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  • February 19, 2020 1:40 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

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    We are a multidisciplinary team that includes instructional design, training delivery, communications, and quality analysis. As members of the Sales Training and Communication team we act as leaders with vision within Zillow. We develop scalable and flexible training solutions in a rapidly changing sales and support environment.

    If you're looking to grow your career in an environment that allows you to see projects through the entire content development process, work on meaningful initiatives while using the latest technologies, and share new ideas, this could be the dream role for you!

     

    About the Role

    In this role, you'll have the chance to create high-quality, comprehensive instructor-led training, eLearning, and blended learning solutions. Instructional Designers are key contributors within the sales organization, crafting and developing effective content in support of multiple proficiencies including sales skills, business systems, industry knowledge, products, services, and leadership development.

     

    Our Instructional Designers collaborate with support and sales managers across multiple offices to develop new competencies and build high-visibility training content.

    You'll use the following technologies to design and deliver content to learners:

     

    MS Office applications including PowerPoint and Word

    Articulate Storyline and Articulate 360

    Camtasia

    Learning Management System

     

    Who you are

    2 to 5 years of experience in training, content development, or instructional design

    Broad subject matter expertise in instructional design methodologies and adult-learning best practices

    Design and develop innovating learning solutions

    Able to analyze training needs and recommend the right solutions for complex business solutions

    Work closely with subject matter experts and stakeholders to identify target audience’s training needs

    Develop observable, measurable and relevant learning objectives

    Possess general Learning Management System knowledge; Publish SCORM or Tin Can-compliant courses in a LMS

    Measure the results of training using Kirkpatrick’s 4 levels of learning evaluation

    Bachelor’s degree in Business, Instructional Design, Adult Learning, or a related field

    Ability to travel to multiple training sites as needed (approximately 10%)

     

    Technical skills and attributes

    Authoritative knowledge of multiple types of software including Articulate Storyline (or similar rapid eLearning developer tools), Microsoft Office, and Camtasia (or similar video editing software)

    Proficient at publishing and tracking SCORM or Tin Can compliant eLearning courses in a Learning Management System

    Strong project management skills and able to prioritize multiple projects in a highly organized way

    Strong written communications and technical writing skills

    Strong technical and troubleshooting skills

     

    Get to know us

    Zillow Group houses the largest portfolio of real estate brands on mobile and the web. We are on a mission to rewire the real estate transaction and are building transformational tools and services that make it easier for everyone to find and get into a home they love. We are working to create an on-demand real estate transaction experience for every stage of the home lifecycle -- for buyers, sellers, renters and borrowers - and we're well on our way. No matter what job you're in, you will play a critical role in making this vision a reality for millions of people.

    At Zillow Group, we're powered by our inclusive work culture, where everyone has the support and resources to do the best work of their careers. Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction is supported by our passion to empower people and enrich lives around everything home, a deep-rooted culture of innovation, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. But, don't just take our word for it. Read our reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For (#69), Fortune Best Workplaces for Diversity (#38), Fortune Best Workplaces for Parents (#31), Fortune Best Workplaces for Women (#20), Fatherly's Best Workplaces for New Dads (#37), JUST Capital 100 Company (#69), Bloomberg Gender Equality Index constituent.

    Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.


  • January 23, 2020 1:55 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Description

    Summary:

    We are looking for an Instructional Designer who will be responsible for overseeing training delivery, instructional development and knowledge assets. Your work will creatively use instructional design, learning methods, and appropriate technologies to enhance learning and engage learners through blended learning solutions. You will be responsible for authoring and creating engaging learning content. This includes instructor led training, eLearning and self-paced learning, virtual classroom design, building tool kits, and job aids.

    Responsibilities: 

    • Consult with SMEs and PMs to create/revise storyboards, audio/video scripts, job aids/infographics, scenarios, online course content, and learning assessments using sound instructional theory
    • Demonstrated ability to create curriculum in a variety of multimedia formats, including, but not limited to: presentations, simulation, video, voice over, animation, e-learning, blended learning environments etc.
    • Manage multiple projects simultaneously. Develop mechanisms for rapid updates to learning tools
    • Gather requirements from stakeholders, assess scope and timeline, and prioritize features
    • Determine tradeoffs between schedule, resources, and scope in order to deliver on project
    • Create engaging knowledge-checks and assessments based on learning and performance objectives
    • Manage training content/updates residing on SharePoint and the learning management system
    • Identify and track success metrics for learning solutions to improve performance and impact business outcomes

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 5 years with (BA/BS) Instructional design experience (in the biopharmaceutical industry a plus)
    • Knowledge of accessibility best-practices in course design and development
    • Demonstrated familiarity using eLearning tools or comparable technologies: Articulate, Lectora, Training Wire, Cornerstone, Adobe Creative Suite
    • The ability to interpret technical procedures and develop easy to understand solutions
    • Understanding of FDA/ICH guidelines and GCP/GLP a plus
    • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, and expert abilities in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; experience with Adobe Acrobat preferred
    • Must have the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with little supervision

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher, life sciences preferred

    As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Genetics is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seattle Genetics, please visit www.seattlegenetics.com.

    Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

     


  • January 23, 2020 1:52 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    What you’ll be doing…

    The Senior Learning Designer is responsible for designing new instructional experiences for the sales team across the spectrum of Tableau. You will be responsible for designing curriculum using the following instructional methodologies: face to face classroom, synchronous eLearning, asynchronous eLearning, and blended learning. In addition, this role will also work with the Learning & Development team to develop curriculum strategies and deployment plans for our sales team.  The Instructional Designer must be passionate about education and understand how adults learn.

    Some of the things you’ll be doing include …

    • Design and develop learning solutions that support adult learning best practices and addresses the needs identified in a job/task analysis.
    • Constantly improve the design of learning content based on the latest research in adult education.
    • Work with key stakeholders to analyze customer needs and make solution recommendations driven by the business need.
    • Design and develop effective, instructionally sound, and technically accurate training products for face to face classrooms, synchronous eLearning, asynchronous eLearning, and blended learning.
    • Be a mentor to sales readiness program managers, project trainers, and business partners on best practices in instructional design and enablement solutions.
    • Partner with other members of the Sales Readiness team to continously improve existing readiness learning programs.
    • Develop learning evaluation standards for consistency measurement of the impact of learning programs.
    • Recruitment: Tableau hires company builders and, and as such, employees are expected to be on the constant lookout for the best talent to bring onboard, helping Tableau continue to build one of the best companies in the world.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Who you are…

    • Experienced.  7+ years of instructional design experience in a technical environment. Experience in designing instruction for electronic delivery, either synchronous or asynchronous. Four year college degree in Instructional Design, Education, or related discipline; or equivalent experience.
    • Highly Technical. Knowledge of best practices in instructional design and the latest research in adult learning methodologies.
    • Energy and Creativity. Ability to be agile and flexible when creating design best practices.
    • Technically Savvy. Ability to learn new technologies and concepts quickly and then be able to write clear and accurate training materials on them. Knowledge of the job/task analysis process.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact frequently with program managers, sellersand subject matter experts for the purpose of gaining and clarifying concepts. Superior writing skills, with ability to explain technical concepts to a diverse audience.
    • Results-oriented. Ability to manage versions and revisions across multiple curriculum projects.
    • Performer. Exceptional ability to manage high level executives on project deliverables
    • Relentlessly High Standards. Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage expectations and customer demands.
    • Service Minded. Dedication to customer success.
    • Detail oriented. Handle details accurately and in a timely manner.
    • Honest. Uses good judgment and tact.
    • You are a Recruiter! Tableau hires company builders and, in this role, you will be asked to be on the constant lookout for the best talent to bring onboard to help us continue to build one of the best companies in the world!
       

    #LI-AL1

    Tableau Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Tableau Software is a company on a mission. We help people see and understand their data. After a highly successful IPO in 2013, Tableau has become a market-defining company in the business intelligence industry. Our culture is casual and high-energy. We are passionate about our product and our mission and we are loyal to each other and our company. We value work/life balance, efficiency, simplicity, freakishly friendly customer service, and making a difference in the world!

