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  • June 25, 2012 10:20 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

     Training Delivery Manager

    Priority Consideration Date: July 9, 2012
    Responsible to coordinate the delivery of training solutions provided by Invista Performance Solutions (Invista). This position directly interfaces with the corporate client to align goals, learning outcomes, and content delivery in accordance with the negotiated contract. This position maintains a pool of trainers, ensures course materials and facilities are secured, and conducts an evaluation and ROI assessment for each training. This position reports to the Senior Project Manager.

     Essential Functions:

    ·          Coordinate the development and delivery of corporate training in accordance with contract terms and timelines.

    ·          Coordinate the development of new training products and services, and develop effective promotional materials and presentations that support the acquisition of new training contracts.

    ·          Schedule contracted classes, classrooms and approved instructors. Work with vendors to secure materials and supplies for training.

    ·          Track schedule and monitor class website making appropriate and necessary changes with client, instructor and locations as needed.

    ·          Interview, hire, train and maintain a pool of corporate trainers, instructors and staff. Manage and oversee all related hiring paperwork and timekeeping.

    ·          Work with trainers and instructors to develop and adapt curriculum to meet specific training goals and outcomes identified by client.

    ·          Develop and recommend policies and procedures to increase the efficiency of each training delivery. Prepare and maintain reports and records.

    ·          Work with college staff and departments to ensure all procedures are followed.

    ·          Manage multiple priority projects and geographically distributed teams, while meeting all delivery timelines.

    ·          Represent Invista in daily business at partner colleges and in the community.

    ·          Provide clients with training delivery schedule and ensure timely delivery of course materials.

    ·          Conduct anonymous student evaluations to ensure quality of training product.

    ·          Complete site visits to all training locations.

    ·          Mange files and accounts of training contracts and provide program revenues and expenditures.

    ·          Supervise the delivery of CEU’s, hours, and college credit in accordance with partner college policies.

    ·          Maintain open and ongoing communication with managers and support staff to prioritize projects supporting training delivery.

    ·          Prepare and submit monthly reports.

    ·          Use word processing, graphic, planning and spreadsheet software to generate reports, correspondence, course materials, travel arrangements and set appointments.

    ·          Participate in weekly contract training meetings, providing agenda items on status of all current and upcoming training deliveries, for clarification and direction in contract delivery.

    ·          Actively participate as a team member in supporting Invista’s mission, vision, and goals.

    ·          Perform other duties as required.


    Minimum Qualifications

    ·          Bachelors degree in education, organizational development or a related field from an accredited college or university.

    ·          Three years professional experience in education, training delivery models, and/or adult learning concepts.

    ·          Three years of supervisory experience.

    ·          Three years experience managing projects.

    ·          Two years experience working in a corporate setting.

    ·          Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office tools (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Publisher and Access).


    Preferred Qualifications

    ·          Masters degree in Education, Organization Development or related field from an accredited college or university.

    ·          Experience delivering training to a variety of audiences.

    ·          Leadership experience in a matrix, team-oriented environment.

    ·          Knowledge of basic business principles.


    Conditions of Employment

    ·          Successfully pass a criminal history background check prior to employment.

    ·          Must possess a current, valid, unrestricted driver’s license.

    ·          Ability to work occasional evenings and weekend.

    ·          Ability to travel (10% of work schedule).


    The Successful Candidate Must Demonstrate

    ·          Ethics, integrity, and sound professional judgment.

    ·          Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage a high volume of training deliveries with multiple time constraints and deadlines.

    ·          Ability to work as a leader in a collaborative environment, build consensus and promote the exchange of information among project team members, project management staff, and external units.

    ·          Ability to interface and stay poised when dealing with and presenting to a broad array of audiences.

    ·          Excellent written, oral, presentation, facilitation, negotiation and interpersonal skills.

    ·          Strong self-directed and entrepreneurial skills.

    ·          Customer service focus.

    ·          Strong analytical, problem solving, critical thinking, organizational, and project management skills.

    ·          An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.

    ·          Ability to assess talent, manage people and motivate others.

    ·          Strong interpersonal skills that minimize potential conflict and maintain good working relationships among internal and external customers.

    ·          Experience working effectively with team members and with team development.

     Application Process:

    Complete application packages must include the following: (Packages received that do not contain all of these materials will not be considered by the screening committee.) Application materials must be submitted online through our website.

