- Working Title :
- Project Specialist, Development Community Learning
- Posting Number :
- Job Category :
- Talent Management
- Salary :
- $45,000 - $50,000
- Reports To :
- Director, Development Community Learning and Senior Director, Organizational Effectiveness
- Experience Range :
- 2 to 5 Years
Project Specialist, Development Community Learning
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1 year term position: September or October 2011 through September or October 2012.
Responsible for developing, implementing and administering training and learning resources, performance support tools and services as assigned. Includes partnering with the Development Community Learning team and subject matter experts within the development community to deliver timely and pertinent information.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direction of development community learning team members, manages projects and activities associated with the design, development and implementation of training and performance support (materials, and delivery vehicles). Forecasts required time and resources, provides status updates, and follows established methodologies. Designs and develops course content and training deliverables to meet determined learning objectives.
May present, but more often aids subject matter experts' delivery of training seminars, workshops, job aids, online learning.
Administers assigned programs, which may include setting up and monitoring registration, marketing the program, setting up the room, facilitating or monitoring the session, survey creation and follow up activities.
Learning and performance support solutions will have a technology or development focus. Development Community Learning activities include support of the development system project (DART) training, development community training (technology, professional skills). Solutions will often require effective use of technology (e.g., MS Office, in-house learning management system).
As assigned, researches and bench marks resources and programs that inform the development of DCL?s projects.
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. Human Resources or training experience is required.
* Minimum of 3 years of experience leading projects and partnering with people at varying levels to deliver training and performance support tools.
* Proven strong facilitation, networking and partnering skills with highly developed engagement techniques and client relationship management skills. Must be a team player and thrive in a collaborative environment, while at the same time be able to work independently on specific activities to ensure project deadlines are met.
* Strong technological skills are required, as well as deep interest in technological applications and tools. Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office (including MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint), as well as other database, email and calendar-keeping software is required.
* Proven ability to lead projects to meet customer expectations, and be proactive in raising and/or dealing with issues as they arise.
* Solid organizational, analytical and independent problem solving skills. Proven ability to effectively prioritize work and multitask in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated ability to lead projects that include others inside and outside the immediate team.
* Proven detail orientation with a high degree of creativity, initiative, and resourcefulness.
* Proven ability to communicate effectively to varying levels and sizes of client groups, both in verbal and written format.
* Ability to maintain highly confidential information on a variety of sensitive subjects or situations.
* Development/fundraising experience is desirable.
* Stand-up training skills are strongly desired.
* Experience with Camtasia a plus.
Mission StatementThe Office of University Development maximizes private support for the University of Michigan through high-quality collaboration with the development programs of schools, colleges, and units. We also provide fundraising leadership through the stimulation and facilitation of healthy, productive and life-long relationships with our colleagues, alumni, friends, foundations and corporations.
U-M EEO/AA Statement: The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.