Training Consultant

at Astrix Technology in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description


The Training Consultant will partner with business units to assess training needs and design, develop, implement, and evaluate training programs using a rapid development approach.


Duties include but are not limited to the following:

+ Engage with stakeholders within Astrix Human Resources/Training and the wider business to understand the learning needs of the organization and how this supports the aims, objectives, values, and culture of the business.

+ Experienced instructional designer with strong project management and SME relationship-building skills.

+ Collaborate with internal departments to design and develop training curriculum (and all associated materials) that achieve defined learning outcomes; well-versed in the ADDIE and SAM instructional design models.

+ Contribute to interactions with business stakeholders that identify business requirements to ensure that learning requirements are suitably aligned to business needs.

+ Assesses training needs through surveys, interviews, focus groups, and communication with managers, instructors, and customer representatives.

+ Apply rapid course/curriculum development techniques to manage learning projects through completion.

+ Develops unique training programs to fulfill specific needs to maintain or improve job skills.

+ Creates training procedure manuals, guides, and course materials.

+ Presents training and development programs using various forms and formats including group discussion, lecture, simulations, and videos.

+ Maintains records of training and development activities, attendance, results of tests and assessments, and retraining requirements.

+ Evaluates program effectiveness through assessments, surveys, and feedback.

+ Maintains knowledge of the latest trends in training and development.

+ Performs other related duties as required.


This position has no supervisory experience.



+ Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Training and Development, Communications or a related field required.

+ At least 7 years of experience in designing, delivering, and/or consulting on training required.


+ Certification from the Association for Talent Development or Langevin Learning Services (i.e. Certified Instructional Designer or Certified Master Training) preferred.


+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Strong presentation skills.

+ Ability to perform needs assessments and to analyze areas of strength and weakness.

+ Ability to design, develop and deliver professional and effective training interventions.

+ Ability to apply adult learning theory to course/program development.

+ Ability to evaluate and research training options and alternatives.

+ Ability to execute in a variety of roles (instructional designer, facilitator, or administrator) as needed by the business need and/or project at hand.

+ Experience with multimedia platforms and course authoring tools, including but not limited to: Articulate Storyline, Articulate Rise, Canva, Camtasia, VideoScribe.

+ Experience using Cornerstone OnDemand Learning Management System

+ Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and related program software.

+ Related experience working in staffing or consulting in the Life Science industry, desired



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate 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 associate is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel. The associate is occasionally required to stand; walk; talk or hear; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; reach with hands and arms. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


This role is largely expected to work from home.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: JC248924043

Posted On: Oct 02, 2023

Updated On: Dec 20, 2023

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