Instructional Designer - Organizational Learning & Development

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 56081

Position Summary:


General Summary:
Under general supervision, performs duties related to learning solutions, such as planning, analysis, design, development and evaluation. Performs instructional design, including the ability to educate and develop other educators, design learning solutions for a variety of organizational clients and applications, and contribute towards continuous improvement within the department. Performs learning solution project management and/or consultant role on project teams, serving as a business partner promoting effective learning solutions which support the goals of the organization. Delivers train-the-trainer training as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Conducts needs assessments, designs and develops appropriate curricula, learning plans and strategies for learning solutions.
2 Apply business, project management and client relationship skills to managing instructional design. Serves as a learning solutions partner to the organization, working directly and independently with client stakeholders and leaders.
3 Delivers Train the Trainer training as necessary for assigned projects and educator development purposes.
4 Functions as a consultant to departments, service lines or entities for System-wide or entity-wide initiatives requiring learning solutions and/or provides human performance improvement consulting.
5 Facilitates the planning, development, design, implementation and evaluation of System-wide education programs on topics including but not limited to Information Technology/Applications, Human Resource Development, Leadership Development and Clinical. May recommend non-training approaches.
6 Coordinates with outside trainers, educators and/or vendors to present courses within the organization.
7 Manages communications with project teams and other stakeholders.
8 Contributes to the advancement of departments learning & development process, knowledge and skills related to established and/or emerging training best practices for practical and effective application of needs assessment/analysis, design, development, delivery (through ISD) and evaluation
9 Serves as an agent of change, supporting department and organizational priorities with an ability to easily adapt as an early adopter of new processes, training approaches, and incorporating learning technologies in learning solution design
10 Acts as a learning solutions representative in leadership situations in absence of Coordinator or Manager.
11 Serves as an instructional design and/or education project management resource to other educators as requested to support projects or improve existing training programs.
12 Apply fundamental research skills to instructional design projects.
13 Researches, selects, and develops course/learning materials.


Required Skills


  • Other Strong background in Adult Learning Theory (ADDIE)
  • Levels of Evaluation
  • Instructional Systems Design (ISD)
  • Familiarity with a range of educational technologies and their application in supporting synchronous, asynchronous, and self-directed teaching and learning. (Captivate, Camtasia, Adobe Connect, PollEverywhere, and so on)
  • Expert in Desktop applications
  • Knowledge of SCORM, HTML and LMS preferred 
  • Strong project management and educational consulting background (with clients and educational peers),
  • Experience designing training for a wide range of training topics- technical (clinical and IT) and soft skills (HR development/Leadership development).
  • Familiarity with Human Performance Improvement to be able to triage/recommend non-training solutions.
  • Able to lead complex, multifaceted learning solution design and development projects, Proficient in multiple platforms and desktop applications;
  • Strong communication, project management, and leadership skills.
  • Perform quality control including evaluating, testing and editing deliverables after they are drafted or completed. Strong attention to detail a must


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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