    1.     Tacoma Community College online application.

    2.     Resume & cover letter describing how your educational background and experience align with the responsibilities and qualifications.

    3.     Copies of transcripts for all colleges and universities attended.

    (Official transcripts will be required for the successful candidate)

    4.     We strive to employ individuals who possess the skills necessary to effectively educate a diverse population of learners. Our effort is to create a cultural climate that recognizes, respects, and celebrates differences. Please attach a statement (maximum two pages):

    A.    Expressing your cultural self-awareness,

    B.    Describing your experiences with other cultures and communities, and

    C.    Demonstrating how you apply these to the learning/working environment.


    Terms of Employment

    This is an exempt professional temporary position contracted based upon availability of funding. The salary range for this position is $42, 000 - $45, 000 annually DOE/DOQ. The salary will be prorated to reflect the actual number of contract days worked in the reminder of the fiscal year. Flexibility in scheduling is required to meet the needs of the department. Evenings, weekends, and travel is required. Degrees must be from accredited colleges or universities recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and verified by official transcripts.

  • June 20, 2012 8:01 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    TrainingFolks has a need for an upcoming opportunity in Washington State (Richland, WA) to facilitate a single 2-day course to an Engineering audience on industry-specific software packages.  The course would be in about 1-3 months time (exact dates are TBD) and any direct experience facilitating technical software/material to an engineering audience is a valuable asset!

    More details of the project are forthcoming

    If you or anyone you know would be interested, please have them send their resume to careers@trainingfolks.com and quote "610: Washington Engineering Trainer" in the subject line.

  • June 13, 2012 11:46 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)
    INROADS, a non-profit organization that helps underserved college students with career development, skills training, performance coaching and internship placement with future 500 companies is looking for volunteers to help facilitate and deliver the Oz Principle workshop as well as facilitate a collaborative/interactive business case simulation for our interns for our annual Learning Summit. Seasoned training professionals who have Oz experience are desired.  Events take place in Seattle.  Contact Damion Donaldson at:  ddonaldson@inroads.org or 562-777-1711 x:1801.
  • June 07, 2012 12:29 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Plans and directs all aspects of Washington Dental Services organization development and learning function. Translates the vision of the company into action.  Develops training programs, facilitates implementation of appropriate change management initiatives, and reviews current development programs to ensure adherence to company goals and strategies. Measures performance to gauge success of programs.

    • Works with all leadership levels to define, develop, and administer programs and processes to achieve strategic business goals and operational objectives.
    • Develops and conducts 360 assessments and feedback with director-level and below.
    • Provides expertise in design of high potential leadership program and support in execution.
    • Tracks, analyzes and develops reports to measure the effectiveness of training strategies. Monitors, assesses and evaluates programs and their impact on the organization to ensure that programs continue to add value.
    • Plans and facilitates all management training off-site sessions and other interventions as needed.
    • Develops eLearning strategy and associated plans for the organization.
    • Develops a cross-training program for key employees.
    • Identifies/incorporates best practices and lessons learned into program plans, creates ongoing process improvements.


    • Master’s Degree in Human Resources, preferably in Organization Development
      SPHR/PHR certification preferred
    • Certification in CCL Executive Dimensions/Benchmarks/360 by Design preferred
    • Emotional Intelligence certification preferred
    • 10 years of Organization Development experience and/or HR experience with minimum 7 years OD experience
    • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
    • Must be willing to travel 10% of the time
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Excellent managerial skills
    • Ability to keep confidential information confidential
    • Contact with all levels
    • This position will have one subordinate

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 25 pounds. 

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    Interested candidates are best served applying online: Employment Opportunities - Washington Dental Service.

  • May 28, 2012 4:56 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)
    Group Health Talent Management Services is focused on having the best people in a position to provide the most value to Group Health. The department's goal is to develop employees at all levels of the organization to reach their full potential, provide a clear set of goals and inspire them to achieve them. As a learning organization, Group Health will drive continuous improvement, engagement, development and learning opportunities to deliver great business results. Group Health Talent Management Services is seeking an experienced Organizational Change Management Consultant to help develop and deliver enterprise-wide talent management solutions.
    The Organizational Change Management Consultant will play a key role in developing company wide change management and organizational development models to meet business objectives. This person will focus on the organizational and people side of change - including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and organizational structures. The primary focus will be creating and implementing change management and organizational development models that minimize employee resistance and maximizes their engagement. The Organizational Change Management Consultant will work to drive faster adoption, greater ultimate utilization and more benefits realization on the changes impacting employees in the organization such that business results are achieved. In addition, this role will act as a coach for senior leaders and executives in helping them fulfill the role of change sponsor.
    Located in Seattle, WA Group Health is heralded as a national model for health care that actually focuses on and delivers better health. Practices such as electronic medical records, a strong relationship with your doctor, and an emphasis on prevention and early screening are already at work, creating an exceptional care experience our members rave about. We know what the competition is offering. That's why we're offering you something different. Something better. Health care that's Well beyond medicine™