    More info

  • January 23, 2020 1:51 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)
    Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!

    Are you a program manager who is passionate about learning and development? Do you design innovative learning solutions that deliver positive measurable results? Do you ensure learning offerings have clearly defined outcomes that support the business strategy? This role provides the opportunity to join a non-traditional learning team focused on agile, creative, and scalable approaches that help our employees around the globe build new skills to improve their performance and ultimately drive business impact. We are looking for someone who wants to immerse themselves in the needs of the business, work collaboratively with teammates and other stakeholders around the world, take risks, and learn from failure.

    Responsibilities
    Design, build, and manage learning and development programs/solutions/initiatives from end-to-end, including engaging stakeholders, driving continuous improvement, and measuring behavior change, to help achieve these three outcomes:
    • F5ers know what’s expected of leaders and build leadership capabilities connected to the LeadF5 principles
    • F5ers build key business skills to help F5 transform now and prepare for the future
    • F5ers drive their own growth and share knowledge to support other F5ers’ growth
    Continually evaluate solutions not only for quality and business impact but also for scalability and relevance. Collaborate with HR business partners, business leaders and other key stakeholders to ensure solutions address business needs while accommodating business constraints.

    Required  Qualifications  
    • 8 years of professional experience in the learning and development field with a bachelor’s degree, 6 years with a master’s degree, 3 years with a Ph.D. or a combination of equivalent experience and education
    • Proven project management skills including planning, prioritizing, managing details, keeping multiple tasks/projects on track, using time well, and delivering results with tight deadlines
    • Collaboration mindset, with the ability to quickly form a network of relationships, listen and learn from multiple perspectives
    • Demonstrated ability to influence across all levels within the organization
    • Functions well in a fast-paced environment with high levels of ambiguity and frequent change
    • High level of self-awareness
    • Eager to learn, grow, and build skills
    • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time
    Desired Qualifications  
    • Knowledge of brain science, agile methods, learning technology, and learning principles
    • Familiarity with change management principles and approaches
    • Creative problem solver: naturally curious, and can quickly research issues and offer new ideas or solutions
    • A strong focus on internal customers’ needs and satisfaction, with an emphasis on using data to demonstrate the impact
    • A talented and experienced facilitator
    • Agile learning content and learning experience designer and developer
    • Laser-focused content curator
    Culture
    To learn more about F5 and our company culture, go to https://www.f5.com/company/careers/culture

    The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    It is the policy of F5 to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request. 


  • January 19, 2020 5:49 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Development Department. This position will collaborate with others in the Learning and Development department to support online, VILT, classroom, and blending learning approaches via Learning Management Systems (LMS), authoring tools, and other systems within the organization. The analyst will also keep the department up to date in the latest technology to enhance efficiencies and virtual training for our learners. You will be an ambassador for WaFd Bank, embracing our proud heritage of simply being nice when serving our colleagues and clients.
    Responsibilities

    Key Functions:

    • Design, implement, and manage Cornerstone LMS and support BVS LMS.
    • Lead content repository efforts, taxonomies, life cycle course maintenance including reporting and analytics.
    • Support the design and create effective, engaging, and high-quality video and multimedia learning resources.
    • Assist in the production and post-production of learning media and other special media projects.
    • Create engaging and effective learning activities and compelling course content in collaboration with subject matter experts.
    • Offer training and support on instructional technologies regarding technology tools, learning theory, best practices, etc.
    • Comfortable working with a wide variety of technological skill levels, whether early adopters of emerging technologies or late adopters of established technology.
    • Analyze and apply trends in new and emerging technologies for potential adoption and use.
    • Functional knowledge of instructional design.
    • Capacity to multi-task and integrate knowledge on multiple, complex projects.
    • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team.
    • High attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.
    • Strong written and verbal skills.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Requirements

    • 3-5 years in the technology field understanding Learning Management Systems (Cornerstone), Authoring Tools (Adobe Captivate), Video Editing Tools (Camtasia), Social Learning Platforms, SharePoint, etc.
    • 2-3 years of learning and development experience in a professional setting
    • Bachelor's degree in organizational development, human resource management, or related field
    • Excellent verbal and written communication
    • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
    • Problem solving and creative thinking
    • Attention to detail
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office

    We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.  We recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.  Washington Federal is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities to the full extent required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  If you feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, you are encouraged to contact us at 800.324.9375.

