Aetna Senior Learning Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

Req ID: 50352BR


bswift, an Aetna portfolio company, is a Chicago-based technology company that provides industry-learning benefits administration for employers and exchanges nationwide. We are currently looking for a Senior Learning Consultant to join our team in our Chicago, IL location.

The Senior Learning Consultant will create and implement learning and development strategies in support of organizational initiatives. This person will lead efforts to assess learning and organizational development needs, and create/implement programs, processes and solutions that support business outcomes. In addition to other responsibilities, this person will lead the development and implementation of a software training and certification program, including building the infrastructure to support, maintain and enhance the program.

Fundamental Components:

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Proactively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to analyze performance gaps and learning needs.

  • Develop creative, effective solutions to business problems. Create program or curricula-level design strategy documents, develop communication plans, and drive project management activities to support complex learning strategies.

  • Identify requirements for development into training and certification tracks. Develop associated curricula, certifications, courses, and assessments.

  • Design solutions for both local and remote learners, and offer scalable, sustainable solutions to support bswifts growth.

  • The scope includes instructional design for instructor-led, eLearning, Web-based, and blended solutions.

  • Track impact and evaluate programs to determine effectiveness.

  • Manage multiple priorities and projects effectively and accurately; anticipate the needs of the business, and proactively seek solutions.


    7-9 years professional learning and development experience in a corporate training or related function.

    4-6 years project management experience with a proven record of accomplishment meeting project dates.

    Superior knowledge and application of performance-based instructional design methodologies, adult learning principles, training assessment, and educational media.

    Proven track record in performance consulting and influencing learning strategies in a matrix business environment.

    Strong technical skills in current eLearning, audio/visual and video editing software, and remote delivery technology (i.e., WebEx). Experience with Storyline preferred.

    Solid knowledge of course development software and experience maintaining a Learning Management System.

    Experience with software certification and assessment programs desired.

    Excellent verbal/written communication, program/project-management, organizational, and planning skills.

    Ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities within a fast-paced environment.

    Ability to thrive as a team player and independently and remain accountable for results.


    The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


    Learning/Instructional Designer/Developer Certification is desired


    Functional - Learning/Design - ILT/4-6 Years

    Functional - Learning/Design - TBT/4-6 Years

    Functional - Learning/Development - Distance Learning/1-3 Years

    Functional - Learning/Curriculum architecture development/1-3 Years

    Functional - Project Management/Project Leader/4-6 Years


    Technical - Desktop Tools


    At bswift, our values are Higher Standards, Greater Accountability and More Fun. We pride ourselves on having an engaged, friendly and smart team that goes the extra mile to get the job done right. The reward is a fun, flexible and creative environment with ample opportunity for professional and personal growth.

    bswift was named one of Chicagos Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2014, 2015 and 2016, as well as one of the Nations Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2014 and 2015.

    Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

    We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

    Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

    Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

    Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

    Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Workforce and Talent Development