Instructional Designer

Mar 11

About the Role:

SLSQ is looking for a motivated Instructional Designer to create effective and engaging learning experiences for our learners, both commercial and SLSQ members. This involves analysing learning needs, designing instructional materials and activities, developing assessments to measure learning outcomes, and evaluating the effectiveness. You will work closely with subject matter experts and stakeholders to ensure that the learning objectives are met and that the instructional materials align with the intended goals of the course.

Benefits at SLSQ:

  • Access to salary packaging.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Work from home opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop instructional materials, including e-learning modules, instructor-led training materials, training aids, and assessments, both accredited and non-accredited.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) and stakeholders to analyse learning needs, identify learning objectives, and determine appropriate instructional strategies.
  • Design instructional materials, including storyboards, scripts, and interactive activities, using Articulate software (e.g., Articulate Storyline, Rise).
  • Utilise a Learning Management System (aXcelerate) to facilitate the delivery of programs.
  • Use instructional design principles, adult learning theory, and instructional technology to create engaging and effective learning experiences.
  • Select or develop multimedia elements, such as graphics, animations, videos, and simulations, to enhance learning content.
  • Develop modes of assessment, such as tests, quizzes, or scenarios to assist with assessing a learner’s competency
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of instructional materials and make revisions based on feedback and assessment data.
  • Prepare and manage a detailed plan for each design project, including milestones, resources, issues and mitigants
  • Provide a high level of customer service to clients (internal and external, members and non-members)

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Working with Children Blue Card (Essential)
  • Proven experience in instructional design and development
  • Proficiency with instructional design software and authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, or similar
  • Knowledge of learning management systems (LMS) and experience with SCORM
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with SMEs, stakeholders, and team members.
  • Experienced in LMS and SMS
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Qualifications in adult education/ education (Advantage)
  • Knowledge and experience in working with RTO’s and VET Quality Framework (Advantage)
  • Have some knowledge of national accredited qualification requirements (Advantage)
  • Ability to analyse problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise and manage time efficiently
  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Innovative attributes

About SLSQ:

Surf Life Saving Queensland employs over 600 people throughout Queensland. SLSQ is an efficient and vibrant organisation servicing 32,500 members. It was formally established in 1930 and is the governing body for surf lifesaving in Queensland, comprising 57 affiliated surf lifesaving clubs in six regional branches. The organisation also includes supporters’ clubs and a range of programs that involve more than 462,000 participants. SLSQ is directly affiliated with, and is part of, Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) and the International Life Saving Federation (ILF). Surf Life Saving Queensland is built on a fundamental principle: to save lives. Our organisation encompasses several diverse arms – lifesaving services, community education, membership services, surf sports, fundraising and commercial training.


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