    More Info
  • November 19, 2019 3:30 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    King County Metro Workforce Development team is seeking an experienced training and coaching professional to join their team! In collaboration with the Strategic Planning Manager, you will facilitate and deliver presentations that engage leadership and management business groups as we continue to shift from division to department and create long-term visions, goals, and plans. If you have a passion for coaching, public speaking, taking a group from good to great, and have a commitment to diversity and social justice, we invite you to apply. Learn more and apply. 

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kingcounty/jobs/2618073-0/workforce-development-training-project-manager-ppm-iii  


  • November 14, 2019 6:09 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Sr. Instructional Designer and Facilitator

    Job LocationsUS-MA-Boston | US-CO-Denver | US-AZ-Phoenix | US-CA-Sacramento | US-TX-Austin | US-OR-Portland | US | US-WA-Seattle | US-FL-Orlando

    Posted Date2 days ago(11/12/2019 3:19 PM)

    Job ID 2019-4719 # of Openings 1 Category Human Resources

    Overview

    Public Partnerships LLC, a subsidiary of Public Consulting Group supports individuals with disabilities or chronic illnesses and aging adults, to remain in their homes and communities and “self” direct their own long-term home care. 

     

    Our role as the nation’s largest and most experienced Financial Management Service provider is to assist those eligible Medicaid recipients to choose and pay for their own support workers and services within their state-approved personalized budget.  We are appointed by states and managed healthcare organizations to better serve more of their residents and members requiring long-term care and ensure the efficient use of taxpayer funded services.

     

    Our culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and strive to exceed customer expectations.  We desire motivated candidates who are excited to join our fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, and who want to make a difference in helping transform the lives of the consumers we serve. (learn more at www.publicpartnerships.com).

    Responsibilities

    As an Senior Instructional Designer, you will be part of a passionate team of Learning & Development professionals that seek to create and facilitate effective and engaging learning experiences leveraging creative design processes and using innovative development tools. The Learning Instructional Designer is focused on creating value to the organization and positively impacting the onboarding performance and learning experiences of each and every team member. Through strong business partner consultation, you can bring your creativity, cutting edge technical know-how and passion for adult learning to create best in class learning programs and solutions.

     

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Design, develop and deliver instructional content for PPL enterprise needs as well as focused functional areas
    • Design and develop creative assets (storyboards, wireframes, graphics, motion graphics, videos, etc.)
    • Utilize multimedia software (such as Adobe Creative Suite) and eLearning authoring tools (such as Evolve Authoring)
    • Manage and organize creative asset library so that they can be reused by content developers
    • Design consultatively with stakeholders and peers through interpretation of complex subject matter and asking the right questions
    • Create innovative, beautiful PowerPoint slides and learning chunks
    • Consult with Subject Matter Experts to design both technical and non-technical learning solutions that are engaging, creative and effective
    • Manage Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) knowledge to support their area of expertise into an approachable learning experience
    • Partner with Quality & Compliance team to ensure all learning and development activities are appropriately tracked and documented and meet all statutory obligations
    • Champion a culture of continuous professional growth and development
    • Ensure consistency of learning and development opportunities across all geographical locations
    • Maintain content and learning material into our Learning Management System and perform basic administrational functions for audits and maintenance
    • Create and implement custom education programs that demonstrate knowledge of Adult Learning Principles and incorporate best practice delivery techniques
    • Conduct training-needs assessments and project planning on execution of discoverable needs
    • Develop course objectives and design plans based on assessment results
    • Interview subject matter experts and clients to collect necessary information to design and develop blended education solutions
    • Conceptualize and develop evaluation measures, including knowledge checks, course evaluations, and tests
    • Participate in content review, revision, and sign-off cycles
    • Desire to work using Agile project management methodologies is preferred
    • Examples of project management desired

