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CVS Health – Senior Learning Consultant 

CVS Health to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines at 7 Pharmacy Locations in  Illinois as Part of Multi-State ActivationAbout The Opportunity

At Aetna, a CVS Health company, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

The goal of this position is to support our sales colleagues locally in building their talent and expertise to continually strive toward being a world-class sales team in our industry. In this role the individual will be assigned a specific sales territory. The Senior Learning Consultant will meet with internal business clients to fully understand their business strategies and learning needs, and proactively identify opportunities for integrated learning solutions. They will consult with business leaders and partners to assess leadership and workforce skills and capabilities against future needs, developing a high impact learning and development strategy. The primary audience includes sales for Middle Market, National Accounts, Small Group, Public and Labor and Specialty. They will function as a member of the Field team within the Sales Learning & Performance (L&P) department

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with sales leaders within a territory as well as sales team members.
  • Consult with business partners to identify and address performance gaps with performance improvement opportunities
  • Create, develop, and implement a learning strategy with comprehensive solutions that drive and sustain behavior change and that result in improved performance and business results
  • Work with Subject Matter Experts, stakeholders, and team members to fill performance and development gaps using adult learning methodologies and training techniques.
  • Development of measurement strategies to assess effectiveness of learning interventions.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Sales L&P team as well as other business partners for impact and integration of efforts

Required Qualifications

  • Learning Expertise – deep knowledge of adult learning principles, strategies for driving and sustaining behavior change, and tactics for measuring results and impact; stays abreast of industry trends and integrates relevant information.
  • Consulting – deep and thorough root-cause/needs analysis; grasp of all levers that impact performance; actively listens for customer’s spoken and unspoken needs, concerns, and issues; has a global view to recommend and design relevant comprehensive solution options.
  • Strategy Development – utilizes data from needs analysis and consulting to create a learning strategy for the business
  • Business Savvy – understands the health care industry and Aetna’s business as well as how things work and how to get things done at Aetna (or large matrixed Fortune 50 corporation)
  • Presentation & Facilitation – commanding and engaging presence; appropriately adapts style to the audience; delivers information and explains concepts in a clear concise manner; resolves conflict and manages room dynamics
  • Sales Orientation – understands the nature and rigor of sales in our industry, the expectations placed upon our sales teams, and the differences in needs
  • 5 or more years’ experience in a corporate related training function that includes instructional design
  • 3 or more years’ experience in performance consulting and/or organizational development.
  • Educational background plus knowledge and application of performance-based instructional design methodologies, adult learning principles, education media, and performance consulting
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent experience
  • Master’s preferred

Click here to apply: https://jobs.cvshealth.com/ShowJob/JobId/1047424/SeniorLearningConsultant?cs=true&gjid=cHJvamVjdHMvc21hc2hmbHktdGFsZW50LWNsZC1qb2JzLXByb2Qvam9icy8xMjA4NzQzMDI1MjMyMjA2Nzg%3D&prefilters=none&CloudSearchLocation=none&CloudSearchValue=none

MacArthur Foundation – Learning Officer, Evaluation 

macfound - YouTubeAbout The Opportunity

The Office of Evaluation focuses on designing, facilitating, and supporting the Foundation’s efforts to proactively gather information and use it to inform program/department and Foundation-wide improvement, decision-making and strategic direction.

The Learning Officer is responsible for creating a learning approach and plan around Foundation colleagues’ use of data and information for reflection, improvement, decision-making and strategic direction. LO leads and manages a formalized, consistent, professional, and equitable approach to the development and execution of learning sessions to ensure a range of data and information are accessible, useful, and used by staff. This person is an excellent facilitator, trained in adult-learning strategies and hands-on training techniques, and is responsible for designing and implementing learning opportunities that facilitate program/department and institutional development and continuous learning. LO is also responsible for evaluating these learning efforts to determine their effectiveness and using that information to modify them as needed.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Identify prospective learning opportunities that advance Foundation, program and departmental strategies and address information needs
  • Conduct background and contextual research around identified learning needs
  • Design customized learning opportunities for staff across the Foundation
  • Deliver customized learning opportunities for staff across the Foundation
  • Organize meetings between and among a range of Foundation staff and occasionally external partners or grantees for learning purposes
  • Keep abreast of current events, developments, and issues in the field to maintain a balanced and objective perspective and approach to evaluation and learning
  • Write with clarity for internal purposes
  • Build and sustain relationships with colleagues across the Foundation, and with leaders, actors, and organizations in relevant fields
  • Represent the Foundation at conferences and other public events, including as speaker or panel participant

