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Instructional Design

Instructional Designer

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range $57k - $95k  

We are hiring for an Instructional Designer in one of the following locations London, Winnipeg or Toronto. 

The Instructional Designer, Learning Content Development, will work collaboratively with the Senior Instructional Designers, Instructional Designers, and Learning Relationship Managers to determine learning objectives and design training materials (e-learning lessons, facilitator guides, learner materials, evaluation materials, etc.) to help meet the key objectives of Workplace Solutions Learning & Development.

What you will do 

Conduct lesson analysis:

  • Using the program/content analysis, develop the lesson analysis to gather the relevant information and materials needed to identify the lesson-specific goals. 
  • Effectively interview and collaborate with assigned subject matter experts to identify required information.
  • Research available, relevant resource materials that provide information about jobs/tasks/competencies.

Facilitate/coordinate meetings:

  • Facilitate individual and group meetings and interactions.
  • Onboard SMEs and contribute to kick-off meeting.
  • Prepare meeting agenda and facilitate meeting flow.
  • Ask appropriate questions to drive the conversation forward.
  • Document and share meeting minutes, outputs, and action items.

Design and develop training curriculums and materials:

  • Determine learning objectives.
  • Prepare a detailed content outline of the training design.
  • Design the learning materials and media.
  • Develop and participate in “pilot” of new training programs.
  • Finalize and implement learning materials and media.
  • Support facilitators/instructors and obtain feedback on the effectiveness of training design.

What you will bring 

  • Strong understanding of current adult learning theories and practices.
  • 1+ years in an Instructional Design position or relevant experience.
  • Certificate/degree in adult education an asset.
  • Willingness to keep current with the latest technologies and learning trends. 
  • Previous experience designing and developing learning and development materials (facilitator materials, learner materials, curriculums, job aids).
  • Demonstrated ability to engage learners through creativity.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate with various peers and leaders across business functions and departments.
  • Proven time management skills through effective project management.
  • Responds positively to organizational, departmental, and process change.
  • Proficiency with one or more eLearning design tools (e.g., Articulate 360, Camtasia, Snagit, Vyond).
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Experience in Group Insurance would be an asset.
  • The ability to speak, read, and write in French is an asset. 
  • Experience with Learning Management software (e.g., SumTotal, Geo learning) and Knowledge Management software (SharePoint, CRM) is an asset.

The base salary for this position is between $57,100-$95,200 annually.  This represents base salary only and does not represent other variable compensation components of our total compensation ( i.e. annual bonus, commission etc).  If you are selected to move forward in our recruitment process, your recruiter will be able to discuss additional details of our total rewards program with you.

Career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting, closing dates will vary depending on the search activity. All applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Be your best at Canada Life- Apply today!

Being a part of Canada Life means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.

You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences. 

Together, as part of a great team, you’ll deliver on our shared purpose to improve the well-being of Canadians. It’s our driving force. Become part of a strong and successful company that’s trusted by millions of Canadians to do the right thing.

Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations. 

We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential. 

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Canada Life policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact talentacquisitioncanada@canadalife.com. 

Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.