The technical training specialist will be responsible for the design and development of the training needed to support implementation and change management.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
In collaboration with the change management team and program consultants, develop culturally sensitive and situation-appropriate training materials â“ print and multi-media - Â to help achieve program implementation and change management goals.
Participate in the evaluation of training needs and recommend effective solutions to achieve successful adoption across a wide and varied environment. Solutions may include job aids, in-system guidance, on-demand online training, multi-media resources, instructor led trainings, visual guides, hybrid sessions, workshops, or lab hours, and should include an awareness of accessibility standards, actionable metrics, and ongoing operational needs.
Collaborate effectively with Subject Matter Experts, the program team, the Training Lead, and implementation partners to ensure deliverables are timely, and risks are identified and communicated appropriately.
Other duties as assigned.
The work is normally performed in the offices located across campus.
There will be activities that require trips to many University offices and offsite locations.
Provide off hours support, as needed.
Ability to regularly travel to on-and off-campus locations required.
Masterâ™s degree in a relevant field with five or more years of experience in instructional design, especially in support of high-impact initiatives in large, complex environments. Â
Experience working in higher education or academic medicine is a plus, as is consulting/agency experience.
A creative, curious and strategic thinker who possesses a confident style, coupled with sensitivity, flexibility, and sense of humor. Good judgment, discretion, tact and diplomacy skills.
Ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative, matrix, and consensus-driven environment.
A willingness and ability to embrace change and to adapt approaches in a timely way.
Superior writing and presentation skills.
Sensitivity to visual aesthetics.
Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
A good understanding of project management, and an ability to work to deadlines.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite applications.
Experience with screen capture software such as Camtasia.
Experience with developing standards-compliant, interactive online learning using software such as Captivate.
Experience in developing video/multimedia training materials.
Experience with learning management systems, such as Saba or Canvass.
Experience and expertise in developing and implementing a range of training methods, modes, and techniques.
Workday experience preferred, but not necessary.
Certification such as ASTD (American Society for Training and Development) or Certified Online Training Facilitator is preferred, but not required.
Bachelorâ™s degree in relevant discipline (Instructional Technology, Communications or Education) and at least two years of relevant experience (analyzing business processes, applying instructional design methods, developing training and curricula, user documentation and associated communications) in an enterprise environment and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
$57,300.00 - $97,700.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.