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Global Instructional Design Lead

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Global Instructional Design Lead

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“3M is making incredible impact in communities around the globe. As the leader of 3M’s global community engagement, I am incredibly proud to say that you will be working alongside 3Mers, community partners and customers who are extremely committed to making positive and equitable change.” – Michael Stroik, vice president of community relations

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Global Instructional Design Lead, you will be responsible for designing and developing a wide range of learning solutions, both internally and externally for the Safety & Industrial Business Group (SIBG) marketing community and customers. You will also partner with our Division and Area teams to ensure the creation of engaging and effective customer education aligned to go-to-market models. Internally, your focus will be on creating learning solutions to upscale marketing skills and competencies for our SIBG marketing community.

You will have the opportunity to tap into your creativity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

+ Designing and developing on demand, virtual and instructor-led courses, videos, simulations, tests and certifications, and related online reference materials to internal teams and/or customers based on project and deliverable guidelines.

+ Creating outlines, storyboards, lesson plans, videos and/or scripts, using the latest technologies and tools, based on project deliverables.

+ Managing multiple projects and completing deliverables for all project phases (analysis / scoping, design, development, and implementation) as implemented thru 3M process and design standards.

+ Create regional and area localized versions of courses from global content (coordinate with country and regional stakeholders).

+ Aligning content to confirm workability with respect to adult learning principles, considering stakeholder, 3M brand, copyright, and legal and regulatory requirements.

Your Skills and Expertise To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

+ Bachelors degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

+ Five (5) years of experience in instructional design in a private, public, government or military environment

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

+ Strong foundation in and ability to apply adult learning concepts, hands-on learning practices, and objectives-based instructional approaches.

+ Excellent verbal and written skills, both for projects and working with project teams discussing and negotiating deliverables.

+ Expert-level instructional development skills, with significant experience creating a wide variety of high-quality products, including most of the following areas:

+ Interactive courses using Articulate 360

+ Production of professional audio, voiceovers, graphics and video;

+ Other forms of virtual and live training materials, including: student and facilitator materials, web/html content, simulations, guides, quick references, slicks, manuals, online help and other digital resources

+ Expert-level familiarity with industry standard development tools including: Adobe Suite, Articulate, Microsoft Office and HTML (coding)

+ Ability to complete tasks and projects independently and according to specified deliverables and timelines.

+ Experience working within a center of excellence for a large organization

+ Ability to coach, develop and lead others.

Travel: May include up to 20% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: Is not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

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Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.

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3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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Global Instructional Design Lead

Full time
Maplewood, MN

Published on 11/30/2022

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