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  • August 21, 2018 6:50 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Are you a learning and development professional looking for a new challenge? Do you have a passion for contributing to the success of others success through their professional development? If you thrive in a collaborative team environment and are motivated to help us make a difference at Washington Federal, this position may be for you!

    The Learning and Development Specialist is a role that is transforming Washington Federal through professional development at all levels throughout the company. This dynamic role involves equal parts curriculum development and facilitation (live and live virtual) with some project management. The L&D Specialist will work closely with the Director of Learning and Development and other team members to develop a wide range of courses that will cover soft skills, technical skills and internal policies and procedures.

    As a “Company ambassador” and role model, the Learning and Development Specialist will lead by example in upholding our core values and helping others to “Love what you do. Make a difference.” We aspire to achieve the vision to be “the most trusted and highly recommended regional bank in the markets we serve.”

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Works closely with Director of Learning and Development Manager and team to develop appropriate curriculum for audience needs. Develops and delivers effective and consistent training across the organization.
    • Takes ownership of assigned learning projects, ensuring content is approved, documented, maintained, customized, updated, and completed to a specified schedule.
    • Participates in needs assessments as necessary.
    • Develops certification exams as assigned.
    • Design content according to a specified design model.
    • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of course content, delivery methods and materials prior to training.
    • Demonstrates an effort to understand and anticipate audience needs; gathers information to adjust or customize for specific audience.
    • Communicates regional needs to Director of Learning and Development.
    • Conducts training sessions in an open, friendly, and professional environment in order to maximize participant engagement and learning.
    • Employs Adult Learning theory in order to impart learning for maximum impact.
    • Provides suggestions for ongoing improvement to courses, with the help of classroom experience, evaluations, and participant feedback.
    • Responsibly uses and maintains classroom facilities, equipment, supplies, and other related materials including the virtual learning platform.
    • Provides exemplary internal customer service through a strong commitment to excellence, professional conduct and team collaboration.
    • Participates fully with other team members; supporting one another’s success.
    • Undertakes approximately 25% travel to provide face-to-face training and meet with stakeholders in various locations across Washington Federal’s regional footprint ((Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah).
    • Stays current on all assigned eLearning courses.

    Key Competencies for Success

    • Ability to manage projects, schedules and deliverables to a specified time frame.
    • Exceptional facilitation skills for effective classroom training both live and live virtual.
    • Ability and/or interest in curriculum design.
    • An ability to develop strong relationships across the organization and within the region as a part of the Learning and Development team.
    • Desire to be a part of a high performing team
    • Strong understanding and appreciation of Washington Federal’s policies, procedures, and compliance requirements.

    Required Qualifications

    • A minimum of 3 to 5 years in learning and development with at least 2 years of experience in facilitation or curriculum design.
    • Proven classroom management skills with experience in training groups of 12 or more.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Willingness to travel 25% of the time.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Financial industry or retail banking experience preferred but not necessary.

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills.
    • Excellent platform presence.
    • Ability to work both independently and in teams, with minimal supervision.
    • Tech savvy, with the ability to independently problem solve or troubleshoot.
    • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn material and/or systems and effectively train others.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize a complex workload and aggressive schedules in order to meet deadlines.
    • Self-motivated with solid organizational, time management and administrative skills.


  • August 21, 2018 6:48 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER - CLOUD SERVICES

    TEMPORARY ( 6 MONTHS STARTING; OPEN-ENDED )

    AGENT: RACHEL FLETCHER

    JOB ID #136845

    Virtual / Remote / Telecommute

    Starting 08/31/2018

    DESCRIPTION

    Our client, an e-commerce and cloud service giant, is looking for a motivated Instructional Designer who possesses a unique balance of technical depth, business knowledge, and strong interpersonal skills. This role will be responsible for designing and guiding the development of new courses, for business partners working with cloud services.

    Our Client's business partners require unique training to develop the skills and insights required to help customers rapidly adopt and succeed with the service. Our partners require sales education and in-depth technical training to build scalable and cost-effective web and IT solutions. They are developing highly technical courses with extensive hands-on labs (ILT), e-learning courses that can be accessed 24x7, and digital self-paced labs to help our partners achieve the competencies required to be successful in the marketplace.