     

    Required Skills:

    • Demonstrates an intense curiosity to constantly learn, stretch and grow in your own development Strong technical skills and some experience working on Learning Management Systems.
    • Ability to produce creative content for training deliverables including job aids, eLearning’s and instructor-led sessions
    • Microsoft Project expertise and the ability to organize and manage tasks and projects.
    • Capacity to work in a fast-paced and changing environment with multiple priorities that need to be effectively managed, while maintaining composure and flexibility
    • Knowledge of commonly used training concepts, practices and procedures (ADDIE, SAM, Design Thinking)
    • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain collaborative, cross-functional relationships at multiple levels
    • Solid communication and facilitations skills
    • Demonstrate proficiency with MS Office: Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Skype
    • Demonstrated ability to design, develop, and facilitate a diverse range of training solutions – samples of work

    Qualifications

    • BA or BS in Instructional Design, Training and Development, Organization Development or related field.
    • Learning Management System background 
    • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in Instructional design development
    • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in content development, including Learning Management System knowledge
    • Creative knowledge with multimedia and graphic design tools (such as Adobe Creative Suite, SnagIt, GoAnimate, Captivate)
    • Knowledge in video post-production work flow (create motion graphics, edit video, color correction, audio sweetening)
    • Knowledge in web design and development
    • Project management experience
    • Experience using standard publishing tools (Office and Adobe products)
    • C.P.L.P (Certified Professional in Learning & Performance)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • A seasoned professional who is a proven team player, works well independently and can self-drive learning new tools and processes
    • Ability to re-tell and translate technical content into story formats.
    • Able to translate complex topics into visual media
    • Able to design with efficiency in mind (reusing assets in addition to creating customized graphics for each project)
    • Strong with project management combined with creative energy to bring fresh ideas into learning
    • Outstanding at communication (proven both communication and presentation skills)
    • Comfortable with a fast-paced, always-on, quickly-changing environment
    • Current projects in training social media desired
    • Highly skilled at writing and editing with the ability to follow and create style guide

    Working Conditions:

    • Ability to travel 50%
    • Virtual Office Setting

     Apply Here


  • November 14, 2019 4:49 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Online Learning Administrator - Remote or Seattle

    Field Support  Seattle, Washington

    Vera Whole Health is transforming healthcare. For insurers and employers alike, Vera helps take control of perpetually rising healthcare costs. Vera’s behavior change model via onsite primary care clinics improves health and productivity, reducing claims and overall cost of care by as much as 25% in the first year.

    Vera’s model is anchored by three core elements: high engagement, managed care and organizational culture change, which combine to drive down utilization of costly services like ER, inpatient/outpatient visits, specialty services, labs and prescriptions, and transform the overall health of the organization.

    Vera is the first plan-sponsored health center in the United States to earn a Certificate of Validation by the Care Innovations™ Validation Institute. This endorsement substantiates Vera’s claims that its approach reduces overall healthcare spending for employers, justifies Vera’s 100 percent money-back guarantee, and recognizes Vera for its sound population health cost outcomes.

    Position Summary:

    As Vera Whole Health’s Online Learning Administrator, you will think big about how Vera can leverage our online learning capabilities to develop our people. This position requires a combination of both tactical execution and strategic thinking. You will assume full responsibility for our online learning platforms and initiate ways we can further leverage these capabilities across the organization. You will understand Vera’s business goals and bring innovative ideas for how online learning can help us meet them.

    This position can be based out of our corporate office in Seattle or remote.

