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Senate IT

Job Title

Information Systems Programmer/Analyst (Senate IT)

Working Title

Instructional Designer / IT Training Coordinator

General Summary

This position is for an instructional designer and training coordinator in the Office of Senate Information Technology. In addition to providing analysis and/or programming activities to support legislative information systems users, an employee in this position will:
  • Provide instructional design to Senate employees about the use of Senate IT applications.
  • Develop and maintain IT related training tools to be used on-line, in a classroom, or via manuals.
  • Work with the Senate key stakeholders to assess IT related training needs and provide options.
  • Assist with testing of applications to confirm expectations and consistency for users.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Possess strong technical acumen with the ability to translate information and research into non-technical language.
  • Ability to work effectively with managers and various team members to develop training course goals and objectives.
  • Ability to create new training programs.
  • Possess strong attention to detail, analytical skills, and design skills.
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory to identify appropriate training media and methodologies based on audience learning styles, course content, audience location, and point within the learning process
  • Able to multitask and work under deadlines.
  • Willing to learn and discover.
  • Knowledge of information systems terminology and concepts.
  • Knowledge of specialized tools used to develop applications.
  • Knowledge of information systems operations, equipment, procedures, and workflow.
  • Ability to apply specialized information systems knowledge relating to hardware, systems software, application development, training, user assistance, publications or operations.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems and process information logically.
  • Ability to communicate technical information systems information clearly and concisely verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to produce quality work under pressure.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with the demands of the customers of the information technology offices within the Legislature.
  • Ability to conduct in-depth and carefully documented analysis under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to read and understand technical information systems publications.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, management information systems, mathematics, or engineering

Progressively responsible information systems experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

Total experience must equate to a minimum of four to six years related to the position.

Alternate qualifications may be considered:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in instructional design, business administration, education, communications or graphic arts.

Experience in instructional design and training for website or applications may be considered in lieu of the required education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in instructional design, business analysis, project management, or related field.
  • Experience with in-depth analysis and/or needs assessment to identify learning objectives.
  • Experience with program evaluations, test results, and participant and manager feedback on training effectiveness to make recommendations for program improvement.
  • Experience designing evaluation strategies and tools to determine whether desired learning and performance outcomes are achieved.
  • Experience in ensuring training is focused on increasing employees’ awareness of business process and use of the tools available to them.
  • Experience as an advocate for the user and providing usable and efficient training to help solve their problems.


Salary commensurate with experience
The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package.

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Submission of Application

Qualified applicants should mail a completed Legislative Employment Application and resume to:

Office of Legislative Services
Human Resources Office
Re: Senate IS Programmer/Analyst
111 W. Madison St, 701
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1400

or Email:

Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.

Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.