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  • June 04, 2018 9:34 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)
    Job Details

    Job Number 18-0835
    Post Date 6/4/2018
    Title Instructional Designer - Temporary
    Location WA - Seattle (Headquarters)
    City Seattle
    State WA
    Job Family Human Resources
    Job Type Temporary Full-Time
    Job Duties and Responsibilities This is a Temporary, Full-Time position expected to last four months.

    The Instructional Designer contributes to the success of Sur La Table by developing interactive learning solutions that build employee confidence and expertise while positively impacting business performance. The Instructional Designer works under the supervision of the Director, Talent Management.

    • Creates interactive, engaging and on brand web-based product training for a retail audience.
    • Applies widely accepted instructional design frameworks (e.g. ADDIE, SAM, etc.) and participates in project meetings to create or update training materials.
    • Builds relationships and works well across multiple functions. 
    • Collaborates with subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop training materials. 
    • Balances multiple priorities acting with a sense of urgency and detail-orientation. 
    • Learns new applications, processes, and procedures.
    • Stays up-to-date on the latest learning & development trends, tools and best practices.
    • Maintains direction and focus through proactive planning and organized approaches to work. 
    • Demonstrates a strong attention to detail, initiative and resourcefulness.
    • Demonstrates a strong customer service orientation.
    • Demonstrates the capacity to operate under shifting priorities and ambiguity while remaining calm and controlled.
    • Accurately records time worked according to Sur La Table policy. 
    • Additional responsibilities as assigned by manager.
    Essential Functions • Ability to communicate verbally and work cooperatively with employees.
    • Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to able to use computer and other office equipment to accomplish work tasks.
    • Ability to think critically and communicate complex thoughts and/or ideas in clear and concise manner. 
    • Regular and predictable attendance.
    Experience and Required Qualifications • Currently pursuing a degree in Instructional Design, Education, Adult Training, English or similar. Equivalent work experience considered in lieu of degree. 
    • 0-2 years instructional design experience, in a retail environment, preferred. 
    • Working knowledge of adult learning theory and practical knowledge of media technology and instructional design theory. 
    • Excellent writing and editorial skills. 
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs and desktop publishing software.
    • Ability to translate new subjects or concepts into effective training materials. 
    • Ability to develop training materials in an efficient and timely manner.
    • Experience with eLearning software such as Articulate Storyline is a plus.
    Competencies Sur La Table Core Competencies:
    • Focus on the Customer: You inspire and delight your customers
    • Be Genuine: Your communication style is respectful, effective and sincere
    • Make the Right Call: You effectively blend knowledge, experience, wisdom & decisive action 
    • Take Ownership: you are committed, responsible and provide solutions 
    • Achieve Results: You meet and exceed goals and expectations 

    This job description represents a summary of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. Responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined and other duties, as assigned, may be part of the job. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Sur La Table has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. 

    Sur La Table is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.
    Apply On-line

  • May 30, 2018 4:40 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    We are seeking a tech-savvy learning practitioner who will help oversee corporate university operations, develop and manage a portfolio of learning solutions, and if needed, roll up their sleeves to develop training content (includes instructor-led, web-based, video tutorial and self-paced job aids).

    As a senior member of the corporate university staff, theTraining Project Manager wi ll also provide expert guidance and mentoring to other team members.


    • Oversee corporate university operations and learning events execution with the goal of delivering a world-class educational experience for employees.
    • Manage and drive a portfolio of training projects and initiatives to completion.
    • Assist in the development, editing, and finalization of learning materials, trainer guides, class materials, and job aids as needed.


    • Support training analyst and training coordinator to ensure learning projects, initiatives and events are successfully delivered on-time, on-budget.
    • From the ground up, create programs to cultivate a culture of learning within employee population.
    • Partner with subject matter experts and business leaders to develop learning solutions.
    • Lead project teams, collaborating with customers to design, develop and deliver learning solutions, following established development processes, project schedules and branding standards.
    • Proactively develop roadmaps, schedules, and monitoring activities to keep training delivery operations on track
    • Identify training department function gaps, develop and implement mitigation actions.
    • Build evaluation instruments and methods to capture business metrics.
    • Assist with customer requests and questions and provide suggestions for resolution.


