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Instructional Designer - 1099 Contractor

Company: SANS Institute
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 15, 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 Primary responsibility is to work with SANS subject matter experts to design, develop and review training content, assessments, and supporting material. Key Responsibilities Develop, manage, and deploy learning outcomes, learning experience design components with stakeholders and SMES so that timelines and shared business goals are met Review, edit and format training materials to ensure content and formatting consistency across all products Proofread and edit SME or others work - improve quality, readability, consistency, and effectiveness of training materials and to ensure brand standards Write training curriculum for products delivered in multiple training modalities and localized languages Regularly maintain and update course content based on quality reviews and feedback from subject matter experts, learners, Content Director, Digital Art Director, Director of Translations, and other functional areas Manage multiple projects with competing priorities concurrently Manage the development and resources utilized for the integration of all content in the eLearning asset inventory and training content library Research and apply emerging technology and concepts to training initiatives Design and assist in developing eLearning modules to support business needs Other tasks, as needed Basic Qualifications Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience in developing eLearning or other training software packages for Learning Management Systems Experience with eLearning content creation tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline and Rise Experience in a post-production editorial environment with knowledge of industry standard workflows and organization Proficiency in the latest versions Microsoft Office Experience using Slack, Smartsheet, 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 Content Director. 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 Designer - 1099 Contractor, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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