• Sr Instructional Designer

    Job Location US-KS-Overland Park | US-MO-Kansas City
    Job ID 1118-19937
    HNTB Job Title
    Sr Instructional Designer
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Human Resources/Training & Development
  • Why Choose HNTB?

    For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

    At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

    For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


    Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at https://www.myhntbtotalrewards.com.


    The time is right to join HNTB! We are currently seeking an Sr. Instructional Designer to join our HR Team in Kansas City, MO or Overland Park, KS.

    Job Summary

    The Senior Instructional Designer works consultatively with internal clients and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to conduct performance needs analyses and design, develop, implement and measure the impact of L&D solutions to achieve improved performance. Serves as an expert in instructional design, training, e-learning and performance consulting and mentors others on the L&D team. Leads the most complex L&D projects and directs the work of other instructional designers. Ensures quality deliverables and timely project completion.

    Essential Responsibility

    • As a leader in performance consulting, conducts needs analyses to determine organizational and learner needs. Collaborates with stakeholders to determine the best approach in solution development to meet business needs.
    • Develops and implements complex training programs to meet organizational needs by collaborating with subject matter experts on training topics and identifying other solutions that may be related to the environment.
    • Implements a disciplined project management approach (project charter and plan, risk management, ongoing reviews) to ensure quality delivery and timely project completion.
    • Simultaneously manages own and others’ contributions on multiple L&D projects that may vary in scope and involve needs analysis, solution design, development, implementation and measurement of impact.
    • Leads the creation and continuous improvement of the team toolset to meet the delivery of quality and meaningful solutions.
    • Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of training solutions. Partners with facilitators and SMEs to ensure content is up-to-date and relevant to learner and business needs. Manages and maintains materials in the L&D environment including but not limited to the LMS and other storage areas.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Development, Instructional Design, Organizational Development, Education, Psychology, Communications, Business, Marketing or related area
    7 years instructional design experience with demonstrated increasing complexity in human resources, training, or organizational development
    In lieu of education, 11 years instructional design experience with demonstrated increasing complexity in human resources, training, or organizational development

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    Master's degree in Human Resource Development, Instructional Design, Organizational Development, Education, Psychology, Communications or related area
    10 years instructional design experience with demonstrated increasing complexity in human resources, training, or organizational development
    Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) Certification
    - Oversees implementation and optimal use of the Learning Management System (LMS).
    - Mentors/coaches others to improve capabilities on the team.
    - Prepares facilitators to deliver training through (1) providing an overview of training, assisting facilitators in learning the exercises, background materials, and delivery techniques within the design, or (2) delivering train-the-trainer to prepare facilitators to conduct classes.
    - Expert with authoring tools, such as Storyline, Photoshop, Camtasia, Premiere Pro. Ability to create, edit and manage the properties of graphic images and photographs used to illustrate printed materials and enhance CBTs.

    General Work Conditions

    Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

    HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

    The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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