International Atomic Energy Agency
Instructional Designer
International Atomic Energy Agency

The Instructional Design Specialist will act as first-level support for the development of online/remote learning, present and make recommendations regarding course design, innovative instructional technologies, and instructional delivery options. The incumbent, in consultation with Training Officers, also develops instructional materials and aids for stand-alone, instructor-led classroom or online use, including materials, products, and tools for a technology-based redesign of existing courses.

Relocation and repatriation to/from Vienna, Austria is fully paid for. Additional generous benefits include a tax-free salary, installation grant, rental subsidy, education grant for dependent children, six (6) weeks of annual vacation, and much more.

  • Requires 5+ years experience
  • Full time
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Requires Bachelor's degree
  • $89,000/year
May 6, 2022
  • Provide technical advice to training officers on curricula and instructional methods, and keep apprised of departmental policies to help ensure they are reflected in training materials and courses.
  • Develop instructional methods for safeguards training courses, including eLearning, online, and in-person courses.
  • Create technology-based learning materials to be hosted on the agency Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Assess training needs of staff through reviews of staff requests for training, discussions with relevant divisions, and evaluation questionnaires.
  • Develop instructional materials and modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate participant needs.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training and educational courses, outreach, and other activities.
  • Provide training on the functions and use of innovative instructional technologies and equipment or tools for the delivery of online or eLearning courses.
  • Keep apprised of innovations in Instructional Design and provide training to staff involved in eLearning activities on the functions and use of innovative instructional technologies, equipment, and tools for the delivery of online or eLearning courses and activities.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of practical combined experience in Learning and Development, the design of training courses and curricula, and eLearning development and implementation.
  • University degree in Social Science, Education, or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience with Instructional Design methodology.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of the Systematic Approach to Training or other adult training methodologies, and familiarity with blended learning techniques.
  • Ability to identify training needs and advise on staff Learning and Development plans.
  • Certification in adult education, Instructional Design, or related field is an asset.
Who You Are
  • A technical expert in Instructional Design.
  • A trainer employing the Systematic Approach to Training to identify training needs of the Department of Safeguards and States implementing safeguards, and develop and implement courses, curricula, and learning paths to meet those needs.
  • An expert on web-based instructional approaches, tools, and design software.
Who We Are

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), a United-Nations-related organization, is the world’s central intergovernmental forum for scientific and technical cooperation in the nuclear field, and contributor to international peace and security. It works for the safe, secure, and peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology, contributing to international peace and security and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

Supporting this mission, the U.S. Support Program assists the IAEA in its mission to provide credible assurances to the international community that member states are honoring their nuclear non-proliferation obligations. Specifically, it provides financial, technical, and human resource support for tasks targeted to resolve technical safeguards issues and improve verification tools.

Job Function
Instructional Designer
International Affairs