Sr. Instructional Design Specialist in San Diego, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

NuVasive   •  

San Diego, CA 92101

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 40 days ago

Job Description

The Sr. Instructional Design Specialist uses a systematic process to analyze, design and develop training content and curriculum with assessment strategies. This individual is responsible for determining the appropriate approach, methods, and tools to support the development and enhancement of training programs.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Analyze current sales training and related business function needs to develop instructional goals, objectives and curriculum utilizing the appropriate instructional design methods for e-learning and instructor-led programs
  • Support and lead in the collaboration and development of training content, design, and delivery with subject matter experts (SMEs) to produce sound instructional materials in accordance with department/program objectives and solid instructional principles
  • Function as a staff resource and consultant on matters related to needs analysis, instructional design and delivery, assessment and evaluation
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and quality of instruction through the use of qualitative, quantitative, formative, and summative methods

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Instructor-led training programs preferably inside the medical device, business and/or sales environments.
  • Knowledge of relevant computer programs and course delivery platforms with strong proficiency in Learning Management Systems, Captivate/Articulate (authoring software), Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Thorough familiarity with and ability to apply instructional design philosophies, strategies, and theories to various types of projects including and beyond the curriculum
  • Strong analytical, logic, and problem-solving skills for analyzing and identifying user needs, proposing a solution and logically organizing complex information
  • Highly organized and able to thrive in a fast-paced, demanding, deadline-oriented environment while managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Have a high degree of flexibility
  • Ability to articulate learning objectives that are focused, concise, and measurable
  • Be able to transform complex bodies of information into professionally designed, engaging and effective programs
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, SMEs and other stakeholders
  • Willingness to stay abreast of current research and trends in ID, technology, cognitive science, and related fields
  • Audio/Video recording and editing capabilities

Valid Through: 2019-10-7