Instructional Designer, Talent Development

Instructional Designer, Talent Development

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Human Resources
  • Job Function Training
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1081935BR

What you'll do at

  • This position is for a professional who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and has a strong background in learning and development. In this role, you will be responsible for designing learning programs for new hire, continuing education, refresher, and upcoming L&D initiatives. This position will develop our blended learning classes and programs for eCommerce Fulfillment Centers. The person hired for this role must be able to manage the learning development process using the latest technology with a focus on innovative and digital methodology. Overall, the Instructional Designer is responsible for driving high quality L&D programs for our associates and leaders, playing a role in the development of a successful team.


  • Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops training programs, performance support tools, and resources by researching adult learner needs, learning environment, knowledge gaps, and behavioral changes; creates blended learning options; and ensures alignment with technology and business support infrastructure.

  • Measures training effectiveness by creating assessments to determine participant reaction and knowledge gained; implementing assessments; and collaborating with analysts to interpret results. 

  • Manages learning content by auditing existing learning materials; reviewing and editing final drafts; adapting content to changing learner needs; validating content with subject matter experts; aligning content with business goals and initiatives; maintaining consistency through quality control measures; and providing project status updates to stakeholders. 

  • Collaborates with Multimedia Producer and Communications Manager to develop, launch, communicate, and market L&D programs in line with the strategic plan.

  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supports and aligns efforts to meet customer and business needs; and builds commitment for perspectives and rationales. 

  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities. 

  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years experience in Human Resources, Talent Development, or related field.

  • 2 years experience with instructional design software.

  • 2 years experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • About Walmart

    At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
    Adele Garcia
    "Walmart supports their associates. They really are like your second family away from home."
    — Adele Garcia, Global HR Operations

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    All the benefits you need for you and your family

    • Multiple health plan options
    • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
    • Associate discounts in-store and online
    • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
    • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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