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate training and at least five years’ experience working as an evaluator, policy professional, researcher, or practitioner in a relevant field
  • Solid grounding in the theory, methods, and trends in evaluation; a strong grasp of relevant empirical research and theoretical literature; and a good understanding of the substance and dynamics of public policies relevant to the work of the team
  • Able to make effective connections among research, policy, and practice as it relates to understanding and measuring complex systems and systems change
  • Excellent data analysis, analytical and communications skills, including writing and public speaking
  • An effective communicator and listener with superb organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Self-confident, collegial, and diplomatic, with an appreciation of the role of a grantmaking institution
  • Computer literate, with a high level of comfort with new applications
  • Other essential skills include: effectiveness in interpersonal relations with a proven ability to work as part of a team; the ability to organize and convey problems and issues clearly and succinctly; ease with and openness to people who hold diverse views; and a talent for managing multiple tasks with significant initiative

Click here to apply: https://macfound.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/MAC_FOUND_EXT_CAREERS/job/Chicago-Office/Learning-Officer–Evaluation_REQ-000106-1

UChicago Medicine – Training Specialist: Diversity, Inclusion & Equity

UChicago Medicine | LinkedInAbout The Opportunity

The Training Specialist, Diversity, Inclusion and Equity supports the design, development, implementation and evaluation of hospital-wide strategic plans to deliver ongoing staff education on trauma-informed care, cultural competence, health literacy, patient- and family-centered care, and health equity aligned with the UCM Annual Operating Plan and Diversity and Inclusion strategy.  The Training Specialist coordinates the Cultural Competence Training Strategy, including a variety of educational offerings in order to improve cross-cultural communication and patient-centered care. 

The Training Specialist is a trauma-informed, cultural competence trainer, consultant, role model, staff/patient advocate, change agent, leader and professional.  The Training Specialist develops, coaches, and mentors staff to become trainers in special topics developed by the Diversity, Inclusion and Equity department.  They also assist in the oversight and execution of the UCM Diversity and Inclusion plan.  They support the development of metrics for measuring the effectiveness of diversity education initiatives and assist in the preparation of the Diversity and Inclusion annual report of findings.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Support development, implementation and evaluation of a UCM system-wide strategic plans to deliver ongoing staff education on trauma-informed care, cultural competence, health literacy, patient- and family-centered care, and health equity.
  • Conduct ongoing monitoring and evaluation of educational initiatives to determine impact, achievement of outcomes and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in Diversity and Inclusion training and education initiatives that contribute to the achievement of UCM’s goals and objectives.
  • Review current literature and health care developments to develop evidence-based educational efforts; benchmark other organizations and industries to identify applicable best practices.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care, Business or a related field is required
  • A minimum of 2 years management experience is required; 3 years preferred.
  • Ability to learn how to support trauma-informed care training initiatives
  • Supported implementing organization-wide staff education programs
  • Ability to effectively challenge the status quo and implement useful non-traditional health care models
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of organizational affirmative action and equal opportunity goals

Click here to apply: https://careers-ucm.icims.com/jobs/27323/training-specialist%2c-diversity%2c-inclusion-and-equity/job

Robert Bosch Tool Corporation – Instructional Design Internship

Bosch logo and symbol, meaning, history, PNGAbout The Opportunity

This internship will be located in the Mount Prospect, IL location. We are looking for an intern who is able to commit to at least 6 months.

This intern will assist in the creation and design of digital training content for the Power Tools Sales team. They will work heavily with Microsoft PowerPoint to create instructional files. The intern will work with multiple teams and be exposed to multiple business units including the product, marketing, and sales teams.

Qualifications

  • Strong MS Power Point skills
  • Experience with instructional design/development
  • Ability to work with deadlines
  • Marketing and sales process knowledge
  • Power tool and accessories knowledge a plus
  • Strong organizational skills
  • 3.0 GPA Minimum
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and a background check
  • Position only open to students who will not now, nor in the future, require sponsorship to work in

Click here to apply: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/BoschGroup/743999737869258-instructional-design-intern-power-tools-?trid=eaeb2bda-02a4-4e9f-b357-957d3b6da7d7

