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  • June 28, 2016 10:02 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Recruitment is underway for an HR Trainer & OD Consultant, University of Washington Medical Centers, to work with senior management throughout UW Medicine, dealing with extremely sensitive issues including change management, reorganizations (including layoffs), and difficult interpersonal relationships. It must deal with all levels and types of employees and students including faculty, staff, students, and residents and their many and varied ways of interacting with each other.

    UW Medicine has annual revenue of $4.6B and is a rapidly evolving health system. This position will play a key role in supporting the development of the organization. Change management strategies and implementations are key aspects to this process. Successful interventions can turnaround careers and/or department wide performance.

    Search for Req #134407 on the employment website. 

  • June 28, 2016 10:01 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)


    Design, build, and manage SightLife's global self-service portal for eye banks in developing countries. Manage a community of experts who support and connect eye bank partner staff to best in class information and mentors associated with SightLife.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

    Work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and partners (global eye banks) to identify important information, training and webinars that can help developing country eye banks improve their operational performance.
    • Partner with our web designer to create a flow and layout for the portal that is intuitive and user friendly.
    • Collaborate with SightLife staff to design the User Interface, navigation model, and key features.
    • Manage the creation, verification and publication of information for the portal. 
    • Manage the community of partners who utilize the portal and its services, including identification and marketing to new potential partners. 
    • Facilitate mentor/mentee relationships between SMEs and partners.
    • Work with SightLife staff to recruit and manage partner relationships with the portal.
    • Collaborate with Learning & Development staff to create and deliver portal training.
    • Build a process for identifying, verifying and updating information on the website.
    • Partner with Technology Services department to create a data management strategy that consistently define and manage the data of the self-service portal.
    • Create and implement the performance scorecard and measurement system for the site.
    • Monitor and support partner usage.
    • Conduct interviews and post-mortem from partners to create future recommendations for features, functionality, UI and content.
    • Other duties as assigned or may be necessary. 

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:
    • Experience supporting communities in knowledge exchange.
    • Experience in gathering needs/requirements and customer engagement processes.
    • Experience in managing a web-based portal used for both static and interactive content.
    • Effective organizational navigation skills, to solicit support from SMEs.
    • Ability to manage customer expectations and delivery outstanding experiences. 
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate cross-culturally while delivering exceptional customer service, ability to uphold the highest level of professionalism, confidentiality and discretion, highly numerate and analytical. 
    • Ability to manage projects and organize a variety of tasks. 
    • Ability to manage multiple and occasionally conflicting priorities simultaneously, meet deadlines and accurately attend to details.
    • Effective organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks independently, ability to effectively deliver assigned tasks in high pressure situations.
    • Comfortable with ambiguity and can find creative solutions for unexpected challenges.
    • A personal commitment to organ and tissue donation required.
    • Some international travel required. 

    Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
    • Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred. 
    • 2+ years' experience in one of the following specialties: eye banking, library sciences, content management, data management, project mgmt
    • Experience utilizing and/or managing web-based portals designed for education and training.
    • Experience in library sciences or content/data management a plus.
    • General knowledge of eye bank operations a plus.

    Benefits provided with the position:
    • Employer paid medical coverage for full-time employee and dependents (with a $100 deductible per person capped at $300 for a family)
    • Employer paid dental coverage for full-time employees and dependents
    • Employer paid vision coverage for full-time employees and dependents
    • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance for full-time employees (1 x annual earnings).
    • Voluntary Life & AD&D Insurance for full-time employees and family.
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) 
    • Employer paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance for full-time employees
    • Retirement Plan- Employer contributions of 8% of the employee's salary after one year of continuous employment. This plan is not a match nor requires employee contributions. Voluntary Plan- employee may voluntarily designate a percentage or flat dollar amount of his/her salary. 
    • Generous PTO

    To apply for this position, please visit our website www.sightlife.org

    Founded in 1969, SightLife is the only non-profit global health organization solely focused on eliminating corneal blindness in the U.S. and around the world. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, the organization leverages innovative technologies and best business practices to transform lives and unlock life's possibilities for the corneal blind. SightLife works in partnership with surgeons and health organizations in more than 29 countries. SightLife and its global eye bank partners combined provided over 24,000 corneas for transplant in 2015. 

