Trainer, Education

Alexandria, Virginia
Commensurate with Experience
Aug 24, 2017
Sep 28, 2017
Full Time

The Association for Talent Development (ATD), is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations. These professionals take the knowledge, skills, and abilities of others and help them achieve their full potential. We are currently seeking a trainer in our Education Department to deliver online and face to face trainings to the talent development profession as well as design learning solutions.


  • Facilitate virtual and face to face training to the talent development profession on topics related to the core competencies of the profession including instructional design, needs assessment, e-learning software programs

  • Design virtual training programs for the talent development profession

  • Design and deliver webinars on topics related to the talent development profession

  • Collaborate with cross function teams to develop learning solutions to support the growing ATD Education business line

  • Recommend and assist in the development of curriculum using instructional design and adult learning principles for various delivery options

  • Train individuals in the use of a learning management system


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Six to ten years’ experience in developing and deliver training adults in a business setting (work with Fortune 500 companies desired)

  • Extensive experience in training processes and methodologies (designing, developing, and delivering in virtual and face-to-face classroom settings) for adult learning with a desire to make a difference through helping others learn and grow professionally.

  • Possess a passion for a fast-paced technology inspired culture with the ability to work in a dynamic environment, consistently demonstrating positive business acumen
  • Excellent collaboration, public speaking and communication skills with ability to build productive relationships. Willing and able to travel as job demands

  • Extensive experience with virtual training as well as face to face training deliveries

  • Experience designing virtual learning programs

  • Experience in using Articulate Storyline or Captivate (desirable but not required)

  • Proficient working knowledge with LMSs and LCMSs. 

ATD provides an outstanding compensation and benefits package. Located within blocks of the King Street metro in Old Town, ATD helps with transportation costs (parking is free).

We appreciate all of our applicants, but are unable to return phone calls and emails requesting details on the status of applications or the position. Applicants who bypass the recruitment process are not considered.

ATD is an EOE/M/F/D/V workplace, and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. 

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