6104 - Instructional Designer - Virtual USA

Remote, USA    |     HR/Talent Acquisition   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 6104 - Posted 15-Nov-2021

Are you an Instructional Designer looking for an opportunity to work within a growing team? Do you enjoy both working independently AND with a team to build engaging, learner-focused content? Are you tired of hopping from gig to gig? Kelly is hiring an Instructional Designer for an in-house position on the Learning &  Development team. This could be the opportunity you've been waiting for. All you have to do is apply.

The Instructional Designer will create engaging and effective training solutions to meet the needs of the business and that are aligned with the broader organizational strategy. The Instructional Designer will partner cross-functionally with business unit SME’s, project managers, and facilitators to learn current state, understand the need, identify solid learning objectives, provide viable adult-learning based solutions, and design materials that will lead to a successful learning outcome This individual should be familiar with Design processes like ADDIE and be competent in using common Instructional Design tools, specifically the Articulate 360 suite, to create situational eLearning curriculum, Virtual Instructor-Led (V-ILT), web-based courses, blended curriculum, and just in time learning.


Design and Development

Coordinate instructional design projects from inception to completion

Collaborate with other designers, facilitators, and SMEs on program design and learning objectives.

Design and develop training materials in a variety of formats such as V-ILT, eLearning, job aids, blended solutions, etc. 

Create facilitator guides, manager and learner guides, and help design landing pages in the LMS when appropriate. 

Communicate regular updates and identify challenges and solutions early during design and development of solutions. 

Manage multiple projects with competing priorities and quick timelines

Solicit feedback to ensure the project is meeting the needs of the business

Implement: Publish course content via the Learning Management System and conduct train-the-trainers for facilitated delivery of content

Evaluate: Conduct regular reviews of content and performance against training goals. Update courses and materials to ensure content remains relevant and impactful to the business. Collaborate with the appropriate parties (e.g. business, SMEs, other members of the Learning team) to ensure updates remain relevant and impactful to the business as well as distributed and effectively communicated. 

Ensure materials are available and accurate in SharePoint 

Needs analysis

Meet with the business to understand the current needs, future goals/trends, as well as  learner audience in order to develop and design  effective learning solutions.

Collaborate with the business to determine success measures for training solutions; develop mastery exam questions as needed

Partner with Facilitation teams to establish needs from the perspective of subject matter expertise, delivery method and timing, and tools for implementation.

Qualifications Required:

Bachelor’s degree in fine arts, communication, organizational development, instructional design or related field OR  4 years of experience designing learning solutions 

You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies.  A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

Technical (Hard) Skills

Strong understanding and demonstrated proficiency with eLearning tools, including Articulate 360 (Rise, Storyline, etc.) and other rapid authoring tools

Understanding of instructional design and adult learning principles

Preferred - Graphic Design and Motion Graphic Sensibility using Adobe Creative Suite Products (e.g. photoshop, illustrator, premier, after effects, edge animate, audition)

Proficient with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Preferred experience - staffing industry knowledge 

Preferred experience – knowledge of facilitation principles and best practices

Non-technical (Soft) Skills

Excellent communication skills 

Strong consultative skills in negotiating projects with clients and peers

Proven ability to interface and facilitate discussions effectively with all levels 

Strong time management and organizational skills

Proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet competing deadlines

Strong organizational skills that include personal and project time management and familiarity with project capacity planning.

Exceptional customer service skills and a passion for solid learning solutions that exceed customer expectations

Work Location: This job can be performed anywhere except in the state of Colorado. Colorado residents will not be considered for this job posting

Kelly takes pride in supporting the whole person, their family, and their future. We understand that in order to thrive, we have to build lasting relationships and provide our employees with endless possibilities for growth. At the end of the day, we know that work is more than making a living – it’s about making a life. 

Additional Benefits:

Healthcare – Medical, Dental, Vision

401(k) Match

Paid Time Off

Vacation Purchase Program

Tuition Reimbursement

PerkSpot – Personal Online Discount Program

About Kelly Services®

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Technology, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. We’re always thinking about what’s next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice. 

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, including, but not limited to, race, gender, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.