    The ideal candidate for this position is an innovative, driven, problem solving Instructional Designer with experience working across multiple instructional delivery modalities to create high quality, learning experiences. The Instructional Designer will curate and design learning solutions that align with the needs of our partner community.

    The curriculum may include structured, formal classroom learning, online synchronous and asynchronous learning experiences. The Instructional Designer will collaborate with subject matter experts and program managers to plan and design the program offerings. The role requires an individual who is knowledgeable in adult learning and instructional design strategies, who can innovate, move quickly, and not be constrained by how things have been done before.

    This position can be virtual/remote/telecommute.

    Responsibilities:

    · Lead projects through the design lifecycle, and manage the development of instructional materials (tutorials, digital interactives, user guides, audio and video scripts, story boards, navigational text, tests, etc.) that transform technical information into professionally written, engaging instruction

    · Work with audience representatives to understand our business partner community's training needs

    · Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts (including Developers, Support Engineers, Professional Services, and Solutions Architects) to build technically accurate training that meets the learning objectives for the partner community

    · Build relationships with service teams to understand roadmaps and plan for content updates or new training offerings

    · Facilitate requirements gathering meetings with curriculum stakeholders to define the appropriate learning objectives, modalities and expectations

    · Direct and guide learning design for internal and/or external subject matter experts enlisted to produce and publish technical content

    · Manage program deliverables within budgetary, resource and scheduling requirements against defined project milestones and deadlines

    LEARN MORE


  • July 05, 2018 9:31 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Application and details

    DESCRIPTION

    Amazon’s Shipping & Delivery Support Knowledge Management team develops and maintains training for contact center associates around the world. We are seeking a creative, tech-savvy Instructional Designer with experience building performance-based learning solutions for new hire and cross-skill training. If you are passionate about learning and an expert with application simulation tools – then this job is for you!

    As an Instructional Designer on the Shipping & Delivery Support Knowledge Management team, you will:

    · Perform needs and task analysis to create performance-based training that blends instructor-led, virtual classroom, and other modalities as appropriate.

    · Re-design existing training materials to improve training effectiveness.

    · Create assessments and evaluations to measure learning effectiveness.

    · Help to define a learner-centered, performance-based training model that is flexible, adaptable, and scales gracefully.

    · Manage multiple, complex projects with tight deadlines and time-critical deliverables through their entire life cycle.

    · Effectively communicate training strategies to senior-level leaders.

    · Build and maintain relationships with global stakeholders including business and operations teams.

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    · Bachelor’s Degree in instructional technology, instructional design or a relevant field.

    · Three years relevant experience in instructional design.

    · Demonstrated skills in needs analysis and developing performance-based training.

    · Experience designing and developing application and customer simulations.

    · Experience with publishing and tracking learning objects in an LMS.

    · Proficiency with application simulation tools like Captivate or Storyline.

    · Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    · Master’s Degree in Adult Learning, Instructional Design, Learning Technology, or a related field.

    · Experience working on projects with a geographically dispersed team.

    · Experience in instructor-led, virtual classroom, and other learning modalities.

    · Demonstrated skills in analysis and evaluation using standard contact center metrics.

    · Familiar with the Amazon brand and shopping experience.

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.


  • July 02, 2018 11:53 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Manager – Learning & Development, WE Communications


    Apply here.

    Overview

    The Learning & Development Manager will be overseeing and managing the L&D team as well as developing and delivering management and leadership skills training. This role will need to be globally-minded and have a vision, creativity, and presence required to consistently demonstrate critical thinking, effective communication skills, sound judgment, and maintain partnerships with stakeholders regardless of level or geographic location across North America.

    Responsibilities

    Job Functions:

    · Partner with HR leadership and organizational management to meet organizational Learning & Development goals. This role will set, define, and measure metrics for the Learning & Development team.

    · Assess organizational landscape and identify skill gaps to inform, management/ leadership and functional training priorities.

    · Credibly develop and deliver content against training priorities related to management/ leadership and functional skills to employees locally, regionally, and globally.

    · Evaluate and recommend channel engagement strategies – which may include e-learning tools and techniques or social learning platforms – to help centralize, store, disseminate and track training content and data.

    · Develop and facilitate a train the trainer model to support the distribution of management/ leadership and functional training content.

    · Demonstrate a willingness to mentor or coach teammates across the Human Resources organization as appropriate without direct supervisory authority.

