Instructional Designer

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Location: Performance Review Institute | Fullsight Campus
Warrendale, PA 15086, USA.
Job Category: Default Department
Requisition Number: INSTR001102

Fullsight is the integrated brand of SAE Industry Technologies Consortia (ITC), Performance Review Institute (PRI) and SAE International (SAE), delivers shared solutions to industry's common challenges. Fullsight Career Opportunities

We are seeking a passionate Instructional Designer to join our team. This position is responsible for the design and rapid development of training materials, methods, and assessments that maximize knowledge transfer and participant learning and retention for assigned e-Learning, classroom learning, or blended learning projects. Working under the direction of senior instructional design staff, with subject matter experts, and as a member of the design and development team, principal roles include implementing the concept development of assigned topics, needs analysis, writing or refinement of learning objectives and requirements, course outlines, revision of existing content, and the instructional design direction and development through all phases of a project. This role leverages instructional design, educational psychology, and adult learning principles to ensure that the final product accurately represents and supports intended adult learning outcomes.

The Essential Functions of the Position Include, but Are Not Limited to the Following


  • Identify, write, design, and develop content, dynamic instructional interactions, simulations, scripts, graphics, video, job aids, and assessments to increase knowledge transfer and retention
  • Create an instructional design outline or storyboard to enable SMEs, customers, and design/development team to come to an initial agreement on the design, content, activities, sequencing, evaluation criteria and element timing for a new product.
  • Create and execute project plans that will meet established development priorities and deadlines, including the project goal and scope, needs analysis results, and desired outcomes, in the narrative, with the resources required, deliverables, and timelines included in the work plan.
  • Work directly with course developers, subject matter experts, reviewers, end users and other members of the project team to scope new projects, learn the needs and characteristics of the target audience, work environment, and learning preferences, define and prioritize instructional goals and objectives, to improve the instructional design of existing content and identify the gaps for new content, to determine audience-appropriate functional requirements
  • Work with colleagues in learning technology to establish functional and delivery requirements, LMS setup, testing scenarios, and pilot groups and participate in end user testing. Incorporate feedback to improve and update content, design and materials for new and legacy courses, adjusting for best practices, new learning styles, models, and delivery tools.

Education/Special Skills/Experience/Training:

  • Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Multimedia, Education, Writing, Visual Arts, Business, or related field required.
  • 2+ years of experience in instructional design, program development, e-Learning, instructional technology, or related business required.
  • Proficiency in authoring tools including but not limited to, Articulate Storyline and Adobe Creative Cloud suite preferred.
  • Knowledge of SCORM and AICC standards as they relate to courseware development and LMS interoperability preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with print media, audio, video, graphics, job-aids, social and collaborative learning platforms, FAQs, reference lists, glossaries, and assessments preferred.
  • Experience in or understanding of aerospace industries preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively in a virtual team environment required.
  • Working knowledge of technical trends and technology in the mobility industry preferred.
  • Planning and organizational skills required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts in nontechnical terms required.
  • Understanding of educational assessment, design, development and evaluation principles and methods required.
  • Ability to self-train on new products and procedures and share that knowledge and best practices with team colleagues required.

Physical/Mental Characteristics of the Position and Environmental Factors of the Workplace:

  • Ability to travel 10% of the time.
  • Ability to work for long periods at a computer/desk.
  • Standard office environment.

About the Organization

Fullsight is an integrated brand of our three primary affiliate companies – SAE Industry Technologies Consortia, SAE International and Performance Review Institute – and their subsidiaries. As a collective, Fullsight enables a robust resource of innovative programs, products and services for industries, their engineers and technical experts to work together on traditional and emergent complex issues that drive their future progress.

SAE Industry Technologies Consortia® (SAE ITC) enables organizations to define and pilot best practices. SAE ITC industry stakeholders are able to work together to effectively solve common problems, achieve mutual benefit for industry, and create business value.

The Performance Review Institute® (PRI) is the world leader in facilitating collaborative supply chain oversight programs, quality management systems approvals, and professional development in industries where safety and quality are shared values.

SAE International® (SAEI) is a global organization serving the mobility sector, predominantly in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries, fostering innovation, and enabling engineering professionals. Since 1905, SAE has harnessed the collective wisdom of engineers around the world to create industry-enabling standards. Likewise, SAE members have advanced their knowledge and understanding of mobility engineering through our information resources, professional development, and networking.

EEO Clause

Fullsight provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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