Extreme Reach – Learning & Development Manager

Extreme Reach - Current OpeningsAbout The Opportunity

The ERU manager is responsible for improving the productivity of an organization’s employees. This position is responsible for the effective development, coordination and presentation of training and development programs for all employees. The training manager assesses property-wide developmental needs to drive training initiatives and identifies and arranges suitable training solutions for employees. This position actively searches, creatively designs and implements effective methods to educate, enhance, and recognize performance.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Conduct follow-up studies of all completed training to evaluate and measure results
  • Modify programs as needed
  • Develop effective training materials utilizing a variety of media
  • Develop trainer development programs and coach others involved in training efforts, providing effective growth and development opportunities
  • Develop and maintain property communications such as bulletin boards and newsletters to ensure employees have knowledge of property events and general information
  • Plan, organize, facilitate and order supplies for employee events
  • Develop and monitor spending against the departmental budget
  • Exemplify the desired culture and philosophies of the organization
  • Work effectively as a team member with other members of management and the human resources staff
  • Performs other projects or duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of experience in organizational training
  • CPLP Preferred
  • Experience using an online learning management system, preferably Cornerstone

Click here to apply: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2432811976/?alternateChannel=search&refId=dtshaTyTE49W1tv3VRs%2BjQ%3D%3D&trackingId=EmbY0q05Idu2aazUK5m4PA%3D%3D

GoHealth – Instructional Designer

About The Opportunity

GoHealth Instructional Designer will help build GoHealth’s learning strategy. The Instructional Designer will oversee the design of agent and leadership development training programs with measurable performance outcomes. These programs and learning approaches will align with our needs and remain in tune with GoHealth’s, sales-driven culture. This is a growing department and your expertise on developing training programs will have an impact on the growth of 300+ sales agents. This is a great role for someone that enjoys seeing their work being implemented throughout a growing company. You will report to the Instructional Design Manager.

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Apply current instructional design theory and best practices to create effective learning and training products.
  • Work with subject matter experts and clients to collect necessary information to design and develop education solutions.
  • Design and develop highly effective training curriculum that adheres to current instructional design theory, adult learning principles, and best practices
  • Create blended learning solutions, including e-learnings, microlearnings, simulations, gamification, facilitator and participant guides, process documentation, infographics, and coaching and job aids
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to learn information necessary to create clear, comprehensive training material
  • Create Facilitator and Participant Learning Guides.
  • Review and continuously improve existing training content based on feedback from agents and sales leadership
  • Design and develop learning for continuing education program that addresses business needs to ensure KPI and metrics are met
  • Build assessments that gauge if critical skills and competencies are met

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 5+ years instructional design experience
  • Experience using Articulate Storyline and Vyond
  • Teaching or training experience preferred
  • Be able to work cross functionally with our internal and external resources in order to develop project deliverables.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Exceptional attention-to-detail and organization skills
  • Ability to translate complex information into easily understandable content
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills

Click here to apply: https://www.gohealth.com/careers/apply-now/id/instructional-designer-5066310002/?keyword=instructional+designer

Rush University Medical Center – Instructional Designer, L&D Specialist

Jobs with Rush University Medical CenterAbout The Opportunity

This position performs a full range of professional duties including: instructional design-creating, deploying and delivering soft-skill and technical curriculum (courses, content, and materials), and provides ongoing systems support and systems strategy support to provide optimal learning management platform utilization to support business operations of the Learning and Development Department.