    · Research vendors to provide services; managing and reviewing vendor proposals, monitoring quality of material, managing costs and assessing program effectiveness.

    · Develop budget/utilization management and resourcing skills

    · Oversee resource allocation across team including staffing, hiring, and onboarding new talent

    · Manage career development and performance of direct reports, managing up to senior staff on crisis issues, and client/team satisfaction while holding the team accountable to demonstrating agency values

    · Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum/Preferred Requirements:

    · BS/BA degree in Instructional design, education, Business, or related field is preferred, or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required

    · 6-8 years training or project/program management experience and 1-3 years of managing a team

    · Experience in the design and delivery of management and leadership skills training

    · Significant experience in delivering training to audiences of more junior/mid-level managers to leaders.

    · Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (particularly Outlook, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint and Excel); knowledge of Learning Management Systems.

    Additional Requirements:

    · Knowledge of web and mobile based training and using technology in the classroom

    · Proven track record of supporting training programs and courses from gap analysis to facilitation/delivery.

    · Experience developing a team from the ground up

    · Credible presence, professional maturity, sound judgment and ability to exercise discretion.

    · Ability to negotiate fees and schedules, effectively persuading and coaching presenters to meet agency expectations.

    · Executes with the highest level/ standards of customer service.

    · Ability to communicate with tact and professionalism with senior leaders and executives both internal and external to the agency

    · Experience working globally or with colleagues in multiple locations

    · Faced paced team environment (frequent tight deadlines, multitasking, etc)

    · Strong presentation and consulting skills along with the ability to read, write and speak English

    · Must be able to work more than 40 hours per week on occasion; ability to travel

    · Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

    SARAH SCHULTZ

    Learning & Development Program Manager | #WELearnDev


  • July 02, 2018 11:52 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Job Description

    Kalles Group is a Seattle Security, Business, and Technology consulting firm on a mission to redefine professional services with the human workplace. Our subject-matter expert engagement teams are built to succeed. We align diverse career paths to bear on pressing business and technology challenges.

    Kalles Group Business and Technology Consulting is a platform for you to become someone better through your work.

    Team and Role Overview

    We are seeking a Technical Trainer/Instructional Designer to join the Kalles Group Team. The Technical Trainer/Instructional Designer will be leading, designing and delivering new courses to advance the effectiveness of Kalles Group's Tech Learning Programs. In addition to classroom training, the lead Technical Trainer/Instructional Designer will assist with innovative solutions such as an Online Tech Learning game.

    Key Outcomes, Year 1

    Plan, market, and facilitate standardized technical training content in a classroom setting to build workforce knowledge, skills and abilities.

    Plan and facilitate 1:1 and small group training sessions, coaching people across the spectrum from assistants to Directors

    Create training materials in PowerPoint

    Maintain existing facilitator guides with updates as needed and design new courses when new technology is introduced

    Take technical details and translate for a non-technical user

    Partner with regional operational and program leaders to build training capability through virtual learning sessions

    General knowledge of SharePoint a plus

    Qualifications

    Strong knowledge of PowerPoint, Outlook, and Cloud File Storage such as SharePoint Online, Dropbox Business, and OneDrive for Business

    Basic Excel and Microsoft Teams experience

    OneNote experience including Outlook integration

    Skype for Business – experience creating and leading meetings

    Skype conference rooms equipment a plus

    Proven understanding of Adult Learning Theory

    Knowledge of enterprise IT organizational, business, and technical environments

    Ability to learn complex, difficult concepts with minimal assistance

    Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills

    Customer-focused attitude – a customer advocate

    Next Steps

    Apply today or email a resume to chrisa@kallesgroup.com


  • June 15, 2018 11:19 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Invista, a collaboration of four Pierce County Community and Technical Colleges, is seeking a full time Training Project Manager to support our Home Care Aide Training contract.  The base salary is $53K-$57,450 with an opportunity to earn additionally $25K per year in incentive bonus.  See this link for more detail and to apply:

     

    https://www.governmentjobs. com/careers/piercedist/jobs/ 2053168/home-care-training- project-manager?pagetype= jobOpportunitiesJobs

     


  • June 15, 2018 11:18 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)
    Our Fortune 100 client is in need of a Cornerstone Administrator to join their team. This would be a 12 month contract opportunity based out of Snoqualmie, WA. If you are interested in learning more, please forward over a copy of your resume so that we may continue with the initial screening process.