    For the last six years, SightLife has been named one of Non-Profit Times "50 Best Places to Work" in the nation. In 2013, we were ranked the number one mid-sized organization. Put your passion to work and consider joining this team of professionals fulfilling a mission to serve as an innovative provider of sight with a passion for quality and excellence.

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    • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

  • June 21, 2016 3:42 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Learning and Development Specialist

    Role Purpose

    Plan, organize, and execute a broad array of technical HR projects and program deployments for Talent Management and Learning and Development, including leading requirements gathering, business process design, communications, change management, and L&D administration to achieve project and/or program goals and adoption. Serves as the first point of contact for employees at all levels around the world, and external training partners for learning and development.

    Job Description

    General Responsibilities:

    Independently provide project management for Talent Management and Learning and Development function(s) for technical projects, apply project management discipline for project planning, requirements gathering, process design, communications, change management, and project status reporting.

    Track progress and proactively follows-through on individual and collective project activities and tasks; monitor adherence to project plans, taking into account cascading and interrelated dependencies in reflecting/validating project status at any given time; and documents project work products. Anticipates obstacles and recommends solutions.

    Provides independent support for larger program efforts within Talent Management and Learning and Development, including logistics, communications, and intranet site(s); ensure collateral and sites remain up to date; advise on site or collateral enhancements (e.g., program or course catalogue, and other promotional materials to embed programs within the business and increase adoption).

    Consult with HR Business Partners and assist with ad hoc business L&D requests to assess needs, evaluate solutions, and provide creative recommendations. Research availability of a variety of courses offered by external organizations and offers sound judgment and advising to internal clients based on client’s expressed need, business strategy, and appropriateness.

    Administer Learning Management System: manage and archive training records; manage all L&D data, including enrollment and completion; and compile and prepare statistical reports with interpretation for management review. Coordinate all global classroom and online training; including utilizing, maintaining and/or updating the LMS; scheduling workshops, instructors, venues, and rooms; assisting instructors with room setup and other training requirements; register workshop participants; and generate related documents.

    Respond to all employee L&D issues appropriately, assisting customers and problem-solving to resolve issues.

    Main point of contact for all L&D vendors; responsible for materials ordering and shipping, accounts, and accurate and timely invoice processing.


    . Minimum 5 years functional HR experience and specialization, general experience with Learning Management Systems.


  • June 16, 2016 9:51 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)


    Shift: Swing Shift with flexibility to work day shift now and then


    Great opportunity to support a stable Electrical Manufacturing Company in their Technical Training Department in developing the skills and knowledge of its staff through analysis, design, delivery and evaluation of effective training.

    Contribute to the continued achievement of advice and support for staff and managers throughout the organization and carry out CIS certification courses.


    Teaching knowledge in theory/practice of concepts, facts and practices via training courses. You will provide experience for understanding this knowledge by transforming it into real-time application(s). You will work as part of a localized team and report to the Technical Training Manager. You will research, design, evaluate and deliver technical training for Carlisle IT’s manufacturing and support staff which includes:

    · Completion of training needs, analysis through assessment, observation and oral questioning.

    · Ownership of an existing portfolio of training courses. Ensure that trainer’s notes, session plans, visual aids and handouts are kept up to date.

    · Able to design new training materials and courses to meet the needs of the company and add them to the existing overall training department’s portfolio. The Technical Trainer will create and arrange training manuals and visual aids after determining the best avenue for offering training on a particular subject.

    · Work closely with the training staff to deliver a structured curriculum. Ensure the quality and consistency of course content throughout a course life cycle.

    · Evaluate and modify the existing training solutions, techniques and materials.

    · Provide advice, guidance and support to manufacturing and engineering management in regards to assurance/compliance to industry workmanship standards.

    · Represent the Technical Training department at exhibitions, seminars, etc.

    · Contribute to the decision making and planning of the team.

    · Develop and retain an up-to-date knowledge of current working practices by periodically spending time working with the operational and support departments.

    · Utilize and maintain the Training Management Software with the training staff.

    · Able to evaluate and determine competency of skill and knowledge of those trained, and make pass/fail and hiring decisions based on evaluations.

    · Mentor entry-level trainers.


    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


    Other duties as required in support of the department and company.


    · Relevant training experience is required in our industry: Must hold IPC CIT Certifications in IPC/WHMA-A-620 and J-STD-001

    · Experience in Cable Harness Manufacturing is required

    · Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/HR/Business Management is preferred

    · Able to prove proficiency by successfully passing more than one CIT certification course (not a challenge test) with scores over 90%.

