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The e-Learning Designer/Developer is focused on the development and delivery of technology based learning programs for the global community of TNC staff and constituents through a variety of methods including traditional classroom training, synchronous web-based distance training, online help documentation, asynchronous web-based training, and other technical venues. Participates as a member of Technology & Information Systems (TIS) project teams serving as a consultant, collaborator, hands-on learning tool developer and trainer as required by the project to most effectively teach and help staff acquire the technical knowledge and skills needed. Collaborates with TNC staff at all levels, other TNC training functions and business units to develop, deliver, and integrate technology training in day-to-day business practices. Implements the logistics for setting up training environments and produces supporting learning materials and documentation as appropriate. The e-Learning Designer/Developer is managed by the Program Director, Technology Learning Center and has no direct reports. S/he may coordinate the activities of volunteers and staff in cross-organizational and cross-functional teams.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 2 years progressive experience in developing web and classroom learning products, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience using instructional design principals to develop instructional materials for both the web and classroom.
- Experience delivering classroom and/or live web training.
- Experience working in an environment focused on project plans and deadlines.
- Experience in web development and image editing software.
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
- 2-4 years progressive experience in developing online or instructor-led learning products, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Demonstrated ability to design, develop, and deliver materials and learning tools (e.g. traditional courses, lesson plans, online tutorials, online help, and documentation).
- Demonstrated ability to apply sound Instructional Design Principles.
- Demonstrated ability in working with synchronous and asynchronous learning programs that may be delivered through various methods (e.g. in-person, distance, multi-media, and web-based).
- Demonstrated ability to successfully convey complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences. Ability to work effectively with various user communities.
- Experience in conducting learning needs analyses; experience in a large decentralized organization preferred.
- A solid understanding of information technology and proficiency with desktop automation tools, including Microsoft Office.
- Demonstrated ability in installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting software and courseware.
- Experience in IT system implementation process.
- Cross-cultural awareness and experience in a global organization highly desired.
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate with internal and external groups, and maintain integrity of organizational technology standards.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.
- Willingness and ability to travel 10- 15% in both US and non-US locations, at times in remote or difficult areas.
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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