• Instructional Designer

    Position Category
    Human Resources
    Job Location
    US-TX-Houston
    Office Name
    GC Services LP
    Minimum Pay Rate
    USD $60,000.00/Yr.
  • Overview

    Develops and maintains GC Services’ training material as directed.

    Responsibilities

    • Designs training programs and other interventions including: instructor-led courses, online courses, and performance interventions for staff and management
    • Develops and updates course content, coordinates curricula, and assists in the implementation of such programs
    • Conducts assessment and analysis to identify learning and performance needs, and recommends training or other solutions appropriately
    • Maintains in-depth and up-to-date knowledge within the instructional design and learning & development disciplines
    • Relies on experience and/or sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals
    • Collaborate with designated content experts to fully understand learning and performance needs
    • Utilize knowledge of adult learning principles to recommend the most appropriate instructional methods/media based on desired learning/performance objectives, and known delivery constraints
    • Develop and implement proprietary and client-specific learning programs including: instructor-led training materials, e-learning, computer tutorials, reference workbooks, job aids, and presentations
    • Update existing learning programs as necessary
    • Assist in collecting data/feedback on impact of programs
    • Collaborate as a member of the Organizational Development and Human Resources teams on a variety of projects as is required by the business
    • Deliver instruction occasionally as needed in order to provide departmental support for the field
    • Provide support for field training operations as needed
    • Maintain concentration and focus in order to meet performance goals
    • React positively to an ongoing, changing environment
    • Demonstrate the ability to handle pressure when attempting to meet deadlines and performance goals
    • Maintain good working relationship with assigned supervisors and coworkers
    • Work safely without presenting a threat to self or others
    • Perform additional duties as required by management

    Qualifications

    Education:

    Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Development, Adult Learning, Instructional Design or similar required. (Masters in similar field preferred.) Currently enrolled undergraduate students considered if fewer than 15 credit hours remain to complete the degree

     

    Experience:

    • Equivalent work experience may be substituted in lieu of the undergraduate education requirement
    • Prior experience designing corporate training programs utilizing a variety of media such as e-learning, instructor-led courses, and blended solutions
    • Demonstrated application of instructional systems design models/principles 

     

    Computer Experience:

    Uses Microsoft operating systems, Microsoft Office (especially PowerPoint and Word), and eLearning authoring tools (e.g. Articulate Studio/Storyline, Captivate)

     

    Skills & Abilities:

    • Occasional overnight travel (less than 10%)
    • Demonstrate effective collaboration and consulting skill
    • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of adult learning theory and application
    • Demonstrate self-motivation and enthusiasm
    • Ability to absorb complex information from multiple sources, to create impactful deliverables
    • Possess the ability to multi-task, and manage multiple projects simultaneously, to completion
    • Interpret a constant flow of information
    • Listen effectively
    • Provide solutions and feedback with tact and diplomacy
    • Ability to identify appropriate instructional methods/approaches within delivery constraints
    • Speak articulately and clearly
    • Ability to work with and apply basic mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
    • Write in a clear and concise manner
    • Manage time effectively
    • Solve problems or issues that may come up
    • Concentrate and focus for extended periods of time
    • Communicate effectively and appropriately with a wide variety of personalities, from frontline employees to executive management.
    • Remain alert at all times
    • Adhere to policies and procedures
    • Adhere to project deadlines, demonstrate mindfulness of time constraints when scoping projects

     

     

    All job offers are contingent upon completion of drug and background checks.

     

    GC Services is an equal opportunity employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet

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