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Instructional Designer

The NeuroLeadership Institute
New York, New York
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

This role will work from our New York City office in Soho.

Come join one of the fastest-growing learning organizations in the world – transforming the way corporations solve their biggest leadership challenges. The NeuroLeadership Institute (NLI) is a think tank, consultancy, and educational organization dedicated to transforming leadership through the application of neuroscience and psychology research. We provide Fortune 1000 corporations with approaches that often revolutionize the way they develop their talent. NLI is a recognized leader in the field and is expanding rapidly, with revenue that has doubled in size over the past 18 months. We seek an exceptional, highly motivated, full-time Instructional Designer to Work with Subject Matter Experts to identify the needs of our corporate clients, develop learning objectives and ensure content matches those objectives. The Instructional Designer’s curriculum design supports the company’s mission of transforming leadership effectiveness through breakthroughs in research.

The Instructional Designer uses knowledge of the L&D space and the training function to design and create a variety of learning solutions to support strategic business initiatives and provide effective learning solutions that enhance NLI’s corporate clients’ learning experience The ideal candidate will be a valuable thinking partner whose ID expertise will lead to effective learning solutions.

Core Duties:

Apply adult learning theories and instructional design methodology to design and develop quality facilitator-led and digital learning experiences that align with effectively written learning objectives

  • Work closely with solutions team members to conceptualize, design, and create interactive learning solutions that target learning objectives and improve performance.
  • Work extensively with Senior Consultants and Solutions team members (internal SMEs) to determine the outline and content of learning materials that meet learner and stakeholder needs.
  • Engage instructional design process and best practices to ensure the quality and consistency of educational materials.
  • Tailor existing learning materials and instructional content to meet specific client needs.
  • Provide consultation to determine instructional strategies based on client need.
  • Support the effort to gradually incorporate new technologies for instructional design and learning.
  • Function as a staff resource and consultant for internal education.
  • Develop successful working relationships with subject matter experts and other internal resources.
  • Review and update curriculum materials periodically across programs and delivery methods.


Skill Sets

  • Knowledge of and willingness to stay abreast of adult learning and instructional design theories and their application in training development
  • Ability to explain, discuss and apply current instructional design theories, methodologies, technologies, strategies and best practices
  • Extraordinary ability to communicate, including strong instructional and technical writing skills and knowledge of information design best practices
  • Experience producing learning design deliverables, including storyboards and scripts
  • Experience using measurement and evaluation strategies to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of learning solutions on performance
  • Strong skills influencing and communicating across multiple areas and global offices of the company and comfort interfacing with clients
  • Ability to successfully work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, with excellent time management and prioritization skills and an eye for detail
  • Team player and solutions focused yet able to work independently, adhering to directed processes and timelines
  • Strong ability to quickly learn IP on the job though observation and with little formal training
  • Superior proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google’s cloud-based productivity and storage tools
  • Experience with Camtasia, Captivate, or similar instructional technologies and experience managing and deploying digital content in an LMS or CMS a plus

Job Type: Full-time




  • Bachelor’s degree in education or other relevant field from an accredited university required. Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology or Design or other relevant field desirable
  • 3+ years of instructional design and development experience in a project- and delivery- oriented environment
  • Experience developing educational programs using ADDIE or other instructional design process from start to finish
  • Experience developing digital content delivered in a learning management system (LMS)


  • Consulting
  • Diversity
  • Organizational Development
  • Other / Not Specified
  • Education

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