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Senior Instructional Designer

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  67002



Researches, designs, develops, edits, and maintains instructional documentation and training materials for instructor-led and self-paced learning activities, including eLearning and other digital learning. Capable of leading a team of other learning team members, and coaching others on instructional design approaches. Engages project team and stakeholders to define training program goals and objectives, complete audience analysis, and obtain approval of final training deliverables. Conducts scoping and needs assessment for new learning requests projects plans.


Bachelor's degree in instructional design, training, human resources, education, business, communications, psychology, organizational development, healthcare, information technology or related field; or equivalent education and experience.



  • No professional certifications required


  • 5 or more years of experience in training design and development
  • Demonstrated experience leading training projects from inception to completion with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated expert application and understanding of instructional design, adult learning principles, learning methodologies, and organizational development techniques
  • Demonstrated experience with learning and performance consulting
  • Experience with digital enterprise collaboration tools (e.g. OneDrive, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of eLearning content authoring tools and processes
  • Experience with using learning management systems (LMS)


  • Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Training and Development, Education, or related field
  • ATD certification (e.g. CPTD)
  • Experience using eLearning content authoring tools. (Articulate 360 suite, Adobe Creative Cloud products, etc.)
  • EMR/Epic training and development experience



  • Demonstrated and proven organizational, problem solving, analytical, and project management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, particularly in writing original content and editing legacy materials
  • Proven ability to lead projects and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment subject to impromptu changes in schedules and priorities



  1. Researches, designs, develops, edits, and maintains instructional content via multiple modalities consistent with adult learning principles (e.g., eLearning, tip sheets, instructor-led training, etc.).
  2. Collaborates with subject matter experts and stakeholders at all levels and disciplines across the organization to develop educational content.
  3. Provides training project management for large-scale initiatives.
  4. Reviews evaluation data to assess the effectiveness of training programs and implements recommendations for improvements.
  5. Facilitates train-the-trainer classes, superuser classes, and/or end-user classes as needed.
  6. Assists in development of communication strategies for training programs.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Bending/Stooping - Not Present
Climbing - Not Present
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Not Present
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.


No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Human Resources - Human Resources

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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