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Title:  Instructional Designer

Req ID:  14663
Category:  Training & Development
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

We are currently looking for an Instructional Designer, to join our team at our headquarters, in Mentor, OH! This individual will directly support our Service Training Department through the design & production of training programs. These include, but are not limited to, self-paced interactive multi-media programs (Web-based, E-Learning and Blended programs), programs to facilitate training, product introductions and distance learning applications. In addition, they will design and produce programs using CGI, animations and video /photography to support multi-media production. This person will work with the Service Training and Service Management teams, utilizing Instructional System Design (ISD) methodologies to create best in class solutions for our Customer’s training needs. Every day, something special happens at STERIS.  What will YOU help us do next? 

Essential Functions

  • Design training projects and perform instructional design and development of both blended and self-paced interactive programs.
  • Utilize appropriate e-Learning tools and software to transfer knowledge into e-Learning methodology.
  • Design, develop, and author interactive and engaging instructional materials with assessments and simulations using a variety of tools and applications to include, audio, video, animation, narrated presentations, podcasts, webcasts, simulations, and virtual learning environments.
  • Design and develop materials to support both facilitators and participants in instructor-led and blended training programs taking adult learning principles into account.
  • Utilize instructional design principles or models (e.g. ADDIE, ISD, etc.) to effectively develop courses for new and existing training content.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of learning solutions and use evaluation data to support the learning and development continuous improvement process.
  • Use critical thinking and problem-solving skills; skills in extracting and assimilating chunks of information, working them into logical framework, applying principles of behavioral sciences; systematically searching for related information.
  • Effectively utilize the processes for designing and developing learning solutions, including use of electronic learning content development programs to manage design and development project workflows.
  • Consult with key stakeholders and subject matter experts to identify job tasks and knowledge/performance gaps.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of learning programs and make future recommendations accordingly. Track and trend training/qualification performance.
  • Recommend designs and develop creative learning solutions that include, but are not limited to, classroom training, eLearning and blended learning solutions.
  • Evaluate and provide recommendations on using new instructional technologies, innovative instructional practices, and new course delivery methods.
  • Be knowledgeable in the areas of course design, virtual learning environments, course management, and evaluation systems.
  • Design and develop print materials including participant/facilitator guides and job aids.
  • Develop an effective instructional strategy/learning plan and design documents for each learning intervention based upon established learning objectives and the characteristics of a given target audience.
  • Ensure high levels of Customer service and satisfaction. Meets and strives to exceed Customer expectations.

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Adult Education, Communications or related area required. Master’s Degree preferred.  
  • Demonstrated expertise in media development is required.
  • 2-4+ years’ experience in multi-media authoring/production.
  • 2+ years’ experience in the creation of training programs for the maintenance and repair of electrical, mechanical or electronic equipment preferred.
  • Knowledge of Instructional System Design methodologies used in technical course and curriculum development.
  • Working knowledge of multi-media interactive authoring software. Experience with Captivate, Creative Suite, and Flash or related software highly desired.
  • Expertise in working with a Learning Management Systems (LMS).
  • Experience in video production and video post-production desired.
  • Excellent graphic design capabilities.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer literacy and programming knowledge.
  • Ability to work with peers and management of all levels.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to develop, organize, and complete assigned projects within timelines.
  • Demonstrated, effective organizational and communication skills.



STERIS is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

Req ID:  14663
Category:  Training & Development
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

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