Part-time instructional designer

Part-time Instructional Designer
Join our team to create a revolutionary learning environment

The Company
Data Society is a rapidly growing, DC-based, EdTech startup. We are a dynamic, fast-paced team of data scientists and education experts who are shaking up the way data analytics is taught to professionals, and the way online education is delivered. We are a Forbes Top Ten EdTech Company to watch, DC Sciences Group of the Year, and have received awards for our work with the Commerce Data Academy.

The Opportunity
Data Society's part-time opportunity is an exciting chance to develop new skills while contributing to an organization that is committed to the transformation of data science literacy throughout corporations. The Instructional Designer Position is a paid, part-time position that can grow into a full-time position for the appropriate candidate.

The instructional designer will assist with the development of exemplary educational materials to provide students with the best intuitive learning experience for complex topics.  You will learn about and help define how data science topics should be taught to a professional audience. 

This is a great opportunity to help shape the way we design, teach, and implement our trainings, as well as build out your own portfolio.

You responsibilities will include:
1 ) Crafting and editing all presentations, job aids, and deliverables for multiple curriculums and subject areas in the realm of data science
2 )  Supporting and collaborating with other Instructional Designers on the team to meet workflow and content creation timetables and with needed deliverables
3 ) Organizing, planning, and supporting development and delivery of synchronous training events for companies and government clients as they build world-class training and coursework in the data science industry
4 ) Maintaining continuous course developments, updates and deliveries across a portfolio of courses within a variety of data science disciplines including Python, R, Excel and Data Science Management
5 ) Serving as a liaison between instructors and content creation team for all stages of design with rigorous application of the ADDIE methodology

Skills you will bring:
1 ) Comfort with multiple timelines with an ability to craft precise materials on deadline
2 ) Excellent written and verbal communication skills
3 ) Comfort with all Microsoft Office and Google applications, and some Learning Management Systems
4 ) Drive and willingness to learn about Data Science and a passion for making that learning accessible 

Who We Are Looking For
You are studying instructional design at a local college or university. You have a strong understanding of tested instructional design theories, practice, and methods and are excited to work with a dynamic team. You are excited to learn how to develop online and in-person training. 

The Location
Our home office is located in downtown DC and is full of awesome perks like free food, coffee, beer, and a collaborative friendly environment.

At Data Society, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Data Society is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

To all recruitment agencies: Data Society does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Data Society employees or any other company location. Data Society is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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