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Senior Sales Instructional Design Consultant - Minnetonka, MN or Telecommute more...
Location:Minnetonka Beach, MN
Company:Employer and Individual
First posted:March 31, 2017

Here at UnitedHealth Group, you're expected and empowered to be your best, to grow and to develop your skills. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

Are you a superstar Instructional Designer? Are you a creative, trusted leader among your peers who works quickly with little direction and drives the strategy behind your solutions? Do you write concise, conversational audio and video scripts? Do you illustrate your eLearning and presentations with thoughtful visuals rather than bullets and text?

If you say, Yes, then this is your dream job. Come join our team of expert training and development professionals who build virtual and classroom learning solutions for our sales force. We work with the latest technologies to provide our audience with the knowledge and skills they need to excel in today's market. If you're ready to bring your experience to an industry leader and work with an innovative and fun team, we encourage you to apply. This is a hands-on role for experienced, expert designers only.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead overall direction and execute on design and development of learning solutions for sales, including mobile content, on-demand content (audio, video, eLearning, presentations, job aids, assessments, role plays, performance support), and instructor-led training (virtual and classroom)

Use extensive leadership, research, listening, questioning, and clarifying skills to take highly complex information and create solutions that are relevant to the sales audience and meet the identified needs

Apply visual and graphic design techniques to transform ordinary-looking content into a polished, visually engaging learner experience

Challenge the status quo and find innovative ways to approach training solutions; lead, influence, and push the envelope with new ideas and methods to enhance overall efficiency

Collaborate with sales trainers, senior leaders, subject matter experts, and internal resources to recommend and implement approaches

Lead / facilitate meetings focused on uncovering needs, gathering information, influencing direction, and moving projects forward

Direct and coach team members, which may involve resourcing; onboard and mentor / serve as expert to other Instructional Designers

Manage a workload of 3-4 complex projects simultaneously, actively driving to business-driven dates

Oversee testing, review, and evaluation processes; incorporate feedback; ensure high quality

Conduct train-the-trainer sessions and pilot training programs, as needed

Required Qualifications:

Bachelors degree required; Graduate degree in related field preferred
10+ years clearly demonstrated instructional design experience with top-notch design skills
4+ demonstrated experience designing for professional sales audiences (non-retail), including the ability to understand the sales role and design practical learning solutions
4+ years leading large instructional design projects
4+ years excellent leading, coaching, and mentoring other instructional designers
Exceptional graphic design experience (image creation/editing, layout, visual polish)
Demonstrated expertise writing and producing audio, video, eLearning, and classroom learning
Experience with responsive mobile design/development
Effective relationship building and the ability to collaborate with internal team members, leaders, and business groups across the organization
Advanced or better MS Office skill
Preferred Qualifications:

Graduate degree in related field

Ability to be productive in a highly collaborative and changing environment

A genuine curiosity for digging into content to understand, question, determine root causes, and make recommendations in order to create learner-focused solutions

Knowledge and drive to explore innovative technologies and incorporate them into educational solutions (mobile learning, social learning, multimedia)

Excellent software skills and the ability to learn new tools quickly; Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Articulate Storyline, Captivate 8, Gomo, Camtasia, SnagIt, Sound Forge, HTML 5 and equivalent programs

Professional persistence, patience, and flexibility

Experience in health care and/or sales field

Excellent coaching, consulting, and project management skills

Outstanding leadership and mentoring skills

Effective relationship building and the ability to collaborate with internal team members, leaders, and business groups across the organization
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: Sales, Leadership, Train; Instructional Design, Training Design, health insurance, develop, leader, curriculum development, technology, learning producer, visual or graphic design, mobile design, project management, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, telecommute, telecommuter, remote, work from home

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