Job Summary Serve as the Training Program Manager for Harvard's Financial Administration (FAD). Develop strategy and training solutions for financial applications and processes that support internal Harvard end-users and business needs. Partners with the FAD business owners, subject matter and policy experts, communications manager, other internal stakeholders to design, create, schedule and lead trainings, both in-person and online; manages outreach and communications with Schools and end-user community. Provides project management support for implementation and upgrades of key financial applications.
Design, create, schedule and deliver training, both in-person and online.
Choose appropriate training methods per case (simulations, mentoring, on the job training, professional development classes)
Partner with internal FAD stakeholders and liaise with subject matter experts regarding instructional design
Provide train-the-trainer sessions on financial applications for University Super Users
Design and prepare educational aids and materials
Assess instructional effectiveness and summarize evaluation reports
Maintain updated curriculum database
Training project management which includes working collaboratively with colleagues to leverage resources for successful project completion
Manage outreach and communications with Schools, end-user community, and training community throughout the University; serve as primary contact with user groups and stakeholders
Support organizational change as needed through training and communication activities
Partner with Policy subject matters experts and FAD Communications Manager
Additional Information Please note:
Harvard University requires pre-employment reference and background screening.
Harvard University is unable to provide work authorization and/or visa sponsorship.
This position has a 90-day orientation and review period.
More about Financial Administration Department (FAD):
FAD is committed to an engaging and diverse culture, strong values, and client partnership. The department is led by the Vice President for Finance (VPF), is comprised of eight reporting units:
Harvard University welcomes individuals with disabilities to apply for positions and participate in its programs and activities. If you would like to request accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please let your recruiter know.
Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:
The dynamism that comes with working at Harvard is largely the result of our diversity. Here, staff, faculty, administrators and students representing a wide range of ages, races, interests and backgrounds come together in pursuit of common goals. Together, we strive to provide an environment that values diversity and promotes an inclusive culture.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including: Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
EEO Statement 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required
Minimum of 7 years' relevant work experience
MS Office proficiency
Demonstrated work experience as a trainer, training facilitator or coordinating multiple training events in a complex and decentralized setting, preferably higher education
Knowledge of instructional design theory and implementation
Knowledge of learning management systems and web delivery tools
Proven ability to complete full training cycle (assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate)
Internal Number: 115661423
About Harvard University
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.