Instructional Designer
Batavia, IL 
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description

MARS Solutions Group is looking for an experienced Instructional Designer located in Madison, WI. Our client is a government agency looking for high-quality talent to make a difference. They are known to respect a traditional work week and often extend contracts for added job security and stability.

Note: PART-TIME ROLE (20-35 hours per week based on project need).

Job Description:

  • This assignment is to lead an effort to identify, consult, modernize, consolidate a portfolio of web-based courses currently housed in the learning management system.
  • Also, the project entails consolidation and redesign of existing Lectora courses to prepare curriculum for LMS migration to WorkDay Learning.
  • The project requires strong consulting, and instructional design skills.

An independent instructional designer contractor to deliver and perform the following:

  • Consult with subject matter experts and content owners to identify learning objectives and to recommend learning approaches/solutions to streamline, combine and enhance existing web-based curriculum
  • Build effective relationships and partner with subject matter experts and division leaders to gather content information, determine and implement highly effective learning solutions with planned reviews
  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content specific to Adult Learning
  • Convert web based Lectora courses to Articulate 360
  • Design e-Learning courses that apply adult learning principles and engages the audience while achieving learning objectives
  • Devise modes of assessment, such as tests or quizzes, to measure the effectiveness of the course
  • Visualize instructional graphics, the user interface, and the finished product
  • Analyze and apply trends and best practices in learning technologies and instructional design
  • Manage project by providing project requirements and schedules, updates on milestones, course reviews and feedback to ensure on time delivery
  • Make edits and enhancements as needed to ensure content is up to date, professional and maintains a modern look and feel.

Required Skills:

  • Tech-savvy with 7 plus years of experience in designing and delivering web-based training
  • Strong knowledge of Instructional Systems Design (ISD) models; well versed in Adult Learning principles and teaching methods such as: ADDIE, SAM, Agile
  • Strong writing and editing skills; excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and creative/resourceful problem-solving skills
  • Ability to conduct front-end needs analysis and back-end learning evaluation and measurement.
  • Highly skilled in Consulting, Project Management, Storyboarding and Script Writing.
  • Proficiency with leading content development, tools, and methodologies, including WorkDay Learning, Articulate 360, Articulate Studio suite, Lectora. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat). Advanced PowerPoint skills
  • Candidate must have examples of materials they have designed and developed
  • Candidate must have their own electronic equipment e.g., computer, software (Articulate, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Learning Management Systems.

About MARS Solutions Group:

MARS Solutions Group provides a range of opportunities for meaningful work by understanding that employment fit is a combination of people, process, and technology. We leverage our experienced and compassionate team to bring humanity to matching you with the right advanced technology role, and stay connected with you to help you attain your professional goals.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Experience
7+ years
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