Instructional Design Specialist

Employer: The KPI Institute
Domain:
  • Education - Training
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • Sibiu
  • Updated at: 20.01.2017
    Short company description

    The KPI Institute is a research institute specialized in business performance. It operates research programs in 12 practice domains, ranging from strategy and KPIs to employee performance and from customer service to innovation performance. Insights are disseminated through a variety of publications, subscriptions services and through a knowledge platform available to registered members. Support in deploying these insights in practice is offered globally through training and advisory services.

    The KPI Institute is considered today the global authority on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) research and education. It developed the first KPI Management Framework and operates www.smartKPIs.com, the result of the research program dedicated to documenting and cataloguing how KPIs are used in practice, an online portal containing the largest collection of documented KPI examples.

    Requirements

    Technical skills

    - Understanding of educational programs has a hands-on' approach for delivering project results;
    - Strong classroom presentation skills;
    - Interaction and collaboration with technical experts to assist in training;
    - Interested in online communities and has excellent communication skills, both in speaking and writing;
    - Proficiency with all MS Office applications;
    - Previous experience with educational projects can be a plus.

    Professional skills

    - Excellent English skills;
    - Possess superior skills in presenting and communicating, planning and organisation, writing and delivering;
    - Knowledge of current techniques and procedures used in the design, development, and evaluation of instructional programs, methods, materials, and instruments;
    - Professional attitude and excellent verbal skills;
    - Attention to detail in ensuring everything is cross-checked and accurate;
    - Be able to manage multiple tasks and prioritise work;
    - Strong project management skills, being able to take ownership and responsibility for tasks to ensure they are completed to a high standard and on time;
    - Ability to work collaboratively as part of a project team.

    Responsibilities

    - Designing and developing learning solutions using a blended approach that includes instructor led, web-based self-paced, web-based instructor led, and on the job training tools;
    - Delivering quality materials at the appropriate level, on time and with minimal supervision;
    - Designing training solutions independently and working with other team members;
    - Managing all activities before a course initiation;
    - Managing training and development research and innovative ideas supporting: learning theory, motivation theory, and new materials, methods, and techniques;
    - Analysing the needs of the participants at the course;
    - Maintain continuous communication with participants before and after the course;
    - Updating resources and assisting participants;
    - Managing post courses activities, such as certification processes;
    - Improving and developing educational programs within the company;
    - Adapting courses, tests and activities for eLearning;
    - Platform designing and managing;
    - Keeping contact with eLearning clients;
    - Feedback processing and analysis.

    Other info

    Context of the role

    The education arm of The KPI Institute is currently running several projects on open courses and in-house courses, also on-line courses. In order to acquire more information, you can visit our site: www.kpiinstitute.org.