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Learning & Development Claims Intern

Looking for a hands-on, resume-building web and e-learning internship before graduation? Do you critique websites/courses and think to yourself, “I could make that better”? GuideOne Insurance’s Learning and Development - Claims Department is seeking a self-motivated college student to assist with the design and updating of GuideOne’s digital learning and development projects.

This will be 20-24 hours during the summer of 2020, (with an option of working part time during the school year.)

Will support the claims department team by:

  • Developing and maintaining web content.
  • Editing and creating e-learning courses.
  • Assisting with a variety of digital claim projects.

 What we are looking for:

  • Articulate, Adobe, SharePoint, HTML and course design experience a plus.
  • Solid project management abilities, strong editing skills and attention to detail.
  • Web content development experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Ideal candidates have:

  • 3.00+ cumulative GPA.
  • Junior or Senior standing.
  • Prior experience in a related field.
  • Willingness to work part time during the school year.

Pay:  $18 to $20/hour (Commensurate with experience and college level)

About GuideOne:

GuideOne Insurance was founded upon two key philosophies that endure to this day: a commitment to social responsibility, and a dedication to serving customers in select niche markets.

GuideOne is a community for good. We exist to help our members achieve their goal of making the world a better place. Our Claims department is critical to our success, because this department has contact with members who are under stress from having suffered a crisis. We offer reassurance, sympathy and expert guidance as we help them recover, alleviating much of their worry. We serve as a real partner to our members by efficiently, quickly processing claims so they can resume their life’s work without unnecessary delay. 

Our Claims department welcomes people who are optimistic, enjoy helping others in times of need and are compassionate about making positive change in the world.  

At GuideOne Insurance, we believe that our people are our greatest asset. We encourage our employees to work towards common goals and succeed together. GuideOne is a recognized expert in providing Commercial Lines insurance and financial services to:

Churches and Houses of Worship
Small Businesses
Schools and Higher Education Institutions
Non-Profit Organizations
Speciality Business

Apply here.

Posted: 3/4/2020

Instructional Design Consultant III

Location: Cedar Falls, IA; Des Moines, IA; Spokane, WA

What you'll do:

Are you someone with a strong background in Instructional Design who is looking to make the next step in your career? Are you curious, collaborative, and passionate about helping others learn and develop? Then Principal is looking for you.

We’re seeking an Instructional Design Consultant III on the Workplace Savings and Retirement Solutions (WSRS) Training and Education team.  In this role, you'll use your training and design knowledge combined with your strong project management skills to make a difference for your business partners.

What can you expect?

The goals of the Instructional Design Consultants III are challenging.  But through challenge, comes growth and satisfaction.  You will be working with several internal partners on a daily basis to:

  • Design, develop, and implement learning interventions that drive results and support RIS business strategies and initiatives.
  • Consult with leaders, subject matter experts, and trainers to analyze what leaders and employees need to know and do.
  • Develop recommendations for delivering effective training and engage leaders and employees throughout the learning experience, emphasizing adult learning.
  • Design tactics for getting leaders involved in helping their employees through change.
  • Use the data you collect to establish metrics to improve the training we design and recommendations we make for leaders to take action on.
  • Help keep curriculum materials updated.


What does it take to succeed?

Minimum requirements for this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of 8 years’ experience.
  • 3+ years related work experience, which could include the following experience: Adult training/education experience, related classroom and/or 1:1 training, instructional and e-learning design
  • Proven experience in Instructional Systems Design (ADDIE Methodology), adult and competency-based learning required. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and communicate with individuals at all levels to create training solutions to achieve strategic goals. 

Successful candidates need to have the following: 

  • Strong problem solving, decision-making, influencing, and negotiation skills. 
  • Excellent planning/organizational, problem-solving, analytical, time management, decision-making, presentation and communication skills. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is essential. 
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Flexibility and the ability to effectively manage change in a dynamic environment.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience designing and developing online learning and using graphics to illustrate processes and concepts 
  • Experience developing and executing change management strategies
  • Industry knowledge a plus 
  • Proficiency with multimedia tools such as: Camtasia, Brainshark, Snagit, etc.

What you'll get from us:

  • Competitive pay, benefits, perks and more. We’ll reward you for the skills and experience you have. Find out more.
  • A great place to live, work and play. Greater Des Moines is one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the country. Given its vibrant and welcoming culture, it’s no wonder Des Moines has garnered so much national recognition—including #3 Best Affordable Place to Live (U.S. News & World Report, 2019).
  • Respect for your unique perspective. Diversity, inclusion and empowerment are at the core of our culture.
  • A career, not just a job. Principal is a place where you can learn and innovate. Do important work. Make an impact. And achieve your professional goals.
  • The ability to have a great job and a great life. Sure, work is important. But so is your family. And your friends. And your community. That’s why we provide the flexibility needed to find the right balance between your job and the rest of your life.

Apply and learn more here.

Posted: 3/16/20

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