The Campus Controller's Office at the University of Colorado Boulder (CCO) welcomes applications for a CCO Training and Development Specialist. This individual supports the Associate Director for Systems, Tech Ops & Training in the management, execution, and promotion of various CCO professional development opportunities, internal trainings, and campus-focused training programs. This role will bring expertise in alternate delivery methods and learning styles (such as webinar, video, interactive labs), be able to support SMEs as they develop new courses (consistent presentation format, branding, and style), and provide logistical support (such as coordinating training space, calendars, and materials prep). A perfect candidate will be (or become) a SME in training and learning styles, with the goal of improving our already-excellent reputation for campus training.
The Campus Controller's Office maintains and supports the university's fiscal responsibility through accurate financial accounting and reporting and in compliance with laws, regulations, policies/procedures and contract requirements for sponsored projects. We provide oversight, assistance, and training in financial stewardship for the Boulder campus.
This individual reports to the Associate Director for Systems, Tech Ops & Training, and is encouraged to work independently. The position does not have supervisory responsibility, though it will be expected to lead trainings, workshops, or other internal forums as necessary.
People Development (Employee Talent Development and Training)
Work with the AD - Systems, Tech Ops & Training to expand and improve new and existing training programs, as well as design, develop, and launch trainings for CCO's learning portfolio. This includes assessing both campus and internal training needs, establishing priorities and making recommendations. Work in collaboration with internal and external partners to:
Enhance partnerships across campus.
Build on the campus' strategic imperatives.
Align internal professional development opportunities with CCO's goals, objectives, and strategic priorities
Provide direction and support for team members who conduct training to ensure all training activities align with CCO’s core values and mission. Advise CCO staff in curriculum development and the use of materials and equipment.
Participate in feedback sessions for new trainers to evaluate performance, recommend changes that could strengthen teaching skills, and develop their style and technique in a way that will support CCO’s training reputation.
Partner with Human Resources (HR) and CCO Leadership to design and develop learning opportunities that will further CCO’s People Development goals.
Collaborate with the CCO Finance and HR Manager to facilitate training needs for new hires.
Support CCO supervisors and managers in writing professional development goals for their staff, in support of staff’s current and future professional roles.
Process Excellence and Infrastructure Enhancement
Regularly assess the training needs of CCO staff and campus constituents.
Make recommendations for the creation of new courses or suggest improvements to existing training programs
Support the development of train-the-trainer programs to assist CCO staff with their presentation skills.
Ensure that all training resources are properly coordinated.
Identify short and long-term department training needs, as well as gaps for the successful launch of new courses.
Design and create tools and resources related to training and professional development.
Handle the delivery of training tools, information, and/or resources to CCO team or other partners, while continuously seeking methods for improving these tools
Be aware of the changing infrastructure environment of the university.
Update training and/or documentation for existing offerings.
Recommend and coordinate new courses as needed to adapt to the environment
Maintain competency in various methods of delivery such as online, video, and other training methods.
Consult with content owners and make recommendations regarding course design, technology, and instruction delivery options.
Be a resource to assist with the development of new courses and instructional materials.
Coordinate with CCO Communications team to publish training dates and content to the web, as well as establish consistent branding and style templates for presentations.
Partner with and support the Office of the University Controller, the Office of Contracts and Grants, Budget and Fiscal Planning, and others in setting up various related trainings for CU Boulder.
Monitor other events, trainings, monthly processes, etc. to ensure the best timing
Develop, lead, and enable the delivery of fiscal training and professional development opportunities for CU Boulder faculty and staff.
Use campus feedback to identify gaps in training and frequency of course offerings.
Align training efforts with the needs of the campus to support financial stewardship goals.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in instructional design or a related field. Experience may substitute for the degree on a year for year basis.
One year of experience in training development and coordination, including applications of instructional design theory and implementation.
Experience working in Windows, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel or similar programs.
Extensive knowledge of instructional design theory and implementation.
Three or more years of experience in training development and coordination.
Please apply by October 16, 2019, for consideration
Additional Salary Information: The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder at www.colorado.edu.
Internal Number: 21564
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