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  • 24 Jun 2021 10:23 AM | Terri LoGiudice (Administrator)

    Summary: Contribute to PRADCO’s growth by applying skills in psychological assessment and research.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assessment: Interpret test scores, profile responses and interview findings to accurately

    describe candidate potential for success in various occupational roles and their fit for

    relevant work environments. Construct reports that efficiently and effectively articulate

    candidate strengths and weaknesses to Clients. Conduct interviews and feedback sessions in

    a way that enhances the applicant experience. Assessments will consist primarily of entry

    level, service, individual contributor, safety forces, and supervisory roles.

    • Research: Leverage statistical software to analyze, interpret, and report on data designed to

    illustrate the effectiveness of PRADCO tools. Provide data-driven recommendations to

    research questions posed by internal and external customers. Compile resources that

    support best practices around assessment, coaching, and training.

    • Participate in projects and other company initiatives. Lend research support to major

    projects or proposals that require data analysis or description of research methods. Serve as

    a subject matter expert during calls or meetings where questions regarding assessments or

    validation procedures arise. Add value to company initiatives by sharing relevant articles,

    data, and resources with the individuals or teams leading them.


    • Ph.D. or Master’s Degree in Psychology or related discipline required, or currently enrolled in

    program with anticipated completion date in 2021

    • Knowledge of psychology and related behavioral characteristics is a must
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal, interviewing, coaching, research, and analytical skills
    • Moderate knowledge of, and skill with utilizing, statistical analysis tools (e.g., SPSS, Excel)
    • Resourcefulness in tracking down articles, videos, etc. that support business initiatives
    • Demonstrate a strong sense of teamwork and flexibility
    • An ability to understand and describe human behavior within the context of various

    employment settings at all professional levels

    • Some knowledge of work environments is helpful, but can be learned or augmented through

    experience and training

    • Display a positive and professional image to all people as a representative of PRADCO
    This role could be based at either of our offices – in Columbus or Cleveland – and remote work is also a possibility

    (3) Management Consultant | PRADCO | LinkedIn

  • 25 May 2021 7:55 AM | Terri LoGiudice (Administrator)


    This role helps develop custom learning solutions that are targeted towards over 200,000 learners across the Wendy’s system. We are looking for learning and development professionals who can help us create state-of-the-art, technology-based solutions that use a blend of eLearning, instructor-led content, and other real-time performance support aids. 

    Specific Responsibilities Include:

    • Partner with internal training team and internal customers (field training and functional leads) to validate needs, target audience, requirements, deliverables, and design methodology.
    • Manage custom learning solution projects, including defining scope, resources and key milestones.
    • Develop web-based training and assessments, web-based training audio/video simulations, storyboards, Job Aids, User Guides, software user manuals, hardware manuals, system documentation, online help, and process flows.
    • Experience developing blended (both instructor-led and technology-based content) learning curriculum within learning management systems
    • Third-party learning and development vendor management.

    Wendy’s is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company and was built on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.


    Education / Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design or related field (Master's degree in Instructional Design or related field preferred)
    • Minimum 3 years of experience  developing custom learning solutions for diverse target audiences
    • Advanced expertise with multiple eLearning development tools (e.g., Articulate, Captivate)
    • Strong business acumen and ability to partner effectively with leaders of all levels
    • Advanced technical writing skills and general business communication skills (PowerPoint, Excel)
    • Experience developing blended (both instructor-led and technology-based content) learning curriculum within learning management systems
    • One year experience in learning and development working directly (not as an outside consultant) inside a Fortune 1000, private sector organization
    • Experience developing video-based learning content 
    • Experience developing mobile-based learning content

    Sr Instructional Designer - Wendy's Careers (

  • 21 May 2021 4:07 PM | Terri LoGiudice (Administrator)

    Relationship Manager At Leverage HR, we partner with organizations to build diverse leadership teams and transform cultures through custom Leadership Development, Leader & Team Coaching, and Diversity|Equity|Inclusion (DEI) solutions. Our clients include some of the best-known organizations from the private sector and some of the most innovative organizations in the public sector. Regardless of client, geography, size or sector, we are a values-driven organization, where we pledge respect, results, and expertise.

    What we offer:

    • Part-Time (approximately 15-20 hours per week); Flexible scheduling
    • Work remotely (Anywhere in the Northeast USA)
    • Training and Career Development
    • $20/hour


    • Build and submit proposals for public and private sector opportunities. This includes activities such as:

    o Create easy to manage templates from existing proposal library. This includes organizing references, consultant bios, images, timelines, and more.

    o Create and manage a calendar timeline for proposal Q&A calls, proposal draft for partner review, proofread proposal and final submission deadlines.

    o Frame new proposals following RFP guidelines and using existing templates. This requires attention to detail, ability to interpret requirements, and proofreading skills.