    • As needed, design and develop learning deliverables in alignment with leadership and branding standards. Deliverables may include interactive eLearning (Articulate), video tutorials (Camtasia), instructor led classroom curriculum and printed self-paced training materials (Adobe InDesign).


    • Lead the corporate universitys transition to the new LMS (Cornerstone)
    • Review submitted training records (attendance), assessments and/or controlled documents for accuracy and completion.
    • Oversee the edit and delimiting of courses, qualification and tasks in LMS.
    • Record and control training information in the LMS
    • Edit/link training materials and ensure availability to learners via LMS and Intranet


    • BA/BS in Business, Education or Computer or equivalent practical experience
    • World-class customer centric mindset
    • 5+ years of corporate training experience
    • 2+ years project management experience
    • Demonstrated success in the design, development and delivery of innovative large-scale learning programs
    • Ability to design and develop learning deliverables in alignment with branding standards.

    (will ask for portfolio links or work samples)

    • Prior experience as a Learning Management System (LMS) admin
    • Prior experience developing programs that promote learning culture
    • Mastery of graphic design and layout tools: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop + InDesign).
    • Mastery of rapid courseware development platforms: Articulate 360 and Camtasia.
    • Mastery of Microsoft Office 365 applications and collaboration tools.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Project Management skills and the ability to manage multiple simultaneous tasks / projects with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to handle competing priorities and duties in a fast-paced, time-critical, high-performance rapidly changing environment with minimal daily oversight.
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and external business partners.
    • Ability to potentially travel on 1-2 days per month (primarily west coast cities).

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    Technical recruiter ETD

    Harvey Nash - The Power of Talent

    Mobile: 502-645-0667

  • May 17, 2018 10:00 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)
    We are seeking a passionate, creative, customer-centric, tech-savvy Instructional Design Leader to drive, design and develop multiple learning projects simultaneously to completion.

    As a senior member of the Technology Training Team, the seasoned Instructional Design Leader will provide expert guidance and mentoring to other training team members.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Lead the creation and timely execution of multiple training development projects (mostly supporting technology initiatives) that impact specific workgroups or all workgroups across the organization.
    • Design and develop learning deliverables in alignment with leadership and branding standards. Deliverables to include interactive eLearning (Articulate), video tutorials (Camtasia),instructor led classroom curriculum and printed self-paced training materials (Adobe Indesign).
    • Partner with key leaders and project stakeholders in a learning consultant capacity.
    • Measure and monitor effectiveness of training content to ensure complete alignment with project and company objectives.
    • Maintain the quality, integrity and standards surrounding the design and development of all learning assets, including:
    Adult learning principles - learner-centered, experiential
    Modern learner theory - untethered, on-demand, empowering, collaborative
    Branding guidelines and requirements
    • Ensure deliverables delight and exceed internal customer expectations.
    • Effectively communicate expectations for content, accuracy, timeliness, and areas of improvement.
    • Incorporate and mentor team members on industry best practices and techniques.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • World-class customer centric mindset
    • Demonstrated success in the design, development and delivery of innovative large-scale learning programs and products
    • Evidence of exceptional instructional desi gn ability and expertise.
    • Extensive knowledge and background in curriculum development, instructional-sys tems design methodologies, adult learning theory and application and eLearning concepts.
    • 10+ years of instructional design experience (ILT/WBT courseware and self-paced training)
    Experience must include development of instructor-led training for professional and leadership audiences.
    • Tech-savvy, must be proficient with iOS operating system
    • Mastery of graphic design and layout tools: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop + InDesign).
    • Mastery of rapid courseware development platforms: Articulate 360 and Camtasia.
    • Mastery of Microsoft Office 365 applications and collaboration tools.
    • Experience working with and publishing courses to Learning Management Systems (LMS).
    • Project Management skills and the ability to manage multiple simultaneous tasks / projects with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and external partners.
    • Ability to handle competing priorities and duties in a fast-paced, time-critical, high-performance rapidly changing environment with minimal daily oversight.
    • Passion for getting stuff done, passion for mentoring otherinstructional designers.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to potentially travel on 1-2 days per month (primarily west coast cities)

    Darren Heitzman View Brittany Halberg's LinkedIn profileView my profile

    Technical recruiter ETD

    Harvey Nash - The Power of Talent

    Mobile: 502-645-0667

  • May 17, 2018 9:30 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)


    The Revenue Operations Educator I supports the development and delivery of training programs and initiatives – they provide impactful learning experiences and resources to build skills and competencies across the organization. The educator role also supports new hire on-boarding and other department-specific training needs.


