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  • 22 Apr 2019 3:45 PM | Anonymous

    Company: National Life Group


    Website: www.nationallife.com


    Position Description:


    Learning & Development Advisor – Knowledge Management Technical Writer


    Summary:

    Responsible for the creation, maintenance and oversight of high-quality knowledge base content for technical and non-technical audiences. You will work closely with our Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to create knowledge articles for our operation’s knowledge repository.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Independently research, write, and publish standard operating procedures, including policies, procedures, process maps, and other supporting documents that are used by a wide audience with varying skill levels.
    • Curate and maintain the online knowledge repository.
    • Assess organizational documentation gaps by conducting analysis to identify gaps between existing documentation and user’s needs and develop content in response to assessment.
    • Collaborate with company “subject matter experts” to ensure content integrity, accuracy, consistency and mirroring with training programs, both internal and external.
    • Assist in creating documentation to support training initiatives, including procedures and reference and user guides.
    • Conduct ongoing content reviews to ensure knowledge base and support tools are accurate, effective and meet users’ needs.
    • Proactively manage prioritized project plan, schedule, deliverable tracking, and status.
    • Interview subject matter experts to translate basic to complex policy, procedure and system documents, which may include talking points/scripting to be used both on the job and in training.
    • Identify opportunities and recommend improvements to internal processes and procedures.
    • Establish and maintain documentation standards, processes, templates, and publication architecture.
    • Establish metrics and reporting to communicate value of knowledge solution and resulting usage to leadership team.
    • Maintain partnerships with stakeholders to ensure the delivery of comprehensive, accurate and effective documentation that meets the business units’ needs.
    • Assists with Line of Business communication needs.
    • Stay current on knowledge management trends, methodologies, and measurement processes to ensure effectiveness.
    • Practice excellent interpersonal skills to be able to relate to different levels of the organization and work effectively with vendors, act as a liaison between the business and IT.

    Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required, or 5 years of specific job-related experience may be substituted
    • 5+ years’ experience within Financial Services Industry – preferably Annuity or Life Insurance
    • Minimum of three years of experience as a technical writer/curriculum developer
    • Proven experience with one or more Standard Business Writing Methodologies (i.e., Information Mapping)
    • Demonstrated writing, editing and document production skills (has intermediate business writing methodology skills, preferably information mapping)
    • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts and ideas, both verbally and in written form clearly and accurately
    • Expertise in MS Office Suite, SharePoint, Visio, and Information Mapping
    • Strong interpersonal skills and sensitivity to deal effectively with individuals from different cultures, along with professional maturity and confidence in communicating results with peers and various levels of management
    • Must possess the analytical skills to create meaningful and effective documentation
    • Aptitude to learn new processes quickly and the ability to present content in a simplified manner
    • Must possess excellent technical product operational, systems, and application knowledge
    • Possess organizational skills to multi-task, meet deadlines and be able to work independently
    • Possess a strong desire to learn new technologies, the curiosity to figure out how things work, and a passion for improving the user experience
    • Prioritize about the customer experience, never settle for good enough, and continually inspire others to advocate on behalf of the customer
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Must be able to pass a background check

    Samples of work will be required


    National Life Group® is a trade name of National Life Insurance Company, Montpelier, Vermont and its affiliates.


    Resumes may be sent directly to mgras@nationallife.com


  • 22 Apr 2019 3:39 PM | Anonymous

    Company: National Life Group


    Website: www.nationallife.com


    Position Description:


    Responsible for the development, execution, and oversight of a full suite of training programs for new and current employees.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Independently designs, develops, and delivers learning programs using appropriate technology.
    • Assesses organizational knowledge gaps and develops learning programs in response to assessment.
    • Provides employee performance feedback to managers regarding employee progress in learning programs.
    • Develops evaluation tools to assess success of developed learning programs; conducts evaluations of learning programs; makes revisions to learning programs based on evaluation feedback.
    • Manages all daily activities and schedules for new hires throughout the training program.
    • Creates videos and presentations via various methods including gamification.
    • Maintains a library of learning programs.
    • Collaborates with company “subject matter experts” to ensure training material content integrity, accuracy, consistency and mirroring with other training programs, both internal and external.
    • Works with coordinators to coordinate training meetings and events.
    • Stays current on learning trends, methodologies, and measurement processes to ensure learning program effectiveness.
    • May lead a team of Training Specialists.
    • Tracks and reports on training metrics, including trainer schedules and hours.
    • Provides cross training for peers and other instructors for in-house training programs and provides feedback on the effectiveness of the instructor.
    • Possesses excellent presentation and classroom management skills and applies adult learning principles to maintain participant’s interest and achieve learning objectives.
    • Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills to be able to relate to different levels of the organization and work effectively with vendors, act as a liaison between the business and IT.

    Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required or 5 years of specific job related experience may be substituted
    • 5+ years’ experience within Financial Services Industry – preferably Annuity or Life Insurance
    • Certification in Training through Associations for Talent Development (ATD) or equivalent provider
    • Experience in technical and user acceptance testing, along with internal business metrics and audit reporting
    • Advanced knowledge of MS Office products, primarily PowerPoint and MS Excel
    • Strong interpersonal skills and sensitivity to deal effectively with individuals from different cultures, along with professional maturity and confidence in communicating results with peers and various levels of management
    • Must possess the analytical skills to utilize instructional design techniques to create meaningful and effective training programs
    • Aptitude to learn new processes quickly and the ability to present content in a simplified manner
    • Must possess excellent technical product operational, systems, and application knowledge
    • Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication to write and deliver training programs, and develop action plans
    • Possesses organizational skills to multi-task, meeting deadlines and be able to work independently
    • Firm understanding of adult learning concepts
    • Performs other duties as assigned
    • Must be able to pass a background check

    National Life Group® is a trade name of National Life Insurance Company, Montpelier, Vermont and its affiliates.


    Resumes should be sent to mgras@nationallife.com



  • 26 Mar 2019 11:41 AM | Anonymous

    Company: FASTSIGNS


    Position Description:


    We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our FASTSIGNS Sales Development team. The Sales Development Specialist develops programs and content for outside sales professionals and Franchisees to build a solid revenue-generating sales culture. The position is located at the FASTSIGNS headquarters in Carrollton, Texas, where we support U.S. and International FASTSIGNS Centers.


    Please apply only if you have recent B2B sales experience and prior sales training responsibilities. Experience in the sign/graphics/print industry is a plus but not required.


    Your strengths should include:

    • Strong sales skills with a proven ability to build a sales pipeline and close deals. Ability to speak from experience about sales, account management and exemplary customer service
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to facilitate live classroom training, platform presentations and webinars – 90% being delivered at the FASTSIGNS Carrollton office
    • Ability to build Google Slide or PowerPoint presentations, write training curricula, author sales-related articles and perform in video presentations
    • Strong team player representing the FASTSIGNS leadership and Home Office staff to respectfully address issues, questions and challenges of Franchisees and their Sales Teams
    • Strong sense of urgency staying focused under pressure
    • Detail- oriented skills related to tracking sales personnel, monthly sales numbers and other details related to reports required by senior leadership
    • Facilitate sales peer group calls with sales employees

    Travel is required to Company Conventions, the annual Outside Sales Summit and any other company-sponsored events. Occasional travel may be required to support the outside sales employees and/or franchisees.


    Company Description:


    FASTSIGNS® centers provide comprehensive visual communications solutions to business customers of all sizes--across all industries--to help them meet their objectives through the use of signs, graphics, printing, exhibits and displays, digital signage, promotional products and other related marketing services.


    The more than 700 centers worldwide provide consulting, project planning and management, corporate and branding compliance, graphic design, surveying and permitting services, printing and production, installation and storage for all types of sign, graphic and visual communications projects. Centers are independently owned and operated. FASTSIGNS operates in the United States and Canada as well as 9 other countries.


    Send resume and cover letter to: Donna.McMahan@FASTSIGNS.com


  • 22 Feb 2019 3:03 PM | Anonymous

    Company: Infinitude Creative Group


    Website: www.icglearning.com


    Position Description:


    Leverage learning theory and instructional design principles to develop compelling, creative learning solutions for our clients and partners, including synchronous and asynchronous programs. From conducting needs assessments and analyzing source documentation to designing objective-driven learning programs, you will utilize your expertise to assist clients in achieving high performance from their learners.


    Major Responsibilities


    ●Meet with clients, understand their business requirements, and conduct needs assessments and learner analysis.

    ●Design instructionally sound learning solutions leveraging the latest thinking in learning theory and neuroscience, including but not limited to instructor-led training, virtual instructor-led training, eLearning, and blended learning programs.

    ●Work with stakeholders, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), the ICG production team, and client manager to achieve alignment on learning design and keep the design within scope for budget and timeline.

    ●Communicate regularly with client managers on project progress and potential risks.

    ●Analyze source materials, map content to learning objectives, and identify gaps in source content.

    ●Synthesize content from a variety of sources and work with SMEs to refine source content and fill in content gaps, including writing new content with SME guidance, if necessary, and adhering to intellectual property and copyright laws as required.

