Instructional Designer

North Chicago, IL
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Kate Gottfried

Job Description:

Our Pharmaceutical client in North Chicago is looking for an Instructional Designer to join their internal R&D team for a year long assignment. The right candidate must be able to work onsite 40 hours per week and be proficient in Articulate. It's a plus if the candidate has video recording/editing and Adobe graphic skill. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess the needs of the organization
    • Design effective intervention strategies that improve individual and organizational performance
    • Establish standards for training and performance assessment
  • Conduct education needs assessment
    • Develop curricula
    • Consult and apply advanced instructional design
    • Plan and design education/training material
    • Train instructors
    • Evaluate all aspects of entity training
    • Assess impact of training on job performance
    • Facilitate team interventions
    • Participate in internal audits
  • Introduces new training ideas into the organization, adapts new ideas and converts them into approaches that meet training/regulatory challenges.
  • Leads projects, identifies scope and outcomes, motivates participants and leads project to conclusion.
  • May oversee other instructors and their work.
  • Works with supervisors/managers to develop plans, timetables and contingencies for performance improvement intervention.
  • Participates in benchmarking and evaluates training effectiveness.
  • Establishes measurement and evaluation designs and develops assessment instruments.
  • Possible light management, team lead.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • BA/BS required.
  • Experience: 5 plus years of training/instructional design or related experience preferably in healthcare or other regulated field.
  • Proficient in Articulate.
  • Some experience in video recording/editing and Adobe Creative Suite, is a plus.  
  • Excellent project management capabilities, strong communication skills, strong conceptual abilities, and strong team orientation.