    If you are currently not on the market but know of someone who may be interested please pass along my information. We offer a generous referral bonus for candidates that get placed. I look forward to hearing from you!

    Successful Candidate Competencies:

    Cornerstone experience using the Learning Module.

    Basic HTML.

    Understanding what a SME is asking and able to translate that information into which features in Cornerstone to use.

    Cornerstone experience with Performance module is a bonus.

    Thank you,

    Matthew Hipp
    EXPERIS CORE - Recruiter
    matthew.hipp@experis.com
    414-906-6485


  • June 15, 2018 11:17 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Seattle Genetics Job Req #: 18-04503
    Job Description: Sr. IT Training Specialist
    Location: Bothell, WA
    Position Type: Contract

    Our biotechnology client is looking for a Senior IT Training Specialist who will be responsible for the design, development, delivery and maintenance of high impact training content. If you’re a talented individual that’s passionate about taking technical concepts and translating them into exceptional learning content, we’d love to consider you for this role!
     
    Summary:
    This person will use an array of creative approaches that inspire learners and drive productivity. The candidate should possess a blend of creativity, strong writing skills, solid instructional design background, eLearning experience, client relationship skills, and a dependable work ethic.

    Responsibilities: 

    ·          Develop blended learning programs and content based on proven adult learning techniques using appropriate design, content, and technologies. 

    ·          Leverage advanced instructional design and eLearning authoring tool experience and knowledge to design and develop creative, learner-centered training programs, modules, and materials in multiple modalities including synchronous and asynchronous remote learning, classroom learning, interactive e-learning modules, simulations, animations, videos, learning labs, job aids, facilitator guides, assessments, and resource materials. 

    ·          Independently write, storyboard, visually design, develop, edit, and program course content applying instructional design principles and best practices.

    ·          Engage with stakeholders, subject matter experts (SMEs), prospective learners, and other learning professionals to determine, recommend, and document instructional and learner engagement strategies. 

    ·          Drive and ensure best practices standardization across all projects and content. 

    ·          Perform needs and task analysis, scope projects, and evaluate existing resources to identify options and recommend the most appropriate learning strategy to meet the performance needs of the audience. 

    ·          Evaluate the need for updates to course materials based upon product releases, new functionality, and feedback. 

    Requirements: 

    ·          Bachelor's degree in Education, Adult Learning, Communications, or related field required. Master's degree in Education Technology, Instructional Design, or Interactive Media is a plus. 

    ·          A minimum of 5-7 years' experience designing, developing, and delivering learning solutions. 

    ·          Ability to function as a business partner to quickly and deeply understand needs and organizational constraints/requirements, and then determine, design, develop and deliver/implement the most effective and efficient learning solutions and services possible. 

    ·          A strong design aesthetic along with experience in performing quality assurance checks on projects. Ability to successfully design and develop multiple projects at one time and work projects through to completion with some oversight, guidance, and coaching. 

    ·          Ability to write and edit content, instructional text, audio scripts, and video scripts and to design interactive and engaging learning opportunities. 

    ·          Demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication, listening, and interpersonal skills. 

    ·          Proven ability to build rapport and a collaborative working environment with both technical and non-technical business partners. 

    ·          Knowledge of and experience with gamification and learning games is preferred.

    ·          Self-directed with excellent judgment, strategic thinking, leadership, and the ability to manage risk and competing priorities and deadlines. 

    ·          Advanced skills and experience with Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, Articulate Storyline, and SnagIt. 

    ·          Experience with non-traditional authoring tools such as GoAnimate, PowToons, VideoScribe and/or game authoring tools is desirable. 

    ·          Advanced skills in MS Office 2016 or Office 365 and SharePoint. 

    ·          Exposure to LMS's and an understanding of eLearning development software and standards. 

    ·          Ability to quickly learn new products, applications, and systems. 

    ·          Graphics design/marketing background is extremely helpful. 

    ·          Samples of past curriculum design work will be required. 


  • June 15, 2018 10:32 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    The base salary is $23.97/hour, with excellent benefits and work environment. The role is mainly administrative; however, there are opportunities to be a trainer for various subjects - and to be developed further in that area.

