Learning & Development Specialist

University Of Wisconsin Madison Madison , WI 53706

Posted 5 months ago

The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) provides information technology services to UW-Madison, all UW campuses, the UW System and other agencies. DoIT employs approximately 900 employees including highly technical IT staff, management, administrative support and students. The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) Human Resources is a model for human resources and excellence at UW-Madison. We seek to innovate, build collaborative work relationships, focus on customer-centered service and commit to continuous improvement.

The Learning & Development Specialist develops and manages various professional development activities supporting management skills and competencies training, organizational change management and other areas of focus. This position ensures professional development activities created are in alignment with organizational strategy and operational needs.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelors degree required. A degree or specialization in a related field is preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience planning, coordinating and delivering professional development or training. (7 years of experience is required to qualify for senior level)

  • Effective presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.

  • Advanced skills in preparing training materials and documentation.

  • Ability to accurately identify root causes and recommend viable solutions.

  • Ability to work independently, yet collaboratively.

  • Ability to work with and meet the needs of various stakeholders, subject matter experts and leaders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience overseeing development of management competencies, change management programming or organizational development initiatives.

  • Experience with the full cycle of a new professional development program, from program creation, to measuring effectiveness, and planning and implementing improvements.

  • Experience preparing and/or maintaining a training budget.

  • Training or education related to curriculum development for professional or management development programs. (This experience is required at the Senior Level.)

  • Recent certification as a strengths coach, executive coach, business or management consultant, or in other related area.

Department(s):

A060350-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/HUMAN RESOURCES

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $65,000 ANNUAL (12 months)

Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Online" button to start the application process. To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should specifically address the required qualifications listed above.


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