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  • 15 Dec 2016 11:42 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Opportunity for Trainers: The BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) in Professional Technical Education & Instructional Design program at South Seattle College is looking for advisory board members from industry, particularly those in the training field. Contact Dan Dillard, Associate Dean, via email (daniel.dillard@seattlecolleges.edu) or phone (206) 934-6828 for more information.

  • 08 Dec 2016 3:37 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Sno-Isle Libraries

    Training Associate - Full time

    Job Details

    Level: Experienced

    Salary Range: $22.59 - $31.06 Hourly

    Job Location: USA-WA-Marysville

    Job Shift

    Any

    Job Category

    Human Resources

    Description

    Posting Close Date: December 18, 2016

    Job Summary

    Perform a variety of specialized administrative duties for the learning and development function to contribute to the appropriate and effective utilization of its human resources.

    Essential Functions

    Functions listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

    1. Responsible for training logistics: schedule internal and external training, arrange for training facilities, perform set-up and tear-down of facilities, maintain training calendar, schedule and enroll participants, track attendance, and process training evaluation forms.

    2. Ensure accurate recording and maintenance of training records utilizing automated learning management system or other record keeping systems.

    3. Process continuing education requests, notifying participants of funding decisions, and assisting internal customers as needed. In coordination with Employee Development Manager, track and monitor training budget commitments and expenditures.

    4. Conduct or assist with assigned training sessions including new employee orientations.

    5. Provide effective administrative work for the department through a variety of complex tasks.

    6. Perform effective office administration such as creating and maintaining filing systems, maintaining calendar and task follow-up systems to assure timely administrative actions, developing department procedures and systems.

    7. Edit and prepare a variety of documents including reports, presentations, spreadsheets, and correspondences.

    8. Perform receptionist and mailroom duties including cordial, helpful, and efficient telephone and in-person reception services.

    9. Coordinate training supplies, storage, and inventory to ensure availability for scheduled training.

    10. Support department content management for the library web pages and intranet.

    Additional Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties are considered non-essential and include the following:

    1. Perform specialized duties in support of department services as directed.

    2. Serve on system committees as assigned.

    3. Attend meetings, trainings, and workshops as assigned.

    4. Assist with special projects as required.

    5. Train new staff as needed.

    6. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Supervision

    This position reports to the Employee Development Manager, and takes work direction from HR staff depending on work assigned. Supervision of the work of others is not a normal part of the job; however, the position may guide project work of volunteers or temporary staff.

    Qualifications

    Core Library Competencies

    Employees are expected to demonstrate the following qualities at all times:

     Adaptability: Adjusts nimbly to obstacles or changing conditions to arrive at the desired goal.

     Communication: Expresses self clearly, effectively, and compellingly in written, verbal, and nonverbal messages.

     Customer Service: Builds and maintains responsive, effective relationships with internal and external customers.

     Interpersonal: Accurately perceives others and the impact of one's own behavior to balance relationship and goal needs appropriately and positively in interactions.

     Professionalism: Aligns behavior with the library's mission, values, and strategic focus in serving a diverse stakeholder community.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    The employee is expected to perform or possess the following:

    1. Thorough knowledge of established office administration practices and procedures.

    2. Ability to operate with a high level of proficiency MS Office products and complex relational databases, such as learning management system or human resources information system.

    3. Ability to communicate, read, write and understand English clearly and concisely.

    4. Ability to speak before a variety of groups and facilitate training.

    5. Strong organization and attention to detail.

    6. Ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective interpersonal skills with the public and co-workers at all levels of the organization utilizing excellent customer service skills.

    7. Ability to work independently and to set priorities.

    8. Ability to protect the strictest confidence of highly confidential and sensitive information.

    Education and Experience

    1. High School diploma or G.E.D. required. Associate Degree preferred.

    2. These skills and abilities typically are acquired through a combination of training and experience including education or training in business administration or public administration at a college level, or equivalent combination of training and experience.

    3. Three years of related office administration experience required or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience.

    4. Experience providing training is preferred.

    Physical and Environmental Conditions

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

    While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to: talk and hear; sit, stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; manipulate computers and keyboards. An incumbent may occasionally lift and/or move objects or materials weighing up to 25 pounds, in addition to setting up and arranging facilities and equipment for training. Specific vision abilities include sufficient vision to read and recognize numbers and alphabetical characters on computer monitors.

    An incumbent is expected to occasionally travel to the various community libraries in the District to meet with staff. To accomplish this travel, the incumbent must be able to drive and hold a valid Washington State driver's license or to arrange independently for such travel.

