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Instructional Project Lead

Richmond, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

Are you a senior instructional designer with a background in coaching, mentoring, facilitating cross-departmental collaboration, and leading teams to develop timely, cost-effective, quality adult education training programs?

Due to internal movement, WorkSafeBC is looking for three instructional design project leads, responsible for advanced instructional design and project management to guide programs and courses that build the skills of our WorkSafeBC team. You'll contribute to our goals of promoting occupational health and safety and supporting people injured at work.

At this time, this is a hybrid position where you will work primarily at home and be on-site at our Richmond office occasionally.

What you'll do

As an instructional project lead you will:
  • Lead the development of training programs, ensuring that they meet specific learning needs and fulfill organizational goals and requirements
  • Assess, plan, negotiate, organize, monitor, and evaluate all project related activities on training projects - including authoring project management documents such as project charters, project plans, and status reports
  • Oversee the daily work activities of your assigned team including monitoring progress, setting priorities, and providing work direction
  • Provide quality assurance to your team to ensure compliance with instructional design best practices, quality standards, ethical and legal regulations and organizational policies, practices, and guidelines
  • Liaise with internal customers to establish and maintain training services

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who is:
  • A senior instructional designer who is able to use systematic methodology and adult education principles to develop programs and provide quality oversight to the design team
  • An experienced project manager, adept at assessing, planning, negotiating, organizing, monitoring and evaluating all project-related activities in a technical/business setting
  • Able to effectively lead and motivate a team to achieve goals and work with tight deadlines
  • Client-focused and able to develop strong relationships with internal customers

Your experience and educational background:
  • A minimum of six years of directly related experience in the development of job-specific adult education programs using advanced instructional design and learning technologies for training, instructional design project management, and performance support projects.
  • A degree in adult education, instructional systems design, educational technology, human performance technology, or leadership and training
  • Experience in leading teams

Equivalent combinations of experience and education will be considered.

To learn more about this role, meet Maura and see how her work contributes to a culture of learning and development at WorkSafeBC.

If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) at the time you submit your application.

Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we're dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries and diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We're honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province.

As part of our mandate, we have introduced an interim mandatory employee policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of our employees, clients, and the public.

WorkSafeBC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In implementing the policy, WorkSafeBC will consider its obligations to accommodate those staff who are unable to be vaccinated.

We recognize that our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences, and which reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.

Our benefits

Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary of between $39.29-$49.57 per hour ($74,052-93,444/yr), your total compensation package includes vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. We also offer continuous learning opportunities, leadership development programs, and tuition reimbursement to make your career at WorkSafeBC rewarding. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work - and life.

WorkSafeBC has adopted a hybrid model offering opportunities to work remotely and onsite based on the operational needs of the position.

Learn more about what we offer .

WorkSafeBC is an inclusive and accessible employer committed to employment equity objectives and invites applications from all qualified individuals. Only those under consideration will be contacted. If you're unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest.

This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Thank you, in advance, for applying.
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