Instructional Design Consultant


Richmond, Virginia

The is seeking energetic and engaging, part-time Instructional Design Consultants to help create highly customized and engaging training deliverables as part of a new world-class Talent Solutions Division. Operated by the (VEDP), the Virginia Talent Accelerator provides fully customized talent acquisition and development solutions at no cost to qualified new and expanding companies as an incentive for job creation.

The core deliverables for this position will be new-hire training modules that are fully customized to a client company’s unique processes, equipment, procedures and standards.

If you love instructional design, this position offers a rare and exciting opportunity to work on multiple projects with the world’s most prestigious manufacturing companies as they deploy leading edge technologies at their new or expanding Virginia locations.

Hours for this position will vary based on client schedules but cannot exceed 29 hours per week averaged over the course of a year. We maintain a small pool of professionals in this role, so there is flexibility to work around your schedule. This position does not carry benefits. Our Instructional Design Consultants must be willing to travel to client locations throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, and occasionally to client locations outside Virginia.


  • Create, design and deliver highly customized training programs for each client company’s unique processes, equipment, procedures and standards
  • Work with client management and subject matter experts to identify the training needs of the client and the target audience
  • Continually explore areas of opportunity for use of technology mediums for content delivery to promote a world-class training experience
  • Contribute to the design and development of a core suite of modules that will serve as program’s core offerings in manufacturing related topics such as safety awareness training, lift vehicle operations, automation and maintenance techniques
  • Maintain relationships with client’s leadership team and support VEDP leadership to ensure all deadlines are met and all VEDP deliverables are highly valued by the client


  • Proficiency in designing, creating and facilitating training courses for new hire scenarios
  • Verbal and written communication expertise
  • Excels under pressure, in a fast-paced, high-profile work environment
  • Enjoys meeting needs/deadlines of internal and external customers
  • Extensive knowledge of eLearning methods and practices


  • 1 to 3 years of experience in the design, development and delivery of training, preferably in a manufacturing or corporate environment
  • At least 3 years of experience of training facilitation, preferably in a manufacturing or corporate environment
  • At least 3 years of experience in project management within external/internal cross-functional teams
  • Experience developing and delivering training using eLearning and preferably AR or VR technologies
  • Private-sector experience working in and/or with large, multinational firm(s)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required; advanced degree is a plus

All candidates must submit a resume through our website . A valid Virginia driver’s license is required. Application deadline: Open Until Filled.

VEDP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities. It is VEDP’s intent that its employment and personnel policies and practices conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Applicants requiring more information or requiring assistance may contact VEDP Human Resources at 1-804-545-5634 or . TDD 1-800-828-1120.

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