Education Specialist | Remote, USA




Overland Park, KS (Remote)


Position summary

cific topics to develop original content free from plagiarism

  • Construct clear, concise, and accurate eLearning storyboards and scripts that represent adult learning theory best practices for diverse audiences

  • Develop realistic and functional simulated phishing templates content on the simulated phishing platform

  • Execute assignments on time and produce high-quality deliverables based on established scope

  • Provide meaningful, constructive feedback during quality reviews of content produced by the team

  • Maintain ownership of internal client projects, including kick-off calls and processes, development tasks, training delivery, and on-going support

  • Create, manipulate, and format context-appropriate images, vectors, and text in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign to effectively communicate ideas

  • Develop functional, visually engaging, and interactive courses in Articulate Rise and Storyline that contain advanced multimedia, variables, and gamification to customize the experience for the end user

  • Design eLearning content and just-in-time training content based on real-world scenarios/simulations or technical topics with the assistance of Optiv Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

  • Use talent development opportunities to influence innovation and strategy for operations support and service delivery

  • Produce instructional materials (e.g., standard operating procedures, knowledge bases, guides, etc.) to provide detailed guidance and documentation to team members and the organization

What we're looking for:

  • Related degree and/or equivalent experience in education/training-related field and 2-3 years professional experience in similar role; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Proficient skillset in Articulate 360 suite of tools, as well as Adobe Creative Cloud applications is required. Hourly development rate of 80:1 in Articulate Rise and 184:1 in Articulate Storyline.

  • High level of proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint, and Outlook

  • Experience in PowerBI and Visio preferred

  • Experience in Learning Management System (LMS) administration is required.

  • Experience conducting simulated phishing exercises and performing platform administration preferred.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal skills in English (e.g., C1 per CEFR).

  • Ability to collaborate with remote team members, clients, support teams and SMEs.

  • Understanding of training program and solution development.

  • Proficient communication and consulting skills to effectively liaise with internal clients and team members.

  • Excellent analytical thinking and problem-solving skills, self-motivated and team oriented, deadline and detail oriented.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

What you can expect from Optiv

  • A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion through our Employee Resource Groups.

  • Work/life balance

  • Professional training resources

  • Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects

  • Volunteer Opportunities. "Optiv Chips In" encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.

  • The ability and technology necessary to productively work remotely/from home (where applicable)

EEO Statement

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