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  • Fri, January 10, 2020 2:04 PM | Shannon Poppe (Administrator)

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    Department       Career Services-0960
    Requisition Number        S_191198
    Posting Open Date           01/02/2020

    Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)  01/24/2020

    Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled
    Posted Salary: $45,000 minimum

    Lead efforts to provide campus-wide training and professional development for Academic Advisors, positioning advisors to understand and promote student development, progress and success. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Advising and Career Development, the Training and Professional Development Specialist will coordinate and design training and professional development programs through close collaborating with leaders in the advising and student service communities, recognizing programs may serve both advisors and related student service professionals. Will be responsible for the ongoing assessment of training/professional development efforts. Serves as an active member of leadership committees in the academic advising community.

    As a liaison with the Office of the University Registrar (OUR) the Training and Professional Development Specialist will assist in managing and developing processes/initiatives which support and are heavily utilized by the advising community. Collaborate with OUR in providing training on advising related systems. Provide feedback to OUR and advising community on content for student facing materials related to advising and advising systems. Assist in developing and maintaining documentation regarding advising processes, systems and resources.

    Training will leverage and promote the centrally coordinated and de-centrally delivered model of academic advising at the University and audiences will include both new and experienced staff, and may include other advising related campus partners, such as career coaches/advisors and program coordinators. All effort should be made to align training and professional development activities with best practice standards and competencies as articulated by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), the Council for the Advancement of Standards (CAS) in Higher Education and other professional organizations as appropriate. As identified by NACADA Core Competencies, UNL seeks to incorporate Relational, Conceptual and Informational components of advising in training and professional development. The Training & Professional Development Specialist may assist in the provision of 1:1 advising/coaching services during high traffic times.

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    Master’s degree plus four years of related experience in higher education required. Experience in advising/career coaching related areas, such as student affairs will be highly considered. Evident of 1:1 student interaction/advising necessary. Must have demonstrated organizational, time management, writing, and public speaking skills. Experience must demonstrate as ability to learn extensive requirements, policies and procedures, and use of various student information systems and platforms.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience providing developmental training to professionals preferred. Ability to evaluate programs and initiatives helpful. Demonstrated experience successfully collaborating across departments desirable. Prefer instructional design and technology proficiency.



  • Mon, December 16, 2019 2:45 PM | Shannon Poppe (Administrator)

    Deputy Director - Learning & Development

    Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    To apply, search for job posted on LinkedIn.

    This position will lead our Learning and Development team, who leads training and personal development efforts for the agency, and will act the Executive Leadership Coach for DHHS's Senior Leadership.

    This position will have direct responsibility and accountability to lead, identify, develop, and administer the Learning & Development team and programs for DHHS. This will be accomplished via partnership with Agency leaders, as well as through interviews and in-depth analysis of employee survey data/results.

    This position will develop, both proactively and responsively, strategic responses to the organizational learning needs of the agency in order to meet responsibilities and goals.

    The Deputy Director will be responsible for creating strategic responses to collected organizational data (recruitment, retention, turnover, attrition, employee survey and exit responses, training evaluations, internal investigation findings) related to culture, climate, change management, employee satisfaction and engagement, leadership, and learning outcomes.

    As an Executive Coach, this position will work with leadership to achieve specific development objectives.

    Requirements:

    Bachelors' degree in education administration, curriculum development, adult education, or social and behavioral sciences or related field and management experience in human services programming, staff

    development training, organizational change management, budget preparation, program analysis/evaluation, human resources management, and policy development and implementation.

    Salary is commensurate with experience


  • Fri, December 06, 2019 8:29 AM | Shannon Poppe (Administrator)

    Training Specialist I

    Nebraska Department of Transportation

    Location: Lincoln, NE

    Description:

    As a Nebraska Department of Transportation employee, you will join a team of 2,000 dedicated professionals performing important work to provide Nebraska with a safe and efficient transportation system. We reward our employees' hard work with a friendly and supportive work environment that encourages creativity and innovation. We provide training and career development, advancement opportunities, ample paid time off, work-life balance, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes a matching retirement contribution of 156%.

