Training & E-Learning Specialist

About the Non-Governmental Organizations Initiative (NGOi)
The Non-Governmental Organizations Initiative (NGOi) is an initiative of the American University of Beirut that provides different services to the NGO sector in Lebanon and the MENA region. The services including:
  • Organizational Certification
  • Self-Assessment Platform
  • Training & Capacity Building
  • Contextualization & Arabization
  • Knowledge Resource Center
  • Convening Platform
  • Performance Improvement
  • Digital Communication Management

Post Description

The training & e-learning specialist will work closely with the NGOi team on a variety of tasks including but not restricted to:

  • Develop an action plan for synchronous trainings to specify the roles and deliverables based on a set timeline
  • Work with subject matter experts to define the learning objectives, develop the syllabus, and build the course plan and content
  • Coordinate with team members to develop the course promotional material, evaluation strategy, and financial tracking system
  • Manage the course registration process
  • Edit and design the course content including the slides, activities, and assessment forms
  • Coordinate the course delivery whether face-to-face or through Zoom and manage the activities and break-out rooms
  • Manage the post-course material including grades, certificates, and course evaluation
  • Evaluate the course quality and recommend improvement strategies to increase the course effectiveness, interactivity, and time-efficiency

  • Work with subject-matter experts to define learning objectives, identify appropriate learning methodologies and delivery methods, and map out course content and activities
  • Develop and edit standards for instructional design and conceptualize the storyboard that will be translated into finished interactive content
  • Design and develop quality e-learning content including video, animation and other instructional technologies using StoryLine 360
  • Publish final eLearning modules in a learning management system (Moodle)
  • Evaluate effectiveness of the asynchronous courses, and recommend improvement strategies to increase retention, engagement, and student performance
  • Manage projects from design to implementation, including scope, timeline, and quality assurance for assigned activities
  • Effectively communicate project deliverables to SME, team members, and other stakeholders in a clear and concise manner

Qualifications and Application
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications
  • Bachelor or master’s degree in education, instructional design, social sciences, business management/marketing, or any other related fields
  • At least 2 years of experience in coordination and/or managing trainings
  • High proficiency in English and Arabic (French would be an asset)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent editing, proofreading, presentation, and interpersonal skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Experience in developing and designing visual material is a plus
  • Proficiency with software applications (familiarity with Articulate 360, Adobe Captivate, or other e-learning development software is of added value)
  • Have a good working knowledge of eLearning standards including SCORM, xAPI technologies and learning management systems including Moodle
  • A strong sense of cultural awareness and the ability to work in teams
  • Strong social and presentation skills

Please send your CV and cover letter (1 page) to by November 25, 2022, with a subject line “Application for Training & E-Learning Specialist Position”. The successful candidate will be based at the NGOi – Global Health Institute offices and will be required to start immediately after the time of acceptance. The selected candidate will be reporting directly to the Initiative Manag

Additional Comments 
All staff are expected to adhere to AUB’s policies and procedures. This job description reflects the core activities of the role. There will inevitably be changes in the emphasis of duties. It is expected that the hired person recognizes this and adopts a flexible approach to work and be willing to adapt to changes accordingly.
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