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Instructional Design/Learning Consultant
Mass Mutual 1295 State St Springfield, MA 01111 | Temp
Instructional Design and Adult Learning Consultant
Our client is seeking a short term consultant (3-6 months) as a Learning and Performance Specialist within the HR area. Work with HR teams and individual managers across the company to identify areas of need for development programs.
Employ instructional design techniques and adult learning theory to create (or procure) instructional content using a variety of media such as instructor-led, facilitated, web-based, virtual, or self-directed content.
Build and maintain effective working relationships with HR team members, managers, vendor partners and students. Provide change management consultation and training for teams and projects.
REQUIRES Solid understanding of Instructional Design and adult learning theory (3-5+years); Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; Effective presentation, facilitation and influencing skills; Visual design and/or communication experience is a plus; Previous change management experience in the ADKAR model is a plus Experience in online course development using Articulate 360, Captivate and/or Camtasia is a plus
Bachelor' s Degree or certification in adult education, online learning, instructional design or related areas is preferred.
Branch Manager, Springfield Office
Derek Carroll has been working in healthcare staffing and recruiting for over 20 years, and has been with J.Morrissey since 2012. Prior to coming to J.Morrissey, Derek ran a private duty homecare company matching caregivers to families, and a staffing agency providing healthcare workers to a variety of settings such as long term care, hospitals, corrections, occupational health, behavioral health and more.
As the Branch Manager for J.Morrissey’s Springfield office, Derek continues to staff clinical and non-clinical personnel in those types of healthcare settings, in addition to roles in insurance, finance, commercial and other industries. Derek is also responsible for the daily operations of the branch and its staff, as well as collaborating extensively with the other divisions.
Derek is active in the Pioneer Valley community with serving on the Business Advisory Council for the Mass Rehab Commission and the Allied Health Collaborative through the Regional Employment Board. He also participates with several career services agencies, as well as social services agencies in the region such as Wayfinders and Viability Inc.
Derek received a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Arts from Northeastern University in Boston, with concentrations in Philosophy and Psychology.