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Director, Instructional Solutions Development

Prudential


Location:
United States, United States
Date:
12/12/2017
2017-12-122018-01-10
Job Code:
422518
Prudential
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Position Title: Director, Instructional Solutions Development
Job Code: 422518
Job Location: United States
Description:

In support of Prudential’s US Businesses, within Enabling Solution’s Learning & Development Knowledge Management group, the  Director, Instructional Solutions Development, will be committed to developing the strategic and tactical direction that will serve to execute focused innovative solutions.

 

This leader will be responsible for the learning strategies related to instructional curriculum design and development, implementation and sustainability. This role reports into the Vice President, Learning & Development Knowledge Management, and will lead a team of (2) managers, 15 instructional designers and learning technologists located in various sites in the U.S. These teams are focused on developing and executing learning approaches that influence engagement, on the job performance, and a continuous learning environment.

Through the curriculum and course design and development, the team of professionals will ensure measurable solutions are implemented. Additionally, it will be important for this leader to care for their teams need to adapt to business environment change, be fully engaged with their dispersed virtual team structure and drives consistent talent development and engagement while modeling what it takes to be successful amidst a complex and matrix organization.

 

This leader will partner with 3 other functional leaders. The Director, Consulting & Facilitation oversees the analysis of business client training needs and ensures the delivery of new hire training and courseware are high quality. The Manager of Knowledge Management Solutions oversees knowledge management technologies and technical processes. The Manager of Demand and Governance ensures that all administration and reporting needs are accurate and timely.

 

Additional Responsibilities:

 

• Develop a technology strategy and multi year plan for technical systems, upgrades, and innovations

• Manage the budget for all technologies for the organization - PCs, portals, software, hardware, licensing, etc

• Mentor instructional developers and technologists on consultative behaviors, system thinking, and develop cross training plans to expand the total skill base for the technology team

• Consult with L&D leaders on the current and emerging technologies, to source for new technologies

• Serve as internal expert on learning technology tools and techniques

• Demonstrate the ability to influence without authority to secure buy-in and alignment for learning activities; build strong strategic relationships within the organization to promote the learning strategy

• Measure/analyze performance of all learning programs and approaches and take action based on analysis and communicate results and action plans


  • Master’s Degree and/ or 10 years equivalent experience in a learning and development leadership role overseeing the designing and developing of learning solutions which include web portals, distance meeting technologies, CBT, LCMS/LMS administration, virtual classroom technologies, WIKI’s, Blogs, multi-media (video/audio), simulations, gamification, micro learning and programming
  • Financial services industry knowledge and experience preferred
  • Experience with technology vendor management and staff augmentation of eLearning development
  • Proven leadership in managing, inspiring and mentoring virtual teams
  • Successful in taking intelligent risks and driving collaboration, innovation and strategic thinking that produces business value and outcomes
  • Deep understanding of core and emerging Learning & Development technologies and best practices
  • Strong presentation and verbal communication skills that can influence and negotiate solutions
  • CPLP preferred
  • Travel May be required (25%)
  • Work Location - Flexible (can be 100% remote) or Telecommuting to a Prudential location – Dresher PA, Plymouth MN, Jacksonville FL, Newark NJ, Portland ME, Scottsdale AZ, Hartford CT, Dubuque IA

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Corporate Development & Training
Schedule: Full-time
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