As a key member of the Client Advocacy & Education (CAE) team, youll work in a small collaborative environment to design, develop, and implement instructor-led courses, eLearning courses, and micro-learning materials, as well as online and print-based support resources for Stanford staff and faculty. This is a hands on role and will be instrumental in developing curriculum which encompasses the full scope of financial management processes at Stanford and therefore requires an individual with strong business and financial acumen. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a team focused not only on current training projects but also on creating a model for future training to include curriculum design and approach as well as tools and resources needed to execute.
The Senior Instructional Designer will be instrumental in assessing, designing and developing learning solutions to support overall curriculum. This includes developing standards for online and instructor-led course development, participant and instructor materials, online performance support solutions, and evaluation. Curriculum is financial in nature to include content such as: Account Setup and Maintenance; Financial Authority; Purchasing and Payment methods; Travel, Reimbursement and Expense Reporting; Transaction Review and Approval; Expenditure Review and Reconciliation; Revenue and Fund Management; Budget Management; Cash Management; and Payroll and Labor Management.
Assess target audience business needs to determine learning and performance support needs.
Develop learning plans and as needed change management and communication plans. Ensure appropriateness, effectiveness and success of learning programs.
Proactively consult with subject matter experts to identify and formulate learning objectives and content.
Draft storyboards and prototypes.
Design and develop course content, instructor and participant materials, including performance support materials.
Design learning and performance support solutions. Implement, evaluate and maintain learning solutions.
Develop and deliver Train-the-Trainer programs or faculty development programs.
Share best practices through cross campus collaboration and instructional design community.
May manage internal and/or external teams, schedules and budgets.
May identify strategy for production, post-production, and delivery resources, tools and equipment necessary for the development of learning materials.
Represent CAE on cross-functional project teams tasked with implementing Business Affairs and Financial Management Services (FMS) strategic initiatives.
Collaborate with Marketing/Communication Specialists, Trainers, Outreach and Support Specialists to develop and implement change management strategies, plans and associated deliverables (e.g., communications, training and support materials).
Participate in User Acceptance Testing, client forums, and focus group sessions to gather feedback from clients on their use of current systems or feedback on new systems and recommending improvements based on their experience and feedback.
Perform continuous improvement of CAE's current curriculum and instructional design best practices.
Education & Experience:
Bachelors degree and seven years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated effectiveness in consulting with, business partners and subject matter experts to assess learning needs and recommend high-impact learning solutions and learning curricula.
Proven experience creating training for financial business processes and related financial and reporting systems (i.e., Oracle Financials, Oracle Business Intelligence, PeopleSoft) preferred.
Demonstrated proficiency in applying instructional design theory, models, and best practices.
Demonstrated proficiency using instructional design tools such as learning project plans, design documents, learning hierarchies, storyboards, prototypes, etc.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all members of a learning team, vendor partners, and business partners to create a learning environment that is service oriented, supportive, engaging and effective for adult and nontraditional learners.
Demonstrated proficiency and experience in industry standard tools such as authoring tools, digital, graphics media, audio, animation and video production tools to create impactful courses.
Demonstrated ability to evaluate the effectiveness of learning materials.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to clearly and succinctly convey learning content in a manner that engages learners and improves learning retention rates.
Experience integrating online learning courses/certification programs with one or more learning management systems.
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups and individuals at any and all levels of an organization.
Demonstrated skills in project management of learning development projects involving eLearning authoring, audio, video, and text production and post-production, including product evaluation and testing.
Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently.
This is initially a two-year fixed term position (with intent to convert to a continuing position) and provides the same benefits as a continuing employee; competitive pay that reflects market trends, and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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