Curriculum and Instructional Design Specialist in Rancho Cordova, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

VOLT’s client is looking for a Curriculum and Instructional Design Specialist to oversee training curriculum and instructional development across multiple audiences. Creating consistent practices for design and establishing methods for delivery assuring that learning events are successful and meet business goals.

Essential Functions: 

  • Assesses scope of training needs across all supported audiences for new product, process and system roll outs, creating schedules for development, delivery, and methods for evaluation 
  • Designs and develops programs for learning experiences ranging from New Hire/New Role transition training to ongoing learning for new product, process, and technology. 
  • Develops instructional strategies, course materials, assessment techniques, and appropriate integration of instructional technologies and best practices for all learning events. 
  • Designs and produces learning materials in a variety of formats including print, graphics, audio, video, and multimedia to support communication and learning needs. 
  • Manages instructional design projects from inception to completion. 
  • Coordinates the use of multimedia technology and authoring tools to support the on-line learning environment through training and implementation, and promotes the expanded use of Course Management Software tools. 
  • Serves as SME to training staff effectively training them on technology tools and methods, use of instructional software, and effective uses of multimedia. 
  • Researches and makes recommendations on educational best practices, instructional resources, instructional technologies, and multimedia hardware/software to support teaching and learning. 
  • Evaluates training methodology and delivery technology, documents findings and leads efforts for improvement. 
  • Works with Trainers to ensure that all learning materials are up to date. 

This is an estimated 5+ month Contingent/Temporary position in Rancho Cordova, CA and offered through Volt Technical Resources located in Spokane, WA. We are among the largest IT staffing companies in the US for contract/temporary and direct hire placements and support many of the top rated IT companies in the Pacific Northwest.

To help Volt stay in touch with you and other great candidates in the Eastern Washington area we have created a specialized portal for you at . Start here to see much more:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Education, Instructional Design, or related subject  
  • Five to seven years of instructional design and curriculum planning 
  • Two years facilitation experience in the classroom or virtual classroom 
  • Experience using instructional software such as Captivate, Oracle User Productivity Kit, (UPK) and other similar applications 
  • Strong knowledge of training development best practices including adult learning theory, learning styles, writing, and measuring effective objectives 
  • Experience in using research methodologies and techniques 
  • Strong knowledge of instructional design processes and strategies including standards for planning and implementing instructional design and development, instructional technology media and materials development and implementation principles and curriculum standards, and assessments 
  • Proven record of accomplishment designing large complex training roll outs of new systems and processes, assessing needs, determining scope, and utilizing resources effectively 
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with all levels within the organization 
  • Exceptional time management skills with the ability to coordinate multiple large projects 
  • Advanced skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Ability to regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment the in performance of his/her job duties. 

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors.

How to Apply: Click on the Apply button to apply for this job.

Our Recruiter will initiate a phone call to you and give you immediate consideration should your resume meet the job requirements.  Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a Volt Recruiter to discuss this position with you. Volt has a talented and optimistic staffing team focused on the quality of your career.

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.  We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions.  We offer our Workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: and to see more of our job postings, please visit:

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer