Covance Learning & Development Designer in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Overview

The Learning & Development Designer will be a part of a small team and will focus on executing central strategies and creating formal and informal learning solutions. The successful candidate will work closely with senior leaders, SMEs and other team members to develop a variety of delivery options.

  • Design and develop materials using sound instructional design practices such as the ADDIE model and applying Adult Learning Principles

  • Utilize multiple delivery and distribution channels including e-learning, web-based, instructor-led, virtual classroom, mobile, and social collaborative learning programs

  • Use instructional design and multi-media tools (Articulate Storyline, Adobe eLearning Suite and Master Collection, Camtasia, Captivate, Photoshop, Illustrator, Macromedia Flash, and Premier Pro) to provide global learning offerings

  • Conduct classroom-based training sessions, both live and virtual

  • Take action to improve overall quality, effectiveness and relevance of work products and supporting infrastructure on an ongoing basis

  • Maintain LMS content and vendor support interfaces (SkillSoft, CEB)

  • Keep current with changes in the field of learning and development, and remain proficient at new training theories and techniques


Required Qualifications

  • 3-5 plus years of related instructional design experience. Experience developing content for global multi-lingual audiences. Candidate must have previous experience with global SME’s, stakeholders, and learners.

  • Engaging and experienced facilitator/instructional designer who will not only lead classroom instruction, but also use creativity, innovation and knowledge of adult learning concepts to develop, enhance and continually improve our classroom and blended learning programs. You will create end user training programs as well as curriculum development.

  • Experience implementing technology agnostic social learning methods such as Communities of Practice (CoP), Expertise Location, Streaming Video, Blogs to develop critical talent segments

  • Expertise with course authoring software; Articulate 360 or similar software

  • Willingness and ability to travel periodically (up to 30%), non-traditional work schedules as needed


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the ADDIE (Analysis, Design, Develop, Implement, Evaluation) and/or Successive Approximation Model (SAM) to develop learning programs

  • Ability to create project plans, identify key stakeholders, define criteria for success, and effectively manage scope, teams, and deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to use web-based applications for collaboration and facilitation, e.g., WebEx, Skype, social media sites, etc

  • Professional memberships/certifications (e.g., ATD, SHRM, NBCC, etc.)

Job Number 2018-23119

Job Category Human Resources

Position Type Full-Time

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.