Manage staff responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of SHRM curriculum-based programs. Establish and enforce curriculum development standards, templates, and processes. Analyze needs and develop curriculum plans and educational activities in alignment with organizational goals, strategies, and competencies, coordinate project tasking, oversee and support program development and adherence to project schedules, and provide quality reviews for all SHRM educational programs. Partner with other SHRM Departments and a diverse group of SME's, representing various industries, on program development. Advise organizational leadership on educational trends and best practices in adult learning.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Manage the full breadth of SHRM's competency-based professional development curriculum portfolio (the success of which is tied directly to the TMSI), including new curriculum development initiatives for Public Seminars, and customized offerings for Organizational Training for both domestic and global audiences.
• Manage the maintenance of existing curricular programs to reflect changes in laws, student feedback, improved practices, revised course structure, and style standards.
• Translate market demand, content gap studies and organizational strategic initiatives into viable learning programs, including Learning Systems, instructional material, learning aids, and supplemental resource guides.
• Manage and mentor Training Development Specialist(s) in the use of instructional methodologies, adult learning principles and technology.
• Collaborate with e-Learning department to create and execute on content strategy.
• Establish, communicate, and maintain deliverable deadlines to all project stakeholders.
• Foster collaborative relationships with SMEs, curriculum developers, delivery and fulfillment partners, and facilitators to ensure optimal learning experiences and in support of organizational initiatives.
• Responsible for development and management of curriculum development budget. Negotiate contracts with firms and independent contracts for new development initiatives in consideration of budgetary needs and constraints.
• Review and ensure accurate, correct program content with respect to HR best practices, the SHRM HR competency model/BoCK, SHRM research, branding, and department templates.
• Communicate project risks and develop appropriate mitigation strategies to minimize risk.
• Serve as the expert for instructional design processes, integration of adult learning principles and technology, utilization of LMS', and delivery channel recommendations.
Senior Instructional Designer
• Experienced in executing all stages of the instructional design process - needs assessment, content analysis, program design, development, implementation and evaluation - with an emphasis on development and maintenance.
• Knowledge/ability to use various software programs, including: Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Microsoft Word and PowerPoint), Microsoft Project, Adobe Connect Pro, Snagit/Snipping Tool, Adobe Captivate/ Articulate Storyline.
• The ability to integrate core values, integrity, and accountability throughout all business practices.
• Strong consultation and relationship management skills.
• Effective communication skills (active listening, written communication, verbal communication, and graphic design).
• Strong analytical/critical evaluation and research skills.
• Strategic thinking and resourcefulness.
• Strong project and people management skills
• Bachelor's required, Master's Degree preferred in Instructional Design, Education, Educational Technology, or related field.
• Minimum 7-10 years experience in Instructional Design, Training Development and Delivery.
• Minimum 7-10 years experience in consultation and collaboration with clients, team members, and subject-matter experts.
• 2 years of program and people management experience (at least on a team-lead level).
• Depth of knowledge around educational psychology (learning theory) and educational technology trends.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Society for Human Resource Management is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).
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About Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit us at shrm.org.