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Canon USA & Affiliates Curriculum Development Specialist in Melville, New York


Canon USA’s Sales Training team helps sales representatives increase their effectiveness in selling Canon solutions through web-based and instructor-led training programs. The Sales Training team is looking for a creative, tech-savvy Instructional Designer with experience building performance-based learning solutions for new program launches, products, sales skills, business processes and systems.

In the Curriculum Development Specialist role, you will be responsible for analyzing, designing, developing and implementing web-based and instructor-led training for our sales force. If you are passionate about learning and have experience in instructional design – then this job could be for you!

Position will be based at our Melville, NY headquarters.

Keywords: Instructional Designer, Curriculum, Learning, Development, Learning & Development, Training, E-Learning, Web Based Training, Captivate, Instructor Led Training, Instructor Guides


  • Research and analyze new sales training requests to clarify the problem/business need, determine the course goal(s) and identify the target audience’s existing knowledge and skills around the topic.

  • Design learning points, outlines, content maps, knowledge checks, and exercises for each course that align with the course goal(s).

  • Develop the content assets that were determined in the design phase, integrating technologies to create interactive and technically functional courseware designed to communicate the content following adult learning theory.

  • Implement the course and conduct a project debrief to evaluate specifically what was effective/ineffective during the project development and to determine what to improve for future projects.

  • Use project management best practices to manage stakeholder expectations and deliver courseware on time and within scope.

  • Complete control documents as per department standards.


  • Bachelor's Degree is required; with a concentration in Education, Instructional Technology or related discipline preferred. (Relevant experiene will be considered.)

  • 3-5 years’ experience in instructional design in a corporate environment is required.

  • Ability to articulate complex concepts into everyday language is essential.

  • Must be detail oriented and have strong project management skills needing minimal supervision.

  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience using MS PowerPoint and Word, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Captivate is preferred.

  • An understanding of the office equipment industry, digital technology, color printing and networks is a plus.

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2018† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2019. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based service and support for all of the products it distributes in the United States. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visitingand follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact.

† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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Posting Tags


Requisition ID 22583

Category Education/Training

Position Type Full-Time