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  • 12 Aug 2014 3:41 PM | Lewis Martinez (Administrator)

    Company: Freeman

    Website: www.freemanco.com

    Position Description:

    Freeman is seeking an Instructional Designer. The primary objective of the Instructional Designer is to design and develop company learning content. The Instructional Designer should have expertise of commonly-used concepts, best practices, and procedures within the instructional design arena.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Identify and validate learning objectives and determine instructional methods
    • Self-motivated, assertive and dependable with a sense of urgency
    • Design and develop learning solutions that reflect adult learning theories and leverage both formal and informal platforms
    • Research and recommend third-party outsource solutions to Freeman Learning leadership, when applicable
    • Project manage training initiative development to include stakeholder relationship support, knowledge capture, program development and field implementation. This includes partnership during the initial design phase as well as post-deployment enhancements
    • Work with Subject Matter Experts as points of contact for project management, planning, scheduling, development and delivery of learning materials and curriculum for field personnel
    • Collaborate on editing, sign-off and approval processes
    • Develop content that utilizes LMS functionality and standards (e.g. SCORM-compliant packaging)
    • Monitor learning initiative feedback and implement enhancements to improve effectiveness
    • Develop, deploy and analyze learning assessments to measure the impact of the learning solutions 
      • Instructor-led
      • Experiential Learning (Simulations)
      • Mobile Learning
      • E-Learning (Synchronous and Asynchronous Online Learning)
      • Collaborative Learning for Social Media
      • Video

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Minimum (3) three years of proven instructional and graphical design experience
    • Demonstrated ability in training development effectiveness for both formal and informal adult learning
    • Demonstrated ability to develop Mobile Learning (HTML5), Experiential Learning (Simulations), E-Learning, Collaborative Learning and video content
    • Demonstrated ability to develop content that is LMS compatible
    • Proficient in both Mac and PC operating systems including Parallels Desktop for Mac
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Visio and Excel)
    • Proficient in content development software (Articulate Storyline or equivalent)
    • Experience with Adobe (Acrobat, Photoshop and Illustrator)
    • Proven, effective communication skills (written and oral) including technical writing and training facilitation
    • Possesses detail-oriented project management skills with an emphasis on prioritization and attention to multiple deadlines
    • Self-learner with a demonstrated interest to stay current/ahead of learning technology and methodologies
    • Proven collaboration and customer service skills with internal/external partners (team, SMEs, business partners and vendors)
    EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree

    Please apply at:
    https://freemancompany-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/jobs/submit.cfm?fuseaction=dspjob&company_id=16354&version=1&jobid=3721

    Please apply at: https://freemancompany-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/jobs/submit.cfm?fuseaction=dspjob&company_id=16354&version=1&jobid=3721
  • 12 Aug 2014 3:32 PM | Lewis Martinez (Administrator)

    Company: Jackson Walker L.L.P.

    Position Description:

    Jackson Walker is seeking an experienced technology trainer to join our team as a Learning and Development Specialist in our Dallas office. We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual who is interested in transitioning into the legal market. Candidates should be confident presenting one-on-one training as well as addressing groups of learners to deliver hands-on technology training using Microsoft Office 2010 and other applications commonly used in law firms. We need a self-motivated individual who understands how adults best learn new technology and can write and speak about complex technical concepts in a clear, concise way. An ideal candidate will demonstrate above-average attention to detail and pride in his/her work product. The ability to effectively estimate the time needed to complete common training tasks and effectively manage time to meet deadlines is vital in this position.

    Learning and Development Specialist – Dallas (Non-exempt) Reports to: Learning and Development Manager Responsible for the development and delivery of technology training to Firm’s attorneys, secretaries and staff on the proper use of Firm’s technology, best practices and professional development. Essential Duties and 

    Responsibilities: Specific duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

