Requisition # 2018-9331 Department Fin Org Effctvns & Communicatn Category Financial Services and Procurement Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time Application Deadline
The Training and Usability Analyst will support the Academic Management Tool (AMT) system development project. The AMT project will deliver a tool or set of tools to support decision -making and planning in academic departments. The Training and Usability Analyst will provide user-centered analytical and content support to the project team. Reporting to the project manager, the Training and Usability Analyst will collaborate with the project team to create user-facing deliverables critical to project completion. This is a one-year term position.
The Office of Finance & Treasury actively searches for staff members of exceptional ability and promise who share in Princeton University's commitment to excellence, and who present a diversity of viewpoints and cultures. We offer varied professional opportunities spanning all aspects of financial management, analysis, and processing in support of the teaching and research mission. As part of the University community, we respect the dignity and individuality of each member while trying to foster a sense of shared experience and common purpose. We are unwavering in our commitment to both diversity and community and embrace the variety of talents, backgrounds, and perspectives of all of our colleagues.
This is a 12 month term position.
Instructional Design and Development
Elicits training requirements using interviews, document analysis, and hands-on testing.
Designs and manages integrated business and system training curriculum.
Administrative Coordination of Training and User Testing
Prepares background materials for project meetings and user sessions.
Organizes and provides administrative support for meetings and user sessions.
Coordinates training logistics and schedule.
Provides user-centric design insight to application screens, report layouts and navigation.
Designs and tests user performance support interventions including application “wizards”, error messages, context-sensitive and other help media.
Develops user facing content for the project website, training and application help.
Provides editorial review of all user-facing content, including application language.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent proofreading and layout skills used to compose a range of materials.
Understands a range of instructional design methods, and experience applying these concepts.
Applied understanding of usability issues.
Ability to work independently and in a team.
Problem solving and troubleshooting skills with sound judgment.
Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and possesses the ability to organize and synthesize information.
Ability to extract critical details, spot trends, isolate relevant information, and make inferences.
Prior work experience in higher education, consulting, and/or information technology.
Experience as an Instructional Designer
Experience working in a team environment that is deadline-driven.
Proficient in the use of financial software applications. PeopleSoft and Cognos are a plus.
Strong knowledge of software development cycle, particularly in an Agile environment.
Strong knowledge of test planning, scripting, results evaluation, and prioritization.
Proficient in the use of usability methodologies, techniques, and tools.
Working knowledge of Captivate (or similar software)
Working knowledge of Taleo (or similar software)
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