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Alliant Energy Instructional Designer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

4945BRJob Responsibilities:

  • You will support the design/creation, delivery and direction of current and future instructional design (e-learning, classroom, and other delivery modes) in order to advance the objectives of the company..

  • You will engage key partners to conduct needs analysis and define requirements for learning programs and tools across the organization.

  • You will ensure instructional design is aligned with adult education best practices; analyze current trends, industry direction, and adult learning theory to help support the overall strategy.

  • You will deliver training solutions to close performance gaps and address development needs of the business, including programs related to leadership and supervisory skills, team development, competencies, customer relations skills, diversity, interviewing skills, and other non-technical areas as needed.

  • You will provide instructional skills support, on an advisory basis, for technical trainers.

  • You will use customer feedback and content analytics to inform future training investments and day- to-day improvements.

  • You will create and maintain resources and tools for the department for marketing of training and development solutions.

Requisition ID:4945BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Cedar Rapids, IA, Madison, WISchedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy!

If you enjoy challenges, have the drive to learn, and are passionate about the work you do we invite you to consider Alliant Energy!

What sets us apart?

  • Excellent pay and benefits

  • A commitment to career growth and development

  • A culture that embraces our core values of live safety, do the right thing, care for others, make things better, act for tomorrow, and think beyond – be bold.

  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on our local communities

Alliant Energy is seeking a creative individual with a passion for designing and outstanding learner experience to join our team! In this exciting and newly created role as Instructional Designer you will begin working on a remote basis and be based out of either our Madison, WI or Cedar Rapids, IA office. You will design, develop and deliver self-paced and live-virtual, training and employee development solutions and programs that drive organizational objectives. As an experienced development professional, you will consult with our Learning and Development Manager, Performance Management Manager and leaders to design engaging and innovative learning experiences that drive the desired performance improvement and development at the individual and group/team levels.

If you are innovative, value diverse perspectives, and are passionate about the adult learner's experience, we want to talk to you!

Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position.Job Category:Human Resources Job Qualifications:Preferred Education

Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in adult learning, instructional design, education, behavioral sciences, organizational development, business or a related discipline

Preferred Experience

  • 5 years progressively responsible professional experience in training, employee development, instructional design, organization design and/or performance improvement consulting.

  • Expertise in developing and executing education programs that ensure translation of education into action; promote learner involvement; and demonstrate innovative coaching skills when managing education and development issues.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to consult effectively with managers and employees at various levels of the organization.

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation communication skills

  • Demonstrated competency in needs assessment, instructional design, training and development implementation, team development skills, performance measurement and evaluation and the use of adult learning principles.

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work effectively with moderate guidance or direction.

  • Effective critical thinking, creativity, problem-solving, resilience and decision-making skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work environment and present to a diverse audience.

  • Comfortable with at least one self-paced development tool such as Storyline, Captivate or Lectora

  • Comfortable deploying learning content in a Learning Management System


It's not just what we do; it's how we do it.

  • Live safety. Everyone. Always - Our first priority is that nobody gets hurt.

  • Do the right thing - We keep our promises and conduct our business openly and honestly.

  • ​Care for others - Together we create a workplace where people feel like they belong and can use their unique backgrounds, talents and perspectives to their fullest potential.

  • Make things better - We partner with our customers and communities to solve problems, create opportunities and help make life better.

  • Act for tomorrow - We use resources wisely, care for the environment and continuously improve ourselves and our company.

  • Think beyond. Be bold - We create and embrace change, innovate beyond current practices and use our curiosity to find new solutions.

*NOTE: All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To apply for this challenging opportunity, please complete our online application at Posting Title:Instructional Designer