Company: Wayne State University
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Number of Vacancies
49 - Human Resources
H4904-Organization and Employee Development
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Guide the creation of a digital learning strategy. Analyzes,
designs, develops, implements & evaluates virtual and blended
learning solutions, including eLearning, video, and other
digitally-produced learning on demand resources such as a knowledge
base. Leads learning management system administration and supports
technical/systems training/documentation requirements as needed.
Collaborates with Organization & Employee Development, Human
Resources, and internal/external subject matter experts to produce
rich, meaningful, interactive learning experiences and support
their evaluation/maintenance. Reports to Director, Organization &
An opportunity to really craft how we bring learning and
development experiences to our campus colleagues in a meaningful
way using technology (individuals have the ability to create
something new here as we learn how best to craft great learning
experiences in our new, hybrid work environment)
Can bring their expertise to many on campus and be seen as a
thought-leader (including OED as well as our HR colleagues, HR
Can work flexibly - blending time to work in an autonomous manner
with times when they'll be collaborating with others/SMEs on our
Access to highly educated colleagues/faculty and research
Will be a valued, key partner to a high performing small team -
working on many different key initiatives that will truly change
our campus environment for the better (improving how HR is seen
with the creation of an HR Leader Academy, improving how hybrid
workers perform in this new work environment, and creating a
roadmap with us for the learning needs of the future)
Design and create courses and learning paths, considering the user
experience throughout the development process, and adjusting or
refining the project as necessary. Develop learning and performance
experiences and support materials utilizing a variety of technical
tools (Articulate, Captivate, Lectora, Camtasia, etc.). Evaluates
and maintains/updates virtual learning over time.
Build relationships with stakeholders, subject matter experts,
project managers, and training development team members. Recommend
virtual learning strategy for campus staff and leader professional
and career development. Collaborate with Organization & Employee
Development instructional designer/s and campus partners/Subject
Matter Experts to implement appropriate eLearning and development
solutions to meet identified needs.
Lead administration of learning management system; creates custom
curriculum paths; promotes/tracks usage. Develop graphics,
animation, audio, video, and multimedia elements for blended
learning solutions; creates custom quiz/assessment interactions;
creates software simulations that track users' input and responses
to measure progress.
Document job/task analysis and conducts instructor-led or blended
learning as needed on a variety of topics, including systems and
technical skills. Effectively manage multiples projects. Prototypes
learning interactions using of a variety of tools to test the
validity of learning interactions.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required in Training & Development, Education,
Human Resources Management or a related field from an accredited
college or university.
Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and
experience may be considered.
Minimum of 5 years experience with an emphasis in human performance
technology, training, or a related training-specific area.
Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, or other eLearning
Experience in performing job, job task, needs, and audience
analyses; and the associated ability to create and administer valid
surveys, analyze/evaluate data, and write survey reports.
Experience in designing and developing eLearning content and
implementing online training solutions through learning management
Experience with adult learning theories.
Higher education experience or experience in large, complex
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITES
Demonstrated ability to design and develop high quality, relevant,
interactive multimedia, and eLearning training solutions.
Excellent communication skills (written & oral) and the ability to
communicate effectively at all levels within the organization.
Ability to determine appropriate training methodology, make sound
judgment calls, and ascertain what is best for specific
Ability to consistently apply systems and controls that support
compliance with quality and Section 508 accessibility
Ability to analyze systematically both current and desired levels
of performance and to offer a wide range of interventions with
which to improve performance and evaluate results.
Ability to incorporate technical editing skills when creating
eLearning products or task/job documentation.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Familiarity with AICC, SCORM and xAPI protocols.
Driven by a curiosity and passion to use technology in new and
better ways to achieve higher levels of learning & development.
Exhibits a collaborative spirit, with high levels of integrity and
initiative ? known for getting things done and learning agility ?
aware of own strengths & limitations, unafraid to admit mistakes
and seek help from others, doesn't need to be seen as the only
expert on topic.
Seeks the best for those we serve, is service minded, and puts the
needs of WSU students, clients, and HR team over seeking to look
Ability to provide creative technology solutions to learning
Ability to work independently, handle multiple projects and meet
deadlines and project plans effectively.
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and other applications to
create/modify graphics, animation, audio, video, multimedia,
Comfort with facilitating instructor-led learning as needed.
Wayne State University requires all students, faculty and staff to
be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn
more at: WSU Covid-19 Website
Professional/Administration & Supervisory/Management
Keywords: Wayne State University, Detroit , E-Learning Specialist, Other , Detroit, Michigan
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