Instructional Designer

Human Resources
in Pittsburgh
, PA
Reference: 19-03446


The Instructional Designer plans, organizes, develops and analyzes training curricula, materials, CBT’s and programs to meet specific training needs and business goals.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assesses designs and develops “user-friendly” instructional materials including training modules, manuals, teaching aids, leader led, self-paced study and implements multimedia for a blended learning environment
  • Designs programs using a systematic instructional design process with an outcomes-based methodology
  • Conducts structured needs assessments and provides detailed recommendations to Director, Training and Org. Development
  • Develops and designs training scripts to be used in learning lesson plans
  • Evaluates training programs using systematic instructional design process
  • Revises existing training materials and programs based on audit results, questionnaires, changing procedures and feedback from internal/external customers, subject matter experts, program sponsors and trainers
  • Teaches and mentors trainers to maximize group dynamics through the use of “learner focused” environments, basic instructional design and accelerated learning methods
  • Reviews all training programs ensuring business needs and design/competency standards are set forth by Director, Training and Org. Development are met
  • Proposes plans to reduce classroom time, increase self-study and online learning with proven ROI
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • An Associate’s Degree in in a related field or formal accredited training in instructional design methodologies (Required)

Work Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in a corporate training and development environment and experience directly using theories of adult learning and accelerated learning in a business environment (Required)
  • Experience in development of online learning courses (Required)


  • Ability to drive multiple projects
  • Ability to analyze information and covert related activities into a comprehensive work plan
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from peers and management
  • Ability to proof large bodies of materials
  • Demonstrated written communication skills


  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Learning Management Software (LMS)
  • Articulate
  • Macintosh Illustrator
  • Adobe Acrobate
  • SharePoint

Level of Supervision Received:

  • Plans and arranges own work, refers only unusual cases to supervisors or others