Position Description

Learning and Development Consultant
Location Des Moines, IA
Job Code 584
# of openings 1
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Do you have a passion for helping individuals and organizations develop? Are you energized by managing a variety of high impact learning projects? Can you design creative solutions to performance problems of any shape, size and scope?  If this sounds like you, consider becoming SHAZAM’s next Learning and Development Consultant.

Reporting to the Learning and Development Manager within Human Resources, you’ll work closely with leaders across the organization to identify skill gaps and development opportunities for all SHAZAM employees, helping to drive SHAZAM’s continuous growth.

What you’ll do:

  • Partner with internal stakeholders to design, develop and implement performance solutions like training, communication and process improvement.
  • Work with the Learning and Development Manager to administer SHAZAM Academy, SHAZAM’s learning management system.
  • Design and develop learning content using tools like the Articulate suite, Adobe suite and Microsoft Office.
  • Facilitate instructor-led sessions on industry and non-industry specific topics for a variety of internal audiences.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of key internal initiatives like our emerging leaders program, mentoring program, performance management, career mobility and leadership development.
  • Help shape the future of SHAZAM’s learning culture through the refinement of existing programs and the implementation of new programs.

What skills you need:

  • Strong writing skills, including grammatical usage, persuasive copy and style
  • Experience in planning and designing interactive learning activities, including instructional design and course development
  • Knowledge of and experience in applying adult learning principles
  • Experience facilitating instructor-led courses or workshops for a variety of audiences
  • Development of eLearning content using tools such as Adobe Captivate or Articulate
  • Experience utilizing and incorporating various types of media in learning, including text, animation, pictures, video, audio, games, simulations, etc.

What makes you stand out:

  • Professional certifications related to human resources or talent development
  • Experience administering complex learning management systems
  • Proficiency in managing, publishing and customizing SharePoint


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work experience in human resources, talent development, training, or another related field

The Strength of SHAZAM

SHAZAM’s an independent company in the thriving financial services industry. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced work environment where you'll be challenged and rewarded for your achievements. Our employees’ professional growth and development is top priority, and you’ll be surrounded by talented individuals and postured to make a real difference in the company. As a team member at SHAZAM, you’ll be an essential part of our mission as we work together strengthening community financial institutions. We’re a trusted partner to our valued customers providing answers, choice and innovation with an impeccable level of customer service — a level unmatched in the industry. And here’s the best part. We’re a national company that offers a small-company feel, a cultural balance that’s hard to come by but very real at SHAZAM. As an employee here, you’ll get to know everyone from the front line to the CEO, and be a part of a highly collaborative work environment.


Join SHAZAM and be a part of a motivated and vibrant group of people. We offer highly competitive salary packages and attractive benefits:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision, plus flexible spending accounts

  • Retirement plan, plus financial planning assistance

  • Paid time off, paid parental leave, volunteer time off, and paid corporate holidays

  • Educational assistance

  • Casual dress

  • Wellness programs, on-site fitness center and fitness reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability plans

  • Employee rewards, recognition programs and employee referral program

  • Flexible hours

  • Two Des Moines area facilities with secure building access and free on-site parking. (Johnston office is located in a greenbelt area).



Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by ITS, Inc. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.

If you believe you are receiving communications related to this position from someone other than SHAZAM, please email HumanResourcesGroup@SHAZAM.net. SHAZAM will not ask you to share financial information as part of the application process.

If you’re interested in this position, click the Apply Now button below to apply online.


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