    Minimum Education Requirements
    Bachelors Degree Organizational development, organizational psychology or related field of study

    Preferred Education
    Masters Degree Organizational development, organizational psychology or related field of study

    Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements
    Strong executive level presence with extensive experience influencing, presenting to and managing senior audiences • Flexible and resilient, willingness to take initiative and create approaches to complex problems • Ability to thrive in an environment with a high-degree of change • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle. • Exceptional communication skills - both written and verbal. • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization. • Excellent active listening skills. • Problem solving and root cause identification skills. • Strong analytic and decision making abilities. • Must be a team player and able to work with and through others. • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal. • High energy, enthusiasm, creativity and resourcefulness

    Minimum Experience Requirements
    5 years consulting or large enterprise-wide transformation management experience in a change management or organizational development capacity. Experience developing and driving complex organizational change initiatives ideally in a healthcare environment. Experience and knowledge of change management and organizational development principles and methodologies. 5 years of experience in a Lean environment.

    Group Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

    Job: Human Resources
    Organization: General Administration
    Primary Location: WA - Seattle-Tukwila-Administrative South Building
    Bargaining unit: WWA Admin Exempt (non-union)
    FTE: 1
    Schedule: Full-time
    Shift: Day Job
    Days of shift: M-F
    Hours of shift: 8
    Travel: No

    Job level: Individual Contributor
    Job type: Standard
    Employee status: Regular
  • May 21, 2012 10:19 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Open: 5/14/2012 – Close: 6/1/2012

    The City of Tacoma seeks a highly motivated, self-directed individual for the position of Senior Human Resources Analyst, to manage the training and development programs in the Customer Services Department at the Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU). The work performed by this position will contribute to the overall mission of TPU by developing high-performing customer service representatives, leads, and supervisors who work directly with customers. To apply, please go to: www.cityoftacoma.org/jobs and apply online. Please read the entire job announcement for additional information.

  • April 23, 2012 7:13 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Market Leader is currently recruiting for a Trainer & Instructional Designer at our Kirkland office.

    Market Leader is a dynamic company with over 100,000 customers. Working here is an exciting opportunity for trainers who like to:

    · Present to large and small groups (e.g., webinars for 600+ participants, staff training for 10-50, one-on-one for customers)

    · Work on a variety of projects (online tutorials, webinars, in-person training, events)

    · Inspire customers to excel (learn the products, use best practices)


    Learn (e.g., we have frequent product launches with new technology)

    · Collaborate with colleagues and also work autonomously (we have a training team of 4)

    Qualities that will help you succeed at Market Leader:

    · Adaptability (things change quickly here)

    · Initiative (to learn, to meet and exceed expectations, do what’s best for the customer and company)

    · Positive attitude (highly appreciated)

    · Polish (you’ll be representing the company to our customers)

    · Productive (there’s a lot to get done)

    Please see the online job description for more details.

    We’d love to hear from you and welcome you to our team!

    Kris Olsen

  • April 23, 2012 7:11 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)
    Seeking Seattle-based Instructional Design Consultation
    Committee for Children Online Trainings/LMS (Moodle 2.0+) 04/19/12
    Timeframe for work: 3-6 Month contract

    Type of work: Instructional Design consultation for development of e-learning courses in Moodle 2.0+

    Required skills/knowledge:
    Best Practices in Instructional Design of e-Learning Environments for Adult Learners
    Familiarity with Moodle LMS

    Preferred experience:
    Experience implementing e-learning courses on Moodle or other LMS
    Experience with e-learning or educational technology for K-8 teachers
    Comfortable creating e-learning activities with Flash (CS 5)
    Knowledge of SCORM / AICC Compliance

