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Instructional Designer

Houston, TX 77032

Posted: 05/03/2024 Employment Type: Contract Function: Other Area(s) Job Number: 23502 Pay Rate: $30-36/hr

Job Description

A well-established Oil & Gas company is looking for an Instructional Designer to revamp and enhance orientation/onboarding, regulatory, and role-specific training programs. The ideal candidate possesses expert knowledge in instructional design and demonstrates strong critical thinking, problem-solving, and consulting abilities. Working collaboratively, this new team member will enhance business operations by efficiently and effectively implementing training processes.
Location: Houston, TX
Type of Position: Contract (12 months)
Pay: $30-36/hr

•    Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts and Training staff to identify needs and develop effective training programs, materials, and assessments.
•    Design, develop, and implement engaging, effective training that is learner-focused and aligned with business goals using agile instructional design principles.
•    Develop documentation such as job aids, reference guides, and online assets that reinforce learning.
•    Evaluate training program effectiveness and identify improvement areas.
•    Follow emerging trends and practices in instructional design, adult learning, and technologies that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of training.
•    Manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and deliver high quality training solutions.
•    Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align training with business objectives and meet customer needs.
•    Guide and support trainers, facilitators, coaches, mentors, and assessors on effective delivery of developed training programs.
•    Communicate with stakeholders effectively to ensure training programs are delivered on time, on budget, with the desired outcomes.

  • Bachelor's degree in training, communication, education, instructional design, or related field
  • Four years of experience in an instructional design role with at least three years of experience in eLearning development and deployment
  • Must be bilingual - English and Spanish (Latin American/Mexican) languages both verbal and written
  • Preferred Certifications:
    • ATD Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD)
    • ATD Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD)
    • ATD Certificied Instructional Designer
  • Accomplished adult learning professional in the design and development of training in multiple modes - CBT, ILT, and VILT - who produces learning solutions that improves employee performance, which improves organization KPIs with impact on business results
  • Application of Instructional Design principles (backward design, ADDIE, Dick, and Carey, etc.)
  • Tools such as Storyline/Articulate 360, Camtasia, SnagIt, Acrobat, MS Office Suite, including SharePoint and OneDrive
  • Storyboarding, audio/voiceovers, and video editing using tools such as MS Stream, Clipchamp, or SnagIt video
  • Application of a learning management system, especially SAP SuccessFactors, to deploy learning solutions
  • Learning metrics and analytics for training efficiency, effectiveness, and outcomes 
  • Portfolio showcasing thoughtful, innovative designs
  • Ability to work in an agile, fast-paced environment, and meet quick deadlines using project and time management skills
  • Interpersonal skills to build partnerships with internal stakeholders and subject experts to plan, design, and develop training
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, and consulting skills

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

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Saxon Huckell
Associate Search Director - Murray Technical

Specializing in matching talent with exciting opportunities in Engineering, Technical Sales, Manufacturing, Operations, Project Management Supply Chain, and IT.



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