Instructional Designer

Job title: Instructional Designer
Discipline: Marcomms
Location: Sydney CBD, Sydney, New South Wales
Contract: Contract
Salary: $500/day + super
Salary low: 500
Salary high: 500
Contact: Sarah Gates
Call: Sarah
Email: email Sarah
Reference: 3318893
Instructional Writer and Trainer 
  • $500/day + super
  • 6 months with possibility of extension
  • Sydney + working from home arrangements
About the Company 

The Online Engagement team, where this role is based, is responsible for managing the digital channels including the websites and Intranets. Through these channels we provide an inclusive, consistent, high-quality digital experience for our clients and customers.

About the role

This role leads the development of instructional program for staff to learn use of content management systems, applying accessibility principles and using analytics tools effectively to create, update and deliver timely online content to the community through websites and intranet. This role will also be supporting the delivery of online training on an as needs basis.

About you

We are looking for a professional Instructional Designer to design, develop and deliver our digital content management learning programs. The goal is to facilitate learners in acquiring knowledge, skills and competencies in an effective and appealing manner.

Responsibilities
  • Create accessible engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and transfer.
  • Work with subject matter experts and identify target audience’s training needs.
  • State instructional end goals and create content that matches them.
  • Visualise instructional graphics, the user interface and the finished product.
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods.
  • Provide exercises and activities that enhance the learning process.
  • Create accessible supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games etc).
  • Decide on the criteria used to validate learner’s performance and develop assessment instruments.
  • Maintain project documentation and course folders.
Requirements
  • Proven working experience in instructional design and delivering the training.
  • Good knowledge and experience in competency based training and the application of adult learning theories and digital learning principles.
  • Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts.
  • Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models.
  • Lesson and curriculum planning skills.
  • Knowledge of course development software.
  • Visual design skills and ability to storyboard.
  • Strong understanding of latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
  • Strong stakeholder relationships in order to identify process and policy gaps for business input
  • Ability to work collaboratively with stream leads and subject matter experts.
 For more information email Sarah at sarah@ashdownpeople.com.au.
Please know that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.