We are seeking a Learning Engineer who will lead the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of complex courses, learning programs, and tools for employees. The Learning Engineer will also lead the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative and effective learning experiences, using both synchronous and asynchronous modalities. Brings innovative ideas and approaches for instruction and education, while ensuring competency alignment among courses to achieve program objectives. As the Learning Engineer, this individual will build support and advocacy amongst leaders for these courses and programs that support the Office of Staff Life Design and other offices in Talent Management. Provide oversight and direct involvement in the instructional design and facilitation of these programs. The Learning Engineer will ensure that these programs are assessed every year and make recommendations for continuous enhancement and effectiveness.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Instructional Design and Development 90%
Identifies and advocates for innovative and effective learning solutions that meet the needs of a diverse user community across the university.
Ensures integration of key organizational themes and cross program continuity. Gathers appropriate input at all phases from senior leaders and other interested stakeholders on program design and components.
Plan, organize, direct, develop and control the creation, implementation, and evaluation of a broad range of professional development programs, including content development, iteration and approval, implementation (including facilitation) and marketing.
Creates innovative learning tools and programs to meet the demands and expectations of contemporary learners.
Uses the ADDIE instructional design model to develop the project flow.
Works closely with SME's to understand learning needs, leveraging their expertise, and then converting into programs and content that meet educational objectives.
Lead a community of practice intended to establish best practice in facilitation and training implementation as well as cultivating communities of continuous learning and development.
Manages and works on multiple complex training projects concurrently, creating project plans and delivering results.
Continually evaluates the effectiveness of training. Develop and implement level 1 and level 3 evaluation criteria and tools, by designing analytical dashboards for leadership.
Identifies and works with our vendor partners to oversee quality of products and services delivered; ensures necessary budget allocations are available and approved.
Forecasts training and development resource needs, and presents recommendations to stakeholders and senior level management.
Graduate Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Education, or related field.
Three years of professional level experience in course design and development, faculty training, or program/course assessment/evaluation required.
Significant additional related experience may substitute for advanced degree.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Experience with adult learning, instructional design, the ADDIE model, and other contemporary educational strategies
Strong consulting skills needed. Must be able to work directly with the stakeholders to align learning strategy and business needs into effective learning interventions.
Highly organized with a strong attention to detail and experience overseeing project administration required.
Strong project management skills. Ability to independently prioritize, manage projects, and client expectations. Ability to trouble shoot independently as required.
Strong analytic skills.
Experience working with a learning management system (LMS) or similar database is preferred.
Ability to design and deliver tools such as apps for learning.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite, SharePoint web authoring tool, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and other publishing tools, web-based collaboration and meeting tools (e.g. One Drive, Teams, Zoom, etc.).
Experience with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, Level AA compliance
Strong ability to design and maintain websites using software such as SharePoint or Word Press.
Ability to work with diverse group of individuals throughout all levels of the organization and partner with internal/external resources.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work collegially, independently and as a member of a team.
Customer service oriented.
Highly organized with attention to detail.
Classified Title: Sr. Instructional Designer Working Title: Learning Engineer Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME Starting Salary Range: Min $64,000 - Max $112,200 Annually ($90,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F/8:30-5:00 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/Eastern High Campus Department name: Center for Training and Education Personnel area: University Administration
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