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Instructional Designer job in Columbia

Laureate Education jobs
Maryland (MD), Columbia
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Other/Not Classified
Employment:  Full-time
Impact Area:  Education & Training
Company Name:  Laureate Education

Country:  United States
State / Province:  Maryland (MD)
City:  Columbia


GENERAL SUMMARY:The Instructional Designer reports to the Global Training Manager and collaborates with the enrollment, marketing, and academic staff to address a variety of training needs.


Responsibilities include:

  • Blend traditional learning approaches with existing and new technologies in order to create and deliver optimal enrollment training programs.

  • Work with Subject Matter Experts to develop learning objectives and training content, and ensure that the information is current, accurate, and complete

  • Prioritize, design, and train the trainer on programs and curricula.

  • Develop training aligned with Enrollment’s goals and mission.

  • Design and develop interactive learning content including learning objectives, simulation scenarios, graphical art/media, and valid/reliable assessments.

  • Develop and maintain assessment processes that monitor and evaluate performance skills based on outcomes tied to organizational effectiveness.

  • Maintain and revise materials developed as needed.

  • Design training programs and topics that meet the needs of the organization and institutions.

  • Develop, promote and maintain knowledge of adult learning theory and practice.

  • Maintain current knowledge of emerging learning systems and current methodologies.

  • Use the ADDIE model and innovative, immersive learning methodologies in curriculum design and development, as well as adult learning theory in course/curriculum design.

  • Conduct training needs analysis to determine training objectives, instructional strategies, project scope.

  • Deliver accurate, high-quality training courses and documentation within a specified timeline and through the application of best practices and standards.

  • Determine the best visual communication layout and design for training materials in order to enhance the learning and development of employees.

  • Perform quality checks on all deliverables for content accuracy and effectiveness; demonstrate ownership of all instructional materials.


  • BA degree in Instructional Design, Organizational Development, Education or related Business discipline; Master’s degree preferred.

  • 2-4 years previous instructional design experience required.

  • Excellent leadership, communication, team participation, team building, and human relation skills.

  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds in a collaborative manner

  • Ability to creatively solve problems.

  • Ability to write effectively in both business and academic styles.

  • Experience with distance learning preferred.

  • Familiar with instructional system design models, such as ADDIE.

  • Experience with story boarding creation and review process.

ref: (SB_9641)
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