NEWS: Students attend our webinars for free

Attention students and academic professionals!

The STC Instructional Design and Learning Special Interest Group proudly announces a new benefit for students who want to explore the world of technical instruction in electronic and traditional classroom settings.

Students can now attend our webinars for free.

Yep, that's right. Students and academic professionals can now attend our webinars for free.

How do I qualify?

Students who register with a *.edu email address can attend for free. Explorers are welcome. You do not need to be enrolled in a tech comm or IDL program. As long as you're a student and you're curious, you are invited to join us.

Academic professionals, we want you, too. Whether you're a professor, instructor, advisor, or campus butcher, baker, or candlestick maker, you are in touch with students exploring what they want to become. We want you to feel free to register for our webinars so that you can have answers when they have questions.

How do I register?

Register on Eventbrite and choose the free Students and academics ticket. All your registration information, as well as the link to the webinar before the session, will be sent to your *.edu email address.

Check out two of our upcoming webinars and register today.

August 16, 2017 “Digital Citizenship in an Online World” webinar with Phil Havlik

September 21, 2017 “Create Presentation Handouts That People Will Actually Use” webinar with Chuck Campbell

Why are you doing this?

The SIG strives to promote sound design practices, provide information, and educate about instructional theory and research. We accomplish this mission by building internal and external partnerships, and by having activities that increase awareness about our field.

See our complete mission statement on our About page and join us online in our LinkedIn group, our Facebook page, and on Twitter.

If you have more questions, contact our co-managers Viqui and Lori at

November 16, 2016 IDL SIG Virtual Open House

Join the IDL SIG online for our Virtual Open House!

5 pm Pacific / 6 pm Mountain / 7:00 pm Central / 8:00 pm Eastern

Wed, November 16, 2016

Watch the recording at

See the slides below or download the slides as pdf here or as a PowerPoint here.

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As a virtual community, with all of our members scattered across the globe, we do not have the same opportunities as geographically-based communities to meet up face-to-face. Since 2013, we have hosted the IDL SIG Virtual Open House (VOH) so that new and prospective IDL SIG members could learn more about our community’s mission and goals, learn more about member benefits, and meet some of our leaders and volunteers.

During our VOH, participants have always had the opportunity to ask questions about the SIG and what we offer.

Virtual Party, too!

This year, we’d like to try something new. We’d like to combine our VOH with a virtual party (VP), where we would encourage all attendees to share a photo or story. The VP (not be confused with Vice President!) we hope will add a very human, personal side to our VOH. Hey, it is all about making real, enduring connections!

About the webinar

The webinar will be recorded so feel free to watch with us online and then rewatch at your leisure. No need to take notes. If you cannot attend, sign up anyway so that you will get a link to the recording.

See the 2015 VOH recording and slides on our website.

See the 2014 VOH recording on Adobe Connect.

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HIV Contract Manager & Training Coordinator


Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 09/09/2016
Closing Date: 09/23/2016
Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services
Division/Unit: Central Office/Community Supports
Work Shift: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $21.98 - $32.24 /hourly; $45,894 - $67,317 /annually
Job Class Option: None
Classified Status: Classified
Job Summary

Job Summary

This position exists to coordinate training and communication activities related to contract management for the HIV/AIDS Ryan White Part B Grants Management Team to enhance provider performance and outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS using the Ryan White Part B Program.  The incumbent also develops requests for proposals and vendor contracts, and manage contractor performance to assure contractor compliance and outcome achievement in accordance with state and federal law and rule. The incumbent coordinates training and communication activities related to HIVIAIDS Ryan White Part B Program policies to enhance awareness of, access to, and use of Part B services and programs. The person in this position communicates and collaborates with a diverse array of internal and external stakeholders and partners, represents the team, division and DHS on a variety of community committees connected to the contracts and related to team activities. The incumbent serves as a subject matter expert on HIV/AIDS and the Ryan White Part B Program.  

