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Instructional Designer

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Date Posted: December 13th, 2018

Abacus Staffing a leading provider of comprehensive employment/placement solutions is seeking market talent. We offer meaningful and long-term employment opportunities, comprehensive pay structure and outstanding customer service to a workforce of more than 20,000 nationally.

Abacus Staffing, a leading provider of comprehensive employment/placement solutions is seeking market talent. We offer meaningful and long-term employment opportunities, competitive pay structure and outstanding customer service to a workforce of more than 20,000, nationally.

Abacus is currently seeking a Instructional Designer in the Atlanta area.

Job Position

Functions as a point of contact for writing and designing training curriculum, trainer’s guide, and presentations. Responsible for developing and designing curriculum while placing focus on consistency, clarity of content, grammar and sentence structure, medium for delivery, and evaluation of the curriculum once piloted and launched. Assist with webinars, voiceovers, in-classroom training, and revitalize curriculum. This position also monitors project queues and collectively logs all activities in the project completion template provided.

Skills, Knowledge and Attitude

v Must possess

o strong customer service skills

o strong attention to detail

o the ability to demonstrate effective active listening, organizational, planning, critical thinking and group facilitation skills

o the ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions

o the ability to create a learning culture and operate in a confidential environment

o the ability to engage in travel for work-related responsibilities

o willingness to work in a team environment and consistently display a respectful and professional demeanor

o the ability to oversee and manage multiple special projects within specified timeframes

o excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

o experience in design, layout, and presentation techniques

o experience in HTML and the use of HTML editors

o experience working with both Mac and Windows platforms

o strong proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite and/or standard curriculum design software applications typically used in a corporate office environment

v Must be able to

o manage time effectively and deliver results in a timely manner

o provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers by honoring commitments, being courteous, accessible and responsive to the needs of others

o demonstrates accountability for self and contributions to the team

o work in a fast-paced environment

o demonstrated knowledge of adult learning theory and instructional design

o have experience in proofreading and editing

o assist the lead Instructional Designer position with pending projects

Must be an experienced user MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Must be experienced in curriculum or instructional design software, not limited to, the Adobe Creative Suite and iSpring

Experience with Learning Management (LMS) and Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) such as Meridian, ANGEL, Blackboard, Moodle, Canvas, Sakai, WebCT, Vista, etc. Or Content Management Systems (CMS) such as WordPress, Drupal, or Jooml

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

· Assists in the development and delivery of online course materials and related instructional technologies consistent with established design and development processes

· Maintains tracking database/spreadsheet, files and records for course development launch, and updates

· Provides design and production assistance to DHS employees in the development of electronic delivery methods

· Edits instructional and supporting materials for grammar, clarity, consistency and accuracy of content

· Consults with individuals or groups on optimal design of online courses and/or programs and effective uses of multimedia for instruction

· Ensures compliance with course design standards of new and revised course materials; provides quality assurance for courses and post production work

· Manages development projects from inception to completion

· Researches, evaluates and troubleshoots instructional technologies and tools in support of online courses and initiatives

· Designs learning objectives in a variety of formats including print, graphics, audio, video, and animation technologies to support online coursework and programs

· Provides professional and technical support/training to employees

· Remains abreast of online, pedagogical and instructional technology trends within scope of expertise to provide ideas, guidance and recommendations

· May conduct platform or training classes in a physical or virtual environment

· Collaborates and consults with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to collect, review and organize input for the development of training programs

· Utilizes instructional design protocol (ADDIE, ISD, or similar)

· Applies project management, communication and problem solving skills in the design of all training projects to meet aggressive deadlines

· Performs other professional responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements

Education and Experience

· Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Business, Education or a related field from an accredited college AND three (3) years of experience in e-Learning Solutions, curriculum design, video production, and facilitation of virtual/in-person training courses

· Demonstrated experience in facilitating in-classroom and virtual learning, along with soft skills courses are preferred


Apply online and contact us at 678-432-3600.

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