Job Description

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Mobile Operations Center

Position Title:
Instructional Developer I

Hours Per Week:

Work Week:


Driving Position:


                                                                                         Location: 1400 La Concha Lane in Houston Texas 77054

TITLE/CODE                          Instructional Developer

DEPARTMENT:                      Education & Training


This position is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of technical and soft skill training programs; in addition to creating print and web-based training materials and tracking the effectiveness of training. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned.  Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

·        Develops training materials for computer or web-based training.

·        Develops traditional print materials and presentations.

·        Develops and maintains internal and external websites.

·        Creates the design and layout of projects for The Blood Center, including, but not limited to, web page designs, multimedia presentations and print.

·        Maintain up-to-date knowledge of web design standards and developments, and assist in creating internal standards for E&T projects.

·        Utilizes the learning management system for creating and implementing web-based training, online exams and modules.

·        Investigates, analyzes and learns current and/or future technology trends.

·        Support instructor-led training activities through the production of audio video.


Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others.  Must comply with all applicable safety rules and policies and be willing to report actual and potential safety violations to the appropriate supervisor or manager.

Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in The Blood Center’s sole discretion.

Regular Hours

Full time:  must be regularly available to work at least 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, or such other days or hours per week as The Blood Center determines are necessary to meet business needs.

Overtime (applicable only to non-exempt positions)

Must be available and willing to work such overtime per day or per week as The Blood Center determines is necessary or desirable to meet business needs.

Must be available and willing to work such weekends and holidays as The Blood Center determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, plus 2 years experience developing adult training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. (Blood Banking or medical knowledge or experience a plus). 




Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, independently.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Exceptional written and interpersonal skills

Must be Computer LIterate 

Accomplished user of Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver

Accomplished user of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

A combination of the following skills is desirable:

Experience developing projects using Adobe Flash, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Audition, FrameMaker, Captivate, Visual Communicator, InDesign.

Experience using Microsoft Access, Excel, Visio.

Rapid e-learning development using Articulate.

Experience writing scripts using ActionScript 2.0/ 3.0, JavaScript, ASP, PHP, Coldfusion, HTML5, CSS3, XML.

Photography and video production.

Ability to manage projects using the ADDIE model and AGILE development process.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to operate a computer and other office machinery and remain in a stationary position.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Employees are required to be familiar with and abide by the team lift requirements as specified in the Safety Program. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is rarely exposed to blood and/or blood components, as well as any other biohazard materials.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.

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