Instructional Designer

7 days left

Employer
Aptive
Location
Working from home
Posted
Nov 11, 2022
Closes
Dec 11, 2022
Ref
2022-1718
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary

Join Aptive as an Instructional Designer supporting the expansion of health system transformation and innovation, implementation and operations support, and healthcare business enabling services to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

Primary Responsibilities

The Instructional Designer has healthcare transformation instructional design experience and will be responsible for supporting VHA's Journey to become a High Reliability Organization (HRO) by developing training for the entire VHA Enterprise:
  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and transfer
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts and identify target audience's training needs, competency frameworks and metrics for success
  • Design and develop curriculum, total course materials for participants and facilitators, including student outlines, handouts, facilitator guides, performance exercises, evaluations, activities, job aids and all other required materials.
  • Conduct instructional research and provide analysis of relevant materials for external communication
  • Identify and present instructional end goals and create content that matches them
  • Visualize instructional graphics, the user interface and the finished product
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods
  • Create interactive and engaging learning experiences (e.g., scenarios, simulations, activities) for in-person, virtual and online classroom environments
  • Decide on the criteria used to measure learner's performance and develop assessment instruments
  • Maintain project documentation and course folders

Duties may include:
  • Developing creative design of learning content and activities; ability to mock-up designs and/or lead design sessions with graphic artists/multimedia developers to develop learning content
  • Facilitating to groups of content owners/ Subject Matter Experts through the design, development and implementation of educational curricula
  • Evaluate instructional programs, course content, and instructional methodologies


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field
  • 3+ years of experience with creating high-quality, interactive, and effective learning solutions for classroom, web-based, or webinar delivery
  • Experience with instructional strategy, instruction, or design methodologies for adult learners
  • Development of instructional evaluation (Kirkpatrick evaluation knowledge and experience preferred) and competency-based learning systems
  • Instructional Design, User Experience, or Human-Centered Design Certification
  • Experience with technical editing, grammar, and writing
  • Strong hands-on analytical, project management and communication skills
  • Excellent ability to communicate across most mediums and settings
  • Ability to be flexible, creative and think outside of the box
  • Proven experience working in a complex, fast-paced business environment
  • Authorized to work in the U.S
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust


Desired Qualifications

  • VHA experience highly desired
  • Knowledge of Government health care operations directly related to Healthcare transformation or experience in a healthcare setting
  • Prosci® change management certified
  • Knowledge of managing SharePoint intranets and Adobe Creative Suite


About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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