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Learning Specialist

  • Location: Irving, Texas, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

  • Job Ref: 186874
Terrific 3+ month contract opportunity in Irving, TX for a Learning Specialist. Will be responsible for design, development, and facilitation within multiple business channels/ divisions supporting the training needs and is cross trained in multiple job functions. Will maintain standards, meet timelines, exude proactive abilities to work, while continuously improving the learning process.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Perform Needs Assessments through discussions with management and employees’ multiple channels/Line of Business with surveys, interviews, group sessions to measure, analyze and/ or evaluate performance and determine performance solutions.
  • Understand key goals, business metrics and procedures. gaining commitment to solutions that will improve individual, team and organizational performance.
  • Apply different experiential learning methods.
  • Understand effective teaching methods for different learning styles and aptitudes.
  • Adjust delivery style to get best results in the classroom.
  • Analyze, design, develop, implement and evaluate curriculum, learning outcomes and performance improvement initiatives by using different methods such as the ADDIE and AGES Model.
  • Develop action/project plans, obtaining resources and completing assignments in a timely manner to ensure that workplace learning, and performance goals are achieved.
  • Facilitate instructor led training/Virtual led training sessions covering specified areas such as Leadership/Management Training, New Hire training, Refresher Training, Skill Building, etc. reporting on progress of employees under guidance during training periods.
  • Support employees with the "how to" perform specific tasks related to their job function.
  • Provide reporting to management on training solutions and outcomes with Level 1 (Reaction) Level 2 (Learning) and Level 3 (Behaviors in Business Results) evaluations as applicable
  • Analyze and select the most appropriate strategy to maximize the learning experience to support the functional training needs of the organization. Learning Solutions could include ILT, VLT Self-Paced Modules (preferably, eLearning) Coaching and Activities. Development of materials includes facilitator and participant guides, Power Point, Job Aids, Visual Aids (Snag it Videos) and reference works.
  • Coordinate training schedules according to the needs of the Business (new hire training and ongoing training), training registrations and invites, maintain LMS training records, rosters and reports, classroom set-up, scheduling of classrooms and projectors.
 
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s in Human Resources or related field with major course work in a discipline related to the requirements of the position is preferred.
  • 3+ years of Learning and Development experience and/or in related Line of Business.
  • Company related systems experience preferred.
  • Financial Services or Mortgage Industry Experience.
  • Able to facilitate learning in a formal classroom and virtual environment using industry standard classroom management techniques and virtual training tools.
  • Experience using the ADDIE Model strongly preferred or other formal Instructional Design Model.
  • 1+ years of experience as a Consultant or Coach preferred.
  • Able to work individually with managers and subject matter experts to design, schedule, deliver and evaluate appropriate learning curriculum with minimal supervision as well as collaboratively.
  • Attention to detail in designing, producing, writing, and proofing all coursework materials to ensure consistency in form, format, and function. (e.g., Participant, Facilitator, and other various training materials to include video’s, job-aids, assessments, etc.).
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and listening skills.
  • Basic Understanding of eLearning Tools. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) SharePoint, and SnagIt.
 
If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!