    • Trains new and existing teammates
      • Training covers Revenue Operations systems, functions and processes or general professional development topics
      • Delivers training to offsite teammates virtually or in person, as required
    • Leads, partners and supports customers on training projects and talent development initiatives
    • Builds and maintains strong customer, and subject matter expert relationships to gather ongoing needs assessment information and build curriculum content
    • Designs and creates training materials including facilitator guides, participant workbooks, presentations, and job aids
      • Makes improvements to class materials on a continuous improvement cycle
      • Ensures training materials are updated, relevant and support current processes and procedures
      • Creates and distributes communications as required
      • Develops pre- and post-assessments for training engagements
    • Administers ROPS training programs – including scheduling, delivery, tracking, administration and evaluation.
    • Supports teammate growth and development
      • Provides 1:1 coaching
      • Researches information required to answer Revenue Operations questions
    • Attends  and/or facilitates team meetings and conference calls
    • Serves on business related committees and report results to the Training Team

    Travel required: up to 25%


    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Education or related area preferred
    • Strong passion for training and people development
    • Effective training and presentation skills required
    • Healthcare industry experience preferred
    • Effective planning and management skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required; basic proficiency in Microsoft SharePoint preferred

    Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:

    • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
    • In 2017, Training Magazine recognized DaVita as one of the Top 125 companies for offering exceptional workforce training and leadership development programs for the 13th consecutive year.
    • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
    • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
    • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
    • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
    • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.

    Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
    Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.

    Apply here: https://careers.davita. com/job/DAVIUS14419/Educator-I

  • April 30, 2018 9:15 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Position: Project Manager (learning team)

    Location: Snoqualmie, WA 98065

    Duration: 12+ months



    • Must be proficient and have experience using MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • Basic understanding of Project Management principles and practices, organizational skills, strong attention to detail
    • Must have initiative and be able to drive the project forward and keep the project on track
    • Good written and verbal communication skills; effectively communicates with all employee levels and levels of management.


    Main Functions

    • Manage and design learning programs for Engineering employees at TMO
    • Manage relationships and contracts with key training vendors
    • Creates and drives project status reporting and meetings
    • Will head up projects dealing with Learning, Training, and Development
    • Track Roll Out status
    • Point of contact for teams requesting scheduling    
    • Schedule sessions


    Warm regards,





    Grace Lincicome

    Experis CORE Recruiter


    100 Manpower Place, Milwaukee, WI 53212

  • April 30, 2018 9:13 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    UI Customer Support Curricula Specialist – Benefits


    Here at Employment Security, we believe in the Power to Help when people need it most. We provide economic security to the people of Washington every day and in every corner of the state. We help people find jobs, bridge gaps in employment and soon we'll be providing paid family medical leave. If our mission motivates you, please apply to be a part of our team!

    Our Unemployment Insurance (UI), Customer Support division is seeking to hire a UI Customer Support Curricula Specialist (ESPC3) position. In this role you will be responsible for planning, developing and delivering UI Benefits training to ESD staff, with particular emphasis on design and development of classroom and eLearning curricula. This training will ensure the accuracy, efficiency, fairness and accessibility of the unemployment insurance system for our customers.

    If you have a passion for training, and creative development of new training curricula, and this sounds like the right opportunity for you, we hope you will join our team in making a difference in our communities!


    Required Qualifications:

    ·         A Bachelor's degree in in public/business administration, political science, adult education, career education or closely related field  AND four years of professional or technical experience in training adults in the workplace or in work-oriented training programs


    ·         Minimum of two years' experience in curricula design, instructional design or eLearning design and development (may be gained concurrently with the above required experience)

    ·         Certificate from an accredited institution of higher education in classroom curricula development, instructional design, eLearning design and development or closely related specialty.