They collaborate with Learning and Development team members to design, manage and facilitate ongoing learning programs. This includes assisting in defining the key program audiences, managing program recruitment, tying organizational metrics to training program goals, analyzing attendance data and content usage to determine organizational impact and reach, and collaborates with team on implementing special programs and requests. This person manages the day-to-day operation of the Learning Management System (LMS) related to training administration for Learning and Development.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Assist the Manager of Learning and Development as needed and work in collaboration with the SMEs, HR Partners, Organizational Effectiveness and other HR COEs.
  • Responsible for needs analysis, end-to-end design, development, implementation and sustaining a portfolio of learning and development programs.
  • Develops and facilitates engaging soft skills learning content that fulfill learning objectives, for eLearning, webinar or classroom delivery. This includes: job aids, workbooks, video walkthroughs and other training materials.
  • Program manages assigned learning programs.
  • The successful candidate oversees the Learning and Development training calendar.
  • Manages learning and development course calendar.
  • Collaborates with learning and development team to develop and curate learning content and programing in response to defined training needs.
  • Leads efforts to improve programmatic quality; including the development and implementation of evaluation and training analysis reports.
  • Collects, compiles and analyzes data to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of learning programs.
  • Assists and leads in the facilitation of ongoing training programs.
  • Participates in continuing education to maintain and update understanding of and knowledge about instructional technologies.
  • Leads configuration and usage of Learning Management System for content deployment, delivery and reporting for the Learning and Development Department’s programs.
  • Design and facilitate effective learning interventions to foster engagement, development and achievement of strategic outcomes. This involves overseeing program development for employees by assessing needs developing and facilitating content, managing vendors, and evaluating program effectiveness.
  • Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, or other related area.
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience in education or learning and development.
  • Familiarity with adult learning theory and instructional design methodologies.
  • Experience in the areas of instructional design techniques, computer-based education and alternative instructional delivery methods required; commitment to keeping abreast of the latest instructional design trends and practices.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Learning Management Systems
  • Demonstrated success in curriculum design and development. Prefer e-learning knowledge and experience.
  • Record of significant experience in course or curriculum design.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office products and survey tools (i.e. Survey Monkey, Qualtrics, etc.).
  • Experience in instructional design and delivery, both in-class and online (Webex, Zoom).
  • Experience with eLearning development tools (Captivate and Articulate).
  • Excellent technology, project management, program management, and time management.
  • Experience in training assessment and evaluation planning.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong organization and attention to detail.
  • Ability to influence and work with employees and leaders from all levels of the organization.
  • Proven success in holding people accountable as well as building relationships with customers and internal clients.
  • Has a systems thinking, innovative approach, and looks for continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Ability to think creatively as well as analytically in order to troubleshoot/problem solve.

Click here to apply: https://rush.igreentree.com/css_external/CSSPage_JobDetail.ASP?T=20210311104031&

GoHealth – Learning & Development Coordinator

About The Opportunity

The Learning & Development Coordinator will play a key role in coordinating the training and development needs of call center agents and leadership. This includes preparation of training programs, delivering training programs, identifying instructors/resources, and acting as a liaison to program and account teams. The performance of our business is highly dependent on training and support from the Learning & Development team.

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Establish training project plans and schedules for classroom and virtual training events in three locations
  • Promote training events using established processes and communication mediums
  • Responsible for administering the enterprise the Learning Management System (Bridge)
  • Reinforce guidelines governing the LMS Demonstrate an understanding of adult learning principles
  • Design, develop, and deliver training Produce progress and completion reports
  • Monitor and answer learning system and schedule-related tickets in a timely fashion
  • Collaborate with business to plan, schedule, and administer new hire and continuing education training

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 2+ years training experience
  • 2+ years designing and developing training
  • Experience coordinating large scale, training initiatives
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Adept at managing expectations
  • Collaborate with business and ensure alignment with all levels of the organization
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and virtual communication mediums (Zoom, WebEX, GoToMeeting, Skype, Slack)
  • Experience with Learning Management and/or HRIS System

Click here to apply: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/learning-development-coordinator-at-gohealth-2440622764/?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic

Chicago Public Schools – Training Specialist

(Still Open as of 3/11/21)

About The Opportunity

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is the third largest school district in the United States, serving over 340,000 students in 600+ schools and employing nearly 36,000 people, most of them teachers. CPS has set ambitious goals to ensure that every student, in every school and every neighborhood, has access to a world-class learning experience that prepares each for success in college, career and civic life.

In order to fulfill this mission we make three commitments to our students, their families and all Chicagoans: academic progress, financial stability and integrity. Five core principles are embedded within these commitments – high quality, rigorous instruction, talented and empowered educators, safety and support, financial stability and collective impact.

Reporting to the Director of Title IX Compliance & Training, the Title IX Trainer is responsible for the development, implementation, and monitoring of effective training programs that comply with Title IX and support the District’s commitment to fostering educational environments free from discrimination. The Title IX Trainer must advance CPS’ commitment to protecting educational access, advancing gender equity, and preventing and responding to sexual harassment, sexual abuse & violence, and gender discrimination via providing preventative and ongoing training for all CPS staff.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Working with the Director to implement a district-wide, comprehensive short-term and long-range strategic plan for Title IX training and compliance and related service functions and initiatives;
  • Conducting district-wide Title IX training programs and other trainings related federal and state laws and regulations;
  • Working with the Offices of Student Health & Wellness, Law, Safety & Security, Talent and other internal departments and external partners in the design, delivery and management of training plans and programs;
  • Developing on-boarding and training materials for OSP employees;
  • Creating ongoing web-based updates to supplement and reinforce training materials; and
  • Track completion for all faculty and staff in-person and online training related to Title IX.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 4 years of extensive experience creating and facilitating training programs;
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills both in person and virtually with emphasis on education and training for a wide audience;
  • Experience with regulatory requirements for sexual violence and sexual harassment training compliance, preferred;
  • Experience training in subjects related to child health, safety, and welfare is a plus;
  • Knowledge of Title IX, sex or gender discrimination is preferred;
  • A high degree of initiative in approaching responsibilities and implementing institutional plans and goals;
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity; ability to build relationships, establish collaborative partnerships, and work with a wide range of constituencies with diplomacy and tact; and
  • Demonstrated ability to lead groups to consensus.

