UW-Madison Office of Human Resources Learning & Talent Development Employee Training Specialist
DEGREE & AREA OF SPECIALIZATION
High school diploma
At least 2 years of experience delivering training
Bachelor’s degree in education, business or related field
The position is located within Learning and Talent Development (LTD) in the Office of Talent Development 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 1-year project appointment.
PERCENT GOALS AND WORKER ACTIVITIES
40% A Act as a master trainer to deliver professional development content in already designed programs for staff and faculty
A1. Demonstrate teaching skills by delivering training to UW-Madison employees A2. Deliver participant-centered instruction based on the course design
A3. Collaborate with training designer and/ or Subject Matter Expert to ensure delivery of content is in alignment with program goals
A4. Facilitate meetings, retreats, and other program development activities for specific unit on campus that support professional development
A5. Conduct a needs assessment/analysis and design/develop tools and processes to support reporting of organizational strengths and gaps in competencies
35% B Utilize a variety of pedagogies, and teaching techniques and tools to deliver professional development content to adult learners in a complex and diverse higher education environment
B1. Present information using a variety of instructional techniques or formats (such as role playing, simulation, team exercises, group discussion, videos, or lectures)
B2. Create a classroom environment that is respectful of diversity and demonstrates a commitment to inclusion
B3. Create engaging learning spaces for employees at all levels of the organization, from individual contributor to senior managers
B5. Remain current on developments in the teaching field so that instruction is delivered for a variety of learning styles, uses the latest supportive technology and utilizes alternative delivery methods.
15% C Complete administrative tasks associated with classes
B1. Manage all program materials and logistics before, during and following event
B2. Communicate with UW-Madison employees about training expectations,prerequisites and logistics B3. Keep accurate employee training records in the Learning Management System
5% D Models a commitment to respect, diversity,and workplace civility C1. Promotes respect and the practice of civility in the workplace
C2. Promotes diversity of gender, ethnicity, race, ability, religion,sexual orientation, age, culture, position, job function, and years of service as crucial components in the pursuit of excellence
C3. Considers the impact of words and actions before acting
C4. Monitors personal verbal and non-verbal behaviors as displayed to others and models positive messages in all communications
C5. Responds to interactions and situations with appropriate balance of passion and emotion
C6. Views difficult situations from a broader perspectiveand assigns the appropriate importance to isolated experiences 5% E Demonstrates a commitment to engagement and organizational success
D1. Lead/initiate improvements in the pursuit of employee engagement and the development of the OHR climate and culture
D2. Exhibit a commitment to continuous quality and process improvement D3. Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to change
D4. Demonstrate commitment to customer orientation and excellence through professional actions and behaviors D5. Lead/initiate improvements in area of responsibility
D6. Maintain collaborative relationships with Office of Human Resources colleagues and stakeholders Perform other duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS