Instructional Designer Needed

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****'s Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer offering a broad assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel and footwear in a specialty store environment. As of October 31, 2009, the Company operated 420 ****'s Sporting Goods stores in 40 states primarily throughout the eastern half of the U.S. The Company also owns Golf Galaxy, Inc. a multi-channel golf specialty retailer, with 91 stores in 31 states, e-commerce websites and catalog operations.

Serve as the Training and Development team's instructional design expert in the creation of blended learning programs for the organization. Will research, develop and implement course plans for all initiatives, e.g. sales training, new hire training, workshops, refreshers, new product training, customer service, systems training, etc. Accountable for developing printed and on-line materials and job aids geared towards Adult Learning methodologies for all initiatives. Will utilize sound instructional design principles to ensure successful transfer of knowledge, skills and abilities for ****'s Sporting Goods associates.


- Analyze and evaluate needs assessment data to formulate learning objectives and content for e-learning solutions

- Provide instructional design for both synchronous and asynchronous courses

- Develop storyboards for content flow

- Develop e-learning modules from storyboard

- Load, test and evaluate programs in the Learning Management System

- Support content post-delivery

- Develop troubleshooting guides and documentation for e-learning applications

- Assist in the development of standard e-learning processes in the area of instructional design

- Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the curriculum by creating and implementing measures to track outcomes and to ensure alignment with business objectives

- Partner and maintain strong interaction with subject matter experts and other team members to review and revise material as necessary

- Ability to multi-task by working on multiple projects at once

- Ability to meet and exceed deadlines


- Strong analysis, communication and project management skills

- Coursework development, editing and computer skills with a strong knowledge of MS Word and MS PowerPoint

- Strong execution skills consistently meeting deadlines

- Strong interpersonal and client consultative skills

- Experience with Lectora, Captivate or content authority software

- Experience with Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator would be helpful

- Experience working with SCORM environment


- BA/BM degree in Instructional Design, Curriculum and Instruction, or related field


- 3-5 years of Instructional Design

- 2 years of e-learning course development

Interested applicants should apply online at ****'s Sporting Goods - Every Season Starts At ****'s - Official Site.