Manager Instructional Design

Vail Resorts Broomfield , CO 80021

Posted 2 weeks ago

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

The Manager of Instructional Design will design, develop and implement learning strategies, programs, and processes that facilitate behavioral change, transfers critical knowledge, and develops differentiated skills in our employees to meet the needs of the business. Major responsibilities include assessing learning needs and translating those needs into appropriate learning strategies for the business. This role requires a strong focus on working collaboratively with a diverse group of stakeholders so that sustainable solutions can be developed, delivered and scaled.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Design & Development

  • Develops and implements processes to design and develop solutions that enable input from critical stakeholders, speed to market delivery and learner utilization to improve leadership capabilities.

  • Consults with stakeholders to assess learning and training needs, identify gaps and determine appropriate learning strategy.

  • Ensures learning and development opportunities are aligned with the business strategy.

Functional Results

  • Measures the effectiveness and efficiency of solutions and monitor their ongoing impact.

  • Solicits and incorporates feedback from subject matter experts and assess evaluation feedback to make appropriate changes.

  • Analyzes and shares key learnings and provides recommendations to continually improve the solutions.

  • Explore alternative methods/mediums of providing training to the field.

  • Establishes and maintains standards for content design, development, and delivery. This to include multi-modal learning strategies.

Managing Execution

  • Project manages the development and implementation of Vail Resorts learning experiences (e-Learning, ILT, Informal, etc.). This includes, preparing and delivering project documentation, status reports, and communications with stakeholders.

  • Manage multiple projects and processes on time and on budget.

Building Relationships

  • Fosters team work, maximizes efficiencies, and works to promote effective synergies within the Talent Development COE.

Job Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree required. Advanced degree or additional certification a plus.

  • Minimum of 5 years of instructional design and development experience.

  • 1+ years managing others.

  • A strong portfolio of eLearning and ILT work that demonstrates mastery as an instructional designer.

  • A track record of utilizing the latest information on instructional design techniques and practices.

  • Possess strong content writing ability, creativity, attention to detail and excellent proofing and editing skills.

  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills. Presents ideas, expectations, and information in a concise well-organized manner.

  • Critical thinking skills & analytical approach to problem solving and driving toward solutions.

We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID 166258

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