Nectar Inc

Learning Designer, Full Time

Full-Time in United States - Remote OK - Associate - $65k - $70k

Company Description:

On the Alchemy team (a part of the family) we see a world where every educator is empowered to be at their best. Our mission is to provide educators with practical tools, curated resources, and the expert support they need to be at their best while saving time and creating the highest impact on learner success. We make it easy for educators to teach and develop experiences that are humanized, inclusive, and engage by putting people at the center of learning. Our personalized approach is dedicated to meeting the educators where they are to help them achieve their goals. We save educators time by leveraging our technology (that’s Curie) and specialized support to make their teaching workflows more efficient and effective.

Job Description:

The Alchemy learning design team is growing! Alchemy seeks a Learning Designer who will partner with Educators to design and develop engaging and impactful learning experiences in support of the organizational needs supported by Alchemy’s offerings. The Learning Designer will utilize a creative approach to working with their SME/Educator partner by leveraging innovative learning technology solutions, a keen understanding of effective and agile design methods, and a robust technical aptitude. The Learning Designer will support continued growth by advancing learning design that is meaningful, learner-centric, and fully inclusive.

Role-Specific Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Instructional Design is desired.
  • Experience working directly with workforce and college or university educators; specifically working with faculty at US-based higher education institutions to develop courses or programs.
  • Demonstrated experience developing fully online (asynchronous and synchronous), blended, and hybrid courses and programs for adult learner populations.
  • Ability to lead the Learning Design process and guide educators by generating ideas, providing examples, and explaining the process.
  • Demonstrable experience implementing theory, research, and instructional design models to inform a creative process that ensures successful learning models.
  • Ability to define clear, measurable learning outcomes at an appropriate Bloom’s taxonomy level.
  • Ability to create high-quality and valid assessment plans and artifacts to assess learning formatively and summatively.
  • Experience using quality assurance instruments or frameworks (e.g., QM, OLC, QLT) to inform course design.
  • Knowledge of Universal Design for Learning and instructional materials accessibility.
  • Demonstrated capability to use technology tools and platforms relevant to instructional design.
  • Knowledge of uses for different technologies applicable to innovating on improving the student and educator experiences.
  • Expertise in integrating active and authentic learning models into learning experience design, development, and delivery strategies.
  • Experience storyboarding media products (videos, interactives).

Are you..?

  • Passionate about improving the experience for learners and educators, driven by the desire to make an impact?
  • A lifelong learner?
  • Someone who thrives in a fast-paced, deeply collaborative environment where team members are always learning from each other and from the latest best practices?
  • A collaborator, balanced with an ability to be self-directed when required?
  • Committed to developing and maintaining positive professional relationships that foster an environment of mutual respect, understanding, and support with educators?
  • A clear and effective communicator, both asynchronously and remote?
  • Experienced in successfully managing multiple strategic projects, priorities, and timelines?
  • Devoted to combining professionalism with creativity to ensure flawless execution and innovation?
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google docs, Slack, and cloud-based project management applications (like ClickUp)?

If you read this and thought “That’s me!” to any or all of the above please submit an application.

You Might Want to Know:

  • We’re Remote First Forever (RFF<3) but provide opportunities to collaborate with teammates IRL, too.
  • Your team works hybrid hours spanning various time zones.
  • While travel is highly unlikely, we do ask that you accommodate occasional travel requests for team building, collaboration, and community engagement activities.
  • We’re committed to maintaining value-based compensation that also paces with the market.
  • When you work with us we’re always on your team and are committed to providing resources to help build the skills you need to thrive in your career with us and beyond.

At Nectar you’ll work in a community of passionate learners and learning experience professionals dedicated to changing the way the world learns. We are committed to cultivating a humanized, inclusive and engaged workforce. As such, our success is tied to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the population of learners and educators that we serve. We actively celebrate our team members’ differing abilities, perspectives, sexual orientation, ethnicity, faith, and gender identity. And, we are dedicated to supporting you in your career journey.