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Instructional Designer | Kent, OH Job in Kent, Ohio US

Job Summary

The Davey Tree Expert Company
Kent, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
Job Reference Code

Instructional Designer | Kent, OH

About the Job

Requisition Number: 111546
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company
Service Line: 1COR - Kent-Corporate
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level Required: Bachelors
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

Instructional Designer

Davey is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position Instructional Designer. This strategic position is based within the Davey Institute, which is responsible for research and development, environmental programs, technical support, and education and training for all North American operations. The position of Instructional Designer is responsible for:

Work with stakeholders to identify organizational learning needs.
Design and build learning content that reflects an understanding of the diversity of adult learners.
Evaluate existing and external instructional materials. 
Develop assessments and measurements to evaluate educational impact and effectiveness.
Systematically apply instructional design theory in the creation of online content.
Manage design projects to ensure a consistent training experience for all learners.
Work as part of a team to manage online programs, including some learning management system (LMS) administration as needed.
Conduct instructional technology training and mentor staff in effective instructional design practice.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experiences:

Work in an organization or corporate environment.
Use of an Instructional Design framework for creating content.
Working with stakeholders to identify needs and create goals and objectives.
Experienced with some kind of authoring tool (ideal situation is Articulate Storyline 360).
Experience using an LMS (ideal situation is to be an administrator of an LMS)
Degree, or advanced degree, in instructional design, adult education, educational technology, distance learning, or related field.
Experience designing online instructional content for adults or non-traditional learners.
Experience designing, developing, and building learning solutions in a variety of formats such as game-based learning, video, micro-learning, simulations, and immersive scenarios requiring multiple branching elements.
Knowledge and application of Instructional Design models/theories.
Experience collaborating with stakeholders to establish organizational needs and learning objectives.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
Experience working on multiple projects and assignments to deadline.
Skilled in the creation and maintenance of systematic design processes and documentation.


Paid Time off and paid holidays
Opportunities for advancement
401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options
Group Health Plan
Scholarship Program for Children of Employees
Charitable matching gift program

*all listed benefits available to eligible employees

The Davey Institute is located at the Company's corporate headquarters in Kent, Ohio. The successful candidate may work remotely, but a regular presence in Kent is required. This position reports to the Manager of Online Education.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law.

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit



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