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HR Instructional Designer / Facilitator of Learning & Development

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #115
Friday, November 29, 2019

POSITION TITLE: Instructional Designer / Facilitator of Learning & Development

REPORTS TO:  Director, People & Change Leadership     

LOCATION: Toronto             

LANGUAGE:  English, French (an asset)    


SOCAN connects more than four-million music creators worldwide and more than a quarter-million businesses and individuals in Canada. Nearly 150,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers are its direct members, and more than 130,000 organizations are Licensed To Play music across Canada. With a concerted use of progressive technology and a commitment to lead the global transformation of music rights, with wholly-owned subsidiaries Audiam and Dataclef, SOCAN is dedicated to upholding the fundamental truths that music has value and music creators and publishers deserve fair compensation for their work.


As the Instructional Designer within our dynamic SOCAN HR Team you will be responsible for assessing, designing, developing, and evaluating training solutions to support People and systems initiatives across all business units. This position reports to the Director, Human Resources.


Instructional Design – 40%

  • Create tangible training, resources and solutions for employees to overcome business, people and skill challenges, including but not limited to:
    • Management 101
    • Top Talent / High Potential
    • Health and Safety Trainings
    • Wellness Diversity & Culture Programs
    • Lunch n' Learns,
    • Know the Industry/Business,
    • HCM Technical Trainings
    • Corporate Orientation


Training Delivery – 40%

  • Lead the delivery of training and development through a variety of methodologies including, workshop facilitation, WebX etc., across the SOCAN organization and affiliated group of companies.


Programs / Project Management – 10%

  • Manage and coordinate all training related programs (i.e. educational assistance)
  • Project Manage, track/report on all HR training and development Initiatives
  • Provide status updates
  • Assist with Communications
  • Represent HR at Project Status meetings
  • Manage training budgets and costs


Collaboration Between Team Members – 10%

  • Proactive sharing of information and trends with the HR team
  • Proactively offering help and support and being accountable
  • Focus at looking at the big picture and solution-oriented



  • Bachelor's Degree in Education, Instructional Design, or related subject
  • Minimum 5+ years of instructional design experience
  • Proven facilitator
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory and instructional design principles
  • Experience in developing training materials with a variety of delivery methods
  • Proven knowledge of eLearning authoring tools, virtual training, and web conference tools
  • Experienced in Project Management
  • Microsoft Office – (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Experienced in VISIO, Adobe, Storyline II, Camtasia, and other video/object creation, editing, and producing software, SharePoint, an asset
  • Bilingualism in French/English, an asset



  • People oriented
  • Strategic, Analytical, Innovative, Creative Thinking
  • Exceptional communication (both written and verbal) skills
  • Dynamic, energetic, and self-motivated
  • Results Focused
  • Growth Mindset
  • Detail Oriented
  • Organized
  • Adaptability to changing priorities
  • Able to work autonomously




  • 35 hours per work week / 5 days per work
  • Modification of hours may be required from time to time to meet business needs
  • Some North American travel may be required



Qualified applicants are invited to visit SOCAN’s career site to submit their resume. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.




SOCAN is committed to providing an inclusive workplace environment that meets the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities.  Please go to to review SOCAN's policies on accessibility and accommodation in the workplace. Please direct any accommodation requirements to 


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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Toronto, ON, Canada