Instructional Designer JobWallingford, CT 105256

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Why You'll Love This Job

Are you interested in joining a dynamic company that delivers successful in home treatment to clients with substance use disorder? If you are a caring, compassionate and capable Instructional Designer who can connect with people who need support and meets or exceeds the following, we want to hear from you!

Aware Recovery Care (ARC) offers a holistic approach to treatment and changes the way clients receive care throughout the country. ARC is a year-long, home based, addiction treatment program that works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to assist clients in their first year of recovery.

In this workplace, employees are given more freedom to map their paths to growth (with the financial and moral support they need).

Position Summary:  

The Instructional Designer collaboratively develops learning solutions informed by desired learning outcomes of key stakeholders. Members of the Instructional Design team decide on the criteria used to assess learners performance and develop appropriate assessment strategies. Instructional Designers are responsible for all learning materials based on organizational needs/changes. 

  • This role is being considered hybrid if you live in CT or 100% remote.
  • Salary range for this position is $50K - $55K
  • Aware Recovery Care is an equal opportunity employer
Benefits Highlights
Coverage: Health, vision and dental through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, FSA, HSA that comes with an employer match, along with STD, LTD, life insurance, EAP, and more.
Balance: Competitive front loaded Paid Time Off (PTO) plan , 8 paid Holidays, 1 paid floating Holiday of your choice, and 1 day off for your birthday.
Development: Certification/continuing education eligibility, leadership development and 1 paid day off a year to go towards personal professional development.
Retirement: 401(k) retirement plan with 50% employer match up to 4%
Culture: Great Place to Work certified #GPTW, dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a growing working environment.
*In order to be eligible for our full benefits package you must be employed full time at a minimum of 32 hours a week*


  • Reasonable Accommodations Statement:
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Effectively lead Instructional Design projects:
    • Guide and provide appropriate timeline updates
    • Collaborate with Regulatory Compliance and various subject matter experts to guide development of ID projects
    • Ensure alignment of all materials with standard clinical practices for In-Home Addiction Treatment (IHAT)
    • Responsible for creation of all deliverables assigned by ID manager
    • Analyze and evaluate the efficacy of training resources and processes
    • Meet with subject matter experts and ARC leadership to gather/define learning needs, gaps, and
    • Design and implement various learning solutions to meet organizational needs
    • Participate in evolution of ID process based on best practices and learning theories
    • Collaborate with Trainers, Training Manager(s), and Expansion leaders to assess, develop and implement necessary learning solutions
    • Ability to travel as needed
    • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Instructional Design (or related field) required.
  • At least 2 years in training leadership and development preferred.
  • Substance Use Disorder treatment and knowledge of various pathways to recovery preferred.
Other Requirements: Understanding of Adult Learning Theory (ADDIE Model), Proficiency in process analysis and evaluation.
Computer Skills : Proficiency in Google Suites, Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate, Learning Management System (LMS), and Microsoft Office. Knowledge and application of conceptual and system related training (system simulation). Proficiency at LMS administration and course authoring.
Other Requirements: Understanding of Adult Learning Theory (ADDIE Model). Proficiency in process analysis and evaluation.

Competency Statement(s)

● Reliability – The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
● Customer Oriented – The ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.
● Accountability – The ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
● Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
● Friendly – The ability to demonstrate a cheerful demeanor towards others.
● Responsibility – Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
● Autonomy – Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
● Initiative – Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
● Judgment – Ability to form a sound decision using the available information.
● Leadership – Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
● Management Skills – Ability to direct oneself and effectively supervise others.
● Motivation – Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability.
● Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
● Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
● Strategic Planning – Ability to develop a vision for the future and create a culture in which the long-range goals can be achieved.
● Self-Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
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