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Instructional Design

Learning & Development Specialist

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Mid   Senior  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range TBD  

Who we are:

Turner Fleischer is one of Canada’s most progressive architectural firms, with an agile studio of 250+ committed, creative and driven professionals. We excel at developing client-centric concepts that are based on their needs but grounded in over 49 years of experience getting projects built. Our in-house design departments include Residential + Mixed-Use, Commercial + Industrial, Interior Design and Experiential Graphic Design. In addition, we have a Digital Practice Department, who commits to the implementation of BIM, research + develop, and the infusion of cutting-edge technology into our projects and practice.

Who are we looking for:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Learning & Development Specialist to join our team. This role is critical in leading, shaping, and enhancing our learning initiatives, TF Academy, and contributing to the continuous professional development of our studio members. The ideal candidate will be passionate about adult learning, skilled in curriculum design, and adept at implementing educational programs that align with our strategic objectives and industry standards.

What you will do:

  • TF Academy: Support the implementation and success of TF Academy.
  • Curriculum Development: Support the design and development of engaging and effective learning programs and materials for TF Academy, identifying key learning objectives and selecting appropriate instructional methodologies.
  • Strategic Alignment: Collaborate with leadership and key stakeholders to ensure TF Academy supports the studio’s business goals and objectives.
  • Change Management: Lead initiatives for the adoption and ongoing enhancement of TF Academy, facilitating its integration into our culture.
  • Instructor Collaboration: Select and work with both internal and external instructors and experts, ensuring they understand and can achieve the program’s objectives.
  • Program Evaluation: Conduct thorough analyses and evaluations of the program’s effectiveness, implementing strategies to assess learning outcomes and their impact on the studio.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Maintain open lines of communication with all stakeholders, reporting on progress and value of the learning initiatives.
  • Continuous Improvement: Actively seek and implement improvements and innovations in the program, staying abreast of trends in adult learning and development.
  • Accreditation and Professional Development: Align TF Academy and other learning programs with professional accreditation requirements to support continuous education for our team.
  • Program Administration: Assist in the administration and coordination of TF Academy and other learning initiatives, ensuring smooth operation and logistics.

What you will bring:

  • Degree or certification in Education, Adult Learning, Human Resources, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (at least 2 years), in developing and leading learning and development programs, using Adult Learning Principles, within a corporate or professional setting.
  • Strong understanding of instructional design, curriculum development, and evaluation methodologies.
  • Experience with change management and strategic planning in relation to educational programs.
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, leadership, project management and stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams and with external partners.
  • Familiarity with the latest trends and technologies in learning and development.

Why Work With Us?

Turner Fleischer invests in the employee experience and studio culture. We have built a studio where individuals can be their authentic selves, celebrating the unique range of talent and passions that each member brings. We pride ourselves on being continuous learners and offer opportunities to learn from the expertise of those around you. We value ambition and any of our most successful initiatives have stemmed from grassroots ideas brought forth by studio members.  

How we hire?

At Turner Fleischer, it’s our studio’s diversity that drives the knowledge, skillsets and experiences that strengthen our approach to designing and shaping Canadian communities. We are fully committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible and equitable environment where all studio members and applicants feel valued and respected. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and orientations. Please apply with a cover letter and resume through the link below.

Not sure you check every box? Apply anyway. We would love to connect and determine together whether you could be a great fit.

If you require an accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact accessibility@turnerfleischer.com and we will happily work with you to meet your needs.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest. We will be in touch with those whose qualifications and excitement most closely match our own.