    • Prepare documentation and deliver training classes to Firm employees through a variety of methods including classroom, remote, desk-side and video conference
    • Prepare monthly class schedule for the Dallas, Ft. Worth and Texarkana offices
    • Work with individuals and practice groups to develop customized training solutions that fit their needs
    • Design, record and edit new e-learning classes using Captivate
    • Perform routine floor sweeps of office to help identify support trends, build customer relations and forecast training needs
    • Provide occasional backup to TRC (Help Desk) and Systems Support Specialists by assisting with possible hardware issues, equipment setups and troubleshooting
    • Provide needed user support through escalated service desk tickets including troubleshooting, documentation through the ticket tracking system and user follow-up
    • Create and modify support and how-to articles for the IT Department’s newsletter and knowledgebase
    • Participate in IT department beta programs including testing of new software, engaging users participating in testing and assisting the service desk in service readiness
    • Gathering and share feedback and comments from the user community to improve training and support service
    • Additional duties and special projects, as assigned by the Learning and Development Manager
    • Required to carry a Firm-provided mobile communications device and be available after normal working hours
    • Will occasionally be required to work more than 37.5 hours a week
    • Some travel to other Firm locations and/or remote training facilities required 
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    • Three to 5 years’ experience developing and presenting technology training in a legal or other professional service organization
    Experience training the following applications:

    • Microsoft Office 2010, including SharePoint(Microsoft Office Specialist certification(s) preferred)
    • Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 9
    • Document management systems (Autonomy iManage, matter-centric)
    • Document comparison tools (WorkShare Compare)
    • Time entry applications (Aderant Expert)
    • VoIP telephone and voicemail systems
    • iOS technologies
    • Experience creating e-learning, including using Adobe Captivate
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred in MIS, computer science, business administration, communications, education or equivalent experience
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with and follow instructions from a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff to provide information with courtesy and tact both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision

    To submit your resume contact Amy A. Pitt HR Coordinator, apitt@jw.com

  • 12 Aug 2014 3:23 PM | Lewis Martinez (Administrator)

    Company Name: Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas

    Website: www.fhlb.com

    Position Description:

    Responsible for the effective development, coordination and presentation of training and development programs to support organizational strategy and goals. Deliver orientation and onboarding programs for new employees and newly promoted/transferred employees to help grow, learn and reach their highest potential. Responsible for working with individual departments to create, implement and facilitate specific job-training curriculum and cross training where appropriate. Job Grade: 29

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

    1.Consult with management, supervisors and employees to gain knowledge of work situations and training needs.

    • Attain department specific knowledge and familiarization with job functions and expectations
    • Interact with department managers with regard to development training of specific employees

    2.Coordinate and facilitate training, including new hire orientation and onboarding, leadership and supervisory skills, specific job skills, online courses and outside seminars for all levels of employees.

    • Contact attendees and department representatives about training sessions 
    • Coordinate logistic details including space and setup
    • Conduct courses or coordinate outside training, educational and development courses for employees as needed

    3.Formulate teaching outline, determine instructional methods and conduct training sessions in alignment with Bank’s mission and goals.

    • Develop strong relationships with department leaders to receive feedback on training needs and incorporate viable suggestions for training programs.
    • Develop a means of measuring the effectiveness of training programs; make necessary changes based upon feedback.

    4.Develop and implement administrative functions related to training and development.

    • Effectively communicate training schedules throughout the organization.
    • Track and monitor individual training records and attendance at all internal and external training sessions.
    • Develop a system for employee de-briefing to appropriate mangers and staff after attending external training and conferences.
    • Administer Educational Reimbursement benefit.

    5. In conjunction with department managers, develop and coordinate internship programs with educational institutions.

    6.Performs additional duties as assigned and support other HR staff members as needed.

    To submit your resume click on the following link:
    https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13139682

    https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13139682
    https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13139682
  • 12 Aug 2014 3:13 PM | Lewis Martinez (Administrator)

    Company Name: Benchmark Mortgage

    Website: www.benchmark.us

    Position Description:

    Reporting to the Director of Employee Relations, The Training Manager is responsible for the design, development and implementation of Mortgage Loan Processor and Loan Officer on-site and field training. Mortgage processing experience a must. Utilizing a proven tool box, this trainer will be responsible for the implementation of training initiatives, and measurement of effectiveness. Must be able to multi-task making sure to meet design deadlines for scheduled classes and facilitate classes throughout the same time frame. Trainer will complete admin functions as needed. Training programs include mortgage processing, credit risk, underwriting, technology, processes, policies and procedures as well as job role targeted training and development. Up to 50% Travel will be required initially.

