• Instructional Designer

    Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
    Date Posted
    2 weeks ago(2/4/2020 7:47 AM)
    Nautilus Insurance Group
    Primary Location
  • Company Details


    Nautilus Insurance Group is a strong underwriting Company and respected leader in the E&S industry. Our culture promotes creativity, integrity and respect, allowing us to attract and retain quality employees. Nautilus is a subsidiary of the W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company recognized as one of the most respected names in the property casualty insurance industry. Nautilus writes Commercial Excess and Surplus Lines business in all 50 states.
    About W. R. Berkley Corporation W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively.




    This position is responsible for designing and developing new training courses and job aids for the Underwriting department. These courses and aids will encompass several different disciplines including but not limited to coverage knowledge, risk and loss assessment, quoting new and renewal accounts, business skills, and underwriting systems.  In addition, this individual will update and revise existing course material.  Courses will be primarily designed for on-site instructor led training.

    •  Identifies internal underwriting staff training needs (i.e. underwriting philosophy, procedures, technologies) through staff surveys and     assessments,   review of file audit results and feedback from underwriting management
    •  Designs training modules (including purpose, objectives, content, lesson plans, and evaluation tools) and related training materials. This includes     the development of leader and participant guides as well as job aids.  Determines instructional methods appropriate for each topic.   
    •  Works with subject matter experts and training facilitators to design, develop and implement course training programs.
    •  Completes the necessary administrative work for underwriting classes including copy work, collating, room reservations and other support work as   assigned.
    • Develops and administers testing and evaluation procedures to be used at the beginning or completion of training, communicates findings to underwriting management and assists in the monitoring of underwriter development.
    • Provides reports to management on monthly activities performed, employees training status and future training plans.





    • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University; or a minimum of five years related training experience.
    • Three years of adult training in a corporate or college setting is required. Must have a functional knowledge of instructional design, development and delivery methods.
    • Knowledge of instructional design methodologies is required (ADDIE, SAM, LLAMA etc.). 
    • Three years of Commercial underwriting or Property & Casualty experience is preferred. 
    • Excess and Surplus lines background is beneficial.
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of computer programs in a Windows environment, including Word, Excel and E-mail.



    CPCU and/or AIC or other insurance related classes recommended


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