Residency Requirement:

As a condition of employment with CPS, employees are required to live within the geographic boundaries of the City of Chicago within six months of his or her CPS hire date and maintain residency throughout their employment with the district.

Click here to apply: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/training-specialist-at-chicago-public-schools-2416483458/?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic

Zillow – Instructional Designer – Remote

(Still Open as of 3/11/21)

About The Opportunity

The Zillow Group Learning & Development Team builds an environment of continuous learning in order to ensure we have a hardworking, capable, and diverse talent needed to build and deliver the future of Zillow. We own Onboarding, Leadership Development, Employee Development and Career Development programs for the enterprise. Our learning practices are evolving as we are facing a dynamic marketplace, and the Learning & Development Team executes the day-to-day strategy that supports the analysis, development, quality, and execution of training programs to support Zillow’s business initiatives and goals.

The Zillow Group Rentals L&D team supports the growth and development of our Rentals employees’ new hire training, improving employees’ sales & customer service skills, and supporting new business initiatives. L&D supports our amazing culture and helps build and provide a great employee learning experience.

Our Instructional Designers collaborate with support and sales managers across multiple offices to develop new competencies and build high-visibility, impactful training content.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and transfer
  • Update, curate and maintain training content for assigned Zillow Group business unitsWork with subject matter experts to craft relevant and accurate training solutions
  • Partner effectively with key stakeholders and leaders in the Product teams to enhance the way they work both vertically and horizontally across orgs
  • State instructional end goals and create content that matches themVisualize instructional graphics, the user interface (when applicable) and the finished product
  • Conduct instructional research and analysis on learners and contexts
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods
  • Provide exercises and activities that enhance the learning process
  • Create supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games etc)
  • Decide on the criteria used to judge learner’s performance and develop assessment instruments
  • Maintain project documentation and course folders

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Instructional Design, Adult Learning, or a related field
  • 2-5 years’ experience in an instructional design or eLearning role
  • Broad subject matter expertise in instructional design methodologies and adult-learning best practices
  • MS Office applications including PowerPoint and Word
  • Articulate Storyline and Articulate 360
  • Camtasia
  • Adobe applications
  • Vyond
  • Our Learning Management System (Docebo)

Apply at: https://careers.zillowgroup.com/ShowJob/JobId/497685/InstructionalDesignerProductRemotePosition

eSpark Learning – Professional Learning & Support Coordinator – Remote

(Still Open as of 3/11/21)

About The Opportunity

At eSpark Learning, we build next generation curriculum and tools that help students succeed in school and in life. Using teacher insight and empirical data, we leverage the best content resources to create amazing, differentiated learning experiences for each student. As a company we believe in innovation and efficacy and deliver validated, meaningful achievement results to students from all backgrounds.

As a member of the PLS team, you will be a key contributor on a creative team that strives to improve the quality, effectiveness, and enjoyability of the teacher experience with eSpark. We support teachers through their entire eSpark lifecycle – from signing up to use eSpark, to getting started on their first day of eSpark, to developing a healthy and high fidelity implementation of eSpark, and ultimately, to purchasing eSpark. We are on the front lines of providing support and training to teachers and administrators.

As a PLS Coordinator, you play an active role in supporting and training teachers throughout the school year, including providing customer support to our teachers, designing and delivering training sessions, crafting engaging email content, and more. You play an influential role in the education of a million students across the nation!

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Customer Support (40% of your time): You provide front line support to teachers and school administrators via Intercom (our system for managing questions & issues) and phone. You troubleshoot student- and teacher-facing issues and support our partners in real time, bringing a true sense of empathy, solutions-orientedness, and strong communication skills to each interaction.
  • Professional Learning (40% of your time): You develop and create professional learning opportunities for teachers – including self-service PD, email content, and live sessions. You deliver professional learning sessions both virtually and in person, maintaining a high level of teacher satisfaction and supporting our company goals for classroom usage.*
  • Lifecycle Marketing to support teachers (20% of your time): You collaborate with the PLS team (and cross-functionally) to support the lifecycle of teachers using eSpark. You craft email campaigns, develop video & printable resources to support teachers, and experiment with new ideas to support our teachers.

