24 days old

Instructional Designer - Senior Coordinator - Chicago, IL

Chicago, Illinois 60606
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  • Job Type
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    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries.  Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.

This position is responsible for assisting in the development, authoring and maintenance of training materials. This position will work closely with his/her Manager, other instructional designers and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)to design, create and maintain online, blended and instructor-led learning materials. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads and guides projects from start to finish with minimal supervision to meet deadlines as assigned
  • Works closely with manager and other instructional designers as needed to share knowledge and maintain a well-organized, timely and high-quality work product
  • Works closely with SMEs/testers to design and develop content, test courseware and troubleshoot issues that may impact design or established deadlines
  • Applies adult learning principles and effective e-learning techniques to create instructional design documents, e-learning storyboards and instructor/facilitator/participant materials 
  • Utilizes various authoring and rapid deployment tools to design, develop, author and publish web-based training modules and interactive e-learning courses for any format necessary
  • Identifies and solves a variety of problems of greater scope and complexity
  • Takes responsibility for own actions and works accordingly to get the job done
  • Produces eye-catching, streamlined product designs and simple graphics to visually support learning content
  • Writes learning objectives and modules of content that ensure mastery of learning objectives
  • Tests own courses within the Learning Management Test Systems to confirm formatting, spelling/grammar, functionality and scoring
  • Works with LMS Administrator to troubleshoot issues related to course functionality
  • Participates in usability studies and contributes to innovation efforts through product development technology, processes to increase efficiency and effectiveness, assisting others in thinking creatively about learning products 
  • Maintains a current technical skillset with proficiency in software applications applicable to instructional design and development/authoring
  • Maintains current custom e-learning resources and data integrity including regular file back-ups to Authoring Repository
  • Ensures matters related to client or potential clients are handled in a way that creates positive lasting impressions with high quality, prompt and courteous service by oneself and others
  • Works collaboratively with teammates to learn Navigant branding and design practices and department procedures and the use of authoring guidelines and templates
  • Takes on other duties as assigned and as needed with a positive and willing attitude
  • Flexibility to shift focus in a fast-paced environment with continually changing priorities


Technical Skills:

  • Solid instructional design expertise for e-learning and blended learning
  • Intermediate working knowledge of authoring tools used to create interactive instructional materials such as Lectora Inspire (preferred), Articulate Storyline or the equivalent
  • Working knowledge of integrating audio, video, simulations and animations using e-learning development tools such as Camtasia SnagIt (preferred) or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of WebEx, Skype for Business and similar web conferencing tools and the design of synchronous learning events
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong critical thinking/problem solving skills and ability to build on experience to use technology to bring opportunities to use value-added tools to team members’ attention
  • Familiarity with creating scorm packages for publishing to LMS test systems
  • Intermediate skill with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint
  • Knowledge of HTML a plus

Education/Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in instructional design, education or related field required
  • At least 3-4+ years of relevant experience - strong knowledge of instructional design principles and their application 
  • Proficiency in the use of authoring and multimedia tools for the design of e-learning courseware
  • Experience working in a corporate or professional services environment with experience designing training systems, procedures and programs desired

Mental/Physical Requirements:

  • Communicate frequently with co-workers as well as with managers to discern their needs, and be able to express themselves
  • Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment to coordinate work
  • Usually remains stationary for the majority of the day
  • Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively
  • Generally works in an office environment
The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.
Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.
Navigant is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Navigant will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.


Posted: 2018-09-26 Expires: 2018-10-26

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