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Training Specialist in Chicago, IL at Maximus, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

The Specialist develops, carries out, and evaluates training programs for employees and clients. The Specialist instructs employees in new technology, management, reporting systems, and safety; must analyze organizational development issues, discover where training would be most useful, and design effective strategies.

  • Creates and develops training curriculum and training materials based on proven adult learning techniques including ADDIE, Rapid Course Development, and Adult Learning Theory
  • Creates and develops training scenarios and updates comprehensive training environment data resources to ensure that systems training mimics the production environment systems tools used by employees on a daily basis
  • Works extensively with business partners and SMEs to perform needs analysis, develop learning objectives and design deliverables that meet learner and stakeholder needs and organizational quality standards develop qualitative and quantitative assessment tools to measure learner requirements, competencies, and organizational quality standards
  • Teaches instructional programs in accordance with training or other course requirements and organize materials to be presented
  • Develops assessments to measure and assess effectiveness of the curriculum and learner performance in the workplace, integrating results into new and existing course curriculum
  • Reviews, evaluates, and modifies existing and proposed curriculums and recommend changes to policies and procedures as applicable
  • Develops and creates training resources and maintains/updates systems training environment and library of training resources to align with operational excellence
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management
The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university required, equivalent experience considered in lieu of degree
  • 3 years of professional/related experience required
  • Demonstrated classroom management skills
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline oriented work environment
  • Ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently
  • Facilitation, presentation, and coaching experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Experience in completing monitoring reports, and providing feedback to staff and/or management as appropriate
  • Knowledge and experience with project management, CRM software, and/or call center telephonic tracking software is preferred
  • Experience in multi-media development applications, such as Captivate is preferred
EEO Statement EEO Statement
Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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