    Job Duties:

    This position will Develop/Teach courses/program: Design, research, develop and update training courses and materials, including course exams/evaluations. Key focus includes the development of online content, Leadership Development and other courses to meet the Agency objectives and needs. Assess individual student participation, behavior, learning achievement and competency demonstration to determine the need for mentoring, adjustment of learning format, remedial training, discipline or recommendation that student be removed from class or training. Assess competencies of employees/students prior to class to determine which courses or segments of courses must be attended. Stay abreast of and utilize advanced instructional development skills, alternative learning methodology, new approaches, methods or techniques. Act as internal consultant to agency leaders to support training and workforce development. LMS Experience: Experience using a Learning Management System. Provide ongoing End-User Support of LMS throughout Agency. 'Evaluation & Measurement of Training Needs Assessments of Agency: Conduct skills gap analysis/needs analysis of employees, as well as determine and administer various types of training evaluations, such as course evaluations, exams, retention of content surveys, and return-on-investment of training. Conduct formal program assessments to determine Agency/employee training needs and develop learning opportunities to address identified needs; assess student learning achievement and competency demonstration and develop related individual learning/mentoring programs. Conduct assessments to determine effectiveness of learning opportunities to develop and implement changes to course curriculum, delivery materials and identify agency needs to be addressed by developing new learning programs. Conduct long-term planning and anticipate future training needs of agency. Partner with team members and agency leaders to set up project metrics; measure and report results. Develop and maintain positive relationships with individuals at all levels of the agency, as well as vendors outside of the agency such as colleges, universities, and other training associations. Meet with key agency leaders, managers and supervisors to develop and review training needs and objectives, organize and lead developmental committees and task forces and develop formal development plan for agency, districts/divisions, and individual employees. Work collaboratively within and across internal agencies and external organizations.

    Qualifications / Requirements:

    REQUIREMENTS: One year of experience and/or training in planning and presenting information and/or education to others through formal training, workshops, seminars, or other instructional venues and experience developing training programs or curriculum; Bachelor's degree in education, human resources, organizational communication, training and development or related field may be substituted for experience.

    PREFERRED: Bachelor's Degree in Training and Development, Curriculum Development, or Instructional Design or post high school coursework/training in: elementary, secondary or post-secondary education, adult education, curriculum development, educational psychology, consulting, workshop/seminar planning development with 2 or more years' experience in adult education. Proven experience in planning, developing, conducting and evaluating training/employee development/educational programs, classroom and online training courses. Extensive experience using MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, professional e-mail management system and Internet; to include the use of formulas and database development. Experience with Adobe Captivate, Articulate or other e-learning software.

    OTHER: Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation. Must be available for occasional overnight travel. Those selected for an interview may be asked to provide a training demonstration. Must be prompt, reliable and able to work independently and be self-directed. Must demonstrate proven track record for passion and self-motivation in field, a problem solver, and be able to work independently and as part of a team. Regular and reliable attendance is required.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Knowledge of adult learning principles and learning methodologies, learning technology, and distance learning. Must possess strong written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills and must be able to demonstrate effective classroom and facilitation skills. Skill in handling disruptive behavior and working with learning disabilities. Strong organization skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize.

    To apply, please click on the following link:

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nebraska/jobs/2649203/training-specialist-i


  • Mon, November 11, 2019 10:37 AM | Shannon Poppe (Administrator)

    Director of Training at Hexagon University

    Company Location: 5150 NW 40th St, Lincoln, NE

    To apply, visit the company website.