    ●Create content documents, storyboards, and scripts for self-paced learning to serve as clear and descriptive communication between the SMEs, stakeholders, and the production team.

    ●Collaborate with the production team to develop materials for instructor-led training, including presentations, facilitation guides, participant guides, and other supporting materials.

    ●Work with SMEs and stakeholders throughout the review process to ensure content accuracy, functional correctness, and quality of deliverables and communicate revisions back to the production team.

    ●Work with client manager at the conclusion of projects to determine lessons learned, process improvements, and work samples to be used for future business marketing.

    ●Develop templates, processes, and other resources for the learning project development life cycle for internal use and contribute to internal process improvement projects.

    ●Manage team of freelance learning designers as needed.

    Primary Objectives


    Beyond what the job responsibilities are. What is the primary contribution to the organization?


    The primary objective of the learning designer is to understand the business goals of the client and the background and capabilities of the learner and then apply learning principles and instructional design theory to designing, in partnership with the Production team, innovative solutions that build capability in the learner to achieve the client’s business goals.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Competencies)

    • Knowledge of instructional design theory and principles of cognitive science.
    • Ability to work with stakeholders to define clear program objectives and with SMEs to source content.
    • Ability to take complex concepts and transform them into engaging learning activities that are relevant to the learner.
    • Ability to analyze and synthesize information in a variety of formats and from a variety of sources.
    • Ability to clearly communicate.
    • Ability to recommend the appropriate learning modality for the learner, subject matter, environment, and project budget and timeline.
    • Ability to operate independently and adapt to changing direction.
    • Proficiency in using software for rapid storyboarding development (such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Slides, or Keynote).
    • Proficiency in using spreadsheet software for project communication (such as Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets).
    • Proficiency in using collaborative documents, such as Google docs for collaborative document development and review.
    • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word reviewing tools.

    Job Requirements


    ●Demonstrate awareness of regulations related to copyright, intellectual property, and corporate and client information security.

    ●Demonstrate planning, organization, and time management skills.

    ●Value quality and attention to detail.

    ●Demonstrate openness to new ideas and flexibility to work through challenging issues or unplanned changes.

    ●Collaborate with team members with diverse sets of skills.

    ●Demonstrate passion for learning, technology, and innovation.

    ●Take initiative to solve problems and advance the business.

    ●Demonstrate dedication and accountability.

    Education and Experience

    ●Bachelor’s Degree in instructional design, learning technologies, behavioral psychology, cognitive science or related field

    ●5+ years of experience in Instructional Design within a business context


    Send your resume to Jeremy Roberts



  • 01 Feb 2019 12:47 PM | Anonymous

    Company: Ace Cash Express


    Website: https://rn11.ultipro.com/ace1002b/jobboard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*BE21707D93909FFB


    Position Description:


    INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN

    • Manage the Instructional Design technology, tools and resources.
    • In conjunction with the Director of training, analyze, build, develop and maintain New Hire Onboarding Program and New Hire Training Workshop.
    • Perform business and performance analysis to determine training objectives, goals, and learner characteristics such as existing knowledge and skill level, as well as knowledge and skill gaps.
    • Use advanced knowledge of instructional system design (ISD) and technologies, and adult learning theory to propose learning solutions that are cost-effective, easy-to-create and maintain, visually and instructionally compelling and that provide a rewarding experience for the learner.
    • Establish goals and learning objectives to design appropriate and effective curriculum by leveraging instructional design methodology.
    • Manage the end-to-end instructional design process with a sense of urgency and drive for results.
    • Employ a rapid-development approach and strong instructional design to build creative and innovative training videos, games, job aids, facilitator guides, and related learning/e-learning deliverables. Bring best-of-breed learning techniques into the development of training program and solutions.
    • Manage the design and development of certification paths and sales programs.
    • Conduct train-the-trainer sessions (virtual or instructor led) to ensure delivery of materials is consistent across all regions and trainers understand the course content, learning objectives, delivery method, and evaluation procedures.
    • Ensure smooth transition from final material design to implementation of program.
    • Ensure the quality of training content by managing defined quality control processes and infrastructure.
    • Aligns training content with company SOPs.
    • Drive projects to execute successfully, managing project milestones and team responsibilities for accountability.
    • Leverage learning technology tools, platforms and systems to develop new and innovative approaches to delivering training.
    • Manage Subject Matter Experts (SME's) and stakeholder relationships to clearly understand the business, target audience, and content needs to construct learning and performance outcomes.

