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Instructional Designer in Clearwater, FL at PODS

Date Posted: 1/25/2019

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Job Description



Under general supervision, plans, organizes, develops and analyzes training curricula, materials, online learning and programs to meet specific training needs and business goals. Designs learning programs using a systematic instructional design process with an outcome-based methodology. Works with management to ensure course materials are current and relevant to training needs.  Tracks and analyzes training programs by examining learners' satisfaction levels, proficiency testing and job performance. Ensures a high degree of consistency and uniformity of training programs.




  • Assess, design and develop “learner-focused” instructional materials including online learning (WalkMe Development), training modules, manuals, teaching aids, training activities, role play scenarios, facilitator guides, self-paced study and multimedia solutions for a blended learning environment.
  • Develop learning programs across a variety of mediums (print, self-study, classroom, and virtual classroom)
  • Conduct structured needs assessments and provides detailed recommendations to Learning and Development Manager.
  • Design programs using a systematic instructional design process with an outcome-based methodology.
  • Evaluate training programs.
  • Revise and update existing training materials as required. 
  • Continuously review all training programs to ensure they meet the business needs.
  • Propose plans to reduce classroom time, increase self-study and online learning with proven ROI.
  • Conduct and/or coordinate "train the trainer" sessions as necessary to support training initiatives.
  • Develop training measurement standards and ensure process consistency.
  • Ensure assessment requirements and standards for all training programs are met.
  • Assist Learning and Development Manager with tasks as required.


JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Skills, Abilities and Behaviors

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Ability to communicate and make recommendations to upper management
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated written communication skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Other Effective facilitation skills using adult learning principles
  • Knowledge and working skill of online learning courses
  • Knowledge and working skill of Design technology
  • Advanced ability to clearly communicate ideas verbally in English to audiences of various education levels / cultural backgrounds

Job Requirements


Required Education and Experience

  • Required 3 years of experience in a corporate training & development environment and experience directly using the theories of adult learning and accelerated learning in a business environment
  • Required 3 years of experience in instructional design
  • Required experience in gathering and analyzing performance assessment data and making logical recommendations for solutions to close performance gaps
  • Required experience in developing storyboards
  • Required experience handling numerous tasks and multiple projects


Technical Skills:

  • Windows Operating System
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • SharePoint
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Intermediate WalkMe
  • Required Intermediate knowledge and working skill of:
    • Articulate 360
    • Adobe PhotoShop
    • TechSmith Camtasia and SnagIt



The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed; the level of knowledge and skills typically required; and usual working conditions of this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive listing of all requirements or responsibilities that may be required by employees in this job.           


Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

PODS Enterprises, LLC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We will not discriminate unlawfully against qualified applicants or employees with respect to any term or condition of employment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, place of birth, military service status, or other basis protected by law.

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