    • Work with and support firm Partners by supporting key customers through activities such as:

    o Leadership development program management;

    o Administer coach match process; and

    o Meeting scheduling

    • Proactively conduct business development initiatives using LinkedIn and other tools to build brand awareness and eminence. This includes:

    o Writing or promoting blogs

    o Conducting research for articles


    • Relevant experience required
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate with a wide range of people - internally and externally
    • Strong client service ethic; ability to pick up phone or get on Zoom with clients and consultants to manage opportunities, changes, or challenges.
    • Technical savvy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Attention to detail
    • Prior experience in Relationship Management and/or Human Resources preferred
    Apply today to join an innovative and evolving firm and help us grow! Please submit your resume to and someone will be in touch.

  • 27 Apr 2021 12:17 PM | Terri LoGiudice (Administrator)


    The Training Analyst is accountable for assisting in the creation, development and testing of training and communications artifacts to support functionality. They will engage with key client stakeholders to execute strategies for personal development and provide requirement and design related assistance and engage with end users to help design system functionality to support the client mission requirement(s).The Training Analyst is versed in current digital adoption technology and platforms to drive development of sustainable learning and performance assets.


    • Assesses training needs of the organization, department and end user. Assists in the analysis and evaluation of existing or proposed systems, workflows and processes; works collaboratively to define future state workflows
    • Serves as a liaison between training and IT to coordinate needs assessments, impact analyses, resource utilization, system requirements and integration methodologies.
    • Delivers training to various audiences (new hires, refresher training, skill enhancement and system update training). Responsible for managing moderately, complex applications training issues and problems; provides technical support in response to user issues and questions pertaining to training, functionality, operations, input/output, reporting and general operating procedures.
    • Collaborate with the Change Lead to review Change Impacts Assessment and integrate into the Training Strategy and Plan, in addition to coordinating system change communications; keeps end users up to date on system changes or updates throughout a project or upgrade.
    • Assists in the development of change management strategies and training needs.
    • Provides and recommends creative solutions to processes and procedures for enhancements, additions, or modifications to improve clinical systems. Advises the build teams on any such system enhancements or modifications
    • Work closely with end-users to identify optimization opportunities and facilitate workshops with stakeholders and team members to gather requirements and conduct training needs assessments, role mapping and target operating model
    • Execute the Training Plan per the End User Training Strategy; Delivers Train-the-Trainer,and  End User Training programs
    • Provide support in the train-the-trainer sessions and supports super user/trainer preparation activities


    • Bachelor's or associate degree required, with 2+ years of technical education experience (Instructor Led Training, e-learning CBTs, Training Videos, and training documents)
    • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
    • Possess excellent data gathering, analysis and prioritization skills
    • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change
    • Strong MS Office skills - MPP, Word, Excel, PPT, Visio, SharePoint, Articulate Storyline, Vyond proficiency
    • At minimum, one training development tool experience (Articulate, Captivate, Lectora, Camtasia, uPerform)
    • Digital Adoption Platform Experience (SAP Enable Now, WalkMe) preferred and a plus
    • Experience interacting with customers to gather and understand their training, business and technical requirements.
    • Creating and maintaining complex schedules
    • ERP implementation experience preferred
    • Travel a must
    • Background in L&D, instructional design or content creation

    Salary range is $75K - $85K

    Click here to apply or contact Conita Neal at 

  • 26 Apr 2021 2:46 PM | Terri LoGiudice (Administrator)


    The Instructional Designer project manages, designs, and develops training and education solutions: instructor led, eLearning, micro-learning, video, print, job aids and other learning assets.  Works closely with Business Unit Professional Education Managers, subject matter experts and learners to conduct needs analysis and make performance improvement recommendations and develop learning/performance support solutions. Applies current industry best practices as well as internal standards to ensure quality and effectiveness of learning deliverables.  Has experience implementing non-traditional learning trends such as social learning, experiential learning and AR/VR.

    This can be a remote position.