*Some travel possible post-COVID.

Required Qualifications

  • Empathy & Mission Driven: You have a passion for education and are empathetic to the challenges in schools & districts. You bring a sincere sense of empathy as you support teachers through issues and questions, and you show an understanding for the experience of our teachers.
  • Strong Communication Skills: You have strong written and verbal communication skills (including email), and you apply these both internally (with eSpark teammates) and externally (with our customers). Your written and verbal communication presents credibly to teachers.
  • Tenacity/Persistence: You show tenacity and are willing to do what it takes to get something done well. You persist even in the face of difficult situations and challenges. You have a track record of working hard, and you’re willing to put in the hours to get the job done. The PLS team is on the frontline of hearing (and working to solve) teacher issues, so optimism and tenacity are essential to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Solutions-oriented: You take responsibility for the experience of our customers. You look for solutions, even when you feel frustrated. You take ownership of quickly identifying issues and being part of the solution. You don’t wait for someone else to bring up an issue.
  • Quick Learner: You exhibit a growth mindset and learn quickly. You are able to quickly and effectively understand and absorb new material, and you show initiative in independently learning new skills. You recognize opportunities for process improvements, and you learn from your mistakes.
  • Education experience/passion: You have a bachelor’s degree in Education (or a similar field) and you have a strong desire to use your skills to positively impact education. Teaching experience (including student teaching) is a plus!

Apply at:  https://boards.greenhouse.io/esparklearning/jobs/2577224?gh_jid=2577224

Judicial Branch: Office of Illinois Courts – Learning and Development Manager

(Still Open as of 3/11/21)

About The Opportunity

The Supreme Court of Illinois Judicial College was established January 1, 2016 by Order of the Illinois Supreme Court to provide comprehensive continuing education to Illinois judges and judicial branch justice partners including, adult, juvenile and detention officers, circuit court clerks and deputy clerks, trial court administrators, Guardians ad Litem appointed by the Court in abuse and neglect matters, and legal and administrative judicial branch staff. The Judicial College is comprised of six Standing Committees and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Supreme Court of Illinois.

This position is expected to provide leadership and managerial oversight of Illinois Judicial College continuing education on behalf of the Judicial College Division and in support of the Illinois Judicial College Board of Trustees. This includes, but is not limited to, administrative and technical oversight of all aspects of curriculum and course administration, including the design, development, delivery, evaluation, review and reporting of Judicial College curricula, courses, projects, programs and professional development.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Directs and prioritizes workflow consistent with the purpose stated above; responsible for all curriculum and course project management;
  • Coordinates workflow throughout the Administrative Office and Judicial College Standing Committees; including eLearning and Learning Management System (LMS) and IT coordination;
  • Supervision and management of staff responsible for supportive learning and development activities, and eLearning course administration; oversight of MCLE (minimum continuing legal education) provider requirements;
  • Directs and manages multiple learning projects in size and complexity for a wide array of judicial branch professionals in coordination with Judicial College Committees;
  • Ability to engage in strategic planning and analyze data;
  • Utilizes adult learning principles to develop courses and all instructional materials;
  • Knowledgeable of techniques that will enhance learner engagement and professional competencies;
  • Directs activities related to the management and oversight of LMS event management and technology and staff;
  • Coordinates and attends project staff meetings and provides status updates on Judicial College Committee activities; develops and prepares required reports as necessary;
  • Has budget oversight responsibilities for activities related to the development and delivery of curricula and courses, including but not limited to event location and LMS expenses, faculty honorarium, technology, meeting support, and supplies;
  • Manages and monitors contracts and exercises budget oversight of expenditures related to authorized Judicial College activities;
  • Recommends, develops, and implements standard operating procedures, and tools and templates;
  • Maintain files and databases of Judicial College Committee plans, calendars, curricula and courses, and provides timely updates/reports;
  • Researches and recommends software and learning management platforms;
  • Coordinates Judicial College professional development and staff development; oversees implementation of instructional innovations;
  • Knowledge and proficiency with collection, analysis and reporting of data;
  • Flexible and open to personal professional development;
  • Ability to commit to core principles of diversity, inclusion, procedural fairness, access to justice, and the mitigation of bias in decision making; assist Judicial College Committees in the incorporation of these principles into curricula and courses;
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while producing high-quality deliverables;
  • Other duties and responsibilities reasonably within the scope of duties and responsibilities noted herein;
  • Statewide travel required; considerations given to travel restrictions due to pandemic.