    Job Summary:

    Develops and implements global learning and development strategic plans, aligning programs with business goals and objectives. Directs the planning, development, implementation and administration of all learning and development programs and initiatives through Hexagon University. Develops long-range goals and objectives through effective needs assessment. Builds and analyzes the return on investment of program offerings and takes necessary action to meet departmental objectives.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for developing the long-range strategic plan and yearly operating plan for learning and development programs through Hexagon University.
    • Direct the establishment of all learning and development policies and procedures to include evaluating the most effective and cost-efficient ways to deliver relevant training to people throughout the organization.
    • Ensure an annual needs assessment process is performed. Information to be used to plan for future learning and development offerings and resource allocation.
    • Responsible for development and delivery of all necessary curriculum (instructional design) through the Hexagon University.
    • Organize and develop training manuals, reference library, evaluation procedures, multimedia aids and other education material.
    • Provide performance consulting for internal customers.
    • Establish, implement and monitor all appropriate performance metrics for learning and development (examples include training hours per person, etc.).
    • Establish functional and reliable training systems (E-learning, curriculum plans, enrollment process, reporting procedures, needs forecasting, training formats and schedules, and evaluation).
    • Utilize a variety of multi-media software and applications (video, voiceover, photo, etc.) for utilization in training programs – e-learning and other.
    • Establish and manage annual operating budgets for appropriate functional areas.
    • Actively participate in Talent Audit/9-Box process with the senior management team to ensure development is aligned with this process.
    • Establish outreach and partnerships with other organizations and institutions – best practice/benchmarking, appropriate suppliers (consultants, assessment providers, colleges and universities, etc.) and coordinate training courses with these organizations/providers.
    • Research industry trends, new technologies, concepts, and techniques to update current training curriculum.
    • Create and maintain brand and marketing for Hexagon University that creates excitement and energy internally with our people.
    • Other duties as assigned or required to fulfill and honor Hexagon’s Vision, Purpose and Values.

    Supervisor Responsibilities:

    • TBD

    Education, Certifications & Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s or MBA Preferred
    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Learning and Development – including instructional design of curriculum and adult learning theory.
    • Experience in “best company to work” practice and culture development.
    • Multi-National/International experience is required
    • Lean or Six-Sigma experience preferred.
    • Bi-lingual: English and German desired.
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Suite of applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and HRIS/HRM systems
    • Candidate must have US work authorization and Valid Passport (or ability to obtain) to be considered for this position.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards with demonstrated professional image.
    • A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus.
    • A well-organized and self-directed individual who is "politically savvy" and a team player.
    • Solid decision making with ability to possess a "big picture" perspective and desire to “roll-up their sleeves”.
    • An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills.
    • Must have strong problem-solving skills and a desire to create solutions.
    • Ability to influence and build credibility at all levels and establish collaborative working relationships;
    • Desire to produce results, prioritize and perform a variety of tasks on short notice with demanding deadlines and shifting priorities with ability to work under pressure.
    • Proven ability to execute in a fast-paced, complex, decentralized and geographically diverse organizational structure.
    • Excellent networking and interpersonal skills as well as strong organizational skills and initiative.
    • Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the ability to professionally interact with internal and external customers. Establish and maintain rapport with diverse levels within company.
    • Ability to write correspondence that conforms to prescribed style and format.
    • Must have the ability to work in sensitive and confidential situations.
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions with ability to deal with abstract and concrete variables.

    Physical Demand & Work Environment:

    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time at a computer and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is moderately required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel or crouch; talk and hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Must be able to travel up to 50% of the time both domestically and internationally. This position may work in the plant and outdoors in the field, therefore subject to all weather conditions sometimes to include extreme cold and heat. The work described while working in the plant or field will require wearing all PPE depending on circumstance which may include: safety glasses, hard hat, ear protection, leather gloves, safety vest and steel toed footwear.


