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Instructional Designer in La Porte, IN at NiSource

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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    La Porte, IN
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Job Description


This position shall oversee and provide subject matter expertise in the design, development, and maintenance of new and existing training programs, curriculum and materials for NiSource.   Build a strong rapport with internal business partners to analyze performance problems and design solutions.  Direct and perform such tasks as needs analyses, job task analyses, as well as the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of training courses, curriculum and materials.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Continuous monitoring and updating of existing curriculum to reflect changes in operating standards and procedures.
  • Oversee that changes to curriculum are communicated and implemented into third party contractor modules.
  • Conduct internal training needs analyses.
  • Develops written and performance-based assessment tools to measure achievement of specific learning objectives.
  • Performs assessments and listens to clients to understand and anticipate their needs and determine their priorities in the context of the overall enterprise.
  • Designs and develops training programs and exercises to meet the varying needs of the organization.
  • Develop Performance Support content to expand learning resource effectiveness.
  • Designs and develops instructor lead training materials, on-line computer based training and performance support content.
  • Utilize instructional design/content management processes and tools to build effective learning solutions.
  • Observes training/testing programs and reviews and revises materials using feedback received from instructor and participants.
  • Travels to different NiSource business unit locations to gain first-hand knowledge of specific training needs and areas for improvement from Leaders and front line workers.
  • Meet with subject matter experts to gather information and facilitate meetings to coordinate development of training materials.
  • Designs and develops evaluation tools to monitor the effectiveness and applicability of training activities and materials.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and new technologies to apply knowledge for improvement to existing training solutions.
  • Plans and organizes instructional design projects to ensure completion in a timely manner.
  • Serves as liaison with Instructors in planning projects involving development and revision of training materials.
  • Other duties related to development and design of training materials and activities as assigned.

Required for Selection:

  • Bachelors degree in Instructional Design or 3+ experience in a training, teaching, or instructional design position.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • An ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • The ability to prepare and deliver presentations utilizing digital technology.
  • The ability to use computer hardware such as scanners, digital cameras and video recorders to incorporate visual images into training materials.
  • The ability to utilize Adobe software to create training materials, write reports, and keep records
  • The ability to use digital photography and/or drawing software to create graphics to be inserted in training materials.
  • The ability to interact effectively with clients and coworkers.
  • Travel up to 25%
  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred for Selection:

  • Experience with Adobe InDesign
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator
  • Experience with Adobe Captivate
  • Knowledge of OSHA, FERC, DOT Operator Qualifications
  • Knowledge on Gas and Electric Utility operations and regulations
Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration.  Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at on or before March 23rd!

Equal Employment Opportunity

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.