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  • 16 Jun 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

  • 15 Jun 2016 7:22 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)
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    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

  • 13 May 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


  • 13 May 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.

  • 11 May 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


  • 21 Apr 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.


  • 21 Apr 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

  • 18 Apr 2016 9:42 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Posted Apr 18

    Instructional Designer



    The Revenue Operations (ROPS) Designer supports the design and development of training programs and initiatives.  The role includes the development of traditional and online courses; providing instructional design and development support, working collaboratively with subject matter experts and ROPS customers in the design and creation of training courses.  This role may be focused solely on the instructional design capabilities or the eLearning development capabilities or could be a combination of the two competencies.


    The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive.

    • Builds and maintains strong stakeholder relationships to identify and define training opportunities and build curriculum content based on business needs
    • Utilizes effective training needs analysis techniques (i.e. direct observation and data collection)
    • Demonstrates an understanding of trends and best practices within the learning field (learning methods, emerging technologies and authoring tools) and selects the appropriate solution to meet the learning outcomes
    • Partners with subject matter experts to design and develop instructor led training programs and online training programs – both entry level and advanced level courses
    • Utilizes project management skills to create project plans, coordinate deliverables and project resources in order to meet project goals and deadlines
    • Prioritizes and manages multiple projects – working effectively as a team or independently
    • Writes, edits, and produces concise and accurate materials and ensures that course content meets learning outcomes
    • Designs and develops materials that are error free and can be delivered through our current LMS and authoring tools
    • Develops assessments and evaluations to assess knowledge retention and gather student ratings and comments
    • Communicates effectively with all levels of the organization
    • Coordinates activities with vendors as required
    • Attends and/or facilitates team meetings and conference calls
    • Serves on business related committees and reports results to the Training Team
    • Light travel may be required

    Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 

    • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
    • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
    • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
    • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
    • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
    • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    

      Education, licenses, certifications, and experience required to fulfill the essential duties, include computer skills as required.

      • High school diploma or equivalent required
      • Bachelor's degree in Education or related field, or equivalent combination of education/experience required
      • Minimum of four (4) years training experience required combined with at least 2 years of instructional design experience

      o             Experience in training needs analysis, curriculum and training design, and training evaluation 

      o             Experience in instructional design 

      o             Experience in Adult Learning Theory and Instructional Methodologies 

      o             Experience in advanced eLearning authoring tools

      • Effective planning and project management skills
      • Exceptional attention to detail
      • Demonstrates strong organizational, customer service and follow-up skills
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Healthcare industry experience preferred
      • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required; basic proficiency in Microsoft SharePoint preferred


      LANGUAGE SKILLS           

      Fluent in the written and verbal skills necessary to successfully perform the essential functions, duties, and responsibilities of the position.  


      Moderate noise (business office with computers and printers, light traffic). No required tasks involve greater exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues than would be encountered by a visitor. The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids or other hazardous conditions.


      DaVita provides reasonable accommodations to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential Physical and/or Mental functions of a position.       


      Vision adequate to perform the essential duties/responsibilities of position.


     Click link to apply:


  • 18 Apr 2016 9:37 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Posted Apr 18 

    Employee Status : Regular Schedule: Full Time 

    Travel : Yes, 5 % of the Time 

    Primary Location : Washington-Seattle-999 Third Ave; Seattle    



    We are currently seeking a Learning & Development Manager to join the National Office Learning & Development team. The Learning & Development Manager will report to the Senior Manager of Learning and Innovation and is responsible for delivering high-impact learning experiences for Moss Adams professionals. This includes, but is not limited to, leading a team of seniors to provide group-live conferences and events, as well as blended learning solutions for technical competency and leadership skill development.  


    • Develop and manage design/development processes and project plans for new and existing curriculum
    • Serve as Career Advisor to team of Learning & Development seniors responsible for developing assurance, tax, and leadership programs
    • Collaborate with internal clients, subject matter resources, and facilitators on content and program development
    • Recommend and employ a variety of learning solutions and delivery modalities (e.g., instructor led, e-learning, virtual delivery, performance support)
    • Conduct needs analysis and apply industry standard practices for designing effective learning solutions and achieving measurable business impact
    • Evaluate learning curriculum effectiveness
    • Define and maintain standards for training design and development, templates, and materials
    • Ensure learning deliverables comply with NASBA/CPE standards
    • Maintain oversight of non-compliance learning and development processes (e.g., registration, facilitator recruitment, calendar process, etc.).
    • Serve as the primary interface to the event scheduling and management group


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Business, Training/Organization Development, Human Resources, or related field required;  Master’s Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, or related field preferred
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience in curriculum design and development including 3 years of experience in a leadership capacity 
    • Experience in financial services industry preferred
    • Experience with Cornerstone or other Learning Management system
    • Formal knowledge of instructional systems design methodology and industry-recognized learning evaluation methods
    • Experience with instructional approaches (e.g., web-based, instructor-led, virtual)
    • Demonstrated program and project management skills
    • Strong performance consulting skills and rapport building skills
    • Excellent ability to motivate, inspire, and communicate to multiple levels of the organization
    • Superior presentation skills and experience facilitating training for all levels of the organization
    • High proficiency with Microsoft Office, WebEx, and/or other video conferencing tools

    Moss Adams LLP is one of the 15 largest accounting and consulting firms in the United States and is a leader in assurance, tax, consulting, risk management, transaction and private client services. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Seattle, Moss Adams has 24 locations and a staff of over 2,200 that includes more than 260 partners.


    Moss Adams is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

  • 13 Apr 2016 11:19 AM | ATDps Admin (Administrator)

    Posted April 13

    Employee Development Specialist 3

    Location: Everett, WA

    Duration: 7 months


    Skill Code: F30-Content Development and Mgmt

    Job Description:

    ADDIE process experience. Conducts learning requirements front end and task analysis and establishes learning objectives. Designs and develops course content and instructional materials. Tests delivery environment and establishes system access requirements. Delivers content and assesses effectiveness based on learning objectives. Conducts customer workplace coaching sessions to improve individual or group performance. Deploys development tools and monitors implementation and performance outcomes. May lead small project team.

    Education / Experience:

    Bachelor's and typically 6 or more years’ related work experience, a Master’s degree and typically 4 or more years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Additional Comments:

    Industrial skills, manufacturing, aerospace, or robotics course design highly desirable.


    Category Name Required Level

    Areas of Expertise Project Management No Intermediate

    Allan Ingraham



    Toll Free: (866) 421-3736

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