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Instructional Technologist - 1099 Contractor

Company: SANS Institute
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Salary: About SANS SANS Institute (SANS) was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. In the next 25 years it grew to become the most trusted and, by far, the largest source for information security training and security certification in the world reaching more than 300,000 security professionals around the world today, with around 60,000 having been granted Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) security certifications --- the leading certification that provides assurance to employers that their people and prospective hires can actually do the job. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners --- from auditors and network administrators to chief information security officers, all sharing the lessons they learn and jointly finding solutions to the challenges they face --- in varied global organizations from corporations to universities working together to help the entire information security community. Join the SANS Team At SANS, our culture is defined by Mission, Brand, People. Our goal is to hire people who understand the importance of continuing to fight against the ---bad guys--- (Mission) while delivering the highest quality training (Brand) to our students. We want employees whose personal values align well with our culture of fairness, honesty, customer focus, and pragmatic approach (People). Summary of Position Using technical development capabilities and strong visual design skills, the Instructional Technologist will work with Instructional Designers, Subject Matter Experts, Illustrators, and other Multimedia Developers to create and maintain SANS Security Awareness training and support materials. Key Responsibilities Use scripted content to develop high-quality online training and support materials, requiring expertise in graphic and interface design, storyboarding, animation, video integration, and interactive game and quiz development Develop training products that function in multiple environments and are flexible and easy to update Demonstrate experience with eLearning authoring software and basic programming skills, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Possess an excellent work ethic, consisting of clear and concise communication and presentation skills, ability to listen and follow direction, and being self-motivated and reliable Remain up-to-date in current best practices and trends in eLearning, training, technology applications, and other related areas of design and development Create and update training tools and documentation to support the development of related content-line products Ensure compliance with company mission, brand, and quality guidelines Basic Qualifications Bachelor---s degree or comparable work experience. Must have a minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience in developing eLearning or other training software packages for Learning Management Systems. Possess expertise with eLearning authoring software such as Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline Experience using graphics, video, and animation software, such as Adobe Creative Cloud applications Must be able to follow established design guidelines and produce consistent work Must be able to share and collaborate with a diverse team of individuals Must be able to provide and receive constructive criticism professionally Experience using Slack, and Dropbox Strong understanding of adult learning principles Proven ability to build, manage, and improve learning programs and projects via ADDIE / SAM design methodologies Possess experience creating online training using eLearning authoring tools, such as Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline Aptitude for continuous learning and new skill development Reporting Relationships This position will report to the Manager of Instructional Technology. This position will not have any direct reports. Work Environment Remote work environment. Equal Opportunity Employer SANS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact SANS Human Resources.

Keywords: SANS Institute, Bethesda , Instructional Technologist - 1099 Contractor, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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