Zwicker & Associates, P.C. Instructional Designer in Andover, Massachusetts
Zwicker & Associates PC is a national law firm that represents credit grantors within the financial services industry. The firm is experienced in Bankruptcy, Commercial Collections, Consumer Collections, and Litigation. Growing strong since 1991, Zwicker is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts and maintains office locations throughout the United States.
We are looking for an Instructional Designer (located onsite in Andover, MA) who would be responsible for creating effective and engaging instructional materials for instructor-led, self-directed, virtual classroom, web-based, and/or blended learning solutions in support of a variety of Zwicker & Associate programs and business initiatives. In partnership with business leaders and other members of the Zwicker Learning and Development team, the Instructional Designer will design and develop innovative learning solutions that meet specific business needs. The role has significant interface with many levels of the organization and must be able to build and maintain strong business relationships. This role will report to the VP of Learning & Development.
Analyzes client source content, target audience demographics, job tasks, and learner environment to identify learning objectives and appropriate instructional strategies
Creates design documents to specify performance or behavioral objectives, sequencing of instruction, course content, source materials, and instructional strategies based on needs analysis and target audience
Designs and develops face to face training and learning materials such as Facilitator Guides, Participant Guides, PowerPoint presentations, Quick Reference Guides, Job Aids, and Audio/Video scripts
Designs and develops eLearning self-paced training using current eLearning authoring software (Articulate 360 suite)
Applies advanced adult learning theories into practical, application-based leadership learning strategy
Acquires and applies new technology skills to instructional design practice
Utilizes a broad range of interactive, creative and intuitive instructional methods, including but not limited to simulations, games, hands-on activities, interactive case studies, role-plays, and assessments
Works collaboratively with subject matter experts and key stakeholders to conduct needs analysis and develop learning objectives for all programs
Identify appropriate learning approaches for the purpose of maximizing training effectiveness, targeting and making training more efficient
Develops comprehensive measurement strategies for all learning solutions to demonstrate business impact and effectiveness
Manages and administers the Learning Management System
Remains a thought leader in instructional design and innovation
Three-five years of experience designing and developing adult learning programs
Strong experience project managing the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of learning programs and initiatives
Experience using e-learning course authoring tools and distance learning tools required including: Articulate 360, Camtasia, Captivate, LeaderGuide Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Connect (or a similar virtual learning platform)
Experience and proficient working in SharePoint
Proficient with Microsoft Office specifically, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Experience and proficient working in and managing a Learning Management System
Experience with graphic design, video, micro-learning, responsive design, gamification, simulations, animation/motion graphics is a plus
Adult learning or instructional design/technology degree/certification preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated technical writing skills.
Strong project management skills
Collaboration and teamwork
Be able to lift 5 lbs. or greater
Be able to sit 90% of the work day at times
Be able to bend at the waist and be mobile when needed
Be able to read and comprehend position-specific documents and correspondence
Be able to communicate in a common language with (or to) individuals or groups verbally and/ or in writing
Be able to travel occasionally when needed by the most efficient means of transportation
Be able to operate a computer, phone and/or equivalent devices
Be able to complete a minimum of a 40 hour flexible workweek schedule
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Zwicker & Associates, P.C. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. If you wish to seek an accommodation regarding the requirements of this position, please inform Human Resources Management.
This is a full time, full benefit position. Benefit package includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, compensated time off including paid holidays, and 401K with match.
No Phone Calls, No Agencies, EOE, Drug free workplace.
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