    Note:  A Master's degree will substitute for 1 year of the required experience or a combination of the education and/or relevant qualifying experience, OR a combination of education and/or relevant experience.


    ·         One year of experience as an Employment Security Program Coordinator 2.


    ·         Two years of experience as a WorkSource Specialist 3 or Tax Specialist 3 - ES or equivalent.

    Desired Qualifications:

    ·         Customer service or Insurance related training experience.

    To Apply go to:[0]=Employment%20Security%20Department&sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


  • April 16, 2018 9:40 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Date: Apr 14, 2018

    City: Bellevue, WA, US

    Company: SAP

    Requisition ID: 167068

    Work Area: Sales
    Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
    Career Status: Graduate
    Employment Type: Intern
    Career Level: N.A.


    As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


    What is SAP iXp?


    SAP’s Internship Experience Project is a paid program that gives university students the space to find purpose in their careers. We believe that through placing passionate people on the right teams, providing leadership and learning opportunities, and working on impactful projects, purpose is born. Piqued your interest? 


    Three reasons to apply for SAP iXp:

    • No more fetching coffee: Work on in-depth projects, emerging products, and technologies that drive business results.
    • Lifelong learning: Meet with mentors, make new friends, and attend learning sessions from diverse subject matter experts.
    • Gain visibility: With iXp in your title, you’ll have a global network of SAP leaders, entrepreneurs, and career development opportunities at your fingertips.


    What you’ll do:


    Position Title: Field Enablement Instructional Design Intern

    Location: Bellevue, WA

    Expected start date to end date: June 11–August 17

    • Authors and edits eLearning and mobile learning using authoring tools (Articulate Storyline)
    • Writes and edits storyboards, interactive scripts, and other learning documentation
    • Designs and develops print materials including participant/facilitator guides and job aids
    • Ensures curriculum is clear, accurate, consistent, and free of spelling and grammatical errors
    • Familiar with adult learning and methodologies principles to apply into learning.


    About the team:  

    The Enablement team is focused on ensuring the field teams are prepared to build pipeline, position our products, lead deals, and serve our customers.


    Who you are:

    We’re looking for someone who likes to develop content, and can challenge the status quo and likes to stay curious. You enjoy working on meaningful projects and are energized by lifelong learning.


    • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Instructional Design or similar
    • Intermediate knowledge with Articulate Storyline 2 or 3
    • Proficiency with PowerPoint, Word and Adobe InDesign
    • Possess strong communication, writing skills and business acumen
    • Possess knowledge or insights on Gamification and Accessibility requirements for eLearning courses
    • Relish in managing multiple tasks and priorities to achieve excellent results.
    • Thrive in a fast-paced environment working with multiple teams across various geographies.
    • Be flexible, detail oriented, and diligent in delivering quality projects.


    What you can expect from us:

    • A summer packed full of events to ensure Interns understand SAP: Our technologies, our competitive landscape, our culture and our leadership philosophy.
    • Relocation and housing assistance (on a case by case basis)
    • Commuter benefits (Bellevue only)
    • Paid holiday time
    • Well-stocked offices with snacks, sodas and candy




    To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

    SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team ( or, APJ:, Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

    Additional Locations:

    Nearest Major Market: Seattle 
    Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue 
    Job Segment: Instructional Designer, Intern, SAP, ERP, Curriculum, Education, Entry Level, Technology

    Apply now

  • April 16, 2018 9:38 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)


    Based in Tukwila, Washington, ThriftBooks is the worldwide leader in online used book sales. Combing through millions of pounds of books a year, we return treasures to the hands of readers. Our success is built on constant innovation by people who strive for excellence. Working at ThriftBooks is much more than just a job. It's a passion. Have you got what it takes?


