Engineering and Technology Academy Lead

  • Company: Applied Materials
  • Posted: January 26, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1605535
Role Responsibilities

  • Lead curriculum and course development for Engineering and Technology courses at Applied Materials - lead the program from conceptualization, to launching it and navigating the deployment of training and change management
  • Use design thinking, need analysis for designing and developing curriculum for Engineering and Technology academy
  • Be one of the first to implement blended - classroom interactive online learning in a corporate environment
  • Conduct ongoing evaluations to ensure effectiveness of curriculums and courses and recommend modifications as necessary. Ensures high quality and cost effective programs through providers
  • Continuously build personal knowledge of eLearning instructional design, technology applications, and best practices with emphasis on empathy for the learner

Desired Skills and Experiences

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent; Master's degree preferred with 3 year experience in instructional design, ideally with online course creation
  • Understanding of curriculums and needs for different engineering disciplines e.g. electrical, mechanical engineering etc. in context of semiconductor industry.
  • Knowledge of and experience with training development methods, including needs assessment and instructional design for instructor-led, virtual, and online training
  • Knowledge of training theories and principles, including adult learning theory and established industry models of evaluation such as ADIIE, Kirkpatrick's model etc.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply a consultative approach to determine training needs. Strong collaboration skills to gather information from subject matter experts, generate ideas, and partner on development of training-related materials
  • The desire and ability to learn more, try something new and embrace change

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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