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Instructional Designer

Job ID: R-007238 Date posted: 07/16/2019 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill

LPL Financial is in search of qualified candidates for our entry level Learning and Development Consultant- Design Strategy role. The Learning & Development Consultant is a high energy, innovative instructional designer responsible for developing training content. The L&D Consultant will assess, design and develop training interventions. They will also contribute to process improvement measures to ensure effective training to individuals and teams.
 The ideal candidate should be able to consult with business units to determine specific training needs and work with a Senior Learning and Development Consultant to create effective curriculum.

Essential Functions:

  • Contribute to retaining and growing internal employees by providing training on LPL Financial technology and business processing in a way that resonates with our client businesses and increases their adoption to drives efficiencies in their daily operations and business practices.
  • Leverage ADDIE process to develop value added training solutions.
  • Assists in implementing strategies to track and communicate training status updates.
  • Ensures that training information provided to department or functional unit staff members is accurate, consistent and delivered within prescribed protocols.  
  • May deliver training for cross-functional teams in a continuous learning environment.
  • Maintain and continually expand knowledge of new learning approaches, technologies and tools through ongoing research and experimentation.
  • Work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), global internal customer groups, and source materials to develop interactive and engaging online courses and learning interactions.
  • Measure training effectiveness/ROI and address specific feedback to revise content as needed.
  • Create and edit audio and video deliverables.
  • Maintain and continually expand knowledge of new learning approaches, technologies and tools through ongoing research and experimentation.

Preferred Job Requirements:

  • Expertise in eLearning development applications (e.g., Storyline, Captivate, Articulate, Camtasia)
  • Experience developing to eLearning technical standards (SCORM, AICC, xAPI)
  • Use of graphic design applications to develop visually appealing and engaging eLearning solutions
  • Proven project management experience with the ability to prioritize, manage and complete multiple projects with tight deadlines to communicate and collaborate with SME’s, global stakeholders and internal customer groups
  • Experience in video and audio editing
  • Experience with learning theory and instructional technologies
  • Experience with instructional design methodology
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in education - experience3 - 5 years of experience in instructional development, adult learning theory, technical writing
  • Ability to independently design and develop instructionally sound instructor-led training required

About LPL Financial:

LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer*. We serve independent financial advisors and financial institutions, providing them with the technology, research, clearing and compliance services, and practice management programs they need to create and grow thriving practices. LPL enables them to provide objective guidance to millions of American families seeking wealth management, retirement planning, financial planning and asset management solutions. LPL and its affiliates have more than 3,700 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego.

Our Culture:

If you join LPL, you will join a culture that believes in delivering a world-class client experience and looks to all employees to contribute to that goal by sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for continuous improvement. As a destination of choice, our top priorities are growth and development, social responsibility, and financial health for our employees. 

We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits, including a wellness facility with onsite fitness classes, healthy meal choices, and a walk-in clinic. We support employee financial health through a 401k match, ESPP, and employee discounts. Work/life balance is our foundation and is supported through paid holidays, and paid time off (including time to volunteer). We foster a diverse work environment through Employee Resource Groups and diverse strategic partnerships.  

Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please login or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2017, based on total revenue.

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