    • Understand and adhere to a student-centered and scenario-based philosophy of learning where the student learning experience is the focal point of the educational delivery.
    • Work with clients, subject matter experts, and learners to specify gaps, needs, and desired outcomes.
    • Recommend, design, and develop creative learning solutions that include, but are not limited to, classroom, eLearning, micro-learning, virtual learning (VILT), gamification, AR/VR, and blended learning solutions.
    • Support an effective instructional strategy, learning plan, and develop design documents for each learning solution based upon learning objectives and the characteristics of a given target audience.
    • Write and edit storyboards, interactive/video scripts, trainer notes, and other learning documentation to include participant/leader guides, quizzes, and assessments.
    • Help keep us current with training and education industry best practices.
    • Remain current on technology and innovations in online learning initiatives and trends to provide ideas and recommendations.
    • Develop visual design elements.
    • Push the boundaries of traditional training and education deliverables and techniques to implement innovative and cutting edge solutions.


    • May project manage outside instructional designers and production vendors.
    • Work with LMS Admin to upload and assign courses.  Provide backup to primary LMS Admin.
    • Other duties as assigned by manager.


    • Bachelors or Masters degree in instructional design, instructional systems technology or similar.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in instructional design or curriculum development.
    • Experience in a medical device or dental company, collaborating with medical professionals or organizational development is preferred.
    • Has served as project manager for education deliverables.


    • Well versed in current industry training standards and practices, research, and learning theory (ADDIE, Kirkpatrick, SCORM, Agile, etc.).
    • Solid knowledge of course development software (e.g. Articulate 360, RISE, Captivate, Vyond, Simpleshow, and other rapid development tools) and at least one Learning Management System.
    • Visual design skills (Photoshop, Illustrator) and ability to storyboard.
    • Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts, and quickly grasp range of complex business and clinical issues.
    • Ability to thrive in an environment of fast paced change and ambiguity.
    • Fluent with Microsoft Office applications.
    • Demonstrated innovative critical thinking.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to collaborate with stakeholders, subject matter experts and team members, attention to detail, superior organizational skills, and accountability.
    • Ability to manage multiple engagements, prioritize, and meet strict deadlines.
    • Ability to work independently and with a team.
    • Ability to project manage their work.
    • Experience creating training deliverables within a SCRUM Sprint framework is an added plus.

  • 21 Apr 2021 12:41 PM | Terri LoGiudice (Administrator)

    Our Fortune 500 client is seeking an experienced, self-motivated part-time, project-based Instructional Designer who thrives in a fast-paced environment and has a strong training development background. You must be an experienced instructional designer, effective communicator, and efficient program developer with the ability to coordinate work across an extended team. The designer will support the design and development of new and existing blended and/or online instructor-led course offerings.


    *This will be project-based, as needed work. Ideal candidates should be able to devote a minimum of 20% of their work to normal business hours for meetings, calls, etc.. Candidates should also be within driving distance to the Akron, Ohio area as there may be the occasional need to go on-site once offices open back up.



    InnoSource has been Putting Passion to Work for over 25 years. We care about our associates and our clients, and we aim to deliver for both. This means connecting each individual with the best long-term career fit based on unique skills and needs, and guiding you through the process along the way.



    • Develop learning content that focuses on knowledge, skills and competency development that will improve performance and drive business impact
    • Utilize instructional design, adult learning principles and innovative strategies in the conception, design and development of learning assets
    • Collaborate with subject matter professionals on course design and development to translate business content into learner-centered experiences
    • Design, create and oversee the creation of a variety of materials utilizing desktop software and Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) compliant authoring tools (Articulate Rise of Articulate) and apply fundamental research skills to instructional design projects
    • Review learning experiences against outlined training objectives, company brand standards
    • Review training products to see that they reflect an understanding of the diversity and groups of learners



    • Minimum of three years of recent experience in instructional design and learning asset materials development; preferably from a professional services firm
    • Experience facilitating design sessions and interviewing project sponsors and subject matter professionals to gain insight on learning requirements (e.g. target audience analysis, content scope and context and case study development)
    • Must have demonstrated experience designing for various modalities and formats, including digital, virtual, classroom, blended, simulation, social/collaborative, infographics, supporting guides, etc.
    • Prior knowledge of designing interactive learning interventions and performance support tools and creating detailed storyboards
    • Excellent organizational, communications, relationship and project management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines, manage heavy workloads and prioritize


    • This will be project-based, as needed work.
    • 1-2 days per week for 3 months starting in May (maybe longer)


    • Pay: Negotiable based on experience

    Click here to apply

  • 11 Apr 2021 11:59 PM | Terri LoGiudice (Administrator)

    The Supreme Court of Ohio is seeking to fill the position of Education Program Manager in the Judicial College.  The successful candidate will develop, implement and administer Judicial College curricula for judges, magistrates, and/or court personnel, and/or other audiences as assigned.

