Elearning Designer/Developer

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline:



United States


About Us


The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.


Position Summary


The e-Learning Designer/Developer is focused on the development and delivery of technology-based learning programs for the global community of TNC staff and constituents through a variety of methods including traditional classroom training, synchronous virtual training, online courseware, performance support, learning management systems, and other technical venues. 


Essential Functions


Participates as a member of IT (IT) and Conservation project teams serving as a consultant, collaborator, hands-on learning tool developer and trainer as required by the project to most effectively teach and help learners acquire the technical, professional, and conservation knowledge and skills needed. Collaborates with TNC staff at all levels, other TNC training functions and business units, and conservation partner organizations to develop, deliver, and integrate training into day-to-day business practices. Implements the logistics for setting up training environments and produces supporting learning materials and documentation as appropriate. Develop online courseware and distribute via the learning management system. Provide support to learners and instructors of the learning management system. The e-Learning Designer/Developer is managed by the Manager of Development and Technology, Technology Learning Center and has no direct reports. S/he may coordinate the activities of volunteers and staff in cross-organizational and cross-functional teams.


Our ideal candidate has Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 2 years progressive experience in developing online and classroom learning products, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A passion for nature is also helpful!


Preferred location is Arlington, Virginia, but location for this position is negotiable.


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Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID# 46400 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST April 30, 2018. 

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.