Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

IT Instructional Designer & Trainer

Job Locations US-NY-Rye Brook
Job ID
# of Openings
Information Technology
FLSA Status
Full Time Regular


How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an inspiring, mission-focused organization helping to cure blood cancers. That singular outcome, and the sense of urgency underlying it, motivates our employees to work hard and be willing to go above and beyond to achieve our goals. We strive to be good stewards or our donor dollars, driving us to be collaborative in our work and to respect and value the contributions of each person and department. LLS is an innovative and forward-looking non-profit whose true north is our patients and their families.


LLS is currently seeking an instructional designer & trainer to design, develop and deliver online courseware and live workshops in support of its new enterprise system initiative. The qualified candidate must possess proven experience in writing content both from scratch, using supplied source materials, as well as developing engaging interactivity options. The ideal candidate will be a team player that is able to switch gears easily and juggle multiple projects at once.


  • Perform all phases of instructional design including analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation
  • Conceptualize and design creative blended learning approaches for multimedia content presentation that maximize learner understanding of content .
  • Create eLearning scripts, storyboards, and PPT slides using solid instructional design methodology and adult learning theory.
  • Drive content presentation and interactivity decisions and assess content design approaches based on project and technical requirements.
  • Collaborate with subject-matter experts and development leads to ensure that program content, learning objectives, and delivery modes meet stated specifications.
  • Collaborate with Internal and External Stakeholders.
  • Ensure training plans meet budgetary requirements.
  • Develop training assessments that measure training delivery effectiveness
  • Provide updates to existing courses and materials as needed
  • Update and Manage Training Libraries
  • Exhibit strong communication skills, initiative, and independence
  • Be proactive in requesting clarification on any unclear direction or request
  • Work closely with project managers and developers to ensure content is delivered on time and within specified parameters



  • Bachelor's in Instructional Design, Adult Education, or related field required (Master's preferred) and familiarity with current research on instruction and adult learning
  • At least 5 years of learning design/development experience
  • Demonstrated flexibility/adaptability in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment
  • Familiarity with the cornerstone learning management systems and other learning platforms and technologies
  • Project Management experience
  • Proven ability to establish objectives, identify problems, analyze data, and creatively deliver solutions
  • Strong attention to detail is an absolute must
  • Ability to motivate people and gain consensus on design vision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to translate analysis and complex technical content into practical learning solutions
  • Basic technology skills, including familiarity with Web development tools, Salesforce and mobile technology
  • Must be able and willing to assume occasional on-call assignments related to off-hours system rollout work


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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