Required Qualifications

A minimum of five years of experience in a post with emphasis in curriculum and development, teaching and learning, learning and development, instructional design, or the administration of education programs, preferred. A minimum of two years experience as a manager or supervisor, preferred. Masters degree in curriculum and instruction, teaching and learning, instructional design, or equivalent area highly preferred; applicants with a J.D., Ed.D. or Ph.D., and related experience, are welcome to apply; Bachelor’s degree in a related field and five years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, will be considered. Experience with live/face-to-face and online learning experiences as an instructor, presenter or planner; higher education teaching experience at the Community College or University/College/Law School level, a plus; working knowledge of blended learning and eLearning course designs, strongly preferred.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Mastery of tools and instructional strategies effective for adult learners, eLearning and in-person courses and programs.
  • Proficient in design and development within Articulate Storyline.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook), Zoom Meeting and Zoom Webinar, Google products (Docs, Sites, Drive, et al.), audience responses systems, Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis, related instructional technologies and tools.
  • Knowledge of Learning Management Systems, online course design, maintenance, and registration.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong business acumen, communication, decision making and problem-solving skills.

Apply at: http://illinoiscourts.gov/Employment/AOIC/2020/LD_Mgr-083120.asp

LEARN Behavioral – Director of New Hire Training Operations

(Still Open as of 3/11/21)

About The Opportunity

LEARN Behavioral is seeking a dynamic, collaborative, and detail oriented individual to lead the training experience for our team of Behavior Technicians. The ideal Director of New Hire Training Operations candidate will have experience building and implementing scalable training strategies across a large organization. You will oversee the development and management of our core training curriculum, as well as manage the ongoing training and development initiatives, assess training needs, and engage in continuous quality improvement.

The Director of New Hire Training Operations will work collaboratively with multiple departments to enhance the training experience for our new hires and thereby help ensure that our team members have a meaningful learning and training experience. You will also have the opportunity to build a training operations team.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of Training Technicians and plan for strategic growth.
  • In collaboration with LEARN Behavioral’s leadership team, design and implement comprehensive learning plans, practices, technologies and strategies while determining operational training needs.
  • Responsible for the creation of all onsite and web-based training content.
  • Work in collaboration with subject matter experts to ensure the curriculum meets funder requirements.
  • Be responsible for the functionality of the learning management system (LMS).
  • Utilize LMS reporting functions to generation data to reflect training status and compliance metrics.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan strategically, prioritize time, and manage implementation of plans in fast-moving, changeable environments.
  • Provide excellent instruction demonstrating well-honed adult training techniques.
  • Maintain personnel training records to ensure compliance requirements are maintained.
  • Responsible for developing continuous learning and training needs for internal teams across national brands.
  • Assist in coordinating Continuing Education and coaching for clinical staff population.
  • Deliver trainings remotely and support training delivery across LEARN Behavioral’s national brands.
  • Participate in and/or lead team or enterprise-wide initiatives as requested.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (i.e. Education, Leadership Development); Master’s degree preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience developing curriculum and designing trainings for adult learners, via virtual and online learning platforms.
  • Strong training and facilitation skills, including a thorough understanding of adult learning principles and effective training methodologies.
  • Proven ability to build and leverage relationships with diverse audiences and partners
  • Effective communication skills across multiple media platforms.
  • Experience in building and developing a successful team.
  • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated success in managing and operating data systems.
  • Demonstrated track record of effective communication across a complex organizational structure.
  • Ability to analyze data and identify useful metrics and trends to inform strategy, content, and delivery.

Apply at: https://careers-learnbehavioral.icims.com/jobs/11498/director-of-new-hire-training-operations/job?hub=6&mobile=false&width=1134&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

AIDS Foundation of Chicago – Learning and Talent Development Manager 

(Still Open as of 3/11/21)

