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Instructional Designer

Store:   Sylmar - Corporate Office Map


Title: Instructional Designer
Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Director of Training

Job Description

Position Overview
We are seeking a qualified Instructional Designer to join the Corporate Training Team. This person will be primarily responsible for analysis, design, development, deployment and ongoing enhancements as needed of consistent training materials to support Training and Operations initiatives for Vallarta.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Write learning objectives, course content, scenarios, media scripts, practice activities, and assessments
• Create and maintain eLearning courses and online tests using Articulate Storyline and other development tools as required
• Create and maintain training manuals, product knowledge guides, technology training guides, and other printed training resources including, but not limited to Adobe InDesign, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint
• Collaborate with subject matter experts and across all departments within Vallarta to ensure training content is current, accurate, consistent and aligned with corporate goals
• Collaboratively design, develop, and curate learning programs and initiatives focused on instructional methods and teaching strategies, that drive business results
• Tracks and analyzes programs, provides metrics, determines and reports on trends, offers data-based recommendations

General Duties and Responsibilities
• Utilize the latest Instructional Systems Design techniques, including analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation to create cutting edge learning solutions
• Serve as a key partner in the creation of creative and engaging learning solutions to include instructor led training, eLearning, job aids, and other relevant training materials
• Assist with all areas of testing, course evaluations, analysis, feedback collection, and updating the training as required
• Assist with the development and implementation of training benchmarks for continuous improvement with training programs
• Openly and respectfully engage in all discussions relating to training issues; provide solution-based input and make logical recommendations
• Deliver projects efficiently so that tasks are completed on time and problems are anticipated or resolved quickly
• Develop instructional materials and support resources for meaningful use of digital/ instructional technologies in a variety of learning contexts
• Conducts industry research to determine learning solutions that promote best practices
• Manage multiple learning programs in multiple concurrent work-streams
• Build strong collaborative relationships with colleagues on the Training team, and companywide
• Other duties as assigned
Knowledge and Skills
• Demonstrated level of expertise in learning analysis and design thinking
• Demonstrated level of expertise in designing and developing learning solutions (e.g., web-based training, simulations, video-based training, etc.) that are exciting, fun and transformative
• Demonstrated ability to measure learning outcomes using appropriate evaluation methods
• Expert in various learning theories and methodology, instructional design, evaluation & measurement, content curation, performance consulting, needs analysis, and learning technology
• Outstanding editing, writing, and critical reasoning, interpersonal and communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to communicate complex concepts concisely and clearly

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and employees may perform other duties as directed. All employees are expected to perform any reasonable task or request that is consistent with fulfilling company goals and objectives


  • Required Education and Experience
  • · Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or relevant experience
  • Experience designing training for diverse learners
  • Flexible, able to manage changing priorities
  • Bilingual Spanish required

Required Experience

  • Physical Demands
  • Some travel, up to 25% as required by project
  • May also have to do some light lifting of supplies and materials from time to time
  • Will be required to spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers
  • Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
  • This is a Non-Exempt Level Position; Monday – Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

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