PwC Instructional Designer - Senior Associate in Chicago, Illinois

A career within Assurance Support services, will provide the opportunity to support our engagement teams and clients by providing advice and counsel on accounting, financial reporting, and strategic business issues. In joining, you’ll help ensure a complete and relevant exchange of information among our consultants and in turn with engagement teams and clients, provide experts advice on a variety of specific topics, support engagement teams in resolving complex issues, and supporting clients and their subsidiaries in evaluating the potential impact of accounting and reporting standard setting initiatives. You’ll develop strong relationships with our engagement teams and established audit clients and enhance our ability to meet greater investor expectations with the challenges of an increasingly complex business environment.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above

  • Train and lead staff

  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

r Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Instructional Design

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Instructional Design, Adult Education

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in instructional design, adult learning theory and problem-based learning approaches, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, including in the following areas:

  • Interacting with clients regularly to understand the client’s goals and determine the industry leading instructional approach to meet their needs;

  • Possessing working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite to create deliverables, including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio and Word;

  • Understanding of Bloom’s taxonomy levels, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) compliance rules for on-site (instructor-led) training, eLearning self-studies, webcasts, rules applicable to their Quality Assurance Standards (QAS);

  • Understanding of eLearning self-study, on-site (instructor-led) training design, and project management; - Researching, brainstorming, creating classroom, mobile learning design to exceed client needs;

  • Understanding business needs and translating to learning experiences; - Explaining complex information in simple visual ways; - Leveraging experience using the Agile/ADDIE method;

  • Demonstrating the ability to juggle multiple competing priorities while still meeting deadlines and the ability to work on multiple projects at one time;

  • Understanding of design, set-up and facilitation;

  • Troubleshooting virtual classroom events in LiveMeeting, WebEx sessions, webcasts and video conferences; and, - Providing on-site event support or implementation experience, a plus.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in instructional design, adult learning theory and problem-based learning approaches, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, including in the following areas:

  • Building new relationships with PwC practice professionals clients and internal subject matter specialists;

  • Actively participating in internal client discussions meetings;

  • Teaming personal growth by understanding personal team roles, communicating potential conflicts or issues to a manager, building relationships with other team members, and seeking implementing guidance and feedback from senior management;

  • Writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting cogently to all levels of internal and external audiences with an attention toward business grammar;

  • Preparing concise, accurate, high-quality deliverables or work products demonstrating attention to detail; - Working on the simultaneous creation execution of multiple complex content development projects in a collaborative fast-paced environment;

  • Understanding project economics;

  • Keeping senior management updated on issues status;

  • Self-managing priorities and adjusting readily to shifting priorities and rapid change;

  • Working well under pressure;

  • Applying formal instructional design principles to assess, design, and develop learning solution objectives;

  • Working knowledge of tools such as Articulate Presenter Lectora; and,

  • Designing and developing training in all modalities; understanding of human performance and learning strategy development including learning technology, curriculum/competency mapping, front-end analysis, learning evaluation; and,

  • Demonstrating experience with learning/gaming design.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.