Instructional Designer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Remote

Job Summary

We are seeking an Instructional Designer to design, develop and implement online course curriculums that supports a specific group of TM teachers. The training knowledge primarily includes technical training and the latest policy guidelines. 

You will be responsible for our Training and Education team’s operational readiness to support teachers on an ongoing basis with the knowledge and resources they need to be successful in the field as MFI’s digital products change dynamically over time. 

You will also be responsible for the administration of our online learning system and supporting teachers through their training program.

This position requires very strong coordination, planning, and verbal/written communication skills.
About You

Please only apply for this role if you are a certified Transcendental Meditation teacher.

You are driven to help others by sharing knowledge. You are technically proficient - comfortable both using new technologies, and able to explain how they work to others. You enjoy taking a lot of information and preparing to deliver it in a simple and engaging way for others to easily understand.

You are naturally proactive, being able to manage multiple workstreams, and to prioritise well. You are a strong communicator, with good presentation skills, and a keen eye for detail.

  • Build course curriculums that will enable TM teachers to become qualified and approved to use our digital products

  • Create training plans to deliver new knowledge as products change regularly

  • Keep knowledge resources up to date

  • Write presentation scripts and record training videos

  • Create and maintain processes that will keep all training materials in a state of readiness to support teachers in the field

  • Build and implement communication campaigns, including writing and editing emails 

  • Manage our training system and support trainees through their courses

  • Coordination with our Customer Support team to best support our TM teachers

  • Coordination with our executives, our policy group, and others across our TM organization to best support TM teachers

Skills and Requirements
  • Certified Transcendental Meditation Teacher with 5 years’ experience

  • Bonus points if you’ve already been trained in how to use the TM App to teach TM with the digital course

  • Experience managing projects

  • High level of technical understanding

  • Experience creating curricula and training content, both live and recorded

  • Experience documenting process and policies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience working in a global non-profit, working with a remote team or in a multinational organization preferred

  • Fluency in English (written and verbal)

If you are passionate about this work but do not have all of the skills listed we are still interested in speaking with you and encourage you to apply!
Pay and Benefits

Our pay levels are set according to a formula that combines above-median market rate data for the role (we pay 55th percentile of New York market rate for this role, based on Payscale data) adjusted for your local cost of living based on Numbeo data.

 We take the issue of equitable pay very seriously, and we apply our pay formula to all workers who work 80% or more of full time hours with us.

Diversity and Inclusion

We care about diversity - we strive to ensure all of our team feel included and can bring their whole selves to work but we also know that this work is never ‘done’ or complete, and that we can always improve.

Our team is fully remote, living and working across 20 countries across the world, and we’d love to hear how you can add to our special culture at MFI.
About us

Maharishi Foundation International (MFI) is a US-registered non-profit that supports the development of new technologies and outreach opportunities for the worldwide Transcendental Meditation® (TM®) organisations. Over the past 60 years, more than 10 million people worldwide have learned the TM technique through personal instruction by tens of thousands of certified teachers. 

MFI is a growing, fully remote team of over 50 people, located around the globe but mainly in North America and Europe. As an organisation we are committed to leveraging modern technology and progressive management practices to make the TM technique and its related programmes more available to people everywhere. 

We favor a healthy and balanced work environment with opportunities for personal development.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.
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