Zurich NA Design and Development Specialist in Saint Paul, Minnesota
Design and Development Specialist
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Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, we have over 150 years of experience, serve more than 25 industries, and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities so you can reach your full potential and foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. With the support of people like you, we are optimistic about leading the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve.
Zurich is currently looking for a Design and Development Specialist for our Crop Claims division. This position may work out of one of the following North American offices: 100% Virtual
Designs and develops learning solutions across a variety of topics such as insurance knowledge, workflows/processes, technical systems, professional and management development. Works in collaboration with Program Managers and Subject Matter Experts to design and develop instructionally sound learning material to address specific tactical needs within the organization or defined target objectives. Participates in the following phases of the learning solution lifecycle: analysis, design, development and evaluation.
Additional responsibilities will include:
Assesses the training and development needs of customers, provides technical advice, and develops training interventions that enable customers to close performance gaps or improve quality and productivity related performance
Creates measurable course objectives and goals. Follows up on the impact of previous training initiatives to determine if new performance issues exist
Maintains flexibility and adjusts project plans as needed to meet business unit goals
Prepares detailed technical information for different types of audiences and skill sets.
Determines the best method for delivery of training to customers and follows trends in the training field in order to provide the best and latest techniques
Updates and revises training materials and resets priorities and the use of various resources to meet changing needs and goals
Develops material for a variety of delivery methods.
Bachelors Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Curriculum Design areaOR
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Curriculum Design area
Strong sound instructional design practices and principles for various modalities and delivery methods
Strong technical writing and editing skills
Ability to demonstrate creativity in the design of training methodologies and materials
Strong knowledge of web meeting tools
Strong project management and time management skills
Strong Microsoft Office skills
Strong working knowledge of course development tools such as Articulate, Captivate, Tool Book, Lectora, and Adobe Flash
Experience in financial services/insurance environment
Experience consulting with business partners or clients
Experience in meeting facilitation
Knowledge of the global learning and development marketplace, consultants and providers of L&D solutions
As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.
A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?
Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.
As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet
Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.
Location(s): AM - Remote Work (US)
Remote Working: Yes
Schedule: Full Time
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