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Instructional Designer Associate - National Remote - 2229932

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group

Franklin, TN, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with subject matter experts (SMEs) and customer leadership to identify learning needs
  • Design and develop online instructor-led and self-paced learning solutions using e-learning authoring tools in various formats, including instructor-led presentations, graphics, audio, video, job aids, games, and animation technologies
  • Integrate instructional strategies for adult learners considering technology and time constraints
  • Deliver classroom (virtual) learning experiences
  • Collaborate with peers across the training organization to evaluate and improve learning solutions
  • Communicate effectively with customers, learning audience and peers
  • Use project management systems to monitor, update, and report on the status of ongoing projects
  • Manage project timelines and deliverables to ensure timely completion of tasks.
  • Use Agile methodologies to meet deadlines and plan for and execute project planning tasks

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience with instructional design authoring tool(s)
  • 1 + years of experience designing and developing engaging, effective, and large-scale learning programs that adhere to adult learning principles
  • 1 + years of experience collaborating with subject matter experts, trainers, and other professionals to identify learning needs, develop learning objectives, and implement appropriate instructional strategies
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and experience with effective project planning, execution, administrative tasks, and delivery
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft 365 products (Word, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.)
  • Have a dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
  • Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
  • Live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet service

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SharePoint (document access, upload/sharing, storage)
  • Experience with project management tool(s) such as Asana, Trello, or JIRA, and comfortable using agile methodologies for project planning and execution
  • Proficient in authoring tools such as Rise 360, Vyond, Canva, PowerPoint, Kahoot, Camtasia, or Adobe Creative Suite and LMS platforms
  • Any experience building engaging, effective, online learning courses and tools, and using current and successful strategies within a corporate environment
  • Experience with incorporating multiple media elements into learning programs including audio, video, animation, simulation, and self-developed graphics
  • Experience in conducting learning analysis
  • Proven ability to work through ambiguity self-manage complex projects and related administrative tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Work samples and/or portfolio submitted with application
  • Creative problem-solving skills, with the ability to think outside the box to develop innovative solutions to complex challenges
  • Adaptability and flexibility, with the ability to adjust to changing priorities and requirements as needed
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • A customer-focused mindset, with a commitment to delivering high-quality, engaging learning experiences that meet the needs of learners and stakeholders

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The hourly range for this role is $23.22 to $45.43 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

Application Deadline: This will be posted for a minimum of 2 business days or until a sufficient candidate pool has been collected. Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.

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