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Training Manager, Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Ryan Companies has an exciting new opportunity for a Training Manager! Do you have a passion for the growth and development of employees? Are you an experienced trainer and facilitator with instructional design ability? If so, join a growing company and play a key role in shaping the learning experience of over 1,400 employees.

In this role, you will assist in the creation of new blended learning opportunities, refresh existing materials and programs, coordinate learning events, deliver content and evaluate existing programs to align training, enhance sustainability and increase impact.

You would also:

    • Facilitate and/or co-facilitate existing professional development training sessions.
    • Collaborate with our Director of L&D to evaluate current curriculums and programs and determine ways to increase the effectiveness of all established training efforts.
    • Partner with departmental subject matter experts to support their training needs.
    • Create engaging learning activities and course content for in-room and online curricula, and other programs as needed.
    • Research learning industry trends, methodologies, and best practices and integrate those into professional application.
    • Evaluate and prioritize tasks in a constantly changing environment.

To be a successful candidate, you must have at least 7 years’ experience in both instructor-led training and instructional design. You must have excellent presentation and public speaking skills. You will especially stand out if you:

    • Are an enterprising, diplomatic, and proactive problem solver.
    • Can partner with subject matter experts and interpret customer needs, and translate into learning.
    • Are skilled in building and maintaining solid relationships, both internally and externally.
    • Have experience with learning management platforms and visual development tools (Captivate) and SCORM files.
    • Have excellent communication skills and can present ideas concisely, clearly, and effectively.
    • Have strong organizational skills, creative thinking skills, and curriculum planning ability.
    • Have a bachelor’s degree in organizational development (preferred) or equivalent work experience.

Candidates must provide examples of created content or materials and a video demonstrating presentation skills upon request.

If interested, please apply by clicking HERE.

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Instructional Designer, Cambria

Cambria is a privately held, family-owned company with an entrepreneurial vision. We bring a new perspective and approach to the countertop industry by providing our customers the highest quality natural quartz surfaces. With state-of-the-art facilities combined with the work ethic of experienced employee teams, Cambria has rapidly become an industry leader and is the place for you if you are looking to advance your career by becoming a member of a growing and dynamic team. 

Job Title: Instructional Designer 

Department: Human Resources 

Classification: Full-Time Salaried 

Reports to: Instructional Design Manager 

Location: Eden Prairie, MN 

Position Summary: 

As an Instructional Designer, you will assess, design, develop, implement, evaluate, and maintain training content. The candidate must have a working knowledge of adult learning, development process and collaboration best-practices, and be experienced in development and deployment applications (such as InDesign and LMS). 

Minimum Requirements: 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field 

Experience: 3-5 years of instructional design experience/curriculum and training development experience 

Systems: Google Suite and Microsoft Office. Development and deployment applications; Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Captivate/Lectora, LMS 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Work with subject matter experts to assess learning gaps 
    • Work independently and collaboratively to develop training materials for all delivery types (digital and classroom experiences) 
    • Write clear and concise behavior-based curriculum while incorporating the Cambria culture and brand standards 
    • Develop a thorough knowledge of the company’s business, processes and sales-centric approach, with a focus on Cambria’s values 
    • Collaborate with subject matter experts and stakeholders to develop accurate content and ensure effective delivery strategies are realized (classroom, blended, eLearning) 
    • Identify opportunities for multimedia technologies to enhance classroom-based instruction, self-study, or electronic/print tools to support training and development in the field 
    • Maintain an understanding of Cambria’s Learning Management System to adhere to its governance standards throughout any new training development project 
    • Evaluate the results of any training program designed and developed by the Learning and Development team and modify future programs to better meet the needs of Cambria 
    • Administer training within the LMS (load courses, support other department administrators and pull scheduled and requested training reports) 
    • Work with InDesign to create print-ready materials and partner with external clients for professional printing. 
    • eLearning scripting and basic design (to support eLearning development)

Qualifications & Skills: 

    • Aptitude to meet commitments and deadlines, work independently and collaboratively as required. 
    • Handles change well, self-motivated and stays focused under pressure 
    • Results oriented, including a strong sense of urgency 
    • Highly organized and superior attention to detail 
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high energy environment 
    • Demonstrated project management skills 
    • Strong computer skills required, including skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite
    • Well-developed skills in critical thinking, problem solving, planning, organization and execution 
    • Professional image and remarkable presentation skills 
    • Clearly communicate how to effectively perform soft skills and complex technical tasks 

Travel Requirements: Ability to travel off-site to other locations for meetings and presentations as needed. 

Physical Requirements: This is an office position requiring phone and computer use. 

Cambria offers a competitive benefits package that encompasses your health and well-being, financial health, retirement planning and time-off. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

If interested, please apply by clicking HERE.

We are an equal opportunity employer. 


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