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National Training Specialist - Instructional Designer - Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

  • 7 Aug 2018 8:33 PM
    Message # 6421618
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    National Learning Specialist - Instructional Design 

    Job Description:

    When you work with an industry leader, you come to expect more. At Devereux, we're proud to offer great opportunities to gain comprehensive training, career experience, growth, professional development and job satisfaction. Devereux's National Learning and Organizational Development department, headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, is currently seeking an an entry-level eLearning instructional designer for a full-time employment opportunity. This position will pay within a range of $18.00 to $20.00 dollars. At Devereux, we are committed to providing innovative learning resources to our employees to support their performance.

    As the selected National Learning Specialist ' Instructional Design, you will:

    • Contribute as part of the national learning team to providing a consistent and exceptional employee experience, supporting our employees as they make a positive impact on the lives of the individuals we serve;
    • Use a team-based, iterative process to design and develop eLearning courseware and other high quality learning products;
    • Update and modernize existing elearning content to current standards;
    • Collaborate with other instructional designers and subject matter experts;
    • Assist in enhancing the transfer of knowledge and skill to our employees;
    • Use attention to detail to ensure products comply with national standards, laws and best practices.

    This opportunity will be of interest to you if:

    • You enjoy the challenge of creating meaningful learning solutions;
    • You are passionate about understanding how people learn most effectively;
    • You thrive working in collaboration with other innovative designers;
    • You excel at finding creative methods to help people learn;
    • You are skilled with authoring software;
    • You enjoy working independently and are seeking a full-time opportunity with the ability to work a flexible schedule.

    About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health:

    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental Health, and child welfare.

    We employ more than 7,000 professionals and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year. At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, our employees are proud to live and demonstrate our organization's mission: to unlock and nurture human potential for people with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

    In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.

    Learn why we're a great place to work at benefits.devereux.org .

    Did you know Devereux is a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program? If you become a Devereux employee, you may be eligible for student loan forgiveness ' click here for more details!

    Keywords: instructional design, knowledge transfer, online courseware, instructional media, training, information technology, adult education, elearning, adult learning, course design


    Education : Minimum of a bachelor's degree in information technology, adult education, or a related field or two years of college credit plus two years’ experience with multiple learning technology tools.**

    Experience :

    • One year experience with technology based learning tools;
    • Requires strong technology skills, including proficiency in hardware and software including: Adobe Captivate, SCORM standards, Audio/Video editing and web-based delivery, HTML5 (beginner-intermediate), javascript (intermediate), instructional authoring tools (beginner), Adobe Creative Suite (or similar graphics/multimedia software);
    • Basic understanding of Learning Management Systems and database systems;
    • Understanding of adult learning theory and experience in course design is preferred;
    • Experience with additional software tools related to internet and intranet course design a plus. Must be skilled at troubleshooting technical issues and finding effective solutions.
    • Must be very detail oriented, have the ability to work independently under indirect supervision, and must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    About the Organization: 

    The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

    EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

    Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE

The Learning & Development Professionals of Greater Philadelphia offers professional development opportunities for participants to sharpen their skills and learn how to use new tools in a collaborative environment with best practices. We focus on Instructional Design, Facilitation, and Learning Technology topics and trends. We design our sessions to be hands-on learning experiences where participants can apply what they learn in the moment, receive valuable feedback, and gain insights on how to make improvements to their work.

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