    · Must have extensive knowledge of wire harness, PCB, box build processes and process equipment .

    · Capable of training material production (graphics, layout and media creation).

    · Proficient in Microsoft Office, Graphic design software as in Corel, Adobe Photoshop, etc.

    · Must be self-confident, have a desire to learn, able to listen, sense of humor, communication and theatrical skills, flexible, patient and is capable of standing and walking for extensive periods of time.

    · Able and willing to travel by air and auto throughout the USA.

    · Manual dexterity used with repetitive finger motion.

    · Must have English speaking and leadership skills.

    · Must Be U.S. Citizen or Permanent resident.


    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.

    Pay and Benefits :

    Up to 70k

    Company offers INCREDIBLE Benefits

    Company offers 7% profit sharing

    Tuition reimbursement

    Ronald Carpenter Jr | Recruiter

    AIC | 1750 112th Avenue Northeast, Suite C228 | Bellevue, WA 98004


    Direct 425-296-6348| Mobile 757-618-1397 | Fax 425-558-0688

  • June 15, 2016 7:22 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)
    Apply Now

    Redfin is combining technology and real-world service to redefine the end-to-end experience for buying and selling a home. With $60 billion spent every year on real estate commissions, this is a massive market opportunity that can sustain decades of growth. So far, Redfin has helped more than 54,000 people buy and sell homes, saving them more than $336 million in fees, and doing it all with a 97% customer satisfaction score. At Redfin, you’ll be able to unleash your brilliance to tell the world how buying and selling a home is better with Redfin. If you've got fire in your belly to do work that matters, we want to hear from you.

    As a Training Manager, you’ll be responsible for leading an effective and efficient team of Training Specialists located in major markets throughout the West Coast. These Training Specialists are technical experts in residential real estate services as well as corporate training & development. Your team is responsible for the localization and delivery of centrally developed curriculum, in addition to developing custom training solutions based on the unique needs of their markets. These trainings may be delivered via live classroom, virtual classroom, 1:1 coaching, field simulations, and elearning/video. The Training & Development group at Redfin is dedicated to the creation of a learning culture that provides resources to develop, retain and recruit the best real estate agents in the world while preserving the uniquely weird culture that is Redfin. Your team will be on the front lines in our effort to do so.


    • Planning and Evaluating: Partner with the rest of T&D leadership and executive team to establish priorities, create training programs, and evaluate the success/impact of all training initiatives.
    • Leading a Team: Manage a team of remote employees; keeping people engaged and focused while also maintaining the tight knit team culture we’ve built. Work with trainers to establish yearly and quarterly objectives and hold them accountable to these goals.
    • Coaching a Team: Coach Training Specialists to act as consultants and leaders within their market, training solutions are effectively addressing the root of the issues. Use your expertise to help trainers continue to grow, wherever their passion/strengths lead them.
    • Quality Control: Ensure consistent and effective delivery of national programs, evaluating their effectiveness, and recommending changes for constant improvement and evolution.
    • Foster Creativity: You’ll have all delivery methods and learning technology available to you. Your team must use them strategically and creatively for training that sticks.

    Who you are:

    • A training junky. You love taking a ‘problem’ and digging in to understand the source in order to design training solutions with the best chance for success. You also recognize that in many cases training is NOT the solution and aren’t afraid to say it.
    • A constant coach. You’ve got the patience to help your team members arrive at solutions with your guidance but when it’s time for a quick decision or clear guidance, you’re “Johnny on the spot”.
    • Redfinnian to the Core. You’re a leader who embodies Redfin’s core values at all times and holds your team accountable to the same. You put the team before yourself.
    • Not afraid to say no. Whether it be to your boss or some other leader in the organization, you’ve got the confidence to stand up for what you believe in but the courage to admit when you are wrong.
    • Constantly innovating. Always asking ‘what could we do better?’ and establish that culture within your team.

