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Zurich NA RCIS (Crop) Instructional Design Consultant in Topeka, Kansas

RCIS (Crop) Instructional Design Consultant


Zurich is currently looking for an experienced Instructional Design Consultant to support the Crop (RCIS) business unit of Zurich North America. Ideally, this position would be based out of our Anoka, MN office, but can be located virtually anywhere in the United States.

The ideal candidate will design and develop learning solutions covering crop insurance concepts, rules, processes, and procedures. This person will work in collaboration with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to design and develop instructionally sound learning material to address specific needs within the organization, and will be responsible for the following phases of the learning solution cycle: analysis, design, development and evaluation.

The Instructional Design Consultant will :

  • Consult with SMEs and research policy and procedure documents to design comprehensive and targeted learning solutions

  • Make recommendations to ensure performance outcomes are attained

  • Use a variety of instructional design techniques to design and develop learning solutions of medium to high complexity

  • Develop material for a variety of delivery formats (instructor-led, self-paced, blended learning)

  • Utilize strong sound instructional design practices and principles for various modalities and delivery methods

  • Update and revise training materials on an ongoing basis

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Curriculum Design area


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Curriculum Design area

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong technical writing and editing skills

  • Strong analytical, research, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to demonstrate creativity in the design of training methodologies and materials

  • Strong project management and time management skills

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

  • Strong working knowledge of course development tools such as Articulate and Vyond

  • Experience in financial services/insurance environment

  • Experience consulting with business partners or clients

  • Knowledge of the global learning and development marketplace, consultants, and providers of L&D solutions

  • Experience in the crop insurance industry, with experience developing crop insurance training a plus.

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM - Minnesota Virtual Office, AM - Remote Work (US), AM - Illinois Virtual Office, AM - Texas Virtual Office, AM - Anoka, AM - Nebraska Virtual Office, AM - Sioux Falls

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

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