Skillsoft
Technical Instructor
Brand: Skillsoft
Req#: 506764
Updated: 06/06/2019
Job Type: Regular
Location: Remote - Works From Home
Category: Content Development
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Job Description

The Technical Instructor acts as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in producing IT content, including the creation, instruction, and support of the content. Technical Instructors are experts in their field who are responsible for the development and delivery of web-based instructional content via several different modalities, such as virtual live training classrooms, recorded studio training, and written and electronic communications in support of the Skillsoft product line.

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Deliver web-based, synchronous (real-time) training on a variety of technologies, including one or more of the following areas: Software Development/DevOps, Cloud, or Data Science/ML/AI
  • Prepare for and pass assigned certification exams as needed
  • Create effective Technology & Developer instructional content that conforms to prescribed standards
  • Given high-level objectives, determine the scope of designated curricula, generate course/lesson/topic breakdowns, and author assessments, exercises, and descriptive metadata
  • Support the creation of content used in the delivery
  • Review and revise instructional content, including the quality assurance of content created by others
  • Provide certified subject matter expertise for a variety of content development initiatives
  • Conduct on-going research and development on specific discipline areas and utilize this information to enhance the student’s learning experience

 

Job Requirements

 

  • Collaboration with team members to ensure consistent and high-quality plans and end products
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the development and delivery of training/facilitated learning
  • Prior experience in an educational or technology-based organization is ideal
  • Instructor training experience is an asset
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment is also beneficial in this challenging position

 

Skills Required

 

  • Must be willing to pursue additional training and certifications as requested
  • Excellent writing and communication skills required
  • Ability to contribute in a team-oriented environment, exhibiting cooperation and team spirit, is necessary
  • Flexibility and adaptability in both action and thought are necessary
  • Ability to embrace continuous change and exhibit the adaptability to work within demanding deadlines
  • Strong time management and organizational skills, attention to detail, and initiative
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills are a necessity

 

Travel                                       Occasional International Travel

 

Working Hours                         Mon-Fri

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Skillsoft is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer: It is the policy of Skillsoft Corporation to provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability (mental or physical), protected veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by law