Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) one of the largest investment managers in the United States, with $500 billion in assets under management. Our dedicated and knowledgeable team focuses on providing world-class investment solutions to financial professionals in the United States and around the world. Our associates have enabled our success by their commitment to integrity, excellence and our customers.
What we are looking for:
We’re searching for an Online Learning Instructional Designer to join our Pittsburgh headquarters. This position is responsible for the effective design and development of online learning programs for Federated employees and Federated clients. It requires strong technical knowledge of authoring software and related tools, needs analysis, course development, evaluation, and project management skills. If you are self-motivated and thrive working in team environment this may be the role for you!
What you will be doing:
Responsible for execution of Organization Development’s online learning strategy including design, development and publishing of curriculum.
Use multimedia technology and authoring tools to create new programs and/or convert existing programs to a better format.
Oversee the research, conceptualization and development of templates and standards for Federated’s online learning.
Assist in the coordination of Organization Development’s oversight of the company’s LMS (Skillport and PeopleSoft at present) and organizes LMS reporting and maintenance activities (e.g., system updates).
Assist business unit subject matter experts in the development of on-the-job training aids and programs at the division and/or department level.
Maintain and expand technical knowledge to keep pace with Federated’s vendors’ standards and capabilities.
Troubleshoot Organization Development and/or employee issues related to accessing, launching, and registering activity in online programs.
Maintain personal knowledge base on industry current events.
Implement learning plans, procedures, and programs.
Recommend new learning programs and plans, and/or modifications to existing programs.
Collaborate with Organization Development management and Learning Specialists/Senior Learning Specialists (and key stakeholders as appropriate) to identify content for online development on a project basis, as needed.
Compose written communications that are clear, concise, complete, and correct.
The experience and skills you bring:
Bachelor degree or other post-secondary degree or certification in electronic media and/or instructional design required; Master’s degree in education, instructional design, electronic media or related subject preferred
One to three years of experience with instructional design for online learning required
Ability to develop learning programs with Articulate software required; Familiarity with Skillsoft LMS and SkillStudio authoring tool preferred
Previous experience conducting needs analysis, and designing and implementing online learning programs required
Technical writing, use of audio and video software tools required; Familiarity/experience with “gamification” in learning and development (use of games and application of elements of games in instructional design) preferred
Strong Instructional design skills required
Understanding of adult learning principles and practices required; Familiarity and experience with one or more classic instructional design models preferred
Proficiency with MS Office applications required
Skills that are desired:
Strong organization skills required
Strong decision making, problem solving, and analytical skills required with particular attention given to detail and accuracy
Ability to collaborate in a team driven environment
Effective interpersonal and communication skills
Federated Investors, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and prescription. We provide our associates with paid vacation and holidays, retirement plan options, an educational assistance program, and other programs to meet the needs of our expanding workforce. We offer a professional work environment with opportunities for growth, development and career advancement.
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Since 1955, millions of investors in the United States and around the globe have relied on Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) for world-class investment management. Federated has grown to become one of the nation's largest investment managers with $500 billion in assets under management.
Federated has honed its disciplined investment process over a half-century to deliver style-consistent investment products, including 123 domestic and international equity, fixed-income and money market funds, as well as a variety of separately managed accounts. Federated's diversified product line is distributed through more than 8,400 financial intermediaries and institutions who assist investors in meeting their unique objectives. For additional information about Federated Investors visit FederatedInvestors.com.