    General Description of Project:
    1. Consultation on Best Practices in e-learning Instructional Design; recommendations on:
    a. How to develop "best practice" information architecture (i.e. navigation and UX,) and usability for new online courses in a Moodle 2.0 environment.
    b. How to develop "next generation" e-learning to address changing standards for Tablets/Mobile devices (HTML5 rather than Flash content) with such elements as: activity streams, web services, intelligent tutoring, repositories powering content as a service, etc.
    2. Instructional Design of Online Trainings for Committee for Children (CfC) programs: ADDIE
    a. Needs Analysis Conduct Needs Analysis for CfC's Online Training projects:
    i. Needs Assessment Goal Analysis: Review CfC's Goals for the Online Trainings
    ii. Learner Analysis: define audience for Online Trainings attending closely to the learner's autonomy, mastery, and purpose.
    iii. Develop Course Learning Objectives: Consult with CfC SME's to gather/refine Learning Objectives for Online Trainings
    iv. Market Research: help CfC define Customer Needs for the format, structure and delivery of Online Trainings based on customer surveys and other Market Research CfC has gathered
    b. Instructional Design
    i. Draft outline(s) for Online Training Moodle Courses (i.e. Instructional Design, Learning UX or Flow) based on scope and course learning objectives.
    ii. Collaborate with CfC to develop an "Online Learning Activity Chart" listing all "Online Learning Assets" (including Videos) to be developed/repurposed for Online Trainings
    iii. Design Storyboard Template (in Word) for online course(s) developed at CfC

    c. Development
    i. Collaborate with SMEs at CfC to develop storyboards, video scripts, online tutorials, animation copy and audio scripts for our Online Trainings.
    ii. Review e-learning content developed for Online Trainings.

    Contact information:
    Please contact Greg Camenzind for more information about this project.
    (206) 816-2578 cell
  • April 19, 2012 6:12 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Manager of Professional Development

    Full Time Exempt

    Position Summary

    The Manager of Professional Development will work closely with the Director of Human Resources and other partners to design, deliver, measure and evaluate a broad range of professional and organizational development opportunities for employees. This incumbent will also facilitate workplace change management and the implementation of enterprise–wide improvement initiatives. The position will work with on campus and off campus stakeholders/partners to assess and identify development needs, develop and/or locate resources, implement training and development opportunities and assess the effectiveness of those processes. This position will also facilitate department specific and enterprise–wide change management as Cascadia’s culture shifts in response to its continuing growth and development.

    The successful applicant will have the following qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications

    •· Bachelor's degree with emphasis in training, organizational development, instructional design, human resources or business administration

    •· 3 years of equivalent full-time experience in the design and delivery of adult learning and employee development with individuals and groups

    •· Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint required

    Preferred Qualifications

    •· Master’s degree in Organizational Development

    •· Professional in Human Resources/Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification (PHR/SPHR)

    •· Certifications in distance learning or web-based training

    •· Solid understanding of adult learning theory and instructional design methodologies

    •· Demonstrated commitment to pluralism and the ability to support a diverse workplace and educational environment

    Important Attributes

    •· Persuasive advocate for staff training and development

    •· Ability to balance the needs of individuals with the welfare of the college

    •· Energetic, creative, self-starter

    •· Passion for training

    Complete applications will be received until the position is successfully filled. However, application packets received by Monday April 30th, 2012 by Noon will be given priority consideration.

    For application instructions and to view the complete vacancy announcement/job description, please visit www.cascadia.edu/employment.

    Cascadia Community College is an EEO/AA Employer

  • April 19, 2012 6:07 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Position Title: Training & Development Officer

    Location: Heritage Bank - Olympia, WA

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    The Training & Development Officer will have responsibility for the overall management, design, development, implementation and delivery of enterprise learning solutions to build talent within the organization. This position will be a strategic leader as well as a hands-on training specialist. The position will supervise corporate training staff and processes. Additionally, applicants should have a minimum of 10 years progressive management and/or professional development experience, including 3+ years developing, implementing, managing, facilitating and evaluating employee development and training programs; which will include successful management and roll-out of company-wide projects and initiatives in support of major business units (i.e., Human Resources, Retail Sales, Lending, Operations), in a financial services industry and community bank environment – required.

    Applicants can submit a letter of interest and resume to Careers@HeritageBankWA.com please include Training & Development in subject line.



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