    Most of the work of incumbents is carried out within a generally accessible, safe, indoor environment. There is frequent interpersonal contact with the public and staff members. These contacts and situations are deemed to be generally safe and free of undue stress, but require the incumbent to be cordial and helpful in interpersonal relations with others.

    The following supplemental questions will be asked during the application process:

    1. Are you able to occasionally lift objects or materials weighing up to 25 pounds, with or without accommodation?

    2. Provide two or three examples of your experience conducting training sessions.

    3. Describe your experience managing databases such as a learning management system or human resources information system. Indicate your level of proficiency and how you have used them in your work.

    4. Describe your experience providing customer service, either in person or by telephone.

    5. Provide examples of your experience using training software such as Camtasia, Lectora, or Captivate.

    To Apply:

    https://sno-isle.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=sno-isle

    http://paycom.com/

    Questions: contact Ruth Zander at 360-651-7041 or rzander@sno-isle.org


  • 23 Nov 2016 7:30 AM | Erin Peterschick (Administrator)

    The Senior Specialist, Learning Operations partners with Leadership Development Program Managers and/or Project Managers to implement complex, technology based learning experiences. In this role you will then take ownership of the program to partner in drive implementation and move to maintenance. You will use deep knowledge of learning technology and learning program logistics, as well project management skills to support the implementation and drive the maintenance of leadership development programs across TMUS. To accomplish this, you will partner closely with stakeholders from various groups such as Program Management, Leadership Development Consulting, Instruction Design & Development and front line leaders. 

  • 22 Nov 2016 3:00 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER

    TrueBlue has an opportunity for a top performing Instructional Designer to consult and partner with our internal stakeholders in creating performance-based learning solutions to achieve service excellence for a multi matrix, geographically dispersed enterprise. The position will incorporate evidence-based adult learning principles in the design of highly relevant, engaging, effective and practical learning solutions.  Learning solutions may include interactive eLearning, demos, simulations, job aids, performance support, video, virtual instructor-led training, train-the-trainer and other delivery methods and performance solutions that will accelerate learning and performance.

    The Instructional Designer will report to the Manager of Instructional Design, and will be based out of the HQ in Tacoma, Washington.

    TrueBlue is a leading global provider of specialized and outsource solutions helping businesses improve growth and performance by providing staffing, recruitment process outsourcing and managed service provider solutions.  Publicly traded since 1996, TrueBlue connects over 750,000 people to work opportunities each year. 

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Consult and partner with project sponsors, subject matter experts (SMEs) and key stakeholders to develop requirements for training programs that will support business initiatives; provide expert guidance to stakeholders regarding best practice methods to achieve desired training outcomes.
    • Define performance objectives, and recommend learning strategies, media and training methods to achieve and sustain desired performance within project constraints.
    • Work with subject matter experts (SMEs) at all levels of the business to proactively partner to obtain and validate courseware content.
    • Analyze, design, and develop both formal and informal learning solutions that support instructional goals while utilizing scope documents and project management skills to define and manage expectations - producing learning deliverables within agreed-upon timeframes and constraints.
    • Develop statements of work, design blueprints, project plans and implementation plans to align stakeholders and deliver timely work outputs.
    • Design and develop effective learning solutions that demonstrate strong working knowledge of instructional design methodology, adult learning theory, job task and learning needs analysis, performance analysis, and root cause identification.
    • Use instructional design software, media and technology (i.e.; MS, Articulate, Captivate, Adobe Connect, Adobe Suite, EPSS,  video/audio editing, etc.) to develop scalable, effective training and performance solutions
    • Build strong, collaborative relationships with internal customers and team members.
    • Successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously to meet deadlines throughout the project life cycle.
    • Create clear, concise and compelling written and visual communication which efficiently simplifies and facilitates the understanding of complex information.
    • Apply innovative thinking and strong conceptual ability that translates into impactful learning and development solutions.

    EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design/Technology, Communications, OD, Performance Improvement, Business, or related field; Formal Instructional Design training or certification a plus
    • 3+ years of experience in Instructional Design with advanced knowledge of instructional design theory and methods such as ADDIE, SAM, Agile; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Demonstrated experience in partnering with stakeholders and SMEs to translate business objectives into effective learning interventions.
    • Ability to effectively organize work, prioritize and manage time in a dynamic, fast-paced, deadline and project-driven environment.
    • Adept at developing online training, as well as classroom and virtual training, including facilitator guides, train-the-trainer workshops; participant guides, job aids, quick guides and other instructional and performance supports.
    • Portfolio or work samples demonstrating instructional design skills.

