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Instructional Design Specialist

Location: Sheetz Corporate - Claysburg, PA

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION:

Analyze, design, develop, deliver, and evaluate effective and efficient training solutions that increase job performance and develop the skills of all employees in order to execute the Sheetz mission. Act as an instructional design and development subject matter expert and mentor to the Instructional Designers by reviewing training solutions and providing recommendations for improvement.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)
  1. Support Talent Development Strategic Initiatives in alignment with organizational goals and strategy.
  2. Drive innovation in training solutions by coaching and mentoring Instructional Designers and fellow Specialists. Identify when team members need support and collaborate with the Instructional Design Supervisor to determine approach.
  3. Use sound project management methodologies to track the project plan: determine resources, mitigate risks, ensure deliverables meet customer and end user requirements, and ensure program milestones and timelines are met.
  4. Conduct needs analysis, which includes, but is not limited to, analyzing learners, conducting task analysis, performing gap analysis and establishing measures to evaluate the effectiveness of the training solution as needed to measure learner’s knowledge, skills, behaviors and improved job performance Monitor reporting to ensure training execution, training completion, as well as communication of metrics to appropriate business partners.
  5. Assist in creating and maintaining Sheetz instructional design standards and templates to ensure the Instructional Design Team achieves the desired performance objectives, in alignment with department and/or organizational objectives.
  6. Apply knowledge of learning theories, instructional design models, learning modalities and emerging technologies to all training solutions.
  7. Implement and deliver creative and innovative training solutions utilizing a variety of learning methods and modalities as well as and integrate training solutions within appropriate curriculums and learning systems.
  8. Ensure all training solutions, development programs, and reference materials are current.
  9. Collaborate and promote working relationships with business partners and subject matter experts to establish learning objectives, review content for accuracy and meaning and ensure efficient and effective training solutions.
  10. Conduct thorough research of advancements in technology, trends and best practices in the learning and development industry, as well as benchmark other retailers to make recommendations to integrate innovations into educational projects.

REQUIREMENTS: (Equivalent combinations of education, licenses, certifications and/or experience may be considered)

Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design or related field required
  • Master Degree in Instructional Design or related field preferred
Experience
  • 4+ years combined experience in designing, developing and facilitating learning programs and project management experience required
  • Minimum of 2+ years of project management experience required
  • Minimum of 4+ years of research experience in current trends of learning theories, methods, and models as well as emerging technologies required
  • Minimum of 4+ years of teaching and facilitating preferred.
Licenses/Certifications
  • Instructional Design Certification preferred
  • Valid Drivers’ License
Tools & Equipment
    General Office Equipment

 

ABOUT SHEETZ
Sheetz, Inc. is a fast-growing, family-owned, food/convenience company that has been in business since 1952. Sheetz has over 600 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.


Our mission at Sheetz has been to meet the needs of customers on the go. Of course, things have changed over those nearly 70 years. Life is faster and busier, and customers expect us to be there when they need us most. One thing that hasn't changed is our commitment to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we operate. Sheetz donates millions of dollars every year to the charities it holds dear.

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