    Salary: $75,000

    Resumes should be submitted to Kyle Green, Director of Employee Relations
    kgreen@benchmark.us 

  • 09 Jul 2014 2:35 PM | Lewis Martinez (Administrator)

    Company: Children's Medical Center

    OVERVIEW:

    We are actively seeking a contract-to-hire position based out of our Dallas location. This is an exciting opportunity to join a diverse team of instructional designers who are passionate about improving performance and impacting business outcomes through instructional design and change management. This position will reside in the Learning Institute division, and report to the Manager of Instructional Design and Measurement. The scope of this position is 40 hours per week at $50-75/hour and will be converted to a full time position in Q4, 2014.
    If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to the Manager of Instructional Design and Measurement at micky.fokken@childrens.com. When possible, please include examples of online training courses, workbooks, worksheets, and other training materials with your submission.
    Click here to learn more about Children’s Medical Center!

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Description of Essential Functions of the position - % Time
    Use ADDIE (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation) and consulting best practices to deliver training solutions for standard and some high profile projects. - 60%
    Lead multiple standard and some high profile projects and collaborate with the design team to accomplish project goals and objectives. May, on occasion, facilitate learning events. - 15%
    Uphold and apply general instructional design and quality processes and standards set by the Learning Institute leadership team. - 15%
    Update and improve one’s knowledge, skills and attitude pertaining to instructional design and related fields. Coach Learning Institute teammates. - 5%
    Monitor organizational changes and system/process updates; revise training programs to incorporate changes. - 5%

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    Minimum Experience:
    Minimum 5-7 years of related experience. - Preferred

    Type of Experience:
    Instructional design experience (including full project life cycle or assessment, strategy, design, programming, testing, & launch). - Required

    Minimum Formal Education:
    Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience - Required

    Type of Degree/Training:
    MS or MA in instructional systems design or human performance technology. - Preferred

    Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    Please list the specific skills and abilities that an incumbent must possess to perform the position properly.

    Demonstrate adaptability to changing situations or priorities.
    Network and partner with key internal and external contacts to achieve desired results.
    Communicate effectively in visual, oral and written form.
    Model personal development by building new knowledge and skills.
    Use assessment and evaluation data to enhance program/processes.
    Identify core problems and negotiate wants, timelines, and deliverables using the flawless consulting model.
    Apply project management best practices to achieve specific project goals.
    Use logic and critical thinking skills to solve problems.
    Advanced skills using Microsoft Office Suite.
    Proficient in Adobe design products, project management software,and other graphic design and eLearning authoring tools.
    Influence stakeholders by building consensus and gaining commitment to solutions.
    Apply fundamental research skills to instructional design projects.

  • 02 Jul 2014 1:33 PM | Lewis Martinez (Administrator)

    Company: Traveling Coaches

    Website: www.travelingcoaches.com

    Position Description:

    Traveling Coaches is the legal industry’s most experienced and preferred partner for gaining user adoption of technology and the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) 2012 Consultant of the Year and Vendor Thought Leader of the Year as well as the 2013 Innovative Solution Provider. Since 1995, over 1,000 law firms and corporate legal departments have partnered with Traveling Coaches to increase return on technology investments through our proven change management and user experience programs. We work with firms of all sizes and geographies, including 74 of Am Law 100, offering innovative solutions such as: our award-winning OnGuard™ Security Awareness Program, Change Management and User Adoption Consulting, Performance Improvement and Efficiency Consulting, User Technology Training and Floor Support as well as industry-leading CLASS™ and CLASSe™ Learning Content.

    Traveling Coaches seeks a Director of Product Development to manage the lifecycle of our portfolio of learning and performance management programs. The Director shall exercise a functioning knowledge of the Traveling Coaches’ product and service offerings and client needs in order to envision and develop leading learning products for the legal community. The position will be responsible for developing a Product Roadmap supporting the long range planning and growth of Traveling Coaches’ offerings. The role works in collaboration with others including sales, marketing and other client facing teams to ensure that our product portfolio meets the needs of our clients. The Director will be responsible for identifying, sourcing and implementing new technologies, and will lead the Learning Development team and content development processes that align with those solutions. The Director will be a key interface between Traveling Coaches’ market, external and internal customers, learning development team, and program implementation teams. Principle 

    Accountabilities Include:

    • Manage a growing portfolio of products through the development, commercialization, growth, maintenance, and obsolescence stages, and allocate resources to meet objectives of such portfolio management and scalability.
    • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging trends in the T&D and legal industries, including all relevant technologies that might be incorporated in our portfolio of products.
    • Bring creative ideas on how to develop innovative solutions that engage and retain the multi-generational learning styles of professionals and support staff alike in today’s evolving legal environment.
    • Cultivate an environment that fosters innovation and high quality content identification and/or development to meet and exceed customer expectations.
    • Identify and prioritize new product opportunities. Be responsible for building and maintaining a new product pipeline that supports the strategic goals of Traveling Coaches.
    • Oversee new product development throughout the entire process: ideation, proof of concept, planning and jurisdiction, product development and testing, production and market release, post-release review.
    • Be a member of the Traveling Coaches Leadership team, responsible for identification of growth market segments and application for the product lines.
    • Have responsibility for creating clear lines of communication and systems/processes between all Traveling Coaches departments that impact the product portfolio.
    • Measure how content consumption translates into user success stories.
    • Communicate and demonstrate the functionality and value of product management and in-house processes and acquire buy-in from other key management.
    • Execute a short Proof of Concept to client deliverable lifecycle.
    • Manage the Learning Development department.

    To qualify, you must possess the following areas of expertise and passion:

    • Minimum of seven years of management experience, with at least five years of learning content development management.
    • Strategic thinking and a demonstrated ability to provide and articulate the future vision for our portfolio of products.
    • Excellent general management, leadership, and project management skills.
    • Strong interpersonal, teamwork and problem-solving skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate degree.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for both internal and external customers.
    • Flexibility in terms of dealing with changing priorities and dealing with multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to understand technical issues and understand impact on projects, and effectively communicate these issues and impact to direct reports as well as other project stakeholders.
    • Expertise in all aspects of the development life cycle.
    • Demonstrated fiscal responsibility and accountability for annual budgets.
    • Excellent analytical, financial and communication skills.
    • Customer service oriented.
    • Proven ability to learn and adapt quickly to new technology and industry standards.
    • Proven ability to implement new processes, procedures, and standards in an environment of continuous improvement.
    • Experience streamlining processes and achieving consistency among various workflows.

    Additional preferences: Understanding of legal or professional services industries a plus.

    Please submit resume to: Gina Buser, CEO, Traveling Coaches via email at gbuser@travelingcoaches.com

  • 18 Jun 2014 3:22 PM | Lewis Martinez (Administrator)
    Company: Monitronics International

    Website: www.monitronics.com/career

    Position Description:

    Monitronics International, a subsidiary of Ascent Capital Group, is looking for an Instructional Designer/Trainer to join their Training and Development Team. This individual will ensure an exceptional employee and customer experience in alignment with the organization’s goals by developing, maintaining, and facilitating effective training curriculum for the purpose of transferring knowledge and creating expertise for learners.

    Ideal candidate will have:
    • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in English, technical writing, instructional design, education, or related field
    • 2+ years experience training and developing curriculum Proficiency with multimedia authoring tools, such as MadCap Flare, RoboHelp, Captivate, Camtasia, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, etc.
    • Knowledge of Information Mapping methodology
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
    • Ability to write learner-centered training objectives
    • Experienced in creating pre-and post-assessments
    • Experience with instructional design methodologies
    • Experienced in project management
    • Knowledge and experience with the practical use of adult learning principles
    Duties will include, but are not limited to: 
    • Creates an engaging learning environment in which all trainees are fully capable of demonstrating learning outcomes at an expert level.
    • Positively engages learners using adult learning theory.
    • Accurately determines the most effective training strategies, methods, materials and settings to correspond with the type of training needed and/or the environment in which the training will be applied.
    • Conceptualizes, designs, and develops effective, accurate, concise, and engaging training content and curriculum using the ADDIE process and applicable software (Adobe RoboHelp, MadCap Flare, Snagit, Photoshop, Articulate, Captivate, Camtasia, and Infomapping).
    • Proactively seeks solutions and enhancements to training courses and content.
    • Develops quality content designed to maximize the end-user’s learning and job performance.
    • Builds and maintains positive relationships with all necessary business stakeholders and subject matter experts to ensure accuracy and accessibility of training content.
    • Proactively researches, updates, and communicates business updates in a timely manner.
    • Contributes to a high performance team by collaborating and supporting each other in achieving and exceeding business expectations.
    • Proactively engages in personal leadership development and continuous learning about all aspects of the business.
    Submit your resume to:

    Trisha Arnold
    tarnold@monitronics.com
    972-505-9803

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