    COMPUTER and SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

    • Expert skill in authoring eLearning content with tools like Articulate Studio/Storyline , Adobe Captivate or similar
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Office, SharePoint and internet usage.
    • Experience using screen capture tools such as Camtasia or SnagIt, audio/video editing software, virtual training platform such as Adobe Connect or WebEx; Visio, Photoshop or similar
    • Experience with SCORM/LMS.
    • High comfort level with technology and ability to utilize new software applications.

    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

    • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal.
    • Project management skills with the ability to document and communicate project plans, monitor work in progress, and achieve project milestones/end results.
    • Ability to share ideas and contribute to a collaborative effort, while still demonstrating a high degree of patience, perseverance, initiative and ability to work autonomously.
    • Ability to create, execute and measure high-quality, high-impact training deliverables (courses, demos, simulations, etc.)
    • Experience with Expert OJT or similar methodology is helpful.
    • Experience designing for virtual instructor-led training, a plus.
    Replies to: melfman@trueblue.com

    Corporate values of integrity and respect, and our ability to exceed customer expectations distinguish TrueBlue as an employer - named by Forbes as one of the country’s “Most Trustworthy Companies”. 

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
    consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
    national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation,
    gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • 15 Nov 2016 3:33 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Caveo Learning is a learning consulting firm, providing learning solutions to Fortune 1000 and other leading organizations. View these and other job postings on our site.

    We partner with Chief Learning Officers and other learning leaders to help them more closely align their L&D (Learning and Development) organizations to deliver recurring, scalable and measurable performance gains – tightly matched to the company’s business goals and drivers. We also work with leaders in other functional areas to structure and execute learning and performance solutions aligned with major corporate initiatives.

    When the L&D organization is fully and appropriately engaged, everybody wins. Corporate initiatives are more successful. Employees are happier and more productive. L&D is acknowledged as a critical contributor. That is our mission.

    We deliver ROI-focused strategic learning consulting, learning and performance solutions enabled by learning technologies.

    In short, Caveo is your partner for performance-based learning solutions that drive business value.

    *********************************************************************************

    Role: Sr. Instructional Designer

    Type: Full-time

    Location: Remote and onsite in Seattle, WA mix (Must be local to Seattle area!)

    Summary:

    The Senior Instructional Designer is responsible for the design and development of training courses and performance solutions to drive critical business outcomes. The Senior Instructional Designer interacts with client team members and Caveo Learning associates as well as subject matter experts to ensure that identified deliverables achieve the desired learning outcomes. May lead design efforts on client projects and provide guidance to other Instructional Designers.

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Applies advanced instructional design skills

    o Performs and execute all phases of instructional systems design

    o Understands and appropriately applies adult learning theories

    o Understands and applies eLearning, ILT, VILT, Job Aides and other modes of learning

    o Works with clients to assess their needs; provides guidance and recommendation

    • Focus on successful project completion

    o Works well independently and on teams to accomplish goals

    o Succinct and consistent communication; provides clear project updates; escalates issues as appropriate

    o Meets deadlines; works within allotted budgets

    o Identifies and appropriately communicates potential risks

    o Follows Caveo methodologies where applicable

    o Works well with internal and external partners

    o Lead design efforts and/or provides guidance to Instructional Designers if requested.

    • Utilizes a consultative mindset

    o Maintains and advances industry knowledge

    o Creates and manages client relationships; works with client stakeholders and SMEs using influencing and engagement skills

    o Assists in building learning strategies for company-wide initiatives

    o Works with client to align project elements to business outcomes

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Skills and Experience:

    • 10+ years of relevant work experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Education, Communication, Organizational Design or equivalent curriculum.
    • Thorough understanding of adult learning principles.
    • Experience with all phases of instructional system development including planning, coordination, implementation, revision, presentation, and maintenance of training systems.
    • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
    • Distinctive ability to work with subject matter experts to gain knowledge of content and transform knowledge into effective learning solutions.
    • Strong cross-functional influencing and engagement skills.
    • Demonstrated skill of succinct communication with executives and senior leaders.
    • Experience with performing various forms of business analysis.
    • Demonstrated experience designing, developing and evaluating complex learning solutions and development programs.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, team building and problem solving skills required.
    • Experience with rapid curriculum development tools.
    • Experience with behavior analysis based courses.

