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UW - Madison Employee Learning Specialist

  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:46 AM
    Message # 5032236

    The position is located within Learning and Talent Development (LTD) in the Office of Talent Management in the Office of Human Resources (OHR) at UW-Madison, and reports to the Director of Learning and Talent Development. The Learning and Talent Development group serves a central interface point with the campus community to deliver professional development and learning opportunities and to create a high quality workforce prepared to address the challenges of the 21st century in an educational environment.

    This position manages training projects, coordinates and teaches learning courses within LTD, which focuses on building a healthy, inclusive and engaging work environment. Creates and delivers professional development/educational workshops across a variety of topics to University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty and staff. Facilitates and coordinates collaborative design team structure to create, develop, and implement online workshops, course and sustained learning communities focused on emerging individual and organizational needs as well as creating and implementing new and emerging educational events as the need arises. Communicates regularly with internal and external groups. Additional assignments may be assigned based on departmental needs. 

    UW-Madison has over 35,000 faculty and staff located in 32 colleges, school, and divisions. Employees' functions span most occupational areas with backgrounds covering the full spectrum. This position is integral in supporting human resource programs that allow the university to attract, hire, and retain talent in all positions.

    This position is a 2-year project position, with the possibility of extension.

    Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.


    Degree and Area of Specialization:

    High school diploma
    At least 2 years of experience delivering training

    Bachelor's degree in education, business or related field

    Minimum Number of Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

    - Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Power Point, and Excel
    - Must be eligible to work in the US (UW-Madison cannot sponsor this position)
    - Ability to periodically deliver classes to 2nd and 3rd shift employees (approximately 2-4 times per year)
    - Ability to stand and facilitate training for up to 4 hours per day

    - Knowledge and experience facilitating workplace skills and/ or supervisory training


    Last modified: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:53 AM | Jacob Burris
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