    Essential Functions/Qualifications:

    • Become the internal subject matter expert on Vera’s learning management system (Bridge) and administer all aspects of the platform
    • Troubleshoot and resolve end-user issues relating to LMS use and functionality
    • Work with external eLearning vendors to integrate new online learning into our current system
    • Research the underutilized aspects of our tools and lead initiatives to leverage them
    • Create reports for the executive team on training compliance and other learning metrics
    • Identify opportunities for streamlining processes and workflows related to online learning
    • Analyze online learning data and recommend solutions for meeting organizational needs
    • Support managers and ensure they have tools needed to provide online learning to their people
    • Partner with instructional designers to ensure the online training experience is learner-centric

    Education/Experience:

    • 2-4 years’ experience in LMS administration, knowledge management, eLearning program management or in similar position required
    • 5 years’ demonstrated experience driving projects to their completion
    • Experience collaborating with across a company to drive initiatives forward
    • Experience in instructional design and eLearning course development highly desired
    • Strong computer skills and proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, SharePoint

    Demonstrated Attributes:

    • Passionate about learning and employee development 
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented
    • Self-starter, strong written and verbal communicator, adaptable and critical thinker
    • Team player who builds effective working relationships throughout all levels of the organization
    • Able to be creative and innovative in a fast-paced, often ambiguous, growing company
    • Technology savvy and eager to learn new systems and tools
    • Solution-focused and able to work independently

    Physical Demands:

    • Manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination
    • Requires sitting for extended periods of time
    • Requires corrected vision, hearing and speech within normal ranges

    Vera Whole Health is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability please send an email to recruiting@verawholehealth.com to let us know the nature of your request.

    Apply

  • November 14, 2019 4:44 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)
    Req #: 174018
    Department: UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT
    Job Location: Seattle Campus
    Posting Date: 11/08/2019 
    Closing Info: To ensure consideration, Apply By  11/29/2019
    Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and education 
    Shift: First Shift 
    As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

    UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutive years. 

    University Advancement has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Director for Alumni & Student Programs.

    Position Purpose
    The purpose of this position is to support the Associate Director and the Alumni & Student Programs team in the development of new and execution of existing programs and services.  A primary responsibility of the Assistant Director will be to coordinate career and professional development programs utilizing the skills, knowledge, and experience of University of Washington alumni, in order to support the professional growth of other UW alumni and students (undergraduate and graduate).

    Alumni consistently rate career and professional development as one of the most valuable resources that universities can provide.  This position will support UW alumni in their professional development and will facilitate connections among alumni, as well as between alumni and students.  By providing services that are in high demand, this position will encourage alumni to maintain and deepen ongoing relationships with both the University of Washington and the UW Alumni Association (UWAA).

    In addition, the Assistant Director will focus on the creation of educational and social programs that support a broad engagement of alumni, particularly alumni who are Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLDs). This engagement will support the transition from student to alumni, provide content and resources related to career development, and build community around UW-affiliations and affinity. This position represents the realization of a broader philosophy within alumni affairs to provide meaningful and educational programs and services throughout a lifetime of engagement with the UW.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
    Program Development & Management
    In collaboration with the Alumni & Student Programs team, create, implement, and evaluate a broad set of programs and tools targeted to support and engage alumni, students, and college-bound students of UW alumni.

    Collaborate and develop partnerships with units (e.g., Career Center, Admissions) and colleagues across campus to identify shared programming and other collaborative opportunities.

    Support the Associate Director in strategizing and development of broader alumni and student engagement programs and services; help to evaluate alumni engagement requests with regard to capacity and viability.

    In collaboration with the Associate Director, identify, develop and/or implement online resources, policies and procedures for pre-college programming, as well as processes to promote the program and recruit prospective partners, volunteers, guest speakers, vendors, etc.  In collaboration with the Associate Director, review and recommend additional online vendors and manage relationships and contracts.

    Thoroughly understand the broader alumni-student engagement program strategy and technological needs so that goals and objectives can be developed for each event or program component, as well as establishing a process to evaluate proposed programming to ensure alignment.

    In collaboration with the Associate Director, identify opportunities to engage volunteers in the career program and seek input from volunteers and local experts, including the UWAA GOLD Council and UWAA Board of Trustees.

    Serve as primary liaison with any third parties or vendors who help support UWAA/ASP in the delivery of programs and services.

    Oversee the development of programming tools, resources, and templates that can be utilized to facilitate the expansion of similar programming to other units.