    Technology we use and teach:

    • Microsoft Office suite
    • Learning Management System (Absorb LMS)
    • Industry standard Elearning and video development tools
    • Google Drive
    • Zoom (for live online video conferencing and training)
    • Redfin’s proprietary software (Agent Tools, Mobile Agent Tools, etc)

    To be considered you’ve got to have:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Minimum 2 years experience managing a team of trainers (or management in the T&D field)
    • Experience with an LMS

  • May 13, 2016 2:22 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Clinical Informatics and Support Instructional Designer.   Here is a link to the job on the University of Washington website: https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=129318&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1


  • May 13, 2016 2:21 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    A recruiter at top-ranked Xtreme Consulting who is interested in screening instructional designers who would like to work at Expedia for 4+ months.  Please have them contact Katerina Baranyuk at katerina@xtremeconsulting.com for more details.

  • May 11, 2016 2:28 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Job description 

    Position Summary

    This position is designed for a talented facilitator/trainer who is experienced with and passionate about learning, performance improvement, and development. The focus will be on training delivery, training design, content curation, program management, and communication.



    • Deliver instructor-led (in-person and virtual) training on topics identified as essential to employee and manager success at F5.
    • Modify existing training materials in order to deliver them in a variety of scalable and effective ways (eLearning, instructor led in-person, virtual instructor-led training, etc.).
    • Develop communications and change management materials to support the successful implementation of learning and development programs and initiatives.
    • Design and develop content for instructor-led, online, and blended learning solutions to support the learning and development team strategy and F5 business needs.
    • Participate in other Learning and Development team efforts as needed (through facilitation, design, and support).
    • Focus on the implementation and ongoing development of the new Managing Matters at F5 program, working closely with the rest of the Learning and Development team and the global HR team to ensure the program is effective globally and scalable as F5 continues to grow. 
    • This may include:
      • Stakeholder discussions.
      • Adapting existing F5 materials from the HR teams in each theater to create a set of globally consistent offerings.
      • Selecting vendor materials for effective learning and development on management skills which are not F5-specific.
      • Facilitating/training elements of the Managing Matters at F5 program, both in-person and live virtually.
      • Supporting on-site community events led by managers around the globe.
      • Curating content to publish in the online community.
      • Online manager community management through our SharePoint portal.
      • Doing the necessary work to drive adoption and application of concepts learned throughout the Managing Matters at F5 program (coaching, performance support, job aids, etc.).

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      • Talented facilitator/trainer with significant experience delivering soft skills training, as well as management or leadership training.
      • Able to create an engaging and effective learning environment, both in-person and live virtual training environments.
      • Successfully designs, develops, and manages complex programs.
      • Creates innovative and effective learning content.
      • Experience working with managers at all levels of the organization, from front-line to Executive.
      • Brings creative ideas for building a learning community among managers around the globe, and increasing peer-to-peer learning overall at F5.
      • Creative thinker, self-starter with a proactive approach to resolving problems and issues.
      • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and complete work with a high level of quality, while maintaining perspective and a sense of humor.
      • Brings a customer service mentality to the work.
      • Works well independently and as part of teams.
      • Eager to learn, grow, and build skills, while working in a fast-paced environment.
      • A plus if already certified in Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability, and/or Insights Discovery.



      • Bachelor’s degree in related field required or equivalent work experience.
      • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience, with a focus on training delivery, training design, content curation, program management, and communication.


      Physical Demands and Work Environment

      • Duties are performed in a normal office environment while sitting at a desk or computer table.  
      • Duties require the ability to utilize a computer, communicate over the telephone, and read printed material.
      • Duties may require being on call periodically and working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends).
      • Duties require the ability to travel (plane, car or train) with up to 20% of the time spent traveling.


    Computer Networking and Computer Hardware

    Employment type



    Mid-Senior level

    Job function

    Human Resources,Training


  • April 21, 2016 4:49 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Posted 4/21


    Learning Specialist - GSO Training & Development

    Job ID: 390482 | Amazon Corporate LLC

    The Global Security Operations (GSO) team is seeking a Learning Specialist to join our Onboarding, Training, and Development (OTD) program. This Seattle based role, will work to analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate global security training and development initiatives and offerings. This individual will play a pivotal role in assuring the operational readiness of the Amazonians responsible for site security and loss prevention globally. To do so, the Learning Specialist will facilitate scoping meetings with Subject Matter Experts and technical project leads and drive training and communication launch plans. This will include effectively surfacing operational goals, learning outcomes, and performance objectives then developing strategies and acquiring resources to achieve them.

