The Course Developer will transform newly created interactive eLearning experiences that are based upon adult learning theory and microlearning best practices into versions that meet the specific needs of our Spanish-speaking students. The Course Developer will also take the lead in the development of courses working with subject matter experts and stakeholders to create content that will support both synchronous and asynchronous learning modalities.
Educational and Experience Qualifications: • 3+ years of recent experience as a Course Developer, Instructional Designer, or similar role with web-based course development • Hands-on experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS) (Brightspace a plus) • Prefer but is not required to know some basic HTML language • Strong video editing skills. Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud suite preferred • Understanding of Adult Learning Theory and microlearning principles • Ability to translate instructional copy clearly and accurately • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional design, Educational Technology, or relevant field desired
Job skills needed to complete the job: Learning theory and technical knowledge are essential to this position in order to provide students with educational experiences that teaches them new information and/or improves their level of skill. The design process includes assessing learner needs and styles, defining learning objectives, creating the learning environment and content materials, implementing the training, and evaluating the effectiveness of the curriculum.
Key attributes required to be successful at TCIA: • Be of Service • Be a Team Player • Be Driven • Be Respectful • Be Principled
Essential responsibilities you must be able to perform: • Develop detailed educational curriculum that meets student needs • Create engaging training course content (videos, quizzes, and activities) • Follow learning objectives for each course • Assess current evaluation criteria • Create processes and guidelines on how to use online training material • Follow up with trainees and instructors after each course and collect feedback • Research and recommend current relevant educational methods (e.g. gamification) • Conduct skills gap analyses • Performs other duties as assigned. TCIA is a team-orientated company where our employees are expected to perform any duty required to advance the mission of the association, regardless of whether the duty is listed in any specific job description.
The duties and responsibilities described above represent the primary functions of this job and in no way state or imply that these are the only duties you will be expected to perform. Other duties and responsibilities may be required as requested by your manager, subject to reasonable accommodations and within the scope of the position.
Physical Demands: Must be able to lift 35 pounds without the assistance of another person. Perform physical activities that require considerable (50%+ of the day) use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. This position functions may require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in various office settings and to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) is a trade association of 2,300 tree care firms and affiliated companies and was established in 1938 as the National Arborist Association.
Our mission is to advance tree care businesses.
The Tree Care Industry AssociationTCIA develops safety and education programs, standards of tree care practice and management information for tree and landscape firms around the world. We provide continuing education, training, conferences and publications to promote the safe and appropriate practice of tree care.
TCIA helps member companies by:
Educating consumers about the proper care of trees
Advancing professionalism in the tree care industry
Improving business practices in the tree care industry
Training employees in safe work practices
Educating policy makers on regulatory and legislative affairs
Since 1938, TCIA has been working to elevate the standards of commercial and utility tree care. TCIA supports, promotes and educates our members so that they may be more successful in their activities and the environment in which we live will be significantly improved.