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Instructional Technologist - US Remote Eligible

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
St Louis, MO 63103 Work Remotely
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At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
The Branch Learning & Development department seeks an experienced, talented and driven Instructional Technologist to help us deliver world-class learning experiences to our branch teams so that they can effectively and efficiently help our clients achieve their financial goals. As a instructional technologist, you will work collaboratively with business partners, instructional designers, learning strategists, learning analysts and our curriculum manager to co-create impactful learning experiences that meet the needs of our financial advisors and their branch office administrators.

Position: Instructional Technologist

*Key Responsibilities*
* Consult with designers on the most effective use of tools, technologies, platforms and methodologies to ensure project outcomes.
* Designs and develops technology-enabled learning assets, including branching simulations, video, audio, graphics, animations, activity-based learning experiences and other rich media elements.
* Adheres to evidence-based adult learning theory and user-centered design standards.
* Designs quality assurance testing and test scripts that ensure the technical integrity of the learning assets deployed to the LMS and other web-based environments.
* Develops courseware and templates that support the design and development of sound instruction.
* Co-creates best practices for e-learning tool use, development methodology and the administration of the LMS.
* Adheres to department and firm processes, design and compliance standards.
* Monitors ongoing improvements in e-learning, web development and media creation tools and technologies.
* Maintains a high level of proficiency with web and multimedia development tools and learning technologies.
* Leverages design thinking and co-creation techniques to participate in creation of learner-centered, holistic learning experiences.
* Maneuvers comfortably through complex, ambiguous and challenging projects, policies and organizational structures.
* Takes ownership for and passionately drive towards self-development, stays current with technology, tools, software and learning principles that elevate the learner's experience.
* Strong problem-solving skills required to forecast, troubleshoot technical limitations, and anticipate the effects of design decisions, system performance, and user experience to deliver quality learning assets.

* Bachelors degree in one of the following fields: Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, Multimedia Design, Communications or equivalent work experience or related field.
* Expertise in multimedia development tools, such as Adobe Creative Suite, or Avid.
* Expertise in industry technologies and standards, including HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, xAPI and SCORM.
* Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication abilities and executive presence, including explaining technical concepts to and collaborating with a variety of business stakeholders.
* Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning principles and user-centered design principles and how they apply to training design and development.
* Demonstrated knowledge of instructional design concepts and practices.
* Experience with LMS administration or other learning systems.
* Experience managing complex projects.
* 3+ years of learning and/or instructional technology, design or strategy experience or related field and experience.
* Expertise in development with eLearning tools, such as Articulate 360 Studio or Adobe Captivate.

* FORTUNE 2020 Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
* From FORTUNE 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.

* Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
* 2020 Corporate Equality Index Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
* Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
* Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
* The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firms 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. [Visit our career site](https://careers.edwardjones.com/compensation-and-values/) to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-08-30
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