Instructional Design Specialist
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Education and Training
Specialty Reading Specialist Teacher
Location 19034, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/15/23
Job Title: Instructional Design Specialist
Department: Human Resources

Reports to: Learning and Development Director
Cost Center:

FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Fort Washington

Salary Grade: M/T 40
Job Code:

Subordinate Reports: None
Date Revised: September 2022

Officer Title: N/A

Position Summary

The Instructional Design Specialist is responsible for collaborating on the development, design, and delivery of various learning and development initiatives, including but not limited to curriculum design and implementation, facilitation, and evaluation.

Essential Functions

Utilize adult learning theory and its application to craft materials for written, electronic, and face-to-face learning.
Design learning plans and develop training aids such as operations manuals, e-learning content, and instructor-led activities.
Evaluate, recommend, and manage potential curriculum-related vendors for future training programs.
Communicate with clients, coworkers, and others in a timely, effective, and professional manner.
Maintain existing training modules.
Update written training materials to reinforce proper process methods.
Convert existing paper content to digital form (video, e-learning, etc.)
Make recommendations for curriculum improvements.
Deliver group instruction covering a range of topics.
Collaborate with different departments to conduct new-hire check-ins.
Support process changes and new process rollouts including train-the-trainer sessions.
Compile informative monthly reports for upper management regarding the status of learning and development initiatives.

Additional Functions

Provide project support as needed.
Manage the learning management system and other learning platforms.
Partner with external vendors and resources as needed.
Research educational resources.

Job Requirements

Work independently within specified time constraints.
Strict attention to details and thoroughness in the completion of job duties.
Use of critical thinking, logic, and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
Development of constructive and cooperative relationships with others.
Honesty, integrity, and ethical behavior.
Willingness to take on responsibility and challenges.
Work during regular business hours.
Travel to headquarters, as needed. Position is primarily remote.


Bachelors degree in instructional design, learning, training, organizational development/psychology, or related field or equivalent experience.
Three years of experience with instructional design theory and implementation.
Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods and techniques.
Familiarity with learning management systems and web/cloud delivery tools.
Proficient facilitation and interpersonal skills.
Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams).
High comfort level with technology and ability to quickly learn and use new software applications.

Licenses and Certifications

APTD or CPTD certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of TruMark Financial operational policies and procedures, products and services, and training programs.
Expert knowledge of leadership and adult learning theories.
Expert knowledge of facilitation methods and techniques.
Strong knowledge of models and methods to evaluate the impact of learning and talent development solutions.
Skill in applying verbal, written, and nonverbal communication techniques.
High reasoning skills including the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to present information using a variety of instructional techniques and teach others.
Experience with Articulate Storyline preferred.

Physical Requirements

Ability to sit for long periods of time up to 75% of work hours.
Ability to use hands to grasp, handle or feel.
Ability to use computer keyboard and system to enter data and process information.
Ability to read a computer screen at a close distance.
Ability to read, talk clearly so that others understand, hear, comprehend the written and spoken word, and see.
Ability to use telephone to communicate with others.
Ability to use office equipment such as teller scanner, personal computer, telephone, mobile device, copier, etc.
Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. at least 10% of work hours.

Working Conditions

Moderate sound as in business office with office machines, computers, and people traffic.
Open floor work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract, implied or otherwise. trumark financial credit union maintains at will employment.

This document describes the position currently available. It is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with it. TruMark Financial Credit Union reserves the right to modify duties or job descriptions at any time. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences, to equalize peak periods, or otherwise balance the workload.

TruMark Financial Credit Union is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination in hiring, promotion and terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin/nationality, ancestry, religion/religious practices or observances, age, sex, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, disability or perceived disability, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, and status as a veteran or disabled veteran of, or liability for service in, the Armed Forces of the United States.

TruMark Financial Credit Union commits to making reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities and qualified disabled veterans
provided the individual is able to perform the essential functions of the job
, unless such accommodation would impose an undue hardship upon TruMark Financial Credit Union. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this position or may be encountered while performing essential functions.
A qualified employee or job applicant with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting TruMark Financial Credit Unions Human Resources Department.