    Key Responsibilities
    · Implementation of program best practices, style guides, and templates to scale course offerings globally
    · Contribute to the improvement of processes and curriculum templates to minimize the development time for new training materials
    · Perform training gap analysis to identify knowledge and skills gaps then develop sustainable and scalable learning solutions to remedy those gaps
    · Development and implementation of standard onboarding processes globally
    · Management of multiple curricula development projects simultaneously
    · E-learning development and design
    · Coordination of training localization that assists us in serving a global customer base
    · Designing and developing online job aids and reference material as well as writing instructional content that supports multiple methods of delivery (classroom, on-the-job, online, etc.)
    · Foundational knowledge in the psychology of learning and in systems thinking and analysis
    · Great eye for usability and judgment for when/how to leverage graphical solutions to convey information.


    Basic Qualifications
    · 2+ years of related work experience; such as Instructional Design, Curriculum Development, or a Trainer/Instructor
    · 2+ years of experience in a customer service driven environment
    · 2+ years of proven project management and program management experience
    · Experience with Learning Management Systems such as KNet, Maestro, Canvas, Moodle, etc.
    · Extensive experience with Microsoft Office applications, especially Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint


    Preferred Qualifications
    · Bachelor’s Degree
    · Workplace training and development experience preferred
    · Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presenting to Key Stakeholders, senior leaders and large training groups in-person or remotely
    · A proven track record for performing well in spite of complex or ambiguous challenges
    · Experience with E-learning software such as Articulate Storyline, Captivate, or Camtasia
    · Some Visio, HTML, Photoshop, Dreamweaver experience a plus
    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Amazon offers competitive packages including comprehensive health care, 401(k), restricted stock units, growth potential and a challenging and exciting work environment.


  • April 21, 2016 4:33 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Date: Posted 4/21

    Location: Seattle, WA, US


    Division Human Resources
    Department N/A
    Location Seattle
    Foundation Overview Guided by the belief that all lives have equal value, the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation pride ourselves in being ‘impatient optimists' whose purpose is to work to reduce inequity. Our vision is to ensure a world where every person has the opportunity to live a healthy, productive life. We have four missions to:
    -Ensure more children and young people survive and thrive;
    -Empower the poorest, especially women and girls, to transform their lives;
    -Combat infectious diseases that particularly affect the poorest; and
    -Inspire people to take action to change the world.

    Key to enabling these missions is our commitment to science and innovation, collaboration and partnership, measurement and rigor, as well as optimism and risk taking. Based in Seattle, the foundation has a worldwide staff of 1,500 people and is led by CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann and co-chair William H. Gates Sr., under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett. We have offices in the United States, Europe, India, China and Africa.

    Group Summary The mission of Human Resources is to attract, engage, develop and align people to achieve the mission of the foundation.

    Responsibilities Accountable for building and applying leadership and/or organization development capabilities in partnership with HR Business Partners, business leaders and other Centers of Expertise to create an environment in which our employees can do their best work and ultimately drive effective outcomes defined by our strategies. Work is focused across the foundation to support the foundation's impact strategies. Lead and manage programs, facilitate growth and development of HR Consulting Team. 
    -Contribute to the development, and implement the foundation's Leadership and/or Organization Development models with subsequent governance, tools, processes and approach. 
    -Develop and manage Leadership and/or OD processes 
    -Implement and utilize our Employee Engagement methodology, measurement process and tools. 
    -Provide Leadership, Organization Effectiveness, Culture and Change Management consulting to foundation leaders, and shadow consulting to HR Business Partners. 
    -Lead Leaderships, Organization Assessment, Design and Development interventions 
    -Manage vendor relationships

    Qualifications •In-depth knowledge of Leadership and/or Organization Development, including: org design, change management, org effectiveness, employee engagement and culture change 
    -Strong Change Management design and implementation experience 
    -Superior group facilitation and team intervention skills 
    -Continuous improvement experience (Lean, Six Sigma) 
    -Experience designing for a Global Organization 
    -Business and financial acumen, as well as general knowledge of all HR functional areas 
    -Ability to manage ambiguity, risk, and changing direction of projects and strategies 
    -Works independently and receives minimal guidance 
    -Influential leadership and storytelling 
    -Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills 
    -Highly effective written and verbal communication skills 

    As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

    Requisition Number 6323BR

    Nearest Major Market: Seattle
    Nearest Secondary Market: 
    Job Segment: Consulting, Lean Six Sigma, NGO, Public Health, Public Policy, Technology, Management, Government



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