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in public administration, psychology, social work, or other related field AND one year of related professional experience (e.g. managing professional contracts for community-based care and support services or oversight of community-based care and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS). OR Two years of related professional experience The candidate’s professional experience must also show: Knowledge of:
  • Broad-based understanding of HIV/AIDS and AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) program requirements and work processes.
  • Project planning and operations sufficient to organize projects with others, establish goals and timetables, organize project workflows, clarify mutual expectations, and evaluate results.
  • Methods and processes for developing RFPs and contracts and for contract management; unit, agency, state and federal contracting requirements.
  • Principles, techniques and experience in business process improvement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An Advanced degree in a related field.
  • Knowledge of publicly funded medical assistance programs as they apply to HIV/AIDS-related benefits. (e.g. Medicare, Minnesota’s Medical Assistance (MA) program including Medical Assistance for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MAD-EPD), MNsure, and the Affordable Care Act.)
  • Basic knowledge of DSD policies, procedures, processes, programs, funding sources and business goals

Additional Requirements

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held. Reference/background checks - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment. If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact Lisa Duda at 651-431-2344 or for assistance.  
Application Details

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. This position is located in Minnesota's great capital city, St. Paul. The State of Minnesota offers employees subsidies for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work. Ride the new METRO "Green Line" Light Rail Train to work! The 10th Street Station is located close by. Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

How to Apply

Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637. For additional information about the application process, go to


If you have questions about the position, contact Katherine Finlayson at


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.

Instructional Designer job posting in Winchester VA

Apply on the American Woodmark jobs website

Instructional Designer

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Job Description
PURPOSE: To design and develop learning, practice and assessment materials for all areas of assigned responsibilities. The goal is to create effective and engaging learning materials that facilitate learners in acquiring the knowledge, skills and competencies that allow them to competently complete their work. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances competency and retention.
  • Use the ADDIE Method to design learning, practice and assessment materials for all areas of assigned responsibilities.
  • Works with subject matter experts to understand needed content and to identify target audience’s training needs.
  • State instructional end goals and create content that matches them.
  • Visualize instructional graphics, the user interface and the finished product.
  • Conduct instructional research and analysis on learners and content.
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practices and methods.
  • Provide exercises and activities that enhance the learning process.
  • Create supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games, etc.)
  • Decide on the criteria used to judge a learner’s performance and develop assessment instruments.
  • Applies project management skills to ensure stakeholders are kept abreast of progress and ensures the timely completion of projects. Additionally, maintains project plans and documentation.
  • Structure and facilitate a materials review process to gain client buy in.
  • Research and recommend current software products that will enhance learning development.
  • Be a role model for our CITE principles and our Working in Teams principles.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position typically does not have any supervisory responsibilities. QUALIFICATIONS:   (Education, Experience and Skills) To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.                 Education, Experience and Skills
  • An undergraduate degree in instructional Design, educational design, educational technology or related field an advanced degree is a plus.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in instructional or educational design
  • In depth knowledge and experience applying adult learning theories in a business setting;
  • Successful track record of project management and team experience;
  • Knowledge of instructional technology tools such as Captivate
  • Demonstrated ability to create high quality, effective and innovative instructional materials.
  • Excellent personal computer skills to include a good, working knowledge of Microsoft Office – particularly Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint.
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, statistical reports, and financial documents. Ability to listen and communicate effectively with customers/clients in an effort to carry out responsibilities or respond to common inquires. Ability to develop presentations to be delivered to groups of employees and management. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts like exponents, algebra, quadratic equations and basic logic functions such as if-then-else statements. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as statistical and financial math calculations, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis. Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, mathematical or diagram form and develop a plan of action to follow those instructions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  Lifting requirements are typically less than 20 pounds on an infrequent basis. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Typical office environment.  The noise level is usually moderate.  Work hours will generally range from 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.  Occasional weekend work required.   25% travel is required for specialized training and for exposure to operations in the field.
Job Location
Winchester, Virginia, United States
Position Type