  • Thu, October 31, 2019 8:33 AM | Shannon Poppe (Administrator)

    University of Nebraska Central Administration

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    This position works directly with the NeBIS and NeSIS Change Management Teams and is responsible for the creation of project plans and task management. Responsible for analyzing and recommending improvements to business processes in order to improve overall performance. Manages the planning, design, execution and delivery of small to medium projects. Responsible for coordinating and communicating system changes to appropriate technical and business users including providing training. Works closely with the NeBIS and NeSIS Business Leads and technical staff.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Business Process & Operational Project Support:

    • Work with NeBIS and NeSIS Business Leads to provide project process and operational project support in assisting with the creation of charters, establish timelines, work breakdown structures and meet project milestones.
    • Collaborate with Business Leads to document business processes and process flow. Design and optimization of workflows and business processes to translate business requirements for software projects
    • Provide design input to the NeBIS and NeSIS Development team, especially as it relates to the user experience, interact with customers to garner feedback and rate enhancements
    • Assist with testing and validation of system enhancement or maintenance processes
    • Assess user problems and procedures, such as system change, communications, information flow, integrated production methods, inventory control, or cost analysis
    • Work with ITS-ES technical resources to direct their support of Change Management technologies and make recommendations leading to the acquisition or ongoing support of those tools
    • Communicate applicable request for change documents for system changes
    • Assist with communication of NeBIS and NeSIS managed business processes 75%

    Training/ Documentation & End User Support:

    • Assist with management and resolution of the Firefly helpdesk email account and NeSIS issues log
    • Assist with management and resolution of NeBIS and NeSIS related Helpdesk tickets in ITSM system Work with NeBIS and NeSIS Business Leads to create and maintain business process documentation
    • Support the initiatives and activities for online and self-directed training materials including assisting with the design, creation and publication of training and documentation content 25%

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree and experience with IT systems where there was a responsibility for user communication, training, or documentation roles.

    Preferred experience:

    • Knowledge and experience with project management.
    • Two years of work experience.
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired may be considered.


  • Thu, October 31, 2019 8:22 AM | Shannon Poppe (Administrator)

    View job posting or apply here.

    Lincoln, Nebraska

    Develops and implements comprehensive programming for all corporate sponsored learning, including compliance, technical, leadership, competency and succession planning. Works in all functional areas to define existing and future learning needs. Assists in coordinating training in a timely, efficient, and effective manner, and documents all training by utilizing available technologies.

    CORE COMPETENCIES & ESSENTIAL DUTIES

    Accountability- Successful candidate will take ownership of assigned tasks and show a commitment to getting the job done. Will monitor and maintain high standards for performance, behavior, and ethics, and delivers on commitments and promises even in challenging times.

    • Conducts needs assessments to ensure conformity with mission and performs analysis on assessment results to develop comprehensive training programs.

    Communication- Ideal candidate must be able to communicate in a business-appropriate manner and adjust language and communication style to suit the audience and circumstances. Will need to effectively communicate using all common business channels (e.g. email, telephone, meetings, texting, etc.), and communicate negative, difficult, or sensitive messages effectively.

    • Collaborates with training sponsors to develop course goals, syllabi, and content/curriculum.

    Detail Orientation- Pays close attention to ensure that tasks, products, and services are completed as close to perfect as possible. Digs into work requirements and asks appropriate questions to ensure that he/she fully understands the expectations, correct processes, and nuances. Shows patience in completing work to ensure quality, even when tasks are tedious or not preferred.

    • Develops, implements, and maintains program governance and training templates for corporate-wide learning and development activities.
    • Develops training-related programs, processes, and forms needed to manage training-related activities at LES.

    Training Needs Analysis- Successful candidate must be proficient in identifying the training and development needs of the organization, considering strategic objectives as well as employee career goals. Must be able to identify gaps between employee training needs and actual training performed along with analyzing competency gaps at the organizational, departmental, and individual employee level.

    • Creates, implements and maintains standardized training programs for all positions based on job competencies.

    EDUCATION

    • Bachelor’s degree in Adult Education, Organizational Management, or related field, and
    • Two years of progressively responsible experience in area of assignment; or
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    None


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