Instructional Designer

Jun 25, 2018

NCFL is seeking an Instructional Designer to join the team! The Instructional Designer is responsible for developing online training courses and modules for a remote audience using digital and eLearning authoring software tools. Instructional content will include graphics and interface design, multimedia programming, animations design and development, video editing, and audio production and recording. This position is responsible for developing and communicating course development standards, strategies, and content to Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), coworkers, learners, and other key stakeholders across the organization. The role will include management of NCFL's Learning Management System (LMS).

Come join a talented team with an inspiring mission! The National Center for Families Learning envisions a world in which all families are provided opportunities to improve their lives and become strong contributors to society. We address our nation's literacy challenges by engaging all family members

in learning, with a primary focus on parents and children living in poverty. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website:

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Guides Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) through the course development process to create new eLearning courses and update existing online training materials.
  • Ensures alignment between learning objectives, assessments, and instructional materials.
  • Establishes a project plan timeline and milestones for each course development and regularly communicates progress to all stakeholders.
  • Revises course content based upon feedback provided through internal review processes.
  • Writes and edits narration scripts; records, produces, and edits video, screencasts, and audio for use in eLearning courses.
  • Researches internal systems, tools, and processes in order to produce training instructions.
  • Assists with the testing and deployment of new technology and training delivery methods.
  • Prepares regular and ad-hoc reports that measure curriculum completion and compliance.
  • Creates benchmarks to measure continuous improvement of new and existing training programs.
  • Manages enrollments, course catalogs, reports, and other facets of the Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Assists with troubleshooting LMS system issues.
  • Manages day-to-day needs and requests for information from the LMS from end users and other stakeholders.
  • Promotes a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality.
  • Works collaboratively with the team to integrate cross program activities and functions.
  • Helps to promote NCFL and its values and provides support in reaching its goals.


  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree in instructional design (or related field) preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in developing eLearning training programs and materials.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in project management.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong knowledge of eLearning standards and Adult Learning Theory.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

NCFL is located in Louisville, Kentucky. This is a full-time opportunity. NCFL offers a competitive benefits package for full-time associates including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, retirement planning, and more.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and expected salary range to and/or to be considered. Integrity HR, Inc. is our HR partner that works with us to help us with filling our position openings.