, innovation, quality service, and extreme ownership.
  • Demonstrated advanced experience at the manager level.

Council for Professional Recognition

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About the Council for Professional Recognition The Council for Professional Recognition (the Council), headquartered in Washington, DC, was founded in 1985. The Council promotes improved performance and recognition of professionals in the early childhood education of children aged birth to 5 years and works to ensure that all professional early childhood educators and caregivers meet the developmental, emotional, and educational needs of our nation's youngest children. The Council operates the Child Development Associate® (CDA) National Credentialing Program and administers the CDA credential. The CDA Program is designed to provide performance-based training, assessment and credentialing of early child care staff, who work in all types of early care and education programs - Head Start, pre-k, infant-toddler, family child care, and home visitor programs. The Council sets policies and procedures for assessment and credentialing, publishes the Competency Standards and other materials used for CDA credentialing, administers the assessment, and awards the CDA credential. The CDA is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education (ECE) and is a key stepping stone on the path of career advancement in ECE. Over 300,000 educators have received their CDAs in preschool, infant/toddler, family child care and home visiting. The Council is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected status.

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