Sr Specialist - Instructional Design & Development

What Instructional Design & Development contributes to Cardinal Health

Instructional Design & Development is responsible for creating and implementing blended learning solutions. The primary duties for this role include:

  • Uses instructional design methodology to develop blended learning solutions that support performance needs.
  • Evaluates and measures instructional solutions to gauge effectiveness.
  • Uses e-learning and multi-media authoring software programs to develop interactive training experiences.
  • Develops, organizes and writes engaging, interactive training programs on products, process, systems and skills. 
  • Conceptualizes and develops evaluation measures, including knowledge checks, course evaluations, and tests.
  • Participates in content review, revision, sign-off, and train the trainer cycles.
  • Builds and maintains relationships by consistently delivering high quality, effective training programs that exceed expectations.
  • Provide status reporting, issue identification, and problem solving.

The duties listed above are intended to outline the main responsibilities of this position. The duties are not intended to be all-inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of a similar nature or level of responsibility.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and professional work experience 3 to 4 years.
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles and concepts, instructional design theory, and measurement and evaluation methods.

Experience and skills required at this level

  • Experience in using authoring software (including, but not limited to:  Articulate Suite, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
  • Proven ability to develop engaging and effective training to provide essential knowledge, teach key behaviors and support user metrics.
  • Strong attention to detail (proofreading and editing skills a plus).
  • Excellent organizational, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work well under pressure with multiple deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven self-starter with desire to learn and accept new challenges.
  • Professional attitude and demeanor.
  • Additional Job Description

Additional Job Description

Certifications:  Any from Professional Associations for Instructional Design

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.