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Instructional Designer and Training Specialist

  • Monday, October 29, 2018 11:51 AM
    Message # 6878174
    Jennifer Stangl (Administrator)

    Working Title:

    Instructional Designer and Training Specialist
    Official Title:
    Degree and area of specialization:
    A Bachelor's degree in education, human resources, or related field is preferred.
    Principal duties:Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
    Required: experience developing, delivering, and managing curriculum processes. Teaching experience.

    1. Knowledge of project management and coordination strategies with an emphasis on group facilitation, managing logistics, assessment and evaluation methods, and effective communication methods.
    2. Content knowledge in the areas of change management, organizational development, training skills for non-trainers, customer service skills, and continuous planning and improvement tools.
    3. Knowledge of curriculum development processes.
    4. Knowledge of organizational development strategies.
    5. Knowledge of adult learning needs in an educational environment.
    6. Knowledge of and skills at measurement and program evaluation.
    7. Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
    8. Knowledge of technology including computer software programs, presentation technology, and Web-based systems (including MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer).
    9. Knowledge of presentation technology such as projection equipment, computer set-up, utilizing high capacity removable media drives (flash drives) and ability to trouble shoot issues as they arise.
    10. Knowledge of the work challenges associated with the functions of an office with multiple constituencies and of alternative methods for effectively completing job duties under a variety of circumstances.
    11. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
    12. Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization.
    13. Excellent active listening skills.
    14. Problem solving and root cause identification skills.
    15. Strong analytic and decision-making abilities.
    16. Team player attitude and ability to work with others.
    17. Ability to influence others and work toward a common vision or goal.
    18. Ability to occasionally lift and transport up to 25 pounds to and from events (computer equipment, projector, event materials, etc.

    A. 45% Develop, design and coordinate learning related to the TTC Project for UW-Madison employees
    1. Develop, implement, and administer a roadmap for integrating the TTC project into employee learning and development programs including the identification of training needs and associated gaps.
    2. Design individual learning tools and processes and/or acquire tools to support individual learning planning.
    3. Conduct a needs assessment / analysis and design / develop tools and reporting processes to support TTC project learning
    4. Assess how curriculum / learning program design and development could be improved and implement changes, as required.

    B. 35% Manage and deliver curriculum, including materials for multiple-format workshops, professional development, and educational series for employees related to the TTC project
    1. Demonstrate teaching skills at a high level of mastery.
    2. Facilitate collaborative design team groups, including subject matter experts, to develop and deliver curriculum.
    3. Prepare and pilot course curriculum.
    4. Finalize materials necessary for classroom training delivery.
    5. Manage all program materials and logistics before, during, and following event.
    6. Administer training assessments.

    C. 10% Project monitoring and evaluation
    1. Utilize best practices to monitor, evaluate, and assess overall effectiveness throughout project life cycle.
    2. Lead follow-up activities to evaluate and provide any needed adjustments for completed projects. Follow system development lifecycle, project management, and consulting methodologies. Contribute to the improvement of these methodologies.
    3. Collect, assemble, interpret, and communicate project data.

    D. 5% Model a commitment to respect, diversity, and workplace civility
    1. Promote respect and the practice of civility in the workplace.
    2. Promote 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.
    3. Consider the impact of words and actions before acting.
    4. Monitor personal verbal and non-verbal behaviors as displayed to others and model positive messages in all communications.
    5. View difficult situations from a broader perspective and assign the appropriate importance to isolated experiences.

    E. 5% Demonstrate commitment to engagement and organizational success
    1. Lead/initiate improvements in the pursuit of employee engagement and the development of the OHR climate and culture.
    2. Exhibit a commitment to continuous quality and process improvement.
    3. Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to change.
    4. Demonstrate commitment to customer orientation and excellence through professional actions and behaviors.
    5. Lead/initiate improvements in area of responsibility.
    6. Maintain collaborative relationships with Office of Human Resources colleagues and stakeholders.
      Additional Information
      This position is initially projected for one year, but may be extended and/or become a renewable appointment.

    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.
    A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
    A period of evaluation will be required

      Employee Class:
      Academic Staff
    Department(s): G SERV/HUMAN RES
    Full Time Salary Rate: Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months) 
    Depending on Qualifications
    Term: This position will end on NOVEMBER 30, 2019.
    Appointment percent: 100%
    Anticipated begin date: DECEMBER 01, 2018
    Number of Positions: 1
    Application must be received by: NOVEMBER 08, 2018
    Please submit a cover letter and resume related to your education and experience designing and delivering adult learning (including teaching, training, facilitating skills), working with subject matter experts to create participant-centered training programs, and project monitoring and conducting needs assessments, as well as other expectations in the position description.
    Questions about the position can be directed to:
    Kyle Brown
    Phone: 608-262-9021
    21 N Park St   
    Fax: N/A
    1102 - 2 Park St N 21   
    Email: kyle.brown@wisc.edu
    Madison, WI 53715-1218   
    Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

    If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:  http://www.oed.wisc.edu/478.htm

    NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.  

    UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
    We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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