Instructional Design Lead

 •  HarleyDavidson Milwaukee, WI

8 - 10 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/08/17
Milwaukee, WI
8 - 10 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/08/17


ob Summary
Since 1903, our bold and unique purpose has been fulfilling dreams of personal freedom for our customers – and we live our purpose every day. It's more than just a business to us. Our passion for our products and loyalty to our millions of riders and fans worldwide inspire us to deliver premium motorcycles, parts and accessories, apparel, and unmistakable and unmatched experiences.

From Milwaukee to Milano, and many places in between, our employees are essential to our success. We need people who wake up every day with a passion for customers and who come to work with the creativity and drive to make amazing things happen.

In this role, you will be a critical component of the Harley-Davidson University (HDU) curriculum development team with responsibility for instructional design, development and delivery of course content. Your primary role will be to provide adult learning expertise tostakeholders, project managers and subject matter experts to assess and translate business needs into effective adult training solutions. 

This is what you'll do:
- Ensure successful implementation of training, taking the material beyond functional tobecome inspirational and meaningful, fully satisfying the learning needs of the business while utilizing instructional design processes to support the delivery of corporate strategic pillars and initiatives to the dealer network
- Offer consultation to other teams and departments on instructional design and assessment toimplement and maintain training
- Understand key learning related systems, tools and resources supporting HDU to effectively apply instructional design to multi-media material, including evaluation instruments and rapid/agile development techniques.
- Design, develop and deploy training content based on business needs
- Design and maintain standard processes to design and develop training content to the H-D Dealer Network
- Curator of external existing curriculum/learning content and understands how they fit in a particular training program
- Provide project management support for training projects with tight deadlines collaboratingwith and influencing individuals from a variety of stakeholder groups to drive business transformation and growth
- Recommend and maintain instructional design standards for design and development processes, templates and materials supporting new content development based on best inclass

Education Required
Bachelor’s degree preferred in relevant discipline. Master’s degree preferable.

Experience Required
We are looking for someone…
- Who typically has eight (8) years of relevant experience designing and developing content and materials for teaching and learning. Experience could include a combination of practical experiences in training/educational organizations
With deep knowledge of adult learning and instructional design
- Who has hands-on experience implementing adult learning projects
With experience with rapid instructional design (RID) incorporating learning techniques that strive to design the learning environment with more practice, feedback and experiences rather than presentations required
- Who has the ability to link learning needs to design solutions
- Who is a strong team player, have excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to influence and interact effectively with all levels of the organization
With experience designing, creating storyboards and writing content for highly interactive training and/or video games

Supplemental Information
We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401(k) program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. We believe that employees do their best work when they are free to be themselves. This means our dress code is relaxed, and all types of work styles are welcomed.

Auto req ID: 5615BR

ob Summary
Since 1903, our bold and unique purpose has been fulfilling dreams of personal freedom for our customers – and we live our purpose every day. It's more than just a business to us. Our passion for our products and loyalty to our millions of riders and fans worldwide inspire us to deliver premium motorcycles, parts and accessories, apparel, and unmistakable and unmatched experiences.

From Milwaukee to Milano, and many places in between, our employees are essential to our success. We need people who wake up every day with a passion for customers and who come to work with the creativity and drive to make amazing things happen.

In this role, you will be a critical component of the Harley-Davidson University (HDU) curriculum development team with responsibility for instructional design, development and delivery of course content. Your primary role will be to provide adult learning expertise tostakeholders, project managers and subject matter experts to assess and translate business needs into effective adult training solutions. 

This is what you'll do:
- Ensure successful implementation of training, taking the material beyond functional tobecome inspirational and meaningful, fully satisfying the learning needs of the business while utilizing instructional design processes to support the delivery of corporate strategic pillars and initiatives to the dealer network
- Offer consultation to other teams and departments on instructional design and assessment toimplement and maintain training
- Understand key learning related systems, tools and resources supporting HDU to effectively apply instructional design to multi-media material, including evaluation instruments and rapid/agile development techniques.
- Design, develop and deploy training content based on business needs
- Design and maintain standard processes to design and develop training content to the H-D Dealer Network
- Curator of external existing curriculum/learning content and understands how they fit in a particular training program
- Provide project management support for training projects with tight deadlines collaboratingwith and influencing individuals from a variety of stakeholder groups to drive business transformation and growth
- Recommend and maintain instructional design standards for design and development processes, templates and materials supporting new content development based on best inclass

Education Required
Bachelor’s degree preferred in relevant discipline. Master’s degree preferable.

Experience Required
We are looking for someone…
- Who typically has eight (8) years of relevant experience designing and developing content and materials for teaching and learning. Experience could include a combination of practical experiences in training/educational organizations
With deep knowledge of adult learning and instructional design
- Who has hands-on experience implementing adult learning projects
With experience with rapid instructional design (RID) incorporating learning techniques that strive to design the learning environment with more practice, feedback and experiences rather than presentations required
- Who has the ability to link learning needs to design solutions
- Who is a strong team player, have excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to influence and interact effectively with all levels of the organization
With experience designing, creating storyboards and writing content for highly interactive training and/or video games

Supplemental Information
We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401(k) program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. We believe that employees do their best work when they are free to be themselves. This means our dress code is relaxed, and all types of work styles are welcomed.

Auto req ID: 5615BR

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