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Location:Lynchburg, VA
Company:Pacific Life
First posted:May 04, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

About Pacific Life:
WHERE YOUR POTENTIAL MEETS OUR PURPOSE: At Pacific Life, you are given the opportunities and challenges to embrace your potential and achieve your personal best, every day. What you find here is something special - it's purposeful work done with a shared set of values that brings us all together. ABOUT US: Pacific Life offers life insurance, annuities, and mutual funds, along with a variety of investment products and services, all of which provide The Power to Help You Succeed. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Pacific Life is a Fortune 500 company with approximately 2800 employees. We pride ourselves in providing a work environment that is challenging, inclusive, collaborative and results-oriented. We firmly believe each employee plays a part in our continued growth and success.

Job Description:

The Learning Design Analyst ( Instructional Designer) uses knowledge of both the life insurance industry and the training function to design and create a variety of learning solutions to support strategic business initiatives and provide effective learning opportunities that enhance Life Division Associates' industry knowledge, productivity, and job satisfaction. 

  • Conduct needs assessments and job analysis to determine training needs.  Define instructional goals/objectives and select appropriate delivery methods.

  • Research and develop instructional training content.

  • Write narratives and collaborate with eLearning Developers to develop storyboards and/or wireframes.

  • Design and build interactive instructor-led learning experiences using a variety of training methods and reinforcement strategies (e.g., case studies, stories, small group activities, games, simulations, etc.). Create trainers' guides, participant materials, visuals, job aids, etc. and facilitate sessions.

  • Create and implement appropriate project documents, task plans, timelines, and schedules.

  • Work with project team, subject matter experts, and key stakeholders to ensure effective communication.  Implement and manage learning deliverable approvals as appropriate.

Design and implement training evaluation strategies to measure learning outcomes and business impacts.  Analyze and distribute data appropriately.

Combination of 7+ years instructional design and/or training content development required.  Requires demonstrated knowledge of instructional design theory, adult learning principles, and instructor-led delivery skills. Must possess excellent writing skills. Life insurance industry acumen related to products, marketing, distribution, sales designs, regulations and/or administration is preferred.  Must be able to plan and manage time effectively to meet project deadlines. Must be comfortable working in an environment of change.  Ability to work effectively with employees at all levels within the organization is also required. Degree in Instructional Design or related field recommended.

Limited travel may be required.

Working independently or within project structure, must be able to design and execute a variety of learning deliverables within scheduled timeframes to meet defined learning objectives. Learning content can be complex supporting knowledge and skill acquisition of sophisticated product designs, sales designs, or administrative systems.

Works with minimal assistance.

Responsible for decision-making related to all types of Life Division learning solutions, deliverables, and training delivery methods leveraging instructional design principles. 

Join the Pacific Life team and watch your career grow! We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive salary and bonus program
  • Medical, dental, and vision as part our commitment in investing in the health and wellbeing of our employees
  • Two retirement savings plans: 401k savings plan with company match and Company Retirement Contribution (company-paid)
  • Generous vacation time and holiday pay
  • And much more!

    EEO Statement:
    Pacific Life Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at Pacific Life Insurance Company.

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