     

    See this link for more detail and to apply:

    Training Associate


  • June 04, 2018 9:36 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Training & Development Specialist

    Kaiser Permanente- Washington Permanente Medical Group Administration

    Full-Time Renton, WA, United States


    Summary

    Kaiser Permanente-Washington Permanente Medical Group is seeking a Full Time 1.0 FTE Training & Development Specialist to join our WPMG HQ team in Renton, Washington.

    Washington Permanente Medical Group Job Announcement announces the opening of a Training & Development Specialist position. Kaiser Permanente, one of the nation’s preeminent health care systems, is a benchmark for comprehensive, integrated quality care. Washington Permanente Medical Group is dedicated to providing comprehensive, innovative and patient-centered care to communities throughout Washington State. Kaiser Permanente includes medical facilities, innovative health plans, a community foundation, and an internationally recognized research center. Its staff and members share a common purpose: transform health care to improve the care and well-being of members, patients, and communities.

    General Summary

    Develops, designs, and facilitates training programs that support WPMG as the best place to practice. Conducts needs assessments to identify gaps in training opportunities. Serves as content expert on adult learning methodologies, trains clinician faculty and leadership and, trains in a variety of PLD programs for clinicians at all levels of their careers.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    • Meets all regulatory requirements. • Serves as faculty for a variety of PLD programs. • Contributes to the design of PLD programs and training materials. • Maintains current knowledge of training modalities, training content, and efficacy. • Serves as a liaison between PLD and other departments to assess the needs for programs for which they are involved. • Serves as liaison between faculty and support staff in all aspects of production and delivery of curriculum and related materials; oversees the planning, production, and publication of materials as needed. • Designs, develops, and maintains program databases and records as needed and may assist in the preparation of reports on educational activities and events. • Identifies effective methods for assessing the outcomes of program and services. • Coordinates programs and production of program materials. • Completes CME paperwork as needed. • Must meet WPMG compliance and code of conduct standards. • Other duties as assigned including cross training.

    Knowledge and Skills

    Knowledge: Areas of specialty or expertise (e.g., intermediate knowledge of research methodology and data collection modalities) Skills: Abilities needed to execute job duties (e.g., advanced writing and documentation skills)

    Knowledge:

    • Must possess excellent customer service skills and expertise in job functions, accountability for work, and creation of productive working relationships. • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports. • Knowledge and understanding of curriculum research and development principles and procedures. • Knowledge of adult learning and teaching methods and standards, particularly working with physician audiences. Knowledge of publishing processes, procedures and techniques. • Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations. • Demonstrated skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with internal and external colleagues. • Ability to organize meetings and special events. • Proficient in necessary technology.

    Skills:

    • Demonstrated skill at working within multidisciplinary teams in large, complex organizations. • Demonstrated skill coaching leaders and professionals. • Demonstrated skill in other areas of training, leadership development or education. • Demonstrated facilitation skills.

    Benefits

    Benefits include: Medical/dental/vision benefits, 401(k) & employer-paid retirement contributions, paid vacation, long-term disability, long-term care benefits

    Community

    Renton, with a population of 101,300, is located on the south shore of Lake Washington with spectacular views of the lake, the Olympics, the Cascades, and Mount Rainier. The Cedar River runs through the heart of downtown and offers an abundance of natural beauty and a run of federally endangered Chinook salmon. The City is centrally located for access to the regions' transportation network, accessible by four state and three interstate highways, only minutes away from Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma and Sea-Tac Airport. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted the attention of nationally recognized companies that are looking to provide employees and their families with an outstanding quality of life.

    We are dedicated to building lifetime relationships with peers and patients in Washington State’s richly diverse communities. Many know the Pacific Northwest as an attractive tourist destination with beautiful scenery, friendly people, and a host of cultural and recreational opportunities. These elements, and others, make Washington an excellent place to live.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    As part of our commitment to our employees and the members and patients we serve, we integrate diversity into all aspects of our operations. Maintaining a workforce with industry-leading levels of diversity through deliberate planning, development, and outreach is critical to fulfilling our mission, sustaining our business objectives, and providing the best level of care to our members and patients. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

    Qualifications

    Education

    Required: Bachelors

    Experience

    Required: 2 years of experience as a trainer developing curricula.

    Preferred: Two or more years’ experience as a trainer in a complex organization. Experience in leadership development and coaching.

    Please send your CV to Naomi Schmidt, Medical Staff Recruiter, at naomi.c.schmidt@kp.org.


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