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Education, Organizational Design or equivalent curriculum that focuses on adult learning or learning technologies.
    • Advanced certifications such as CPLP or CPT.
    • Knowledge and skills with online learning technologies.
    • Articulate, Lectora, SharePoint, Adobe Captivate, Flash, Learning Management Systems and survey tools.
    ****************************************************************

    Role: Sr. Instructional Designer

    Type: Contract and Full-time

    Location: Remote and onsite in Seattle, WA mix (Must be local to Seattle area!)

    Requirements:  Experience designing blended learning solutions involving ILT, eLearning, webinars, and job aids for products, software, systems, sales, and soft skills; Development experience a plus

    Summary:

    Caveo Learning is hiring a Sr. Instructional Designer who will be responsible for the design and development of training courses and performance solutions to drive critical business outcomes. The candidate will interact with client team members and Caveo Learning partners as well as subject matter experts to ensure that course material achieves the desired learning outcomes. In addition, the candidate will:

        Assess client needs to determine appropriate performance solutions.

        Provide guidance and specialized knowledge to other members of the team.

        Work with internal and external business partners to develop instructional strategies and learning materials to support the overall curriculum.

        Use strong project management processes to ensure excellence and timely completion of development projects.

        Work closely with stakeholders to assess the integrity of instructional materials and support the ongoing assessment of instructional effectiveness for all existing and future training programs.

        Cultivate, develop and manage strong, lasting client relationships at a senior management level.

        Make recommendations to management on options and critical learning and development process needs.

        Assist in setting learning strategies for company-wide initiatives.

    Desired Skills & Experience

            6 - 8 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of work and education.

            Thorough understanding of adult learning principles.

            Distinctive ability to work with subject matter experts to gain knowledge of content and transform knowledge into effective learning solutions.

            Demonstrated skill of succinct communication with executives and senior leaders.

            Experience with performing various forms of business analysis.

            Strong cross-functional influencing and engagement skills.

            Ability to work independently or in a team environment.



  • 18 Oct 2016 2:47 PM | Erin Peterschick (Administrator)

    City University of Seattle is a private, nonprofit university and we are looking for a Senior Instructional Designer for our School of Applied Leadership programs. Specifically looking for someone who is innovative and specializes in learning engagement that fosters student success (typically multiple pathways of learning, scaffolded learning, integration of instructional technologies, etc.

    Short-term, this role will be focused on getting our current courses up to high quality standards, and developing a series of “executive leadership” modules (we already have content, but just need a visionary instructional designer to make the modules amazing!). Longer-term (within a year), we’d like to see this person’s role evolve into a director role over our Master’s in Adult Education program which has an innovative design that incorporates both Quality Matters and Blackboard Exemplary rubrics, while still continuously elevating the quality and innovation of our existing courses.

    Link to Job Posting

  • 18 Sep 2016 8:04 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Invista is seeking an instructor/consultant with an advanced knowledge of MS Excel to lead a skills needs analysis and training program at one of our clients located in the South Sound region.  The candidate needs recent Advanced Excel training experience and knowledge of banking/finance is a plus. 


    Invista Performance Solutions

    4500 Steilacoom Blvd. SW, Bldg 19-205 Lakewood, WA 98499

    O: 253.583.8860 

    www.invistaperforms.org

     


     


  • 09 Sep 2016 10:47 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Expertise in Career Development, Course Design, Training-excellent platform skills.

    Training Goal:  to assist current employees learn how to better manage their career advancement opportunities.  To conduct a self-assessment, to map out a career path, and to have the skills to implement it. Main focus: Know where you are now, have an idea where you want to be, figure out a plan to get there.

    8 hours of training delivery to 10-20 employees who will have self-identified as desiring to move to another position in or outside of current employer. Delivery scheduled for October-November delivery- 4 sessions of two hours per day with 2 week interval for out of course work class preparation.

    Interested parties may respond directly to me via email.

     


    Don Sosnowski

    Executive Director

    Invista Performance Solutions


  • 01 Sep 2016 6:17 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer with minimal side effects. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

     

    The Learning Management System Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day management of the LMS application including maintenance, support, integration and training. The role reports to and collaborates closely with the HR Training Manager and will play a key role in system governance and serve on the Hutch Learning Council.


    LMS Administrator


  • 01 Sep 2016 6:16 PM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer with minimal side effects. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

     

    The purpose of this position is to coordinate and facilitate the HR Training Program as directed by the HR Training Manager in support of Fred Hutch and SCCA staff who access HR training offerings. This position will also provide administrative support for the Research Ethics Education Program and the Organization Development group. In addition, the Training Coordinator will administer, manage and support the HR Training program within the organization’s learning management system (LMS).


    Training Coordinator



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