    Ensure the UWAA customer service team is equipped to assist with customer service needs, including understanding policies and being familiar with the process for adding new users.

    Respond to high-level customer service concerns, as needed.

    Event Planning & Implementation
    Conceive of and execute events and programming that support alumni (particularly GOLD alumni) and students, as well as facilitates meaningful interactions between students and alumni.  Recommend new programming opportunities to the Associate Director and evaluate new opportunities in relation to broader alumni engagement strategies and goals.

    Design, plan, execute, and evaluate assigned events.

    Utilize assessment in order to refine programs and services developed in both GOLD alumni and, more broadly, alumni-student engagement.

    Marketing, Communications & Data
    In collaboration with the Marketing & Communications team, oversee marketing and communication needs.

    In collaboration with the Associate Director, Event Registrar, and unit leadership, develop tools to collect and track data to benchmark and assess the success of programs, including event attendance and volunteer engagement.

    Foster relationships across campus to develop and execute events and programs.

    Collaborate with the Alumni & Stakeholder Engagement Business Development staff to create opportunities that involve corporate partners in programming where appropriate.

    Other duties as assigned.

    Key Competencies

    Core
    Effective communications: Expresses oneself clearly and empathetically in interactions with others in all forms of communication, i.e., verbal and written, one-on-one and group, etc.

    Interpersonal Awareness: Builds and maintains positive relationships and actively contributes as a member of working teams to achieve results.

    Professional Credibility: Takes responsibility for meeting goals, objectives, obligations, and solving problems while representing the mission, vision and values of the organization.

    Critical Thinking: Obtains, analyzes and evaluates information effectively in the face of ambiguity.  Makes appropriate decisions based on relevant information and experience.

    Ethics and Trust: Models and upholds the values of candor, openness, inclusiveness and honesty despite internal and external pressures.  Acts consistently with Washington State ethical guidelines and organizational core values and beliefs.

    Valuing Diversity & Inclusiveness: Respects, values and contributes to the UW’s commitment to inclusiveness and diversity.

    Functional Expertise
    Organizational Acumen: Able to size up a situation, balance reason and the interest of others, and act in a decisive, timely and appropriate manner that is congruent with the organization's values, goals and mission to achieve success.

    Innovation Management: Able to anticipate market trends and be effective in facilitating and managing creative processes to achieve results in self and others.

    Planning & Implementing: Ability to develop strategies, measures for success and feasible timelines for successful project implementation and execution.

    Managing Conflict: Recognizes and addresses conflicts and disagreements in a safe and respectful environment, manages conflicts collaboratively, and builds consensus with the best interests.

    Comfort with Ambiguity: Open to adapting based on the changing needs of the organization and the audiences we serve.

    REQUIREMENTS
    Bachelor's degree and three years of experience in project management, event planning or a related field.  Equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may substitute for degree.

    Ability to think strategically about stakeholder needs and to multi-task; comfort with technology; excellence in judgment as well as oral and written communication skills.

    Proficiency using PC computers.  Demonstrated strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for correspondence, special reports, spreadsheets, databases, forms, etc

    DESIRED
    Experience in university student services/student affairs (e.g., career services, admissions).

    Experience working with senior administrators, corporate executives, and professionals.

    Knowledge of alumni relations/development/advancement principles.

    Knowledge of UW Advancement policies and procedures, including use of the development database software ADVANCE.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
    Cubicle/Open workspace environment which may result in additional or higher levels of noise and visual distractions.

    Ability to work a flexible schedule to provide occasional evening and weekend programming.

    Must have regular and reliable transportation for local travel and willingness to travel when necessary, including the support of out-of-state programming.

    A valid Washington State driver’s license is required to operate the UW Alumni Association Van.

    Ability to lift 20 pounds regularly and up to 40 pounds occasionally for event setup and tear down.
    During events (from setup to tear down) or on event days:
    o Ability to stand 4 or more hours continuously.
    o Ability to walk 4 or more hours continuously.
    o Ability to work greater than a 10 hour day (rare, but sometimes necessary)

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

    BENEFITS
    As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready.

    Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.


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