24 days old

Instructional Designer

Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Richmond, Virginia 23219
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The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking Instructional Designers to help create highly customized and engaging training deliverables as part of a new world-class Workforce Solutions Division within VEDP. The goal is to create a top ranked program to compete with the existing industry leaders, Georgia Quick Start and Louisiana FastStart.


The core deliverables will be new-hire training and workforce selection services that are fully customized to a client company’s unique processes, equipment, procedures, and culture. These services will be part of a comprehensive suite which includes training in leadership, operational excellence, collaboration skills, quality systems, and automation technologies.


This is a unique opportunity to work with the world’s most prestigious companies as they deploy leading edge technologies at their new or expanding Virginia locations. The staff positions will do this as employees of VEDP, which offers a highly attractive compensation package, featuring a defined benefit retirement program that fully vests in just five years.



  • Work with client management and subject matter experts to identify training needs, with frequent in-state and occasional domestic or international travel
  • Continually explore areas of opportunity for use of technology mediums for content delivery to promote a world-class training experience
  • Design, develop, and manage a suite of modules that will serve as program’s core offerings in safety awareness training, lift vehicle operations, precision measurement, cranes & rigging, and other industrial related topics
  • Maintain a positive relationship with our partners at the Virginia Community College System (VCCS)
  • Maintain relationships with client’s leadership team and support VEDP leadership to ensure all deadlines are met and all VEDP deliverables are highly valued by the client



  • Proficiency in designing and creating training courses for new hire scenarios
  • Verbal and written communication expertise
  • Excels under pressure, in a fast-paced, high-profile work environment
  • Enjoys meeting needs/deadlines of internal and external customers
  • Extensive knowledge of eLearning methods and practices



  • At least 3 years of experience in the design, development and delivery of training, preferably in a manufacturing or corporate environment
  • Working within external and internal cross-functional teams
  • Experience developing and delivering training using eLearning and preferably AR or VR technologies
  • Experience in an organization which develops and delivers customized training for external clients
  • Comfortable working with either a team-centric or individual environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience is required; advanced degree is a plus


All candidates must submit a resume through our website https://www.vedp.org/about-vedp.  A valid Virginia driver’s license is required. Application deadline: September 13, 2019.



VEDP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. It is VEDP’s intent that its employment and personnel policies and practices conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.   Applicants requiring more information or requiring assistance may contact VEDP Human Resources at 1-804-545-5634 or vedphr@vedp.org. TDD 1-800-828-1120.


Posted: 2019-08-30 Expires: 2019-09-29

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