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Learning Experience Manager - Ecolab

Ecolab's Institutional business seeks an innovative Learning Experience Manager who is passionate about challenging the learning status quo to incite learner curiosity and unlock new ways to drive performance through modern learning experiences.

The Manager, Learner Experience will be responsible for the design and development of innovative, learner-centered, and impactful learning experiences that enable strategic business objectives. This role requires knowledge and expertise in adult learning, instructional design, learning technology, and multimedia development.

What will you do

  • Identify the root cause of organizational talent gaps that limit the achievement of the business strategy and ideate solutions with stakeholders.
  • Architect learning solutions as part of learning project intake process.
  • Design and develop all types of learning solutions and experiences using a variety of development tools that exemplify good practices in learning experience design (classroom, experiential, on the job, virtual, digital, gamification, video, etc.).
  • Apply knowledge and skills in instructional design, development processes, tools, strategies, delivery, and evaluation methods to enable best in class sales and service.
  • Demonstrate strong project management skills and ability to lead, design and develop large-scale projects with tight deadlines and communicate project updates.
  • Be nimble, resilient, and adaptable to the ever-changing environment.
  • Manage through ambiguity and work through complex issues to achieve business results.
  • Stay current on learning theory, instructional design, delivery methods, and best practices with a focus on sales enablement.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 5+ years of experience directly related to instructional design; competency-based program design; innovative classroom design; complex, multi-media-rich e-learning experience design; hands-on digital and experience design; and instructional technology.
  • Deep understanding of current and emerging instructional design principles and learner-centered design methodologies with a demonstrated application through innovative learning experiences.
  • Experience applying behavioral, performance, and learning best practices and theories.
  • Demonstrated ability and passion for creating modern, visually appealing content for today’s learners that is aesthetically pleasing and easy to consume including PowerPoint, job aids, digital content, eBooks, eLearning, etc.
  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft tools, Adobe Suite, Articulate 360, Learning Management Systems, and/or other related talent technology and social collaboration tools.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed Master’s degree.
  • Professional certification in learning, organizational development, human resources or leadership development.
  • Experience working in a global organization where interaction across geographies, functions, and business units is key to success, including managing the creation of learning solutions in multiple languages.

Additional Duties

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. Employees may be required to assume other related duties as assigned.

About Ecolab’s Global Institutional Division

Ecolab’s Global Institutional business offers comprehensive products and programs that meet the needs of our customers – from restaurants, hotels and long-term care facilities to schools, commercial buildings and military facilities. We help our customers delight their guests, protect their reputations, and optimize their operations. Our training team supports the education and professional development of our team of 8500 associates with focus on improving capabilities in service, sales, and leadership.

**Ecolab is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If interested, please apply by clicking HERE.

 Date Posted:


Instructional Designer - Children's Heartlink

About the Company:

Children’s HeartLink is a nonprofit humanitarian organization based in Minneapolis. To save the lives of children with heart disease, we partner with organizations to train medical teams, provide education, and transform health care in underserved parts of the world. One in 100 children are born with a heart defect, and 90 percent of these children live where there is inadequate medical care. We currently support partner hospitals and programs in Brazil, China, India, Malaysia, and Vietnam.

Children’s HeartLink core values:

  • We care about and advocate for children with heart disease, their families, caregivers, and communities. 
  • We are resourceful and creative, continuously learning, and improving. 
  • We hold ourselves to the highest standards of quality in our work and integrity in our actions. 
  • We are one team, collaborating to use combined skills and strengths to share ideas and solve problems. 

I. Objective

The Instructional Designer will lead the design, development, revision and maintenance of curriculum content for Children’s HeartLink’s partners and medical volunteers. Key accountabilities for the position include, but are not limited to, conducting needs assessments, designing learning programs in a variety of delivery modes, developing learning support materials in multiple formats, customizing existing materials and evaluating training effectiveness. 

II. Supervision

The Instructional Designer will report directly to the Vice President of Programs. This position has no supervisory responsibilities

III. Responsibilities

A. Conduct curriculum/course analysis to identify knowledge gaps and specific curriculum/course
objectives, in collaboration with Country Directors, medical volunteers and partners.
B. Identify knowledge gaps and specific curriculum/course objectives.
C. Collaborate with Country Directors, medical volunteers and partners to design or source, and
implement effective blended learning curriculum that meets the defined learning objectives.
D. Collaborate with subject matter experts at partner sites to customize and localize existing courses.

E. Apply adult learning and instructional design principles to create interactive, engaging and high
impact learning experiences.
F. Create learning activities and support materials/media (written, audio, video, simulations, games,
etc.) to facilitate skill development and continuous learning.
G. Develop storyboards for e-learning and multi-media instruction.
H. Create a knowledge management library and manage content updates.
I. Track participants’ course completion and evaluate learning effectiveness.
J. Support Programs staff working on existing curriculum development activities.
K. Execute other duties as assigned

IV. General Office Responsibilities

A. Attend and participate in staff meetings, retreats, and special sessions.
B. Attend Children’s HeartLink events.
C. Participate in yearly performance reviews. 

V. Required Experience and Skills

A. Bachelor's degree in a related field.
B. At least five years of experience in instructional design or education with proficiency in
instructional design methods (ADDIE).
C. Clinical experience strongly preferred and cardiac clinical experience a plus.
D. Knowledge of blended learning models and remote trainings.
E. Experience working with international partners preferred.
F. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
G. Proficiency in e-learning design software (Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, etc.)
H. Experience working within various learning technology platforms including simulations,
knowledge/experience with extended reality (XR) learning technology is a plus.
I. Excellent skills in problem-solving, interpersonal communication, writing/editing, planning,
organization, time management, multi-tasking, productivity, and efficiency.
J. Ability to work independently and as part of a team in support of positive work culture.
K. Ability to deal with ambiguity and changing priorities.

VI. Additional Information 

A. Salary is competitive. This position offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, 
disability, and 403(b) with match.
B. Physical demands are the ability to sit for extended periods of time with the use of computer,
keyboard, and mouse. The job may include the ability to lift, move, or retrieve objects up to 30
pounds and bend, stoop, crouch, and reach to perform work functions

VII. How to Apply

    Qualified candidates should submit the following items to Ann Odens, Operations Manager, at ann@childrensheartlink.org:

    1) cover letter, including salary requirement;
    2) resume; and
    3) contact information for three references.

    Thank you for your interest in Children’s HeartLink

    Date Posted:


    LRV Maintenance Training Supervisor- Metro Transit

    Application Deadline: 06/01/21 11:59 PM

    Position Details:

    The LRV Maintenance Training Supervisor is part of the Light Rail Training Department. Duties include, but are not limited to, training for all activities associated with the maintenance of light rail vehicles, subsystems, and support equipment. With direction from the Manager of Rail Training and Development, the Maintenance Training Supervisor will develop and provide technical maintenance training to rail maintenance personnel on rail vehicle equipment and, in concert with department managers, will develop, administer and maintain records for all LRV Maintenance staff. The Maintenance Training Supervisor will also create and facilitate LRV Maintenance instruction programs for shop safety, Personnel Qualification Standards (PQS), Quarterly Department training, cross training with other departments, and specialized training; coordinate external provider testing; and create and maintain new employee and professional development training. In addition, they will acquire information on state-of-the-art practices in the industry and work with the Manager of Rail Training and Development to assess, design, develop, implement, and evaluate the Light Rail Maintenance department's training needs. The development and creation of trainings will be strongly supported by utilizing MS Word, MS Outlook, Storyline 360 (Articulate) and MS PowerPoint.

    SALARY: $73,694.40 - $111,238.40 Annually

      Minimum Requirements:

      Bachelor's degree in adult education, training and development, public administration, transportation, engineering, management or related field AND four years of experience in electrical, mechanical or railroad maintenance or closely related field. One of the years of experience must be as a supervisor, lead worker, training instructor or project manager in a maintenance/transit setting.


      An associate degree in adult education, training and development, public administration, transportation, engineering, management or related field AND six years of experience in electrical, mechanical or railroad maintenance or closely related field. One of the years of experience must be as a supervisor, lead worker, training instructor or project manager in a maintenance/transit setting.


      High school diploma/GED AND eight years of experience in electrical, mechanical or railroad maintenance or closely related field. One of the years of experience must be as a supervisor, lead worker, training instructor or project manager in a maintenance/transit setting. 

      License Requirements: 

      • Valid Drivers License with acceptable driving record

      What additional skills and experience would be helpful in this job (desired qualifications):

      • Project management experience in a maintenance area.
      • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Word, MS Outlook, Storyline 360 (Articulate) and MS PowerPoint.
      • Training and development experience. 
      • Experience conducting in-house classroom and field training. 
      • Maintenance, railroad, or transit agency experience. 
      • Experience creating computer-based training, instruction videos and eLearning

      If interested, please apply by clicking HERE.

      Date Posted:


      Senior Instructional Designer - Empowering Performance, Inc.

      Empowering Performance, Inc. (EPI) is seeking a Senior Instructional Designer with positive

      energy, technical savvy, curiosity, sense of humor, and service-driven professionalism to join our

      virtual team. If you are an experienced, creative, and detail-oriented instructional designer who

      can craft engaging learning experiences (online, virtual, and in-person), this job may be for you!


      • Ability to conceptualize, design, and produce digital learning materials (e.g., elearning courses, facilitator/participant guides, videos, performance support tools) of all kinds using proven instructional design principles
      • Ability to turn complex ideas/concepts into engaging instructional interactions
      • Exceptional skill in writing scenarios, scripts, and assessments
      • Experience providing creative direction, conducting peer reviews, and delivering feedback to other team members
      • Expertise in instructional design and a solid foundation of UX/UI design
      • A willing collaborator, but also able to develop ideas independently
      • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects
      • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
      • Exceptional communication with people at all levels in an organization, including clients and SMEs
      • Proficient in MS Office and Articulate 360 tools (Storyline and Rise)
      • A portfolio demonstrating your instructional design, writing, and elearning development capabilities


      • Experience copy editing
      • Experience with graphic design, illustration, and photo manipulation using Adobe Creative Suite (and other appropriate tools) in an instructional context
      • Experience with audio and video editing
      About EPI

      We take our work seriously while having fun at our jobs. And the pandemic didn't throw us for a loop because we've been working virtually for over a decade. Check us out at aboutepi.com

      We have an immediate need for someone with 5+ years of relevant experience, but are always looking for talented folks at all experience levels. Interested? Tell us about yourself and why you’d like to join our team.

      Please send your cover letter, resume, and a link to your portfolio to careers@aboutepi.com.

      No phone calls, please. Direct applications only; no recruiters. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

      Date Posted:


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