Learning Experience Designer

Working from home
Aug 30, 2023
Sep 28, 2023
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a Learning Experience Designer wit h demonstrated experience identifying training needs for clients. The ideal candidate will have experience with training efforts for large-scale federal programs, particularly in the healthcare space. The candidate will work as part of a team to understand client vision and user needs in the development of an accessible, seamless user experience in support of a new PTSD Treatment Decision Aid for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs .

This is a full-time, remote position (with the option to work from Aptive's headquarters in Alexandria, VA) and is a contingent hire.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead the instructional design process, including needs analysis, curriculum mapping, content development, and evaluation.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts, UX designers, and stakeholders to identify the target audience's learning needs, and create engaging and effective educational materials and metrics for success.
  • Facilitate presentations to groups of content owners/ s ubject m atter e xperts through the design, development , and implementation of workforce training.
  • Evaluate instructional programs, course content , and instructional methodologies.
  • Design and develop learning solutions based on accepted theory and in multiple modalities to include instructor-led, web-based, and blended instruction.
  • Us e established project management methods, p lan , execute , and manage instructional design projects to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Identify areas of improvement across processes and deliverables.
  • Monitor performance to ensure project tasks are completed on time, on budget , and within scope while tr ack ing and addressing any program-level risks .
  • Effectively address business and performance objectives .

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8 years of experience, ideally working in a team-based environment in a consulting (or similarly structured) organization focused on enterprise transformation initiatives.
  • Bachelor's degree or certification in Instructional Design, Adult Learning , Organizational Development, Education, or related field .
  • Demonstrated experience using plain language in educational materials .
  • Demonstrated experience using accommodations to develop learning materials for audiences of differing abilities.
  • Strong understanding of web accessibility standards (Section 508, WCAG).
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to connect and align small details with an overarching vision.
  • Experience, comfort, and confidence in pitching new ideas to clients.
  • Ability to lead and organize internal and external meetings.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience supporting large federal agencies.
  • Knowledge of best practices and experience designing for adult learning.
  • Experience or training in Customer Experience (CX) methodologies.
  • Knowledge of mental health topics, particularly PTSD, is a plus.
  • Fam iliarity with military life/culture a plus.
  • Prosci Change Management Certification desired but not necessary.

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.

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