    ASSESSMENT, EVALUATION AND REPORTING ANALYTICS

    • Design course-level assessments to ensure learning objectives were addressed in the content at an appropriate learning level.
    • Analyze for effectiveness.
    • Design overall program Evaluation Strategy to ensure solid framework is in place with measurable baseline and associated metrics to ensure learning transfer.
    • Compile and analyze survey results (assessing readiness, job impact, and business impact).

    Critical Skills

    • Advanced knowledge on MS Office
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including proofreading/editing and quality assurance
    • Strong content management skills; detail and process oriented
    • Proficiency with multimedia and e-learning tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline/360, & Adobe Creative Suite,
    • Proficiency with building interactive online learning (interactive scenarios and branching)
    • Working knowledge of loading and testing SCORM conformant courses in Learning Management Systems (Cornerstone onDemand preferred)
    • Expert project management, prioritization, and planning skills, with demonstrated success producing high-quality deliverables on time and within budget.
    • Candidates are expected to provide a portfolio showing interactive design, media, and online content.

    Additional Knowledge & Skills

    • Must be detail-oriented, flexible, and can work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines and shifting priorities.
    • Proven success at establishing rapport with business partners at multiple levels, working on larger teams, and collaborative work habits.
    • Demonstrated ability to act as a consultant, including skills to probe for understanding, identifies issues/opportunities; suggest win-win conflict resolution.
    • Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Flash experience preferred
    • Experience with HTML, XML, web-based training, digital video production, audio editing, graphic design, streaming media and web conferencing preferred.
    • Ability to design and develop engaging and interactive training using a variety of modalities and methods.
    • Some travel may be required

    Requirements

    Minimum Requirements

    • 3 years Instructional
    • Design experience
    • 4 year college degree

    Salary: $75,000


    Please apply to the position by clicking this link.


  • 06 Dec 2018 1:50 PM | Anonymous
    Company: Sendero Consulting


    Website: www.senderoconsulting.com


    Position Description:


    Location: Dallas, TX

    Full-Time

    Level: Manager/Supervisor

    As a member of the Talent Management team, the Learning & Development (L&D) Manager will report to the Senior Manager of Organizational & Learning Development and will be responsible for owning the L&D strategy and supporting the growth and development of the consulting organization by identifying training needs, developing curriculum plans, implementing new training programs, facilitating training events, identifying new and optimizing existing learning tools, and monitoring results.


    WHAT YOU'LL DO:

    • Own Sendero’s L&D strategy and evaluate and adjust to evolving needs of our growing organization
    • Lead curriculum planning activities
    • Manage and support L&D team members as they coordinate, schedule, and conduct business and technical training for new hires and current employees
    • Advise on and review training materials for in-house courses as appropriate using sound instructional design methodology
    • Manage amendments and revisions to materials as necessary, in order to adapt to changes that occur
    • Manage development of training procedure manuals and guides, and course materials such as handouts and visual materials
    • Act as program manager for course design and development
    • Coach other employees on instructional design and quality course development as necessary
    • Periodically evaluate training effectiveness
    • Review and approve business cases for external training requests
    • Provide “Learning” subject matter expertise to the consulting organization when necessary
    • Manage and support L&D team activities such as training calendar management and notifications, including internal and external opportunities
    • Monitor training costs to ensure budget is not exceeded; prepare budget reports to justify expenditures
    • Establish, monitor, and communicate employee development tracking including follow through on certifications as appropriate
    • Identify and assess training needs of staff by conferring with managers and supervisors or conducting surveys
    • Act as a support fielding questions and issues from staff related to the business and / or systems
    • Manage contract renewals and negotiations for tools supporting the learning and development team
    • Other duties as assigned


    WHAT YOU'LL BRING

    • Bachelor’s degree required in related field
    • 5+ years of experience, including training design, development, and facilitation
    • Proven ability to effectively manage teams
    • Strong facilitation and communication skills, both written and verbal, across all organizational functions and levels
    • Ability to influence key stakeholders
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to think critically
    • Ability to adapt to changes and consistently meet deadlines
    • Ability to create and implement ideas, in order to produce results expected
    • Consulting/project-based work experience preferred


    WHAT WE OFFER

    • Significant leadership opportunities; the chance to impact a fast-growing organization
    • Supportive and motivated colleagues
    • Competitive benefits and total rewards


    If you are interested in applying, please fill out the application in the link provided below:

    https://senderoconsulting.applytojob.com/apply/ROa0JlO8bp/Learning-And-Development-Manager


    For questions about this posting, the Talent Acquisition team can be reached at: careers@senderoconsulting.com


    Sendero is an equal opportunity employer.




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