The Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) is seeking an Instructional Technologist to play an integral role in modernizing our training delivery by converting current and new content from the multiple associations we manage for an online platform. This is an exciting opportunity to apply eLearning expertise in a dynamic environment to help practitioners that support economic and workforce development in their regions.
CREC, a not-for-profit organization based in Arlington, VA, provides information and technical assistance to policymakers and practitioners to formulate and execute innovative job-creating economic strategies in communities across the U.S. CREC conducts research, provides technical assistance, offers expert advice, delivers training, and offers leadership to economic development, workforce development, and higher education practitioners and policymakers. CREC also manages several small associations (http://creconline.org/our-projects/manage-your-professional-networks/), providing training and skills to researchers in these fields.
- Master’s Degree in instructional design, learning science, or related field and 1 year of relevant experience OR a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 3 years of relevant professional experience
- Understanding of the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) process and SCORM
- Demonstrated ability to write clear learning objectives based on Bloom’s Taxonomy
- Demonstrated ability to select appropriate rapid eLearning development tools and learning software programs based on priorities and budget
- Demonstrated experience in applying adult learning principles to course and curriculum design
- Works well as part of a team as well as independently
- Excellent written and oral communications skills
- Ability to evaluate courses for quality and effectiveness
- Experience working with government agencies
- Experience working in the economic and workforce development fields
- Experience working with data or developing instructional materials related to training users in data-related issues
- Ability to ensure technology solutions are compliant with ADA Section 508 requirements as appropriate