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Trainer / Instructional Designer

Cox Automotive

Oakbrook Terrace, IL
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Cox Automotive
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Company Cox Automotive
Title: Trainer / Instructional Designer
JobID: 1718593
Category: Training and Organizational Development
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time


The Instructional Designer for software technology will play an integral part in the Instructional Design Team. They will apply their knowledge of technology, vAuto Applications, educational methods and instructional design techniques to assist the Instructional Design Manager in analyzing learning issues, designing and delivering: in classroom instruction, eLearning courses, online training, blended and at times on-site training, to both employees and customers. This is a hybrid position that encompasses areas of, Instructional Design, Master Trainer, and Subject Matter Expert.

They will collaborate with Instructional Designers, Training Managers, Training Specialists, Support Staff and the Performance Management Team in needs assessment, and the development of learning solutions, at times delivering high quality learning experiences in the area of application content.


  • Determine solutions to meet operational learning needs
  • Design or adapt the software instruction to be delivered
  • Deliver new-hire training courses, serving as the Master Trainer for and learning advisor to new-hires in the area of product knowledge
  • Maintain and co-ordinate all new-hire class schedules
  • Drive improvement in product-knowledge, class delivery and new-hire learning
  • Validate new-hire progress; hold them accountable for their learning
  • Validate new product/enhancement knowledge for the performance team
  • Deliver training sessions to both employees and customers as needed
  • Leverage technology or social media where appropriate
  • Update all training materials as needed 


    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 2 Years’ Experience in training or teaching as a component of position 
    • Automotive Dealership Experience
    • Proficient in Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Sales Force – or similar CRM
    • eLearning Software knowledge
    • Educational Coursework
    • Instructional Design Coursework 
    • Excellent implementation skills with a strong bias toward “hands-on learning”

    About Cox Automotive


    Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®,®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit

    Cox Enterprises and its subsidiary companies are Equal Opportunity employers – M/F/Vets/Disabled.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

    Organization: Cox Automotive

    Primary Location: US-IL-Oakbrook Terrace-1901 S Meyers Rd

    Employee Status: Regular

    Job Level: Individual Contributor

    Shift: Day Job

    Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

    Schedule: Full-time

    Unposting Date: Ongoing
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