    Job Description:

    Our Training Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing, and delivering training programs that improve organizational quality, safety, and efficiency for large processing centers. The Training Specialist collaborates cross functionally to prioritize training objectives and then develops training & implements solutions to achieve objectives.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Work with a variety of subject matter experts to create repeatable, trackable & performance focused training for our processing center employees and leadership.
    • Become inhouse expert with all company policies, SOP's and regulations.
    • Evaluate data and organizational needs to identify learning and development issues.
    • Create, publish and implement training materials using multiple types of media.
    • Provide input into assessments and evaluations to measure the effectiveness of learning using key performance metrics.
    • Manage Internal/External Compliance Training programs to ensure employees are receiving training within scheduled timelines.
    • Work with outside resources to coordinate cost-effective training programs and solutions.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Training & Development, Organizational and Development or related field.
    • 3 – 5 years designing and implementing training materials/curriculum in a production/manufacturing based environment.
    • Previous experience in leading projects and motivating/developing employees.
    • Experience in training Six Sigma & Lean methodologies.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Able to interact well with all levels of management.
    • Extensive experience with presentation software and Microsoft Office applications.

    This position will require extensive domestic travel 50 to 75% of the time.


    What We Offer:

    ThriftBooks cares about its employees. We offer a competitive salary and benefits in addition to perks such as casual dress code, work/life balance, endless snacks and beverages, and company events (prizes included). It is a fantastic opportunity to work in a growing company with a team-centric culture.

  • April 16, 2018 9:35 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Job Title: Senior Instructional Designer

    Duration: 9 months with potential extensions


    Qualifications and Work Experience:

    Minimal Requirements:


    • BA/BS degree in Business, Education or Computer or equivalent practical experience
    • 3 years of experience in Learning & Development, Instructional Design and or communications
    • Proven ability to translate complex technical into easy to understand
    • Media asset production skills (print and digital media)
    • Tech-savvy, advanced technical aptitude in Microsoft Office 365 apps
    • Experience in adult learning theory
    • Self-motivated and creative, with the demonstrable ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and operate successfully in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Distinctive problem solving and analysis skills, combined with strong business judgment, ability to learn fast and work independently
    • Outstanding work ethic (acts with integrity, professionalism and discipline)
    • Ability to adapt quickly in fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy
    • Excellent communication skills, able to explain complex ideas concisely both in verbal and written presentations with strong interpersonal skills
    • World-class customer service orientation


    Desired Skills:

    • Previous experience in end-user technology adoption
    • Prior experience in the marketing of training and or employee programs
    • Experience with Learning Management Systems
    • Prior communications and or journalism background is a plus
    • Previous HR experience
    • Graphic design skills


    Nimal Arumugam

    JMA Information Technology

    Office (913) 202 1911

    Fax (913) 432 6667

    *JMA Information Technology is now a BlueAlly Company

  • April 02, 2018 10:40 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Duration: 9 month contract (contract through the end of December)

    Location: T-Mobile, Bellevue Campus

    Hours: Mon-Fri 40 hrs/wk

    Responsible for being onsite. Remote work allowed only for heads-down research work, however, management would like the resource to be onsite in Bellevue to interact with their pod and build rapport.

    Travel: No travel necessary. May have an occasional need, but this is not common.


    This Instructional Designer (ID) will be working within HR (human resources). They will be focusing their time developing leadership courses for T-Mobile employees, enterprise wide (roughly 50,000 employees). The content they create is for Sr. Management employees. The team also supports training and development for those that have been identified as a leader or as high-potential employees. The employee may be a new manager, or they may have never been a manager in the past. They are nominated into a 4 month program that this team creates the content/training for. The program focuses on building business acumen, how to be a coach, includes involvement from management employees (as SMEs). Content can be for retail associates, all the way up to senior level directors within T-Mobile.

    100% of this Contractors time will be focused on building/creating/researching/ developing content. They will spend a lot of time at their desk, researching, pulling content together, having stakeholder calls, interviewing SMEs, etc. This position includes ZERO presentations, uploading to a CMS, or coordinating presentations, scheduling, etc. This person is not responsible for training or facilitating at all. ONLY CONTENT creation and the research this entails.

    This particular pod that this Instructional Designer will join is for upper manager level resources (Sr. Manager wanting to become a Director) that have been nominated. This resource must have experience with senior leadership content creation.

    Based on the details above, it is important that the resource has experience as an Instructional Designer, developing micro training for:

    1. Senior Leadership or management training/course development


    2. Coaching


    3. Talent Management/leadership development

    This Instruction Designer will join a pod that consists of:


    2. Program Manager

    3. Project Manager




    Adobe Suite tools

    If interested, please contact:

    Shailee Aspiri

    O: 425-278-0083



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