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Instructional Design & Technology

Senior Instructional Designer

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Senior  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range $57k - $106k  


HM Health Solutions 

Job Description:  

Job Summary

This job analyzes, designs, develops and evaluates complex learning solutions to support business and performance objectives. The incumbent conducts complex detailed job and task analysis, identifying skill gaps based on learning objectives which are aligned to the business and performance objectives. Analyzes and selects the most appropriate strategy, methodologies and technologies to maximize the learning experience and impact.   Applies instructional design techniques to build the conceptual detailed design plans for complex learning initiatives with responsibility for the overall design integrity of the learning solution. Gathers data to answer specific questions regarding the value or impact of learning and performance solutions; focuses on the impact of learning solutions and creates overall measures of system effectiveness leverages findings to increase effectiveness and provide recommendations for change. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Design and develop learning solutions. Design and develop on-line training using a variety of development tools. Create job aids, manuals, simulations, case studies, role plays to achieve desired learning objectives. Publish learning solution content to various sites ensuring targeted audience access. Review output from training vendor to ensure courses are addressing defined learning objectives 
  • Conduct evaluation of learning solutions. Evaluate new instructional strategies, methods, technologies and tools related to instructional design, development and delivery. Measure results of learning solution to ensure solution met learning objectives and performance goals. 
  • Communicate effectively.  Lead, influence or negotiate others to achieve desired work results; utilize excellent client interaction and advisory skills. Work effectively with others to achieve common goals and exercises effective interpersonal influence. Facilitate process and project meetings and influence at various levels in the organization. 
  • Lead complex training related projects ensuring projects remain on time and within budget. Identify and manage all resources. Develop and manage project plans and time lines utilizing project management standards. Identify risks and puts into place contingency plans. Tracks and reports progress. Function as the liaison between vendors, internal team and customers. 
  • Other duties as assigned or requested. 



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent 


  • None 


  • Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework Instructional Design or Training & Development 
  • Master’s Degree with major coursework in Instructional Design or Training & Development 



  • 5 years Employee training, including training or performance analysis 
  • 5 years Instructional design, training methodologies,  delivery, and/or training technology 
  • 5 years Creating requirement documents, training proposals, learning objectives, and other training-related recommendations. 


  • 7 years Employee training, including training or performance analysis 
  • 7 years Instructional design, training methodologies,  delivery, and/or training technology 
  • 7 years Creating requirement documents, training proposals, learning objectives, and other training-related recommendations 

Licenses or Certifications 

  • ASTD or other certifications in needs analysis, instructional design, performance consulting, measurement and evaluation 


Physical, Mental Demands and Working Conditions

Position Location 

  • Office-based

Teaches / trains others regularly 

  • Occasionally 

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site 

  • Rarely 

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees) 

  • Never 

Physical work site required  

  • Yes 

Lifting: up to 10 pounds 

  • Frequently 

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds 

  • Occasionally 

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds 

  • Rarely 

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies 

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.  

Pay Range Minimum: 

  • $57,700.00 

Pay Range Maximum: 

  • $106,700.00 

Base pay is determined by a variety of factors including a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and expected contributions, as well as internal peer equity, market, and business considerations.  The displayed salary range does not reflect any geographic differential Highmark may apply for certain locations based upon comparative markets. 

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