Keller Williams

Instructional Designer

Location

Austin, TX

Type

Full Time

What you’ll be called: Instructional Designer

Where you’ll work:  Keller Williams University – Austin, TX

Who are we looking for?

Winners of the prestigious Training 125 award from Training Magazine in 2015 and 2017, we’re seeking an adaptable, flexible, and creative Instructional Designer to be a part of a dynamic environment and make an impact on the future of real estate.

As an Instructional Designer at KWRI, you will have the opportunity to work within a global organization that is on a trajectory of accelerated growth. The Keller Williams University (KWU) department is looking for a fast-paced, independent thinker who prefers a collaborative and challenging environment and has a proven track record of success. 

Our ideal Instructional Designer you are entrepreneurial, thorough and self-motivated with a background in instructor-led courses, instructional design methodology, adult learning theory, and e-learning solutions. You enjoyed creating engaging, comprehensive guides and materials for variety of instructor profiles and audiences.

What will you do?

The Instructional Designer will work individually and within a collaborative team to create revolutionary training resources that empower our associates to be highly successful, while positively affecting the growth, productivity, profitability, and culture of each associate and the company as a whole.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct course research
    • Identify research sources: people, other courses, books, articles, statistics, etc.
    • Identify, vet, and interview subject matter experts
    • Study existing curriculum to ensure consistency and fit
    • Conduct focus groups
    • Develop and maintain field-based knowledge in real estate
  • Design and develop training materials that are engaging, activity-based and results oriented.
    • To include
      • Project Scope defining the learning objective, benefit statements, project team, stakeholders, timeline, subject matter experts, and projected outcomes.
      • Appropriate learning strategy and delivery: how taught (ILT, Online, blended), where taught, who teaches, and activities that students will engage in
      • Robust course materials (course workbook, online learning, instructor notes, checklists, tools, videos, marketing, etc.)
    • Project management to include:
      • Development and tracking timeline of project
      • Coordination with other divisions for marketing, communications, graphics, layout, videos, audio, copyedits, printing, production, web updates, etc.
      • Subject Matter Expert and executive/stakeholder reviews

Knowledge/Skills: 

Required

  • College degree in one of the following fields: Education, Instructional Design/Technology, English, Journalism
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in instructor-led courses, instructional design methodology, adult learning theory, and e-learning solutions
  • Proven ability to create interactive exercises and activities with demonstrable outcomes
  • Superior writing skills: non-fiction writing that is engaging, clear, and direct
  • Superior business communication skills – written, oral, presentation, email
  • Experience with MSOffice products, presentation tools

Preferred

  • Training delivery or presentation experience
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience using e-learning development tools such as Captivate, Camtasia, Flash
  • Experience with LMSs and online learning software and tools
  • Experience with Apple iOS suite of office products – Keynote, etc.
  • Experience with iPad, other mobile devices
  • Tech-savvy, keeps up with trends
  • Experience scripting and directing learning videos
  • Real estate knowledge and experience

Who are we?

Keller Williams Realty Inc. is the largest real estate franchise company in the United States, with approximately 700 offices and 150,000 associates around the world. Founded in 1983, we pride ourselves on a unique, agent-centric culture emphasizing a profit sharing system which rewards our associates as stakeholders and partners.  Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI), is the company’s corporate headquarters located in Austin, Texas.  Here, through a focus on cutting edge technology, education, coaching, and products and services, we support our agents and associates to create careers worth having, lives worth living, and businesses worth owning, experiences worth having, and legacies worth leaving.  In this way we fulfill our vision to be the real estate company of choice.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company Website: www.lifeatkwri.com

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Company Website: www.lifeatkwri.com