Strategic Financial Solutions

  • Instructional Designer (Buffalo, NY)

    Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
    Category
    Information Technology
    Job ID
    2018-1165
  • Overview

    Do you love to solve problems and drive business objectives through engaging learning activities?  Do you have excellent project management skills and instructional design experience?  Are you interested in working with a dynamic, growing company? 

     

    Strategic Financial Solutions Buffalo is looking for a strong instructional designer to join our Strategic University team.  Our instructional designer is inquisitive, a systems thinker, and has experience working on multiple projects with several stakeholders at the same time to revise and create innovative learning experiences such as instructor-led training, e-learning modules, role plays, case studies, and microlearning.

     

    If you have a passion for driving and motivating professionals through best-practice instructional design, we would love to hear from you!

     

    Strategic Financial Solutions is a leading financial services company that provides comprehensive debt relief solutions for people in difficult financial situations. Strategic Financial Solutions has successfully resolved more than $750 million in debt for over 100,000 clients. The company was recognized as an Inc. 500 company in 2016 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. Strategic has grown by almost 400% since 2012.

    Responsibilities

    • Works with key stakeholders and University team to define scope of learning experiences, clarify learning objectives, identify subject-matter experts, timeline and projected outcomes.
    • Designs and develops learning solutions, leveraging tested instructional design theories, practices and methods to create learning activities that are engaging, activity-based, and results-oriented.
    • Creates solutions that satisfy the needs of a diverse set of learners (e.g. instructor-led, webinars, videos, online courses, quick reference guides, job aids, performance support walkthroughs, etc.)
    • Implement tools to track the results of learning experiences (i.e. assessments, quizzes, rubrics, evaluation strategies).  Makes recommendations based on these measurements to improve quality of training programs.
    • Drives effective project management in all projects through the identification of scope, key stakeholders, RACI models, timelines, and issues/resolution logs.
    • May require occasional travel to New York City (10%)

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in instructional design, educational technology, business, communications or related field
    • Three (3) or more years’ experience in developing instructor-led and online learning for sales, call centers or related environments. Ability to leverage career maps and curriculum plans in design.
    • Knowledge of best practices in adult learning and instructional design (ADDIE, Gagne, Bloom’s Taxonomy, etc.)
    • Ability to convert technical or complex information into easily used and understandable text and graphics.
    • Experience with e-learning authoring tools (i.e., Brainshark, Adobe Creative Suite, WalkMe, Articulate, Webex, etc.) and a Talent Management System (i.e. Cornerstone, SumTotal, Saba, Skillsoft, etc.)
    • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both verbally and in writing
    • Strong listening skills, attention to detail, and decision-making skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel

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