Talent Development Specialist - Instructional Designer

K12 Inc.
Anywhere, US, US
Jun 18, 2019
Requisition Number 19-2265
Title Talent Development Specialist - Instructional Designer
City Anywhere State US

Talent Development Specialist - Instructional Designer
K12 is a technology-based education company that offers proprietary curriculum and instructional support services to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. As the leader in K-12 online education for more than a decade, the company uses virtual public and private schooling methods to provide families with alternatives to traditional "brick and mortar" classrooms, giving children access to a high-quality education no matter where they are in the world.

We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest level of integrity. We have the same high expectations for our employees as we do for the students who are in our programs. These are just a few of the values that make K12 a great place to work.

The Talent Development Specialist - Instructional Designer is responsible for identifying performance, skills, knowledge, information, and attitude gaps of a targeted audience and creating, selecting or suggesting learning experiences that close this gap, based on the instructional theory and best practices from the field. This role redesigns courses, develops entire courses or curriculums, and creates training materials, such as teaching manuals and student guides. AS Talent Development Specialist - Instructional Designer , YOU WILL..

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Uses ADDIE, SAM, Kirkpatrick and other recognized models to design, develop and publish engaging course content, learning activities and knowledge assessments for Instructor Led Training (ILT), online, virtual and blended modalities
  • Uses eLearning authoring tools to design and develop interactive learning solutions
  • Seeks out and engages with opportunities to think creatively and find innovative solutions to online course delivery challenges
  • Collaborates with Subject Matter Experts (SME) to design and build engaging online courses, assessments and activities in accordance with established processes and practices
  • Provides guidance and support to SME through each stage of course development
  • Advocates for positive learning outcomes and user experience
  • Builds cross-functional coalitions to support the sustainable, scalable, and accessible integration of "principles of good practice" in online course design
  • Demonstrates a commitment to learning new and emerging technologies and instructional design approaches, assist in the assessment of their impact on teaching and learning
  • Evaluates the instructional effectiveness of course materials that are being developed and produced
  • Facilitates the collaboration of the instructional design team in identifying problems, suggesting changes, and ensuring the quality and instructional integrity of course materials that are developed
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Do you communicate well?
  • Can you build customer confidence?
  • Are you able to tackle problems and take independent action?
  • Is your manner honest and straightforward?
  • Are you able to prioritize and meet deadlines?
  • Do you value others' opinions?

Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Two (2) years of college AND
  • Bachelor's degree in communication, education, instructional design, or related field
  • Two (2) or more years of experience in a curriculum development or similar role

Certificates and Licenses: None Required
Desired Qualifications
  • Industry certifications in instructional design, curriculum development, performance improvement, project management, and content-specific certifications as appropriate (CPLP, CPT, PMP, etc.) are a plus ;

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • This is a home-based position.

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the State where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer. The incumbent acknowledges that she/he has reviewed and is familiar with the contents of this job



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K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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