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Job Title: Instructional Designer
Location: Hybrid (Tallahassee, FL)
Job Type: Contract
Referral Fee:
Employment Eligibility: Gravity cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer directly 

Position Overview
The Instructional Designer is responsible for developing and delivering specified training using instructional design skills.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work alongside subject matter experts (SMEs) to assess and define the target audience’s training needs.
  • Define clear and actionable learning objectives and produce compelling content that aligns with them.
  • Develops Computer Based Training modules or other on-demand training.
  • Conceptualize instructional graphics, multimedia, the user interface, and the final product.
  • Analyze and apply principles, trends, and best practices associated with instructional design and learning technologies.
  • Develop exercises, assignments, and assessments to maximize students’ learning potential.
  • Develop supporting materials and resources that incorporate multimedia in various formats (e.g., audio, video, gamification, scenarios).
  • Devise different assessment methods, including quizzes, tests, and polls, to evaluate the effectiveness of the course.
  • Deliver specific trainings and ensure delivery standards are met.
  • Monitor and assess curriculum to ensure content is accurate, relevant, and useful for target audiences and identify recommendations for improvements.
  • Maintain accurate training schedules and records and develop annual long-term and short-term training plans.
  • Responsible for inputting training schedule into the Department’s Learning Management System and completing attendees upon completion.
  • Responsible for marketing trainings, including preparing emails and website updates, etc.  All deliverables and outreach materials are to be approved by supervisor in advance of delivery.

Required Experience and Skills

  • 2+ years of expreince in Instructional Design and Writing
  • Strong experience and knowledge of a or multiple Instructional Design Frameworks
  • Knowledge of instructional design and adult learning concepts, techniques, and methods
  • Knowledge of trends in creative design, processes, products, digital media, and websites
  • Knowledge of 508 Electronic and Information Technology Standards
  • Knowledge of accepted negotiations training techniques
  • Knowledge of Statutes, Rule, and Procedures related to professional services.
  • Skill in instructional design and adult learning concepts, techniques, and methods
  • Skill in researching, compiling, and analyzing data to report findings
  • Skill in using Microsoft Suite; including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.
  • Skill in producing and organizing supporting materials
  • Skill in managing self and taking pride in providing exceptional customer service by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality, accountability, and integrity
  • Skill in working in a dynamic environment that requires critical thinking and strong analytical skills
  • Skill in effective communication; both verbal and written and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
  • Skill in maintaining accurate records
  • Skill in providing presentations, consultations services, and
  • training programs
  • Ability to translate technical information into presentation mediums for ease of comprehension
  • Ability to prioritize and complete complex work assignments
  • Ability to maintain accurate record keeping
  • Ability to conduct training in an in person and virtual setting
  • Ability to work independently and as a team 
  • Ability to be flexible and adjust to changing environments and work processes
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships at all levels
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Ability to prepare on-demand Computer Based Training modules.
  • Ability to learn standard methods of compensation for professional services contracts, a broad range of knowledge related to Roadway Design, Project Development and Environmental Studies, Construction and Operations, and Project/Contract management.

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