About The Opportunity

We are seeking an individual to serve as our Learning and Talent Development Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and establish talent development programs. The Learning and Talent Development Manager reports to the Senior Director of Talent Management and is responsible for creating, developing, implementing, and conducting training and development programs for all agency employees (individual contributors, managers and leaders).  This position assesses organization-wide developmental needs to drive training and development initiatives and identifies and implements best-in-class training and development solutions for employees across levels. This position actively searches, creatively designs and implements effective methods to educate and enhance performance and professional development. The Learning and Talent Development Manager is a member of the Operations team, which includes the areas of Human Resources and Talent Management (HR/TM), Information Technology, and general office oversight. The Operations team works together to provide high quality and timely support to the work of the organization, with a focus on providing excellent client service to its internal customers while maintaining excellent relations with external contacts.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain ongoing productive relationships across the department and the agency;
  • Conduct ongoing training and development needs assessment through surveys, interviews, focus groups, and communication with managers, and instructors;
  • Establish and manage in-house training and development programs based on identified needs and in alignment with AFC’s strategic goals;
  • Design, organize, plan, and present various development tools and training courses ( instructor-led, e-learning) for staff and leadership;
  • Provide guidance to and collaborate with other staff who design, organize, plan and present AFC training courses;
  • Co-develop and implement training budget; maintain record and reports of expenses;
  • Obtain and/or develop effective training materials utilizing a variety of media; design and/or acquire training procedure manuals, guides, and course materials;
  • Identify and secure learning vendors and trainers to build and deliver training courses; manage vendor relationships;
  • Review and assess training materials prepared by internal and external instructors;
  • Train and provide development-related guidance to managers, supervisors and others involved in employee development efforts;
  • Create awareness of available learning and development resources; collaborate with the Communications team to develop and maintain organizational communications such as intranet bulletin boards, newsletters, learning campaigns;
  • Conduct follow-up assessments of all completed trainings and modify programs as needed;
  • Plan, organize, facilitate and order supplies for employee development and training events.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field AND 3 or more year’s experience designing and implementing employee development programs

AND

1 year of Project Management experience

1 year of Instructional Design experience

Preferred Qualifications

1 or more years’ experience managing and/or working with a learning management system (LMS)

1 or more years’ experience managing a budget and/or project resources

Experience supporting or implementing diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives

Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential (or similar credential)

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential

Master’s Degree in Organizational Development or related field

Apply at: https://www.aidschicago.org/page/about-afc/careers

Metropolitan Family Service – Academy Training Manager

(Still open as of 3/11/21) 

About The Opportunity

Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 93,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the efficiency and effectiveness of the academy training operations, through service delivery, delivery partners, and implementation of evaluation/CQI programs.  Effectively develop and administer academy, program, staff, volunteers and other budgets in all area(s) of responsibility.
  • Foster an environment of open communications and collaboration, which builds a student-centered, community-focused team among all academy staff and partners.
  • Cultivate funding opportunities and assists in securing public and funds, in collaboration with executive leadership, External Affairs, Public Resources, and local expert staff.
  • Manage relationships with selected public funding agencies as needed.
  • Coordinate a range of training programs for violence intervention, law enforcement, and other stakeholders to advance a comprehensive violence reduction strategy including development of training schedules, identification and preparation of trainers, and development of visual aids, collection and analysis of evaluation data, and review of classroom assignments.
  • Coordinate and facilitate stakeholder tables focused on violence reduction, training methodology and improvement, and strategic development.
  • Collaborate with a broad array of stakeholders including community-based organizations, violence intervention leaders, law enforcement, academics, and other subject matter experts to inform training curriculum and delivery.
  • Coordinate the development of the training curriculum and instructors to cultivate leadership in the field of violence reduction.
  • Train on issues of violence reduction that may include community organizing and engagement, cultural competence and humility, multi-sector collaboration, etc.
  • Actively participate in forums, meetings, and strategy sessions with community members, public officials, law enforcement, and other subject matter experts.
  • Provide technical support to the field in implementing new strategies that demonstrate program model fidelity, golden thread documentation, collaboration across communities and use of evaluation feedback to inform practice.
  •  Perform literature reviews, analysis, and online research on various policy topics.
  • Track national, state and local developments in policy forums including legislative activity.
  • Provide research support for violence reduction strategies, curriculum development, public safety plans, violence intervention, violence prevention, prison re-entry, criminal and juvenile justice.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree in relevant field of study including education, public policy, criminology, sociology, political science, or public health 
  • Seven years of experience in developing curriculum, coordinating trainings, providing policy analysis
  • Must be an entrepreneurial, collaborative and a continuous learner and committed to social justice.
  • Ability to organize and cultivate leadership among a myriad of stakeholder groups, facilitate group meetings is required.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills required.

Apply at:  https://recruiting.ultipro.com/MET1011METRF/JobBoard/15c3e95c-3b21-790a-16f3-df13fbde06e5/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=c1bf2961-982c-4d74-97ad-a0b082fc1486

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