Specialist, Training & Development - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Jerry Sue Thornton Center

Job Responsibilities

Researches and identifies cost effective external solutions for learning content implementation with a continuous improvement perspective

Creates new, blended, and online learning content using current technology and methodology to develop clear and concise materials

Designs courses and programs as required by the College to review, evaluate, and modify existing and proposed programs; and recommends appropriate changes

Prepares plans for training project completion including comprehensive scripting, thematic storyboarding, and timelines

Prepares related instructional documentation as needed

Creates storyboards, scripts, course content (including simulations and blended solutions) and learner directions for eLearning solutions

Designs manuals and materials in support of systems with emphasis on TEC (performance management system)

Delivers effective learning interventions (such as Instructor Lead Training, web-based, eLearning, etc) as required to address needs and gaps within organization

Participates and supports the branding and marketing efforts of the Learning and Development functions

Promotes a culture that clearly emphasizes the strategic significance of continuous learning

Designs courseware using interactive, online learning models to implement adult learning principles to deliver training in an effective manner

Applies effective facilitation skills across multiple levels of the College in various departments

Conducts needed research on various OD & Talent Management projects to find solutions that can be communicated to the Executive Director to determine potential implementation

Participates on and manages implementation of various HR projects and or programs via standardized project management process

Assesses and evaluates opportunities for improvement specifically related to Talent Management & OD projects & systems

Serves as backup to OD department team members as needed for training, project work, new employee orientations, and related departmental needs.

Responsible for the College’s learning materials ensuring that they are always up to date, compliance ready and easily accessible including, but not limited to, TEC, and KWeb

Plans and manages learning projects using internal and/or vendor resources including accountability for budget, products, and resources

Manages TEC content and serves as an administrator and trainer, when required

Maintains a variety compliance-ready OD & Talent Management training materials

Prepares, identifies, tracks, and reports various OD-related metrics

Evaluates delivery approach, departmental programs and offerings for quality improvement and solution implementations while incorporating a diversity and inclusivity perspective.

Remains current on developments in learning and instructional methodologies including technology enhancements and attends periodic seminars, forums, and meetings to ensure currency of education

Conducts needs, assessments, and instructional analysis to ensure conformity with learning objectives and develops training plans as needed

Consults with internal customers to confirm program/system objectives and constraints

Works to understand the customer needs, learning objectives, and recommends solutions as required

Visible promotion of a learning and development culture by continuous assessment of organizational processes/procedures and recommends solutions

Ensures client satisfaction through strong relationship management

Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or a training-related field and/or a minimum of five years of demonstrated related training experience

Demonstrated experience in content development, delivery, and group facilitation

Demonstrated experience applying adult training methods, needs assessment, and evaluation methodology

Demonstrated examples of curriculum design and development experience

Demonstrated experience forecasting and monitoring a business area’s budget

Demonstrated experience making sound decisions that affect a work unit or team

Demonstrated experience in a role requiring diverse problem solving methods in a variety of situations


Possesses working knowledge of Organizational Development concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use in varied situations as it pertains to the departmental focus

Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently

Possesses excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

Ability to be creative and exercise initiative

Possesses strong organizational and time-management skills

Works accurately with great attention to detail

Ability to research and analyze issues and develop solutions

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities with attention to detail and respond to short deadlines with accuracy

Demonstrated basic Visio skills

Demonstrated basic project management skills

Basic-level proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access

Advanced-level proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint

Ability to function as a self-motivated team player capable of working with minimal supervision

Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

Ability to collaborate, persuade and gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects

Ability to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projects

Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

Possesses strong technology acumen

Ability to train using a blended approach

Sensitivity to respond to the needs of a diverse population


Results Focus

Customer Service
Time Utilization/Organization
Quality of Work

Servant Leadership
Continuous Improvement/Innovation

Preferred Qualifications


Experience in developing competency based training and coaching based management development programs

Experience within a higher education environment

Demonstrated experience with authoring software such as , Softchalk, Jing, Camptasia Relay, and/or similar programs


Demonstrated capability to deliver work product in the following: Adobe Acrobat, Presenter, Jing, Camtasia, familiarity with Blackboard, Adobe Connect, Audacity, Softchalk, or related applications

Work Schedule

Standard College hours of business; Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Special Note

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • Organizational Development
  • Specialist, Training & Development
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Human Resources
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter