The Medidata Academy Learning Solutions Designer will have direct involvement in the planning, design, development, delivery and maintenance of learning programs focused on topics related to Medidata products as well as the Clinical Industry. Learning programs on Medidata’s product portfolio range from eLearning content focused on functionality to instructor-led curriculum on how the products create value for Medidata customers, partners and colleagues.
This position has responsibilities that extend globally to all of Medidata’s locations. This is a highly consultative and collaborative role in which the Learning Solutions Designer will consult with key stakeholders in the organization to identify education and enablement needs, make solution recommendations, and oversee program execution. These learning programs will focus on the knowledge and skills that customers and employees across the Medidata Solutions ecosystem need in order to complete their daily tasks.
The qualified candidate who fills the position must be detail oriented, organized and concise. This person must be able to work with a team, but also excel independently, and have the ability to effectively work in a faced paced environment with tight deadlines while consistently delivering high quality work.
About Medidata Academy:
The Academy is the functional group within Global Learning and Development that focuses on Medidata products, as well as clinical industry training for both customers and colleagues.
Design and develop learning materials in a variety of formats for, including print, graphics, multimedia, audio, and video
Develop instructor-led training programs, eLearning courses, and other instructional materials.
Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and transfer
Create exercises/assessments and activities that enhance the learning process
Design, develop and deliver train-the-trainer (TTT)
Support all educational courseware development and delivery using standard tools, and procedures
Work with subject matter experts to identify target audience’s training needs and develop solutions for it
Perform the following for new and existing courses:
Course design, production, quality control and implementation
Ensure deliverables are completed on time with high quality and adhere to company standards.
Review and update course content during each product/patch-release cycle.
Represent the Medidata Academy department on assigned software development projects.
Work with eLearning vendors on various course development and localization projects.
Maintain a working knowledge of Medidata systems to facilitate course development.
Assist with the development and roll-out of knowledge transfer and train-the-trainer programs to Medidata Academy staff for product-related and additional courses.
Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
Lesson and curriculum planning skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to understand software products and write structured course content in a consistent fashion.
Proficient in one or more of the following tools: Captivate, Storyline 2, Storyline 360, PhotoShop
Knowledge of SCORM and LMS or LCMS
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Self-motivated, able to assume responsibility and work autonomously in a professional manner.
Ability to understand and communicate concepts quickly and accurately
Experience with localization and certification preferred
Ability to travel between the east coast offices as needed.
Additional travel approximately 10%.
Experience working with Agile Software development teams
Must be able to work within tight deadlines in a fast-paced, software development environment
SaaS experience is a plus.
Your Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required
Master’s Degree preferred (Instructional Design, eLearning Technology, Learning Theory, etc).
5 or more years of corporate training and curricula/courseware development experience.
Agile software development team experience required, and clinical experience preferred
Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.
Medidata’s solutions have powered over 14,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.
Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.