    The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

    • Serves as an e-learning instructional designer and course developer to develop online self-study education from inception to completion, done individually and/or collaboratively.  Adheres to the Judicial College design/development standards; creates visual storyboards; drafts narration; creates the visual elements; develops knowledge check activities; edits video content; manages a multistep review process; develops highly interactive content using Articulate 360 and other online course development tools.  
    • Collaborates with Court staff, faculty, and other subject matter experts to outline, design, and develop online continuing education courses to be delivered through the Court’s Learning Management Systems (LMS) (currently Cornerstone).
    • Plans, develops, facilitates, and evaluates face-to-face educational programs for judges and magistrates, court personnel and/or other audiences as assigned; conducts education needs assessments for specific target populations; facilitates and designs courses and curriculum with appropriate planning committees; conducts planning meetings and introduces courses; selects faculty; prepares course announcements; coordinates course materials; transports instructional materials and equipment to face-to-face programs; supervises registration; monitors program progress; and monitors seminars in order to evaluate content and faculty.  Researches and responds to complaints and inquiries.
    • Develops and manages courses and implements curriculum for targeted audiences; estimates costs and monitors expenses; manages grants and other financial resources to ensure they are consistent with plans; analyzes trends and makes projections for future financial requirements.
    • Negotiates faculty fees and works with Judicial Services staff to prepare related contracts. 
    • Effectively uses technological education tools such as laptops, computer applications, multimedia projectors and presentation tools (e.g., PowerPoint and polling software, still and moving pictures, flip charts); sets up, and tests equipment, trouble-shoots, solves minor equipment problems.
    • Transports and assembles all A/V at courses offered outside of the Judicial Center.
    • Utilizes instruments to obtain participant evaluation of program content and faculty performance; compiles, reviews, and analyzes evaluation results; informs Judicial College Director of evaluation results; incorporates results into future program planning. 
    • Delivers courses using webcast facilities and distance learning software as appropriate.
    • Applies adult education theory and practice to curriculum development, course planning, and faculty development responsibilities.
    • Prepares and maintains appropriate correspondence, records, reports and files.
    • Attends workshops, seminars and/or professional meetings.  Reviews books and/or publications to update and improve own knowledge & skills pertaining to instructional design, instructional technology and related fields; prepares & maintains records & files; prepares correspondence and reports; makes travel arrangements; answers inquiries regarding Judicial College policies, procedures and events; responds to inquiries and complaints by telephone, in writing, or electronically; coordinates special projects as assigned.
    • Participates in regional and national associations that relate to the program managed; serves on committees; serves as liaison with other agencies or institutions.


    • Completion of undergraduate core program in instructional design, adult learning, education, instructional technology, business or public administration or related field or equivalent. An advanced degree in education, law or related field preferred. 
    • Requires two years experience and significant expertise in preparing and delivering instructional programs for adults using adult learning theories and instructional design methods to develop face-to-face and electronic education (e.g., self-study online courses, webinars, blended approaches).  Requires demonstrated skills and experience with design to delivery including needs assessments, ability to write learning objectives, assist faculty with building out content and selecting teaching methods, to delivery and evaluation.  Experience in a legal environment preferred.
    • Requires demonstrated proficiency developing asynchronous e-learning content which includes; experience with Shared Content Object Reference Model (“SCORM”) development for LMS deployment; expert proficiency with Articulate Storyline, video editing (e.g., Adobe Premiere or similar software), and other tools necessary to develop asynchronous online education.
    • Requires ability to lead and work effectively with subject matter experts and committees.
    • Requires proficiency with delivering education via webconference facilitator tools.  Requires knowledge of design and storyboarding steps and techniques needed to develop online courses, collaboratively or individually, that will reside in a learning management system.
    • Ability to organize work flow to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and accomplish tasks with follow-through to completion.
    • May work flexible hours; some courses will require travel and overnight stays.
    • Requires the ability to interact with supervisor, co-workers, judges, justices, attorneys, other court personnel and/or the public with a professional attitude and demeanor.
    • Requires the ability to exercise judgment and creativity in evaluating information and making sound decisions.
    • Requires excellent verbal, written and presentation skills. Requires the ability to communicate tactfully and effectively, both verbally and in writing, to interact productively with others and establish positive rapport and relations. Requires the ability to establish and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships with internal and external constituencies.

    Click link for more info and to apply  

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