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  • Job reference: RMS0225711

Sr. Learning and Development Specialist

  • Sector: Education & Training
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/06/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:

Reporting to the Manager, Learning Development this position is responsible for:

* collaborating with team members and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to perform training needs analyses to identify and document knowledge and performance gaps
* translating gaps into learning content, with a focus on leveraging video based solutions to satisfy and/or enable employees' technical competency development
* executing or supporting audio and visual recordings and executing post-production activities including raw footage edits, sound engineering, and the integration of animations, effects etcetera
* ensuring media artefacts are correct with respect to: branding; naming conventions; safety and technical accuracy verification with SMEs, etcetera
* supporting change management and communication initiatives through the development of materials that enable desired outcomes

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* knowledge of instructional design methodologies and adult learning principles
* strong background in multimedia development, specifically in recording, editing and publishing video based assets; this includes, but is not limited to the use of recording equipment (audio and visual), Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, and Adobe Photoshop
* able to apply skills in utilizing development tools and applications, including Captivate and video capture and editing tools
* ability to analyze source content and extract relevant information for instructional purposes
* strong written and verbal communication, with a solid knowledge of the
structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
* proficiency in MS Office Suite
* proven ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
* ability to exercise sound judgment in identifying issues and risks and mitigating or escalating, as required

Qualifications/Competencies Required:
* experience in the design of corporate training content, including micro-learning practices, to ensure treatments are tailored to audiences' learning requirements and implemented to plan
* problem-solving skills
* familiarity with SuccessFactors Learning and/or Content Management software is a definite asset

Degree in Multimedia Design, Communications, or Education or a degree with 2-4 years of relevant experience.

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